Brahmacharini, Goddess Bramhacharini Navdurga

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Brahmacharini is the second Goddess of nine Durgas – Navadurga Goddesses. Brahmacharini is one who performs penance. As per the Hindusim, Veda, Tattva and Tapa are three synonyms for the word Brahma. Bramhacharini mata is worshipped on the second day during Durga Puja in Durga Navratri. In 2017, Brahmacharini Puja date is September 22 in Sharad Navratri. […]

Navreh 2017, Kashmiri Hindu New Year 2017-2018

Navreh, the lunar New Year in Kashmir or Kashmiri Hindu New Year, is celebrated on the first day of Chaitra Navratri which heralds the onset of spring season. Navreh coincides with the first day of the Chaitra Shukla Paksh. In 2017, Navreh date is March 28. Navreh 2017-2018 is the first day of 5093 of […]

Kalasha Sthapana time in Navratri 2017, Best muhurat for Navratri Ghatasthapana 2017

Kalasha Sthapana time in Navratri 2017, March 28, Best muhurat for Navratri Ghatasthapana 2017. Navratri Ghatasthapana Muhurat on March 28, 2017. Chogadiya, Gulikai Kalam, Amrit Kalam, Abhijit Lagnam, etc. Kalasha Sthapana or Ghatasthapana is invoking Goddess Durga for Navratri puja. For this, devotees should follow the best muhurat or auspicious time. In 2017, Chaitra Navratri begins on […]

Jwalamukhi Navratri Mela 2017

Jwalamukhi Temple, located in Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh, is one of the powerful Shakti Peetha temples in India. Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri is the popular festival held at the temple in March-April. Jwalamukhi Navratri Mela 2017 starts on March 28 and ends on 5 April. The festival is held for 10 days with utmost […]

Vasant Navratri in Vindhyachal Vanavasini Devi Temple Shaktipeeth

Vasant Navratri, also known as Chaitra Navratri, is one of the two biggest celebrations in Vindhyachal Vanavasini Devi Shaktipeeth temple near Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. In 2017, Vasant Navratri begins on March 28, ends on April 5, Sri Ramnavami. Puja begins from midnight with Kalash Sthapana. Vindhyachal Vanavasini temple is located on the banks of the […]

Chaitra Navratri by Kashmiri Pandits

Chaitra Navratri by Kashmiri Pandits. Vasant Navratri in Kashmir. How Vasant Navratri is celebrated by Kashmir Pandits? Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri is celebrated with utmost pomp and gaiety in Kashmir by Kashmiri Pandits. In 2017, Chaitra Navratri begins on March 28 and ends on April 5. The first day of Navratri is called Navreh and […]

Chaitra Navratri 2017, Chait Navratras 2017 dates

Chaitra Navratri, Chait Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Navratri 2017 dates during Chaitra month in March / April 2017 are – from March 28 to April 5. Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first […]

Ashokastami 2017 | Ashokashtami during Basant Navratri

Ashokastami or Ashok Ashtami festival is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami day on which Durgashtami is also observed during Basant Navratri. In 2017, Ashokastami date is April 4. This festival is mainly celebrated in Orissa, Bengal, Tripura and some other parts of Eastern India. Ashokastami festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety and much pomp in […]

Sindhara Dooj during Navratri 2017, Second Day of Navratras in North India

Sindhara Dooj is celebrated on second day of Durga Navratri in Ashwin month & Chaitra Navratri. It is also known as Gauri Dwitiya or Sowbhagya Dooj or Sindoor Dooj. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is March 29. In Sharad Navratri, Sindhara Dooj 2017 date is September 22. In Chintpuri Temple and Nainadevi Temple in Himachal Pradesh, […]

Navaratri Vratha Mahatmyam, Why Navratri Vrat is observed in Chaitra Month & Ashwin Month

What is Navaratri Vratha mahatmyam or mahima? Why Navratri vrat is observed in Chaitra month and Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Navaratri)? Similar to Ugadi and Sankranti, Sharan Navaratri festival celebration is also emerged from the latent knowledge of ancient times. In a scripture, Sage Veda Vyasa exemplifies the Navratri vrat mahima as below: Shrunu raha spravakshami […]