Mahanavami 2020 | 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 2020, Mahanavami date is October 24 during Sharad Navratri and April 2 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 24

Mahanavami date in Canada – October 24

Mahanavami date in UK & other European countries – October 24

Mahanavami date in UAE & other Gulf countries – October 24

Mahanavami date in Singapore – October 24

Mahanavami date in Malaysia – October 24

Mahanavami date in Australia – October 24

Mahanavami date in New Zealand – October 24

Panchang, 24 October 2020

प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, निज आश्विन मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, अष्टमी तिथि, श्रवण नक्षत्र, शूल योग, बालव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:31 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 17:50
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)13:49 Chandrastama (Moonset)24:58

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Ashtami – 06:58
Nakshatra Shravana – 26:38*
Yoga Shula – 24:42*
Karana Balava – 19:15

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 09:21 – 10:46
Gulika Kalam: 06:31 – 07:56
Yama Gandam: 13:35 – 15:00

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Mahina 2077 (Ashwina Maas)

Malayalam Calendar – Thulam Month 1196 (Thulam Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Nija Ashwina Maasa (Ashwina Masa)

Tamil Calendar – Aippasi Month (Aippasi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Kartik Mash 1427

Nepali Calendar – Kartik Maas 2077

Telugu Calendar – Nija Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwayuja Masam)

Marathi Calendar – Nija Ashwin Maas (Ashwin Maas)

Gujarati Calendar – Nija Ashoj Maas (Ashoj Maas)

Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Tula
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Makara

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 15:43 – 17:24
Abhijit: 11:48 – 12:33

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam
Durmuhurthams: 07:16 – 08:02

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3 Comments

  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

  3. Sohal says:

    baby lady kids malayalam hindu vijaya dhashami(mahanavami) selact name