Dasara Sharan Navaratri at Alampur Jogulamba Temple is a biggest festival at Shakti Peetham in Telangana. In 2019, Alampur Temple Dasara Navaratri begins on September 29 and ends on October 8.
Dasara Sharan Navaratri utsavams will begin on 29 September with Ankurarpana, Ganapathi Pooja at 8.30 AM. Kumkumarchana, Navavarana Pooja, Archanas, Chandi Homam, Sahasranama Archana, Koluvu Pooja, Kumari Pooja and Suvasini Pooja are the important events during Navaratri festival.
Alampur Jogulaba Temple is the 5th among Astadasha Shakti Peethas, 18 ancient temples dedicated to Goddess Shakti.
Jogini, also called Yogini, is a female Yogi, one who has given up all the worldly attachments. Jogini also meams a dancer who has dedicated her life to God. The Goddess is also known as Yogulamba or Yogamba by the locals.
The Jogulamba Devi Temple is built on the banks of Tungabhadra River. The idol of the Goddess is seen in a seated pose with abundant hair which has a lizard, scorpion, owl and a human skull adorned to it.
Dasara Navaratri 2019 at Alampur Jogulamba Temple
29 September 2019 – Shailaputri Alankaram, Kalasha Sthapana, First day of Navratri (Navratri Pratipada)
30 September 2019 – Brahmacharini Alankaram, Navratri Dwitiya, Sindhara Dooj, Preeti Dwitiya, Second day of Navratri
1 October 2019 – Chandraghanta Alankaram, Navratri Tritiya, Sindhura Tritiya, Third day of Navratri
2 October 2019 – Kushmanda Alankaram, Navratri Chaturthi (4th day of Navratri)
3 October 2019 – Skandamata Alankaram, Lalitha Panchami, Upang Lalita Vrata, Navratri Panchami (5th day of Navratri)
4 October 2019 – Katyayani Alankaram, Durga Sashti
5 October 2019 – Kalaratri Alankaram, Durga Saptami, Ammavari Kalyanotsavam, Ammavari Simhasana Seva.
6 October 2019 – Mahagauri Alankaram, Durga Ashtami, Kanya Puja (Kumari Puja), Ammavari Rathotsavam.
7 October 2019 – Siddhidhatri Alankaram, Mahanavami, Ayudha Puja, Vijaya Dashami (Dasara, Dussehra), Shami Puja, Aparajita Puja, Theppotsavam.