Swarna Kavachalankrita Durga Devi, 1st day Alankaram in Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple Navaratri 2018. Dasara Navaratri begins with Kalasha Sthapana on October 10.
On the first day of Navaratri (Ashwayuja Shudda Padyami), Goddess is worn several gold ornaments like Haaram (big necklace).
Swarna Kachita Durga holds a Trishula (Trident) in her right hand. Devotees throng to the temple on this day because it is the installation day of Durga Navaratri Puja.
According to Navadurga Navratri procedures, Shailaputri Devi is the Navadurga Goddess to be worshipped on the first day.
Panchangam, Swarna Kavachalankrita Durga Devi Pooja – 10 October 2018
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:25 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:02
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:16 Chandrastama (Moonset)19:15
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 07:25
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 30:06*
Nakshatra Chitra – 11:01
Yoga Vaidhriti – 11:59
Karana Balava – 18:41
Skipped Karana : Kaulava – 30:06*
Purnimanta Month Ashwin
Amavasyanta Month Ashwin
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 12:13 – 13:40
Gulika Kalam: 10:46 – 12:13
Yama Gandam: 07:52 – 09:19
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Kanya
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 25:54* – 27:28*
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 16:30 – 18:04
Durmuhurthams: 11:50 – 12:37
Kalasha Sthapana Vidhi