Durga Ashtami 2018 | Mahashtami Puja, Veerashtami

Durga Ashtami Puja, Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Veerashtami, is the main festival in Durga Navratri Pooja. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam. In 2018, Durga Ashtami date is October 17. Rituals, Customs and Pujas to observe on Durgashtami: Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga mata to worship on Durgashtami day. Maha […]

Durgashtami Significance | Legend of Mahashtami

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Durga Ashtami, also known as Mahashtami or Veera Ashtami, is the eighth day of Durga Navratri. Durga Ashtami is very significant as per the Hindu beliefs and the legend associated with Durga Navratri Ashtami. In 2018, Durga Ashtami date is October 17. On Ashwin Krishna Ashtami day, Goddess Bhadrakali, the powerful and fierce form of […]

Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri 2018

For 17 October 2018, Durgashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple Navaratri is – Durga Devi. It is the 8th day Alankaram in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri 2018, 17 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 Sri Durga Devi […]

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. In 2018, Mahagauri Puja date is October 17. During Vasant Navratri Maha Gauri Puja date is March 25. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

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. Katyayani Navdurga puja 2018 date is October 15 in Ashwin Navratri and on March 23 as part of Vasant Navratri 2018. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

Katyayani Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

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Goddess Katyayani, the sixth aspect of Navdurga, is worshipped on the sixth day during Durga Navratri. In 2018, Katyayani Mata puja date is October 15 in Ashwin Navratri. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. On the day of Katyayani puja, Yogis or Sadhak […]

Skandamata | Goddess Skandamata Navdurga

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Skanda mata is the fifth phase of Navdurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day during Durga pooja. In 2018, Skanda mata puja date is October 14. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also worshipped as Lord Shanmukha, Kumara, Kartikeya or Murugan. Lord Skanda […]

Skandamata Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Skanda Mata

Skandamata is the fifth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Saran Navratri Durga pooja. Skanda mata puja 2018 date is October 14 in Sharad Navratri & March 22 in Chaitra Navratri. Spiritual importance of Skanda mata Navadurga pooja: Skanda mata is the fifth form of among nine tremendous aspects of Durga worshipped during Saran Navratra. On […]

Chandraghanta | Goddess Chandraganta Navdurga

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Chandraghanta Mata (Chandraganta) is the third Goddess among the Navadurga, nine aspects of Mother Goddess worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Maa Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day (Maha Tritiya) during Sharad Navaratra. In 2018, Chandraghanta pooja date is October 12 in Maha Navratri (Shardiya Navratri) and March 20 in Chaitra Vasantha Navaratri. Appearance and Iconography of […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In 2018, Chandraghanta pooja (Maha Tritiya) date is October 12. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha Navratra, Yogis mind stays at Manipura Chakra. Chandraghanta represents Manipura Chakra […]

Dasara Navaratri at Medak Edupayala Vanadurga Bhavani Temple

Durga Navaratri is the biggest festival at Vanadurga Bhavani temple near Medak in Telangana. Vana Durga Bhavani is a form of Goddess Durga. Edupayalu, a small village near Medak, is a holy place for Hindus as it has a great historical significance. In 2018, Vana Durga Bhavani Navaratri starts on October 10 and ends on Dasara day, […]

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 2018, Brahmacharini Puja date is October 11 in Sharad […]

Brahmacharini Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

Brahmacharini Mata is the second among Navadurga Goddess, nine Mother deities worshipped during Durga Navratri. Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on second day during Navaratri. Brahmacharini Maa Pooja 2018 date is October 11. In Vasant navratri 2018, Brahmacharini Maa was worshipped on March 19. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Shailaputri | Goddess Shailputri Navdurga

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Goddess Shailaputri is the first Navadurga Mata among the nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra festival. Maa Sailaputri is worshipped on the first day or on the Kalash Sthapana or Ghatshtapana day. In Chaitra Navratri, Shailaputri Puja date is March 18. In 2018, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 10. Shailaputri Devi – […]

Sharada Navaratri 2018 at Kanchipuram Kamakshi Temple in Tamil Nadu

Sharada Navaratri & Vasantha Navarathri are the two biggest Mahotsavams at Kanchipuram Kamakshi Ammal Temple. Sharada Navaratri 2018 begins on October 10 and ends on October 19. The celebrations will be performed in Sri Maha Tripurasundari Sametha Sri Chandramouleeshwara Swami temple at Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sankara Matam, Kanchipuram. Navaratri Mahotsava occupies a special place in […]

9 colours of Navratri 2018 | Dresses to wear in Navratri 2018

Navratri Colours 2018, 9 colours of Durga Navratri 2018, Dresses to wear in Navratri 2018, saree colours for Navratri 2018, Daily colors of Navratri Durga Puja is given here. In Maharashtra and Gujarat, women wear nine colors of sarees during Navratri. The tradition of 9 colours during Navratri Puja is very common in Gujarat, Maharashtra […]

Durga Navaratri 2018 at Srisailam Bramaramba Temple | Dasara Sharan Navaratri Utsavalu 2018

Durga Navaratri or Dasara Utsavam is one of the biggest events in Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna swamy temple located at Srisailam in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, Durga Navratri starts on October 10 and ends with Shami Puja on Vijaya Dashami day, October 18. During the celebrations, special pujas and archanas are offered to Lord Mallikarjuna swamy. […]

Shailputri Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

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Goddess Shailputri is the first among the nine Navadurga Goddesses. Shailputri mata is worshipped on the first day during Durga Navratri Pooja. In 2018, Maa Shailaputri Puja date October 10 in Ashwin Navratri. The Goddess is worshipped on Kalash Sthapana or Ghatsthapana day. Appearance and Iconography of Maa Shailaputri: Goddess Shailaputri has a half moon […]

Kanya Puja 2018 | Kumari Pooja during Navratri Durga Puja

Kanya Puja, Kumari Pooja or Kanjak Pooja, is the main ritual observed during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2018, Kanya Puja date is October 17. In some regions, Kanya Pooja is performed on Durgashtami (October 17) or on Mahanavami (October 18). During Chaitra Navaratri, Kanya Puja date is March 24. Kanya or Kumari Puja is a ritual of […]