In Astalaxmi temple at Kothapet of Hyderabad, Durga Navratri celerbations are celebrated as a grand event. In 2012, Dasara Durga Navratri puja begins on 16 October with Kalasha Sthapana and ends on October 24 with Vijaya Dashami Puja.
Devotees perform the fest as the Sravana Utsavs. They observe the vratas to please Goddess Lakshmi, Goddess Vidya Lakshmi (Maa Saraswati) and Goddess Vijaya Lakshmi. Maa Saraswati Puja is the most celebrated observance of Navratri.
The Telugu culture is shown in every moment of Durga Navarathri puja in Astalxmi temple. The pleasant environment combines your mind, body, heart and soul to worship the Goddess with great devotion.
From Dilsukhnagar – Kothapet – Go on Vijayawada Highway- until you see an arch of Vasavi Colony (Temple Arch), go inside the arch, and you can find the temple.
From Secunderabad – Tarnaka – Uppal – Nagole – After Nagole Cross (X) Roads – you can find a Colony called AlkaPuri Colony at the right side (just after SnehaPuri Colony towards LB Nagar) take right from there, you can ask for the temple there.