Swarna Kavachalankrita Durga Devi, 1st day Alankaram in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple Navaratri 2017. Dasara Navaratri begins with Kalasha Sthapana on September 21.
On the first day of Navaratri (Ashwayuja Shudda Padyami), Goddess is worn several gold ornaments like Haaram (big necklace).
Swarna Kachita Durga holds a Trishula (Trident) in her right hand. Devotees throng to the temple on this day because it is the installation day of Durga Navaratri Puja.
According to Navadurga Navratri procedures, Shailaputri Devi is the Navadurga Goddess to be worshipped on the first day.
Panchangam, Swarna Kavachalankrita Durga Devi Pooja – 21 September 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:18 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:20
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) 07:03 Chandrastama (Moonset) 19:22
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 10:34
Nakshatra Hasta – 23:34
Yoga Shukla – 09:32
Karana Balava – 22:33
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 13:50 – 15:20
Gulika Kalam: 09:19 – 10:49
Yama Gandam: 06:18 – 07:49
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya
Amrita Kalam 17:26 – 19:04
Abhijit: 11:55 – 12:43
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 07:38 – 09:16
Durmuhurthams: 15:08 – 15:56
Kalasha Sthapana Vidhi