Balatripura Sundari Devi is the 2nd day Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2016, 2 October. During Dasara Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped.
On second day this year, Kanakadurga Mata is decorated in the form of Sri Balatripura Sundari Devi and worshipped. This Dwitiya Navratri falls on Ashwayuja Shukla Paksha Vidiya tithi.
Balatripura is the first goddess in the Tripura Traya and she is the main goddess of all in the SriYantra. Without having got the mantra of Bala one is not eligible to perform the Sri Yantra Pooja.
Last year also, Balatripura Sundari Devi was the second day Goddess in Vijayawada Temple. The Alankarams of Navratri puja differs from year to year depending on the Nakshatras and Temple’s Agama Shasthra.
Panchangam, Balatripurasundari Pooja – 2 October 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:22 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:09
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:13 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:13
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 07:45
Nakshatra Chitra – 26:45*
Yoga Indra – 15:35
Karana Balava – 20:53
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 16:41 – 18:09
Gulika Kalam: 15:12 – 16:41
Yama Gandam: 12:15 – 13:44
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya – 13:20:07
Amrita Kalam 19:36 – 21:23
Abhijit: 11:52 – 12:39
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 08:54 – 10:41
Durmuhurthams: 16:35 – 17:22