Maha Saptami, Durga Saptami, is the seventh day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2020, Maha Saptami date is October 23.
Kalratri Maa is worshipped as part of Navadurga Puja on this year’s Saptami Navratri Puja.
Saraswati Devi Puja is performed in Navadevi Alankarams procedure in South Indian Temples, mainly in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple.
Dhumavathi (Alakshmi) Mahavidya is worshipped in Dasamahavidya process of Navratri Puja.
Chamundi Devi Saptamatrika is worshipped on this year’s Maha Saptami as a part of Saptamatrika worship.
Nabapatrika and Pre dawn bathing of Kolabou are the main rituals of Durga Puja on Maha Saptami.
Panchang, 23 October 2020
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:31 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:50
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:02 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:01
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Saptami – 06:56
Nakshatra Uttara Ashadha – 25:28*
Yoga Dhriti – 25:23*
Karana Vishti – 18:52
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 10:46 – 12:11
Gulika Kalam: 07:56 – 09:21
Yama Gandam: 15:00 – 16:25
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Dhanu – 07:02:14
Amrita Kalam 18:56 – 20:34
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:39* – 31:20*
Durmuhurthams: 12:33 – 13:18