Annapurna Puja 2022

Annapurna Puja is observed during Chaitra Navratri or Basant Navratri especially in West Bengal.  Goddess Annapurna is known as the deity of food and nutrition in Hinduism. In 2022, Annapurna Puja date is April 9. The pooja date falls during Chait Navaratri as per traditional Bengali calendar. Chait Navratri Durga Puja is popularly known as […]

Goddess Annapoorna & Her consort Lord Shiva

Annapurna Devi Lord Shiva

Goddess Annapoorna is a Hindu Deity of Khasi now known as Varanasi in the State of Uttar Pradesh in India, the exact location being Vishwanath gully.  When Lord Shiva, Her Consort conveyed that food was also an illusion, She disagreed and disappeared, causing untold sufferings to all living beings including Lord Shiva, due to hunger.  […]

Fourth day of Navratri: Kushmanda Puja, Mahalakshmi Puja, Shodashi Puja, Vaishnavi Puja

Fourth day of Navratri in 2015 is dedicated to Kushmanda Puja, Mahalakshmi Puja, Shodashi Puja, Shodashi Puja (Lalita Panchami vrat). It is on October 16, 2015 in Saran Navratri. Colour of the day, 16 October 2015 – Green Naivedyam (Nivedan / Bhog) for the Goddess on 16 October 2015: Ksheerannam (rice boiled in milk), bellam (jaggery) and […]

Annapurna Jayanthi, Goddess Annapoorna Jayanti

Annapurna Jayanthi is the birthday of Goddess Annapurna, the Goddess of food and nutrition. Annapurna Jayanthi 2015 date is December 25. Usually, it is observed on Margashirsha Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Margashirsh. Goddess Annapurna is worshipped during the auspicious day with Shodashopachar and offered ‘Annabhishekam. Annapurna Jayanti festival is mainly […]