Vindyavasini Durga Puja, Vindhyavasini Durga Pooja

Vindyavasini Puja or Goddess Vindhyavasini Pooja is observed on Sashti in first half of Jyeshta month. This day is dedicated to Mata Vindhyavasini, one of the incarnations of Goddess Shakti.

Date of Vindyavasini Puja – When is Vindhya Vasini Pooja Observed

Vindyavasini Durga Puja is observed in Jyeshta mas, the sixth day (Sashti) in second half of the month Jyeshta. In 2016, Vindhyavasini Pooja falls on June 10.

Who is Goddess Vindhyavasini Durga – Vindyavasini Durga Devi?

Maa Vindhyavasini is considered as one of the significant incarnations of Maa Shakti. As per the Puranas, Maa Vindyavasini is associated to Vindhyachala (Vindhya Mountains).

The legend of Vindhyavasini is mentioned in the Vamana Purana. Vindhyavasini Durga is also called as Shashi Mukhi (the one who has Moon face). According to Padma Purana, Lord Indra (the king of the Gods) worshipped Goddess Durga and got a boon to get her abode in Vindhya Mountains.

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