Jagadhatri Puja is one of the famous Shakti Pujas observed in Bengal on Kartik Shukla Navami, 9th day in Kartik month as per Bengali calendar. In 2017, Jagadhatri Puja date is October 29.
Maha Shakti appears as ten-handed fierce form (dashabhuji), Goddess Durga, on Ashwin Shukla Navami and on Kartik Shukla Navami, exactly a month after, the Goddess appears in a pleasant form of Jagaddhatri.
Jagaddhatri appears with large eyes and four hands carrying shankh (conch), Chakra (discus), shaft and bow. She is depicted as the slayer of demon Mahishasur. Jagaddhatri puja marks the ending of evil or darkness and arrival of light or happiness.
The day of Jagaddhatri Puja is celebrated as Akshay Navami or Amla Navmi in some places of India. It is also celebrated as Kushmanda Navami or Kushmand Ninth.
Jagadhatri Puja Muhurat 2017, 29 October
6.01 AM to 8.18 AM
Panchang, 29 October 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:34 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:46
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:58 Chandrastama (Moonset)25:33
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Navami – 18:20
Nakshatra Dhanishtha – Full Night
Yoga Ganda – 20:04
Karana Taitila – Full Night
Purnimanta Month Kaartika
Amavasyanta Month Kaartika
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 16:22 – 17:46
Gulika Kalam: 14:58 – 16:22
Yama Gandam: 12:10 – 13:34
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara – 17:59:48
Amrita Kalam 19:36 – 21:19
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:32
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 09:20 – 11:03
Durmuhurthams: 16:17 – 17:01