Vasant Navratri 2019 | Basant Navaratri | 9 Auspicious Days in Chaitra Month 2019

Vasant Navratras (Chaitra Navratri, Sri Ram Navratri) is dedicated to Goddess Durga Devi, Maha Lakshmi Devi & Maa Saraswati Devi. In 2019, Vasant Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14. The celebrations of nine nights in Hinduism are considered as very significant and spiritually important. Vasant Navratras or Ram Navratri is also […]

Vasant Durga Puja, Basanti Pooja during Chaitra Navratri

Mata Basanti Puja, or Vasant Durga Puja, is observed during Chaitra Navratri festival. According to the ancient Hindu scriptures and sacred texts, worship of Goddess Durga or Durga Pooja was significantly performed during the Vasant rithu (Basant rithu) or Spring Season. It is believed that Lord Shri Rama changed the periof of Durga Devi Puja […]

Basanti Puja 2018 | Basanti Pooja in Bengal

Basanti Puja or Basant Navratri Durga Pooja is observed during Basant Navratri mainly in Bengal. Basant Navratri is the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga and in Bengal it is observed for last 3-5 days of Navratri. In 2018, Basanti Puja starts on March 24 and ends on March 26. In some areas, this festival […]

Annapurna Puja 2016

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 2016, Annapurna Puja date is April 14. The pooja date falls during Chait Navaratri as per traditional Bengali calendar. Chait Navratri Durga Puja is popularly known as […]

18 April 2013: Vasant Durga Ashtami (Ashokashtami, Basanti Puja)

18 April 2013 is Vasant Durga Ashtami, Ashokashtami, Annapurna Puja, Basanti Puja. It falls on Shukla Ashtami in Chaitra Month. This is the eighth day of Vasant Navratri (Chaitra Navratri). Vasant Durgashtami is celebrated as Annapurna Puja and Basanti Puja. Ashokashtami is celebrated in Odisha, Assam and Tripura on this day. Bhavani Jayanti or Bhavani […]