Sharan Navaratri at Alampur Jogulamba Temple

Dasara Sharan Navaratri at Alampur Jogulamba Temple is a biggest festival at Shakti Peetham in Telangana. In 2018, Alampur Temple Dasara Navaratri begins on October 10 and ends on October 18. Dasara Sharan Navaratri utsavams will begin on 10 October with Ankurarpana, Ganapathi Pooja at 8.30 AM. Kumkumarchana, Navavarana Pooja, Archanas, Chandi Homam, Sahasranama Archana, […]

Mahur Renuka Devi Temple Navratri 2018

Mahur Renuka Devi Temple Shaktipeeth

Dasara Navratri is one of the biggest festivals of Mahur Renuka Devi Temple in Maharashtra. In 2018, Navratri begins on October 10 and ends on October 18 with Vijayadashami (Dasara). In 2018, Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on March 18 and ends on March 26. Renuka Devi temple is located in the town named Mahur or […]

Navratri Mantras & Slokas | Stotras to chant during Navratri for Wealth & Health

This article on Navratri mantras and slokas will give you the special stotras or prayers for Navratri other than regular mantras dedicated to Goddess Durga and Shakti. Chanting the below mantras during Navratri will give you wealth, health, welfare, power, to get rid of problems, to get rid of fear, for marital bliss, and to […]

Moola Nakshatra Puja in Navaratri 2018

Moola Nakshatra Puja in Navaratri 2018, when is Moola Nakshatra Puja in Navaratri 2018? Saraswati Puja on Moola Nakshatra in Navratri is highly meritorious. It falls on seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam. In 2018, Moola Nakshatra Durga Puja date is October 15, Monday. In Basar Saraswati Temple and Vargal Vidyasaraswati Temple, Moola Nakshatra […]

Ashtalakshmi Temple Navaratri 2018, Hyderabad

At Ashtalakshmi Temple, Hyderabad Sharan Navaratri 2018 puja utsavams begins on October 10 and ends on October 18 with Vijayadashami Shami Pooja. On each day of Navaratri, Goddess Lakshmi Devi is decorated in different Alankarams and worshipped with utmost gusto and gaiety. The detailed schedule of Navaratri 2018 at Ashtalakshmi Temple, Kothapet, Hyderabad  10 October […]

Navaratri Vratha Mahatmyam | Why Navratri Vrat is observed in Chaitra Month & Ashwin Month

What is Navaratri Vratha mahatmyam or mahima? Why Navratri vrat is observed in Chaitra month and Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Navaratri)? Similar to Ugadi and Sankranti, Sharan Navaratri festival celebration is also emerged from the latent knowledge of ancient times. In a scripture, Sage Veda Vyasa exemplifies the Navratri vrat mahima as below: Shrunu raha spravakshami […]

Navarathri Golu | Navaratri Bommai Kolu | Dasara Bommai Golu in Tamil Nadu

navaratri bommai golu

Navarathri Golu, Bommai Kolu during Navaratri or Dasara is a customary ritual in Tamil Nadu and some parts of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. In 2018, Navarathri Bommail Golu starts on October 10 and ends on October 18 with Dasara festival. It is an exhibition of various dolls and images in odd numbered rows and […]

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple Navaratri 2018

Samayapuram Mariamman Temple is one of the famous Shakti Temples in Tamil Nadu. It is located at Samayapuram near Tiruchirappalli (Trichy). Navaratri is one the popular festivals celebrated in the temple other than Thai Poosam and Chithirai Ther. In 2018, Navaratri begins on October 10 with Kalasha Sthapana and ends on October 18 with Vijayadasami […]

Saraswati Puja 2018 dates, Muhurat, Time

Saraswati Puja

Saraswati Puja is observed for three days during Navratri Durga Puja in many places of India. In 2018, Saraswati Puja begins on October 14 and ends on October 16. Usually it begins on Maha Saptami and ends on Mahanavami. Saraswati Puja 2018 dates, Muhurat (Auspicious Time) 14 October 2018 – Saraswati Avahan. Best / Auspicious Muhurat […]

Akhanda Deepam for Navaratri Durga Puja (Akhand Diya)

Akhanda Deepam

Akhanda Deepam for Navaratri Durga Puja (Akhand Jyoti) is very significant as it should be there till the conclusion of the Puja. Kalasha (Ghata) and Akhanda Deepam are the two significant aspects of Navratri Puja. How to choose the place for Akhanda Deepam Choose a suitable place for Akhanda Deepam where no wind passes through […]

