Bhavani Jayanti 2017 | Bhavani Ashtami in Chaitra Navratri

Bhavani Jayanti, also known as Bhavani Ashtami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Goddess Bhavani. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Astami, eighth day in bright half of Chaitra Month. In 2017, Bhavani Jayanti date is April 4. Bhavani Ashtami is also celebrated as Chaitra Navratri Durgashtami, and Ashokashtami in other parts of India. Bhavani […]

Annapurna Puja 2016

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Annapurna Puja is observed during Chaitra Navratri or Basant Navratri especially in West Bengal.  Goddess Annapurna is known as the deity of food and nutrition in Hinduism. In 2016, Annapurna Puja date is April 14. The pooja date falls during Chait Navaratri as per traditional Bengali calendar. Chait Navratri Durga Puja is popularly known as […]

Tarashtami | Tara Mahavidya Jayanti

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Tarashtami (Tara Mahavidya Jayanti) is the first appearance day of Goddess Tara, the second Devi in Dasamahavidya Goddesses. Also known as Neel Saraswati, Goddess Tara is the guide and protector who saves and offers the ultimate knowledge. In 2017, Tara Ashtami date is April 5. It falls on Ashtami in Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. […]

18 April 2013: Vasant Durga Ashtami (Ashokashtami, Basanti Puja)

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18 April 2013 is Vasant Durga Ashtami, Ashokashtami, Annapurna Puja, Basanti Puja. It falls on Shukla Ashtami in Chaitra Month. This is the eighth day of Vasant Navratri (Chaitra Navratri). Vasant Durgashtami is celebrated as Annapurna Puja and Basanti Puja. Ashokashtami is celebrated in Odisha, Assam and Tripura on this day. Bhavani Jayanti or Bhavani […]

Durga Ashtami 2011 – Durgastami Puja during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Ashtami 2011 date is October 4 in India. Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Virashtami is an important festival in Navratri Durga Puja. Durga Ashtami has great significance in 9-day Navratri festival. Durga Ashtami falls on eighth day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in all Hindu lunar calendars. Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga Mata to worship […]