Durga Puja Significance | Spiritual Importance of Navratri | Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam

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Durga Puja Significance, Spiritual Importance of Navratri (Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam) is discussed in this article.. Durga Navratri Durga Puja is the most auspicious time to worship the Mother Goddess. During these days, Durga will be in full swing and her powers are very active to bless her devotees and to destroy the evil forces. Devi […]

Navaratri 2020 in Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple

Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore is one of the powerful Astadasha Shakti Peetha, 18 prominent temples of Mother Goddess. Mysore Navaratri 2020 begins on October 17 and ends on 25 October with Dasara festival. Durga Navaratri celebrated in Ashwina month is the most popular and the biggest event in Southern India, especially in Karnataka. Mysore Dasara […]

9 colours of Navratri 2020 | Dresses to wear in Navratri 2020

Navratri Colours 2020, 9 colours of Durga Navratri 2020, Dresses to wear in Navratri 2020, saree colours for Navratri 2020, 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 […]

Navadurga | 9 Forms of Durga | Nine Goddesses of Durga Navratri

Navadurga or the 9 forms or manifestations of Durga are the nine Goddesses worshipped on nine festive nights during Durga Navratri. Though, the nine manifestations or avatars of Durga that are worshipped during Navaratri may differ from place to place, the standard or primary Navadurga Goddesses remain same for every region. Goddess Durga is a […]

Durga Puja 2020 in Bengal | Durga Pooja Schedule | Timings in Bengali Calendar

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Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2020, Durga Puja 2020 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 2020 starts on 22 October with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 26 October with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja. […]

Durga Navaratri 2020 in Kanakadurga Temple, Vijayawada

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Durga Navratri at Kanakadurga temple of Vijayawada is a grand festival for the temple. In 2020, Dasara Sharan Navaratri Utsavalu starts on October 17 and ends on October 25 with Dasara (Vijaya Dashami). Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on March 25 and ends on April 2 in 2020. With Kalasha Sthapana Pooja, celebrations will start at the […]

Siddhidatri, Goddess Siddhidatri Navadurga

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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 2. In 2020, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 25. Siddhidatri Mata gives her devotees all types of occult energies, which are […]

Mahagauri | Goddess Maha Gowri Navadurga

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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 2020 is on 1 April & 24 October in Ashwin Navratri. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old […]

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 Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is March 30. In 2020, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 22. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. […]

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 March 30. In 2020, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 22. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

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Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is March 28. In 2020, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 20. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis […]

Kushmanda, Goddess Kushmanda Navdurga

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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 March 28. In 2020, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 20. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic […]

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 2020 date is October 18. In Vasant navratri 2020, Brahmacharini Maa is worshipped on March 26. 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 25. In 2020, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 17. Shailaputri Devi […]

Paush Navratri 2020

Paush Navratri, also spelt as Poush Navratras, is a nine-day festival celebrated from eighth day to Purnima day in Paush month or Pushya masam. In 2020, Paush Navratri begins on 3 January and ends on January 10. Pushya masa Navratras are also called as Shakambari Navratri in some areas. In Shakambari mata temples, Navratri utsav […]

Kullu Dussehra 2020 | Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh

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Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most famous Dussehra celebrations in India. In 2020, Kullu Dussehra begins on October 25 and ends on October 31. This festival is one of the biggest traditional and cultural celebrations of India. Kullu Dushara is a festival celebrated with a difference, as when […]

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 2020, Simollanghan date is October 25. 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 […]

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 […]