Theppotsavam | Vijayadashami Utsavam during Navaratras in Kanakadurga Temple Vijayawada

Theppotsavam is the main ritual performed on Vijayadashami or Dasara during Navaratras in Kanakadurga temple, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. It is the concluding event of Durga Navaratras in Durga Malleshwara Swamy Devasthanam. In 2022, Teppotsavam date is October 5. The presiding Deity of the temple, Kanakadurga Ammavasru along with Malleshwara Swamyvaru, is taken for a sail […]

Vijayadashami & Shami Puja, Legend & Significance

Vijayadashami is the final day of Durga Navaratri. On this day Durga Visarjan or Udvasan is performed. There is a popular legend associated with Vijaya Dashami tells us about another ritual ‘Shami Puja. Legend of Vijayadashami and Shami Puja Apart from the story of Lord Ram and Ravan about Vijayadashami, another legend is mentioned in […]

Mahanavami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2022 – 4 October

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For 4 October 2022, Mahanavami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple for Navaratri is – Mahishasuramardhini Devi. It is the 9th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped. Mahishasuramardini Devi is the most ferocious of the nine forms of the […]

Siddhidatri Navdurga Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Mata Siddhidhatri Ninth Navadurga aspect

Siddhidatri navdurga, ninth and the last aspect of Goddess Durga, is worshipped on the last day or the ninth day or Mahanavami day during Durga Navaratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Siddhidhatri Puja date is April 10. In 2022, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 4. Siddhidatri dhyana mantra is the best stotra to […]

Mahanavami 2022 | Maha Navami Puja during Durga Navratri

Mahanavami is the culmination day of Navratri. It falls on ninth day of Navratri in Ashwin Month. Mahanavami is celebrated on Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami, the ninth day of Durga Navratri. In 2022, Mahanavami date is October 4 during Sharad Navratri and April 10 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. Maha Navami is the last day of […]

Siddhidatri, Goddess Siddhidatri Navadurga

Siddhidatri

Siddhidatri is the ninth and the last form of Navadurga Goddesses. She is worshipped on the last day, Mahanavami, of Durga Navratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Siddhidhatri Puja date is April 10. In 2022, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 4. Siddhidatri Mata gives her devotees all types of occult energies, which are […]

Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2022 – 3 October

For 3 October 2022, Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri is – Durga Devi. It is the 8th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri 2022, 3 October – Durgashtami. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped. On eighth day this year, Kanakadurga Mata is decorated in the forms of […]

Mahagauri | Goddess Maha Gowri Navadurga

Mahagauri

Mahagauri, also spelt as Maha Gowri, is the eighth manifestation or aspect of Navadurga. Maha Gauri is worshipped on Durgashtami or Mahashtami, the eighth day during Durga Navratri. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2022 is on 9 April & 3 October in Ashwin Navratri. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old […]

Mahagauri Navdurga, Appearance & Dhyana Mantram

Mahagauri is the eighth form of Navadurga. She is worshipped on the eighth day or Durga Ashtami day during Navaratri. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2022 is on 9 April & 3 October in Ashwin Navratri. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

Aparajita Puja 2022

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Aparajita Puja is observed on Vijayadashami (Dussehra) during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2022, Aparajita Puja date is October 5. ‘Aparajita’ means the one who is unbeatable. It falls on Dashami in Shukla Paksha Ashwin Month. Aparajitha Devi is not a manifestation of Goddess Durga but a form which symbolizes the victory of the Goddess over […]

Durga Puja 2022 in Bengal | Durga Pooja Schedule | Timings in Bengali Calendar

Durga Puja

Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2022, Durga Puja 2022 calendar with timings and muhurats for puja. Durga puja is the most auspicious and the biggest festival celebrated with utmost gusto in Bengal. Durga Puja 2022 starts on 1 October with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 5 October with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja. […]

Katyayani, Goddess Katyayani Navdurga

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Katyayani is the sixth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratri puja. Goddess katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day in Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is April 7. In 2022, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 1. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

Katyayani Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

katyayani

Goddess Katyayani, the sixth aspect of Navdurga, is worshipped on the sixth day during Durga Navratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is April 7. In 2022, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 1. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. […]

Suhasini Puja | Suvasini Pooja during Sharad Navaratri

Suvasini Pooja

Suhasini puja, also referred as Suvasini Pooja, is a ritual observed during Sharad Navaratri. There is no specific day or date to perform the puja but in some days on Kalasha Sthapana and Durgashtami day, Suhasini Puja is observed. In 2022, Suhasini Puja date is October 3|4. In some places, Suhasini Puja is also performed on Mahanavami day. Though, […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is April 5. In 2022, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis […]

Kushmanda, Goddess Kushmanda Navdurga

Kushmanda

Mata Kushmanda is the fourth aspect among Navadurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra. Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day (Chaturthi or Chavithi) of Navaratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is April 5. In 2022, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic […]

Simollanghan | Dasara ritual in Maharashtra

Simollanghan is a ritual performed on Dasara or Viajaya Dashami day in Maharashtra. Dasara is the final day during Durga Navaratri. In 2022, Simollanghan date is October 5. Simollanghan is crossing the border or frontier of a village or a place. In ancient times, kings used to cross the frontier of their kingdom to fight against their […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Chandraghanta Puja date is April 4. In 2022, Chandraghanta Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 28. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha […]

Kullu Dussehra 2022 | Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh

Kullu Dussehra

Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most famous Dussehra celebrations in India. In 2022, Kullu Dussehra begins on October 5 and ends on October 11. This festival is one of the biggest traditional and cultural celebrations of India. Kullu Dushara is a festival celebrated with a difference, as when […]

Navratri 2022 Stotras, Slokas or Prayers to recite during Durga Navratri Puja

Maa Vaishnavi Devi Vishweshwari Mahamaya

Navratri 2022 Stotras, Slokas or Prayers to recite during Durga Navratri Puja – Devi or Durga is stotra priya which means the Goddess is pleased by reciting prayers and praising her with mantras. Durga Saptashati or Chandi Path or Devi Mahatmyam, Durga Chandrakala Stuthi, Durga Apada uddaraka stotram, Durga Aarti, Durga Ashtakam, Durga Sahasranama stotram, […]