Ashada Navratri 2022 | Gupta Navratri, Varahi Navratri

Durga Saptashati Adhyay 1.23

Durga Saptashati Adhyay 1.23

Ashada Navratri, also known as Gupt Navratri or Varahi Navratri, is a 9-day festival dedicated to Goddess Varahi Devi. In 2022, Ashada Navratri begins on June 30 and ends on July 8.

It is observed in Shukla paksha of Ashad month (June – July). This Navratri festival is also known as Guhya Navratri in Himachal Pradesh. Gupt or Guhya means the hidden or not much popular.

Ashada Navratri is celebrated as Shakambari Utsavam or Shakambari festival in Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple. It is celebrated for three days during when Goddess Kanakadurga is decorated and worshipped as Shakambari Mata. It is also celebrated as Varahi Navratri in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and some parts of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Goddess Varahi Devi is one of the Saptamatrukas mentioned in Devi Mahatyam.

In Ashada masam, Shakambari Navratri or Bhadrakali Navratri is also held in Bhadrakali temple, Hanamkonda, Warangal in Andhra Pradesh.

Auspicious Days in Ashada Navratri 2022

30 June 2022 – Chandra Darshan, Mahakavi Kalidas Diwas, Manorath Dwitiya Vrat

1 July 2022 – Jagannath Rathyatra in Puri

2 July 2022 – Tritiya Navratri

3 July 2022 – Vinayak Chaturthi | Bhauma Chaturthi

4 July 2022 – Hera Panchami, Dwarkadhish Patotsav, Skanda Panchami

5 July 2022 – Skanda Shashti, Kumara Shashti, Kumar Shashti, Kasumba Shashti

6 July 2022 – Vivaswat Saptami, Surya Pujan, Sai Teuram Jayanti

7 July 2022 – Durgashtami, Parashuram Ashtami in Odisha, Kharchi Puja in Tripura

8 July 2022 – Bhadli Navami, Mela Sharif Bhawani – Kashmir

Navratri 2022, 2023, 2024 | Sharad Navratri, Chaitra Navratri, Gupt Navratri, Ashada Navratri

Shakambari Navratri Utsavalu 2022 in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda

Ashada Navratri in Previous Years

In 2021, Ashada Navratri begins on July 10 and ends on July 18.

In 2020, Ashada Navratri begins on June 22 and ends on June 29.

In 2019, Ashada Navratri begins on 3 July and ends on 10 July.

In 2018, Ashada Navratri begins on 14 July and ends on 21 July.

In 2017, Ashada Navratri begins on June 24 and ends on July 2.

In 2016, Ashada Navratri begins on July 5 and ends on July 13.

In 2015, Ashada Navratri begins on July 17 and ends on July 25.

In 2014, Ashada Navratri begins on June 28 and ends on July 6.

In 2013, Ashada Navratri begins on July 9 and ends on July 17.

Ashad Navratri 2012 dates – it starts on June 20 and ends on June 28.

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3 Comments

  1. Mahijuba says:

    when is varahi navarathiri and how it is celebrated

  2. Surasa says:

    Ashada Navratri also known as GuptNavratri or Varahi Navratri

  3. harihara says:

    Please publish a specific mata varshidurgs pic and greetings