Ayudha Puja 2017 during Navratri Durga Puja

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Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. In 2017, Ayudha Puja date is September 30. Ayudha Puja is celebrated on Vijaya Dashami in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In Kerala Ayudha Puja is performed on Mahanavami day (September 29). In some other […]

Vijayadashami & Shami Puja, Legend & Significance

Vijayadashami is the final day of Durga Navaratri. On this day Durga Visarjan or Udvasan is performed. There is a popular legend associated with Vijaya Dashami tells us about another ritual ‘Shami Puja. Legend of Vijayadashami and Shami Puja Apart from the story of Lord Ram and Ravan about Vijayadashami, another legend is mentioned in […]

Durga Ashtami 2016: Mahashtami Puja, Veerashtami

Durga Ashtami Puja, Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Veerashtami, is the main festival in Durga Navratri Pooja. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam. In 2016, Durga Ashtami date is October 9. Rituals, Customs and Pujas to observe on Durgashtami: Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga mata to worship on Durgashtami day. Maha […]

Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat 2016, Auspicious Time on Dussehra

Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat is an auspicious time on Dussehra festival. In 2016, Dussehra date is October 11, Tuesday. Though the whole day of Vijaya Dashami is considered as auspicious, Vijay Muhurat is even more meritorious to start new ventures, pujas and many other rituals. Vijayadasami Vijay Muhurat 2016 Time is – 1.51 PM to 2.38 […]

Ayudha Puja, A Ritual of Durga Navratri

Ayudha Puja is the worship of weapons. Usually, Ayudha Puja is celebrated on the day of Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra – Dasara) in Durga Navratri. In some regions, Ayudha Puja is celebrated on the day of Maharnavami (Maha Navami). The day of celebration of Ayudha Puja varies from region to region. In 2012, Ayudha Puja date is […]

Ayudha Puja: Astra Pooja

Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. Ayudha Pooja is celebrated with utmost dedication in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. In Kerala Ayudha Puja is performed on Mahanavami day whereas in other states Ayudha pooja is one of the main events on Vijaya […]