Lalitha Panchami is the fifth day of Navratri Durga Puja. It is the most auspicious day of Navarathri. Lalitha panchami is the most auspicious day in Durga Navratri puja. In 2018, Lalita Panchami date is October 13.
Lalitha Panchami is dedicated to the Red Goddess, Lalita Tripura Sundari Devi, one of the forms of Goddess Shakti. The main purpose of Lalita devi avataram was to annihilate Bhadasur, a demon formed from the ashes of Kama deva.
Lalita Panchami is the Jayanthi or the appearance day of Goddess Lalitha. Hence, Lalitha Jayanti is also observed on Lalita Panchami.
Lalita Tripura Sundari devi is worshipped on the fifth day during Durga Navaratri in South India.
Goddess Skandamata is worshipped in some places on fifth day, whereas Upang Lalita Puja is performed in some other places.
Chinnamastha devi is also worshipped on the fifth day of Durga Navratri pooja.
Sri Lalitha Maha Tripura Sundari Devi, a form of Supreme Goddess – Goddess Mother Shakti. Lalitha Devi sits on Sri Chakram and holds a bow of sugarcane and some other weapons. She has four arms and she sits on a ‘Simhasanam’.
She sits on Sri Chakram. Sri Chakram is the most sacred thing for Hindus. Lalitha Maha Tripura Sundari Devi is the form Goddess, worshipped on the fifth day of Durga Navratri in Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Devi Temple.