Jagadhatri Puja is observed on Karthik Shukla Navami, 9th day in Kartik month in Bengal. In 2021, Jagadhatri Puja date is November 12.
Goddess Jagadhatri is the savior of the universe who has protected the world from cruel demons. She is another manifestation of Goddess Durga.
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.
Panchang, 12 November 2021
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:22 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:27 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 01:29 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 12:57 AM, Nov 13
Tithi : Navami upto 05:31 AM, Nov 13 Dashami
Nakshatra : Dhanishtha upto 02:54 PM Shatabhisha
Yoga : Dhruva upto 03:17 AM, Nov 13 Vyaghata
Karana : Balava upto 05:36 PM Kaulava upto 05:31 AM, Nov 13 Taitila
Weekday : Shukrawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Kartika – Purnimanta Kartika – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2078 Pramadi
Abhijit : 11:32 AM to 12:16 PM
Amrit Kalam : 02:54 PM to 06:23 AM, Nov 13
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 10:31 AM to 11:54 AM
Yamaganda : 02:40 PM to 04:03 PM
Gulikai Kalam : 07:45 AM to 09:08 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:35 AM to 09:19 AM 12:16 PM to 01:01 PM
Varjyam : 10:15 PM to 11:53 PM