Sri Annapurna Devi is the 4th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri 2016, 4 October. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped.
Kanakadurga Mata is decorated in the form of Sri Annapurna Mata and worshipped. This Chaturthi / Panchami Navratri falls on Ashwayuja Shukla Paksha Chaturthi / Panchami tithi.
Goddess Annapurna is one of the aspects of Goddess Parvati. To prove her credibility in feeding living beings, once she separated from Lord Shiva and consecrated in Kasi (Varanasi) as Annapurneshwari Devi.
The Alankarams of Navratri puja differs from year to year depending on the Nakshatras and Temple’s Agama Shasthra.
Panchangam, Annapurna Pooja – 4 October 2016
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:23 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:07
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)08:53 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:29
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Tritiya – 12:34
Nakshatra Vishakha – Full Night
Yoga Vishkambha – 17:20
Karana Vanija – 25:50*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Durmukhi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Saumya
Rahu Kalam: 15:11 – 16:39
Gulika Kalam: 12:15 – 13:43
Yama Gandam: 09:19 – 10:47
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula – 25:58:11*
Amrita Kalam 22:49 – 24:37*
Abhijit: 11:51 – 12:38
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:00 – 13:48
Durmuhurthams: 23:01 – 23:51