Durga Navaratri 2019 in Kanakadurga Temple, Vijayawada

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Durga Navratri at Kanakadurga temple of Vijayawada is a grand festival for the temple. In 2019, Dasara Sharan Navaratri Utsavalu starts on September 29 and ends on October 8 with Dasara (Vijaya Dashami). Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14 in 2019. With Kalasha Sthapana Pooja, celebrations will start at the […]

Navratri 2018 | Ashwin Navaratri 2018 dates | Durga Sharan Navratras 2018

Navratri is a nine-nights festival celebrated in huge scale in India and many other countries where Hindu population is in large numbers. Navratri festival falls in Ashwin Month (Ashwayuja Masam) as per Hindu calendar. Navratri is also called as Maha Navratri, Durga Navratri, Devi Sharan Navratri, Sharadiya Navratri, etc.. Durga Navratri 2018 starts with Kalash Puja […]

Durga Navratri Festival in Ancient Times | Navadurga Puja

According to some scriptures, in ancient times, Durga Navratri festival was a special festival for the Kshatriyas. The four-month long monsoon season was a critical time to perform any type of military activity. Hence, the Kshatriyas start their activities for new conquests. Kings worship Navadurga, nine manifestations of the Mother Goddess, before 9 days of […]

Shakambari Navratri, Ashada Navaratra in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda

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Shakambari Navratri, nine festive nights dedicated to Shakambari devi, is observed in Ashada masam at Bhadrakali Temple in Hanamkonda (Warangal), Andhra Pradesh. Bhadrakali Ammavaru at Hanamkonda is a Shakti Peetha, dedicated to Mother Goddess. Goddess Bhadrakali is the ferocious form of Goddess Shakti. Bhadra kali is the consort of Lord Veerabhadreshwara Swamy. Bhadrakali is worshipped […]

Varahi Nigrahashtakam, Astakam to Goddess Varahi

Varahi Nigrahashtakam is an Astakam to worship Goddess Varahi. Varahi is one of the saptha mathrukas (seven divine mothers). In another belief, Varahi is one of the Yoginis. Varahi is also known as Chaitanya Bhairavi and Maha Ghora. Goddess Varahi is also popular as Danda-natha in Sri-Vidya tradition. Devi, kroda mukhithwadangri kamala dwandwa anurakthathmane, Mahyam […]

Vijayadasami 2013, Vijaya Dasami date in 2013

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Vijayadasami, Durgadasami (Dasara, Dussehra), is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Ashwin month. Vijayadasami 2013 date is October 13. It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil. On this day, Mother Goddess Shakti demolished bufello demon Mahishasura. Usually, Navratri Durga Puja concludes on this day. And, Lord Sri Rama killed demon king […]

Durga Navratri at Srisailam Bramarambika Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Durga Navaratri is a festival of nine days beginning from the first day of Asweejam month which generally falls in September or October. The important events during Durga Navaratri utsavam are – Navavarana pujas, Chandi yagam, Rudrayagam, Navadurga alankaras to Goddess and Vahana sevas to presiding divine couples – Sri Bramarambika Mallikarjuna Swamy. Srisailam Navratri […]

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja during Ashada Navratri

Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is observed during Ashada Navratri. In 2017, the date of Aindri Puja or Indrani Pooja is July 2. Aindri, also known as Indrani, Indri, Mahendri, Devendri, Shakri and Vajri, is one of the Saptamatrikas, the seven devine mother Goddesses who helped Goddess Shakti in demolishing Shumbha and Nishumbha. Appearance of […]

Varahi Anugrahashtakam – Astakam to Goddess Varahi to defeat your enemies

Varahi Anugrahashtakam is an Astakam to Varahi to defeat your enemies. Varahi is one of the saptha mathrukas (seven divine mothers). In another belief, Varahi is one of the Yoginis. Varahi is also known as Chaitanya Bhairavi and Maha Ghora. Goddess Varahi is also popular as Danda-natha in Sri-Vidya tradition. Matha jagatdrachana natake suthra dhara, […]

Mahishasura Mardhini Puja in June 2009

Mahishasura Mardhini is the slayer of demon Mahishasura, the buffalo demon. Mahishasura Mardini is the one of the forms or manifestations of Mother Goddess, Durga Mata. In 2009, the date of Mahishasura Mardhini Puja is June 29, Monday. Who is Goddess Mahishasura Mardini? The day on which Mahishasura was killed by Mahishasura Mardini, Goddess Durga, […]

Sri Mahalakshmi Devi – Goddess of Sixth Day during Durga Navaratri

Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is the goddess for Sixth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2009, on September 24, Thursday, is the day dedicated to the Goddess during Durga Navarathri. Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is the Godess of prosperity. In Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple, Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is worshipped on the day.