Sharada Navaratri & Vasantha Navarathri are the two biggest Mahotsavams at Kanchipuram Kamakshi Ammal Temple. Sharada Navaratri 2017 begins on September 21 and ends on 30 September.
The celebrations will be performed in Sri Maha Tripurasundari Sametha Sri Chandramouleeshwara Swami temple at Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sankara Matam, Kanchipuram.
Navaratri Mahotsava occupies a special place in Saivam, Shaktam and Vaishnavam. Worshipping the Divine Mother in Her three magnificent forms… Mahalakshmi, Mahakali and Mahasaraswathi is the main significance of Sarada Navaratri.
During Navaratri, Special abhishekam, alankaram, navavarana pujai, Suvasini puja and kanya puja will take place everyday.
Their Holinesses Pujyashri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and Pujyashri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji will perform Sharada Navaratri Mahotsava for Sri Mahatripurasundari Sametha Sri Chandramouleeswara Swami at Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, Kanchipuram from 21st to 30th September.
Special pujas, japas, parayanam, homam etc. will be performed during this period for Lokakshema . Devotees are invited to participate in the pujas and receive the bountiful blessings of Sri Mahatripurasundari Sametha Sri Chandramouleeswara Swami and Pujyasri Acharya Swamijis.
Schedule of Sharada Navaratri 2017
21 September 2017 – Saarada Navarathri Pooja begins
27 September 2017 – Saraswati Avahanam
28 September 2017 – Saraswathi Puja
30 September 2017 – Vijayadashami