Sindhara Dooj is celebrated on second day of Durga Navratri in Ashwin month & Chaitra Navratri. It is also known as Gauri Dwitiya or Sowbhagya Dooj or Sindoor Dooj.
In Sharad Navratri, Sindhara Dooj 2020 date is October 18. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is March 26.
In Chintpuri Temple and Nainadevi Temple in Himachal Pradesh, Sindhara Dooj is also observed during Shravan Navratri. In 2020, Shravan Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is in August.
Sindhara Dooj festival is mainly celebrated in North India. The important phala sruti or merit of this vrata is good health and longer life of husband, and happy marital life. Sindhara dooj is also on the previous day of Haryali Teej or Singhara Teej in Shravan month.
Brahmacharini Navdurga Mata is worshipped on Sindhara Dooj in some areas of North Indian and in other places Goddess Tara Dasamahavidya puja is observed.
In South Indian temples, Balatripura Sundari Puja is observed. Maheshwari Saptamatrika is also worshipped in ancient temples of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Panchang, 26 March 2020
परमधीचा नाम संवत्सर, चैत्र मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, द्वितीय तिथि, रेवती नक्षत्र, इंद्रा योग, कौलव करण |
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