Mahagauri Navdurga, Appearance & Dhyana Mantram

Mahagauri is the eighth form of Navadurga. She is worshipped on the eighth day or Durga Ashtami day during Navaratri. In 2018, Mahagauri Puja date is October 17. During Vasant Navratri Maha Gauri Puja date is March 25. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

Siddhidatri, Goddess Siddhidatri Navadurga

Siddhidatri

Siddhidatri is the ninth and the last form of Navadurga Goddesses. She is worshipped on the last day, Mahanavami, of Durga Navratri. In 2017, Siddhidatri Pooja date is September 29 in Ashwin Navratri and April 5 in Vasant Navratri. Siddhidatri Mata gives her devotees all types of occult energies, which are named as ‘Ashtasiddhi. As […]

Mahagauri | Goddess Maha Gowri Navadurga

Mahagauri

Mahagauri, also spelt as Maha Gowri, is the eighth manifestation or aspect of Navadurga. Maha Gauri is worshipped on Durgashtami or Mahashtami, the eighth day during Durga Navratri. In 2017, Mahagouri pooja date is September 28. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old girl who is also called as Kanya or Kumari. Legend […]

Kalaratri | Goddess Kaalratri Navadurga

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Kalaratri, also called as Kaalratri Navadurga, is the seventh aspect of Navdurga. Goddess Kalaratri is the Shakti worshipped on seventh day during Durga Navaratri. In 2017, Kalaratri pooja date (Durga Saptami / Maha Saptami) is September 27. Mother Kaldatri destroys the demons, devils, daanava, daitya, asura and all other wicked. All bhoota, pretha, pisacha will […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In 2017, Maa Kushmanda pooja date is September 24 in Sharad Navratri and on March 31 in Vasant Navratri. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis or other dedicated devotees […]

Chandraghanta | Goddess Chandraganta Navdurga

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Chandraghanta Mata (Chandraganta) is the third Goddess among the Navadurga, nine aspects of Mother Goddess worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Maa Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day (Maha Tritiya) during Sharad Navaratra. In 2017, Chandraghanta pooja date is September 23 in Maha Navratri (Shardiya Navratri) and March 30 in Chaitra Vasantha Navaratri. Appearance and Iconography of Chandraghanta […]

Brahmacharini | Goddess Bramhacharini Navdurga

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Brahmacharini is the second Goddess of nine Durgas – Navadurga Goddesses. Brahmacharini is one who performs penance. As per the Hindusim, Veda, Tattva and Tapa are three synonyms for the word Brahma. Bramhacharini mata is worshipped on the second day during Durga Puja in Durga Navratri. In 2017, Brahmacharini Puja date is September 22 in Sharad Navratri. […]

Shailaputri | Goddess Shailputri Navdurga

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Goddess Shailaputri is the first Navadurga Mata among the nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra festival. Maa Sailaputri is worshipped on the first day or on the Kalash Sthapana or Ghatshtapana day. In Chaitra Navratri, Shailaputri Puja date is March 18. In 2018, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 10. Shailaputri Devi – […]

Siddhidatri Navdurga Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Mata Siddhidhatri Ninth Navadurga aspect

Siddhidatri navdurga, ninth and the last aspect of Goddess Durga, is worshipped on the last day or the ninth day or Mahanavami day during Durga Navaratri. In 2017, Siddhidatri Puja date is September 29 due to Vriddhi Tithi in Navratri. During Vasant Navratri, Siddhidatri Puja date is April 5, 2017. Siddhidatri dhyana mantra is the best […]

Kalaratri Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kalaratri mata is the seventh aspect of Navadurga. Kaalratri is worshipped on seventh day during Durga Navaratri. In 2017, Kalaratri Puja date is September 27. Maha Saptami / Maha Ashtami (Durga Ashtami) is the day to worship the Goddess. Spiritual importance of Kaalratri Navadurga Puja: On the seventh day of Navratri, Yogis and other upasaks […]

Skandamata Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Skanda Mata

Skandamata is the fifth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Saran Navratri Durga pooja. Skanda mata puja 2016 date is October 5 in Sharad Navratri & April 12 in Chaitra Navratri. Spiritual importance of Skanda mata Navadurga pooja: Skanda mata is the fifth form of among nine tremendous aspects of Durga worshipped during Saran Navratra. On […]

Kushmanda, Goddess Kushmanda Navdurga

Kushmanda

Mata Kushmanda is the fourth aspect among Navadurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra. Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day (Chaturthi or Chavithi) of Navaratri pooja. In 2016, Kushmanda Puja date in Navratri is April 10 and October 5. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic egg which created the Universe. Goddess Kushmanda created the […]

Katyayani, Goddess Katyayani Navdurga

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Katyayani is the sixth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratri puja. Goddess katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day in Durga Navratri pooja. Katyayani Navdurga puja 2016 date is October 6 in Ashwin Navratri and on April 12 as part of Vasant Navratri 2016. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as the daughter […]

Navadurga, 9 Forms of Durga, Nine Goddesses of Durga Navratri

Navadurga or the 9 forms or manifestations of Durga are the nine Goddesses worshipped on nine festive nights during Durga Navratri. Though, the nine manifestations or avatars of Durga that are worshipped during Navaratri may differ from place to place, the standard or primary Navadurga Goddesses remain same for every region. Goddess Durga is a […]

Navdurga Puja, Pooja to nine aspects of Durga during Navratri

Navdurga Mata

Navratri, nine festive nights dedicated to Goddess Durga, is an auspicious time to worship Nav Durga, nine aspects of Goddess Durga. Each day a Goddess or a form of Durga is worshipped during Durga Navratri. Though, nine Goddesses worshipped during Navratri may vary from place to place, the Navadurga Goddesses mentioned in the Scriptures are […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga: Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In 2012, Chandraghanta pooja (Maha Tritiya) date is October 18. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha Navratra, Yogis mind stays at Manipura Chakra. Chandraghanta represents Manipura Chakra […]

Maha Navami or Ninth day of Navratri 2010 – Dedicated to Goddess Mahishasura Mardhini

Maha Navami or the ninth day of Durga Navratri is very important usually as it is the last day of Navratri. Mahishasura Mardhini is the fiercest form of the Goddess, who in which form she demolished Mahishasura. In 2010, Goddess Durga is decorated and worshipped as Mahishasura Mardhini on October 16th in most of the South Indian temples, […]

Fifth day or Maha Panchami of Navaratri 2011 – Dedicated to Goddess Lalita

Fifth day, Maha Panchami or Lalita Panchami, during Durga Navaratri is dedicated to Goddess Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi. Lalita Panchami 2011 date is October 1st. Goddess Durga is decorated and worshipped in alankaram of Lalitha in South Indian temples, especially in Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple. In Maharashtra, on fifth day of Navratri, Goddess Upang Lalita is worshipped. […]

Second day of Navratri 2010 – Dedicated to Bala Tripura Sundari

Bala Tripura Sundari is the second day Goddess of Durga Navratri 2010 in South Indian temple, especially in Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple. In 2010, Balatripura sundari is worshipped on 9th October, Saturday. Kanakadurga is worshipped in Bala Tripura sundari alankaram on this day. Goddess Balatripura blesses her devotees with her pleasant smile in her face and Abhaya […]