Lalita Panchami 2018 in Kolhapur Temple

Lalita Panchami 2018 in Kolhapur Temple, Lalita Panchami 2018 celebrations in Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple. In 2018, Navratri begins on October 10 with Ghatasthapana and ends on October 18 with Vijayadashami. Lalita Panchami date is October 13. Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple is the most important Shakti Peethas in Maharashtra, and one of the Astadasa Shaktipeeth (18 most famous […]

2nd day of Navratri 2018 – 11 October

During Devi Sharan Navratri, 2nd day of Navratri 2018 is 11 October. This day marks Preethi Dwitiya, Sthana Vriddhi Gauri Vrata and Sindhara Dooj. It was 19 March in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. In Nepal, Navratri is celebrated as Dashain. On the second day of Dashain, regular puja to Goddess Durga is observed along with the above […]

1st day of Navratri 2018 – October 10

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1st day of Navratri 2018 is October 10 in Ashwin Navratri (Durga Sharan Navratri). It was March 18 in Chaitra Navaratri (Vasant Navratri). Ghatasthapana (Kalasha Sthapana) is the main ritual on this day. This day marks the beginning of Navratri Puja throughout India as well as the world except for Bengali Hindus. In Nepal, this […]

Durga Puja at Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati, Assam

Durga Puja celebrations at Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati in Assam begins on Pitru Paksha Ekadashi (5 October 2018) with Pashekia Puja. As per the temple legends, Kamakhya leaves Kailash on Indira Ekadashi for Devi Paksha which begins on Ashwin Pratipada (10 October 2018). Prior to Navratri Durga Puja celebrations, Kamakhya temple is cleaned and decorated with […]

Navratri 2018 | Ashwin Navaratri 2018 dates | Durga Sharan Navratras 2018

Navratri is a nine-nights festival celebrated in huge scale in India and many other countries where Hindu population is in large numbers. Navratri festival falls in Ashwin Month (Ashwayuja Masam) as per Hindu calendar. Navratri is also called as Maha Navratri, Durga Navratri, Devi Sharan Navratri, Sharadiya Navratri, etc.. Durga Navratri 2018 starts with Kalash Puja […]

4th day – Shakambari Utsavams, 17 July 2018

17 July 2018 is 4th day of Shakambari Navaratri Utsavalu at Bhadrakali Temple in Hanamkonda, Warangal in Telangana state. In 2018, Shakambari Festival (Shakambari Navaratri 2018) has begun on July 14 (first day of Ashada masam) and will end on July 27 with Ashada Pournami Sahasrakalasha Abhishekam. During the Shakambari festival, Goddess Bhadrakali is decorated as Shakambari […]

Vijayadashami 2018 | Vijaya Dashami

Vijayadashami is the tenth and last day of Durga Navratri. In Bengal it is the culmination day of Durga Puja. In 2018, Vijayadashami date is October 19. Vijaya Dashami, known with various names – Dussehra or Dasara – signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival is celebrated with much gusto in every region of India […]

Mahagauri Puja Vidhi

Mahagauri Puja Vidhi (Procedure of Mahagauri Mata Pooja) with mantras, slokas, stotras and Aarti is given here. Maa Mahagauri Navadurga is worshipped on 8th day of Navratri according to Navadurga method of performing Navratri Durga Pooja. Puja items list.. The puja items required for Mahagauri Pooja are – usual puja material like Haridra churna, kumkum, camphor, rice, kalash, water (gangajal), […]

Mahagauri Mantras – Moola Mantra, Dhyana Sloka, Stotra

Here are Mahagauri Mantras – Mahagauri Moola Mantra, Mahagauri Navadurga Dhyana Sloka, and the Stotra lyrics. Mahagauri Mata is the eighth Navadurga Goddess. Mahagauri Mool Mantra Shrete Vrishe Samrudha Shretambradhara Shuchi | Mahagauri Shubham Dhyanmahadevapramodada || Mahagauri Dhyan Vande Vanchhit Kamarth Chandraghrit Shekhram | Singhrudh Chaturbhuja Mahagauri Yashswaneem || Purnandu Nibham Gauri Somchakrasthita Ashtam Durga Trinetram | […]

Kalratri Puja Vidhi | Maa Kalaratri Pooja

Kalratri Puja Vidhi (Procedure of Maa Kalaratri Pooja) with mantras, slokas, stotras and Aarti is given here. Maa Kalaratri Navadurga is worshipped on 7th day of Navratri according to Navadurga method of performing Navratri Durga Pooja. Puja items list.. The puja items required for Kalaratri Pooja are – usual puja material like Haridra churna, kumkum, camphor, rice, kalash, water (gangajal), Devi […]