Durga Ashtami, 2 October 2014

Goddess Durga's vehicle

2 October 2014 is Durga Ashtami, Maha Ashtami, Virashtami Vrat. It falls on the eighth day of Navratri, Ashwin Shukla Ashtami day. It also marks the third day of Durga Puja, Ashtami Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India. In Telangana, a special regional festival called Bathukamma Panduga (Bathukamma Festival) is celebrated. Bathukamma […]

Navratri 2014 dates, Calendar

Goddess Durga Devi

Navratri 2014 dates, Navratri 2014 calendar, Navratri 2014 Schedule. Ashwin Navratri, Chaitra Navratri dates in 2014. Vasant Navratri, Sharad Navratri in 2014. Navratri is a 9-night festival dedicated to Goddess Durga. Celebrated througout India, with many other names, Navratri marks the beginning of Ashwin Month in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. In 2014, Navratri […]

Durga Ashtami, 12 October 2013 (Maha Ashtami)

Goddess Durga

Today, 12 October 2013 is Durga Ashtami, Maha Ashtami or Virashtami Vrat. It falls on the eighth day of Navratri, Ashwin Shukla Ashtami day. It also marks the third day of Durga Puja, Ashtami Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India. In Andhra Pradesh, a special regional festival called Bathukamma Panduga (Bathukamma Festival) […]

Durga Ashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple

For 2013, Durga Ashtami Alankaram in Vijayawada Temple is – Goddess Durga Devi. Durga Devi, Mahishasura Mardhini are the 8th day Alankarams in Vijayawada Dasara Navaratri 2013, 12 October – Durga Ashtami. During Dasara Sharan Navaratri of Kanakadurga Temple, each day one of the forms of Goddess Durga is worshipped. This year due to some shuffle in tithis, two forms of the […]

Durga Ashtami 2013, Mahashtami Puja, Virashtami

Durga Maa

Durga Ashtami 2013, Durga Ashtami 2013 date, when is Durga Ashtami in 2013? Mahashtami Puja, Virashtami dates in 2013.. Durga Ashtami Puja, Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Veerashtami, is the main festival in Durga Navratri Pooja. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam. In 2013, Durga Ashtami date is October 12 in India. Rituals, […]

Durga Ashtami in Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple

Durga Ashtami is a grand festival at Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple. In 2014, Durga Ashtami date is October 2. At 8.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. Abhishek is performed on the deity along with the other usual rituals followed by Alankar Puja. The silver representation of the Goddess is placed in the Garud Mandap from 7.00 p.m. […]

Durgashtami, Durga Ashtami Puja

Durgashtami Puja or Durga Ashtami pooja is observed on the eighth day during Durga Navratri Puja. Durgashtami, also known as Maha Ashtami and Veerashtami, is celebrated on eighth day during Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Shukla Ashtami). In 2017, Durga Ashtami date is September 28. Durgashtami is also known as Veerashtami because on this day Arjuna has […]

Items needed for Ashtami Durga Puja

Items required for Ashtami Durga Puja, material needed for Durga Ashtami Puja are listed here. One dantakashto, 40 or 22 finger rings made of kusha, one nosering, iron, two conch shells, a box of vermillion, flowers, a garland, belpatra garland, one chandmala, one ghoti.

Durga Ashtami October 2013

Durga Ashtami October 2013, Durga Ashtami October 2013 date, when is Durga Ashtami in October 2013? Durga Ashtami, Mahashtami or Virashtami, is observed on the eighth day of Navratri and on third day of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2013, Durga Ashtami date is October 12. Durga Ashtami falls on eighth day in Shukla Paksha (bright half) […]

Navratri 2012 dates, Navratri Calendar 2012

Navratri 2012 dates are listed here. Navratri (Durga Navratras, Navratri Durga Puja) is celebrated for 4 times in a year. Navratri 2012 in October dates and Navratri calendar for 2012 is given here. Chaitra Navratri, Ashad Navratri, Ashwin Navratri, and Magh Navratri are the Navratras celebrated. Chaitra Navratri falls in March, Ashad Navratri in June […]

Chaitra Durga Ashtami, Ashokastami, Bhavani Jayanti, Annapurna Pooja

Chaitra Durga Ashtami, eighth day of Chaitra Navratri, is also celebrated as Ashokastami, Bhavani Jayanti, Basanti Puja Ashtami, and Annapurna Puja in many places of India. In 2014, Chaitra Durga Ashtami date is April 7. In West Bengal, this festival is celebrated as Basanti Puja Ashtami and Annapurna Puja. In Orissa, Ashokastami is celebrated. Bhavani […]

Ashtami 2012, Ashtami or Astami dates in 2012

Ashtami or Astami is the eighth day in each fortnight of every Hindu month. Here are Ashtami 2012 dates and their significance. Ashtami is considered inauspicious as per some Hindu calendars but it is spiritually very important. On Shukla Paksha Ashtami, Durgashtami is observed and on Krishna Paksha Astami Kalashtami is observed. New ventures, businesses, […]

4 October 2011, Durga Ashtami during Navratri Durga Puja

Today, 4 October is Durga Ashtami. It is celebrated during eighth day of Navratri Durga Puja. Many major rituals are observed on this day. Ayudha Puja, Durga Puja, Maha Gauri Puja, Bagalamukhi Puja and Vajreshwari Devi Puja are performed by devotees as per various puja procedures. Saraswati Puja is also observed Durga Ashtami. Kumari Puja […]

Durga Ashtami 2011 – Durgastami Puja during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Ashtami 2011 date is October 4 in India. Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Virashtami is an important festival in Navratri Durga Puja. Durga Ashtami has great significance in 9-day Navratri festival. Durga Ashtami falls on eighth day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in all Hindu lunar calendars. Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga Mata to worship […]

Durga Devi – Goddess For Eighth Day of Durga Navratri – Durga Astami Goddess

Sri Durga Devi is the Goddess for the eighth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2010, during the festival of Durga Navrathri, on October 15th, Goddess Sri Durga Devi is worshipped. This day is very important as a part of the navratri celebrations in Sri Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on this day.