Durga Puja is celebrated with great gusto all over India. This festival is celebrated to mark the victory of the Goddess Durga over Mahisasura. The legend tells us the story of how Durga defeated the evil asura/demon Mahisasura. Mahisasura received a boon from Lord Brahma according to which no man or God could ever kill the evil demon. Once his boon was granted, Mahisasura went about reigning with cruelty and tyranny both earth as well as Heaven. He even threw the King of Gods, Indra out of his kingdom. The Gods were afraid, and created Durga, who rose out from a fire. She was blessed by all the Gods and was given divine weapons to aid in killing the evil Mahisasura. She has been worshipped ever since the day she brought back peace to the world, by killing the demon. For those who are weight conscious, send dry fruits instead of sweets this year on the auspicious occasion of Durga puja!
Dry Fruits Gifts for Durga Puja
Almonds are yummy and healthy too! Almonds help in the creation of new blood cells, help in weight reduction and even make your skin glow. For those in your family who cannot enjoy sweets and are health conscious, almonds is a great gifting idea for them this year.
Cashew Nuts are yummy either when eaten plain or when added to desserts. These nuts are rich in magnesium and have zero cholesterol. These are great for your bones, heart and can even help you put on weight.
Walnuts are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and even contain melatonin. These are good for your brain, your heart and are packed with proteins. Black walnuts can even prevent heartburn. Send walnuts to your near and dear ones on Durga Puja this year and make the festivities even more special for them.
Dates contain sugar, protein and fats which help in putting on weight. These are also good for your heart and they are known to be an excellent remedy for hangovers.
These sweet dried grapes are delicious and can even help one put on weight! Raisins are yummy and even help in reducing acidity and are great for the eyes. Send this delectable dry fruit to your loved ones on the occasion of Durga Puja and show your love and care.
Dry Fruit Hampers
Sending boxes of assorted dry fruits to your family on Durga Puja this year is a great idea. Instead of those sweets that might add to one's blood sugar level, send dry fruits as they can even be stored for longer.