Significance of Navaratri Alankarams of Durga Mata

Navaratri Navadurga Navadevi

What is the Significance of Navaratri Alankarams of Durga Mata? Why Goddess Durga worshipped in nine different forms on each day of Navaratri? A quote cited by Devi in Sri Devi Mahatmyam says “Ekaivaaham jagatyatra dviteeya kaa mamaaparaa” (I am the only eternal power in the world and none else the second). Therefore all these different […]

Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2017

For 28 September 2017, Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri is – Durga Devi. It is the 8th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri 2017, 28 September – Durgashtami. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped. On ninth day this year, Kanakadurga Mata is decorated in the forms of Sri Durga Devi and […]

Maha Saptami 2017

Maha Saptami, Durga Saptami, is the seventh day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2017, Maha Saptami date is September 27. Mahagauri Maa is worshipped as part of Navadurga Puja on this year’s Saptami Navratri Puja. Saraswati Devi Puja is performed in Navadevi Alankarams procedure in South Indian Temples, mainly in […]

Vijayadashami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2017

Rajarajeshwari Devi

For 30 September 2017, Vijayadashami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple is – Goddess Rajarajeshwari Devi. September 30 is the 10th day in Dasara Navaratri. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped. On Dasara day this year, Kanakadurga Mata is decorated in the form of Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi and worshipped. This Vijayadashami […]

Ekaratrotsava 2017 | 1 Day Navratri Poojan | Ekaratri Vrata

Ekaratrotsava is a one-day vrata observed during Navratri Poojan. In 2017, Ekaratrotsava in Navratri date is September 28 and September 29. Usually, it begins on Durga Ashtami and ends with Saraswati Balidan or visarjan on Mahanavami day. Durga Ashtami and Mahanavami are the days of this Navratri Puja method. The same rituals of Navratri are […]

Katyayani Puja Vidhi | Procedure of Maa Katyayani Pooja

Katyayani Puja Vidhi (Procedure of Maa Katyayani Pooja) with mantras, slokas, stotras and Aarti is given here. Maa Katyayani Navadurga is worshipped on 6th day of Navratri according to Navadurga method of performing Navratri Durga Pooja. Puja items list.. The puja items required for Katyayani Pooja are – usual puja material like Haridra churna, kumkum, camphor, rice, kalash, water […]

Vepakayala Bathukamma | 26 September 2017

Vepakayala Bathukamma is the 7th day of Bathukamma festival. In 2017, Vepakayala Bathukamma date is September 26. It falls on Ashwayuja Shuddha Shashti, sixth day of Navaratri. Naivedyam, Palaharam for Vepakayala Bathukamma is recipe made with sakinala pindi in the form of vepakayalu (Neem fruits – Azadirachta indica). Batukamma Panduga or Bathukamma festival is the largest regional festival […]

Gajalakshmi Puja 2017 (Gajalakshmi Vrat)

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Gajalakshmi Puja or Gajalaxmi Puja is observed for 11 days starting from Ashwin Purnima or Kumar Purnima (Full Moon day in Ashwin month) in Orissa. In 2017, Gajalakshmi Puja date is October 5. In some places other than Orissa, Gajalakshmi Puja is also observed on Shukla Paksha Dashami in Bhadrapad month (September). For that regions, Gajalakshmi […]

Katyayani Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

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Goddess Katyayani, the sixth aspect of Navdurga, is worshipped on the sixth day during Durga Navratri. In 2017, Katyayani Mata puja date is September 26 in Ashwin Navratri. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. On the day of Katyayani puja, Yogis or Sadhak […]

Durga Puja 2017 begins with Maha Shashthi Puja

Durga Puja, the five-day puja to Goddess Durga, begins with Maha Shashthi Puja in West Bengal, Assam, Orissa, and Bangladesh. The festival begins with Shashthyadi Kalparambha on September 26, 2017. Usually, the first phase of Durga Puja festivities starts off with Mahalaya. In 2017, Mahalaya was on September 19 and the festivities go on till Bisarjan […]