Saptamatrika & Ashtamatrika Puja during Durga Navratri 2019

During Durga Navratri Navadurga, Dus Mahavidya along with Saptamatrika and Ashtamatrikas are also worshipped. Ashtamatrikas are the eight divine Mother Goddesses who are worshipped in rare occasions. Saptamatrikas, Ashtamatrikas and their Dwarapalaka devatas are worshipped during Durga Navratri in some places of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and some other parts of North India. Dates and […]

Vidyarambham | Ezhuthiniruthu on Vijaya Dashami in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is the tradtion observed on Vijaya Dashami day during the nine-day festival, Durga Navaratri Pooja which falls in the Malayalammonth of Kanni. Vidyarambham 2018 date is October 18. Vidyarambham is the main ritual in Kerala during which children between two and three or five years old are initiated into the world of […]

Vidyarambham 2019 | Ezhuthiniruthu during Durga Navratri in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navaratri Pooja in Kerala. In 2019, Vidyarambham date is October 8. Vidyarambham puja is performed on Vijaya Dashami day which falls in the Malayalam month of Thulam Month / Kanni masam. On Vijaya Dashami day in Kerala children between two and three or […]

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 […]

Dasara (Dussehra, Vijaya Dashami) – Final day of Durga Navratri

Dasara (Dussehra, Vijaya Dashami) is observed on the tenth day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin or Ashwayuja month. Dasara is also called as Vijaya Dashami. It is the final day of Durga Navratri Puja. On this day, Durga Visarjan is held and the festival of nine nights is concluded. Dasara represents the triumph of good […]

Vidyarambham 2012 celebrations in Kerala

Vidyarambham is one of the main rituals during Durga Navaratri in Kerala. In Kerala, it is the only festival where people of all castes and religions unite together. It is celebrated as a grand event in Thunchan Memorial Trust at Tirur. In 2012, Vidyarambham festival is celebrated for five days, till October 24. Arrangements are […]