Mahanavami 2021 | Maha Navami Puja during Durga Navratri

Mahanavami is the culmination day of Navratri. It falls on ninth day of Navratri in Ashwin Month. Mahanavami is celebrated on Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami, the ninth day of Durga Navratri. In 2021, Mahanavami date is October 14 during Sharad Navratri and April 20 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri.

Maha Navami is the last day of 9-day festival, Sharad Navaratri. As per Hindu beliefs, Durga puja on Maha Navami is equal to Durga pooja performed on all 9 days of Durga Navaratri.

Goddess Siddhidatri puja is performed on Mahanavami day.

On Mahanavami day, in South Indian states especially in Kerala, Ayudha Pooja is performed. Tools, operators, instruments and books are worshipped. The next day of Mahanavami is observed as Vijaya Dashami.

In some rural places, Janthu bali (animal sacrifices) are performed on Mahanavami day. It is to be noted that Hindu culture and society is against animal sacrifices.

Mahanavami in other countries

Mahanavami date in USA – October 14

Mahanavami date in Canada – October 14

Mahanavami date in UK & other European countries – October 14

Mahanavami date in UAE & other Gulf countries – October 14

Mahanavami date in Singapore – October 14

Mahanavami date in Malaysia – October 14

Mahanavami date in Australia – October 14

Mahanavami date in New Zealand – October 14

Panchang, 14 October 2021

Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 06:07 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 05:45 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 02:01 PM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 01:04 AM, Oct 15

Today’s Panchangam:

Tithi : Navami upto 06:52 PM Dashami
Nakshatra : Uttara Ashadha upto 09:36 AM Shravana
Yoga : Dhriti upto 01:46 AM, Oct 15 Shula
Karana : Balava upto 07:27 AM Kaulava upto 06:52 PM Taitila
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha

Samvat:

Shaka Samvat : 1943 Plava
Chandramasa : Ashwina – Purnimanta Ashwina – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2078 Aananda
Gujarati Samvat : 2077 Paridhavi

Shubh Muhurat:

Abhijit : 11:33 AM to 12:19 PM
Amrit Kalam : 11:01 PM to 12:35 AM, Oct 15

Time to avoid:

Rahu Kalam : 01:23 PM to 02:51 PM
Yamaganda : 06:07 AM to 07:34 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:01 AM to 10:29 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:00 AM to 10:46 AM 02:39 PM to 03:26 PM
Varjyam : 01:32 PM to 03:07 PM

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  1. Ramesh Menon says:

    Enjoy reading a write up about Mahanavami festivals celebrated at Urakam Ammathiruvadi temple, Thrissure.

  2. seema says:

    Mata rani aap sabhi ki monakamna pura karengi
    wish you happy navaratri pooja all my frnds

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