Vijayadashami & Shami Puja, Legend & Significance

Vijayadashami is the final day of Durga Navaratri. On this day Durga Visarjan or Udvasan is performed. There is a popular legend associated with Vijaya Dashami tells us about another ritual ‘Shami Puja. Legend of Vijayadashami and Shami Puja Apart from the story of Lord Ram and Ravan about Vijayadashami, another legend is mentioned in […]

Vidyarambham 2020 | Ezhuthiniruthu during Durga Navratri in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navaratri Pooja in Kerala. In 2020, Vidyarambham date is October 25-26. In most of the places of Kerala, Vijayadashami and Vidyarambham is observed on 26th October, Monday. Vidyarambham puja is performed on Vijaya Dashami day which falls in the Malayalam month of Thulam […]

Mahasashti (Durga Shashti) | Sixth day of Durga Navratri

Maha Sashti (Durga Shashti) is the sixth day during Durga Navratri pooja and this day marks the beginning of Durga Puja in Bengal and some other East Indian states. In 2020, Durga Shashti date is October 22. Sashti during Durga Navaratri is also marks the beginning of Devi Triratra Vrata. On this day, Saraswati Puja starts. […]

Kalaratri Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kalaratri mata is the seventh aspect of Navadurga. Kaalratri is worshipped on seventh day during Durga Navaratri. In 2020, Kalaratri Puja date is October 23. Maha Saptami / Maha Ashtami (Durga Ashtami) is the day to worship the Goddess. Spiritual importance of Kaalratri Navadurga Puja: On the seventh day of Navratri, Yogis and other upasaks […]

Kalaratri | Goddess Kaalratri Navadurga

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Kalaratri, also called as Kaalratri Navadurga, is the seventh aspect of Navdurga. Goddess Kalaratri is the Shakti worshipped on seventh day during Durga Navaratri. In 2020, Kalaratri pooja date (Durga Saptami / Maha Saptami) is October 23. Mother Kaldatri destroys the demons, devils, daanava, daitya, asura and all other wicked. All bhoota, pretha, pisacha will […]

Durga Visarjan 2020 | Durga idol Bisarjan after Durga Puja 2020

Durga Visarjan

Durga Visarjan (immersion / Nimajjan) is the concluding event in Durga Navratri puja or Durga Puja. In 2020, Durga Visarjan date is October 25. Generally, Durga immersion is performed on Vijaya Dashami day. In Bengal and some other North Indian states, Durga Visarjan 2020 is performed on October 26. But nowadays to prolong the festivities, […]

Katyayani Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

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Goddess Katyayani, the sixth aspect of Navdurga, is worshipped on the sixth day during Durga Navratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is March 30. In 2020, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 22. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. […]

Katyayani, Goddess Katyayani Navdurga

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Katyayani is the sixth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratri puja. Goddess katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day in Durga Navratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Katyayani Puja date is March 30. In 2020, Katyayani Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 22. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

Skandamata Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Skanda Mata

Skandamata is the fifth aspect of Navdurga Goddesses worshipped during Saran Navratri Durga pooja. Skanda mata puja 2020 date is October 21 in Sharad Navratri & March 29 in Chaitra Navratri. Spiritual importance of Skanda mata Navadurga pooja: Skanda mata is the fifth form of among nine tremendous aspects of Durga worshipped during Saran Navratra. […]

Skandamata | Goddess Skandamata Navdurga

Skanda Mata

Skanda mata is the fifth phase of Navdurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navaratri. Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day during Durga pooja. In 2020, Skanda mata puja date is October 21 in Sharad Navratri and March 29 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

Kanya Puja 2020 | Kumari Pooja during Navratri Durga Puja

Kanya Puja, Kumari Pooja or Kanjak Pooja, is the main ritual observed during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2020, Kanya Puja date is October 24. In some regions, Kanya Pooja is performed on Durgashtami (October 24) or on Mahanavami (October 25). During Chaitra Navaratri, Kanya Puja date is April 1. Kanya or Kumari Puja is a ritual […]

Suhasini Puja | Suvasini Pooja during Sharad Navaratri

Suvasini Pooja

Suhasini puja, also referred as Suvasini Pooja, is a ritual observed during Sharad Navaratri. There is no specific day or date to perform the puja but in some days on Kalasha Sthapana and Durgashtami day, Suhasini Puja is observed. In 2020, Suhasini Puja date is October 24. In some places, Suhasini Puja is also performed on Mahanavami day. Though, […]

Kushmanda, Goddess Kushmanda Navdurga

Kushmanda

Mata Kushmanda is the fourth aspect among Navadurga, nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra. Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day (Chaturthi or Chavithi) of Navaratri pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is March 28. In 2020, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 20. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic […]

Lalitha Panchami 2020

Goddess Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi

Lalitha Panchami is the fifth day of Navratri Durga Puja. It is the most auspicious day of Navarathri. Lalitha panchami is the most auspicious day in Durga Navratri puja. In 2020, Lalita Panchami date is October 21. Lalitha Panchami is dedicated to the Red Goddess, Lalita Tripura Sundari Devi, one of the forms of Goddess Shakti. […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In Chaitra Navratri, Chandraghanta Puja date is March 27. In 2020, Chandraghanta Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 19. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha […]

Bathukamma 2020 | Bathukamma Festival in Telangana | Bathukamma Panduga

Bathukamma aata

Batukamma Panduga or Bathukamma festival is the largest regional festival celebrated during Durga Navratri in Telangana state. In Telugu, ‘Bathukamma means ‘come alive Mother Goddess’. Bathukamma represents the Mother Goddess Gauri (Gauramma). In 2020, Bathukamma Festival begins on September 17 and then from October 17 to October 24. On Bathukamma festival, Goddess Gauri is worshipped in […]

Brahmacharini Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

Brahmacharini Mata is the second among Navadurga Goddess, nine Mother deities worshipped during Durga Navratri. Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on second day during Navaratri. Brahmacharini Maa Pooja 2020 date is October 18. In Vasant navratri 2020, Brahmacharini Maa is worshipped on March 26. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Sharada Navaratri 2020 at Kanchipuram Kamakshi Temple in Tamil Nadu

Sharada Navaratri & Vasantha Navarathri are the two biggest Mahotsavams at Kanchipuram Kamakshi Ammal Temple. Sharada Navaratri 2020 begins on October 17 and ends on October 26. The celebrations will be performed in Sri Maha Tripurasundari Sametha Sri Chandramouleeshwara Swami temple at Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Sankara Matam, Kanchipuram. Navaratri Mahotsava occupies a special place in […]

Sharan Navaratri 2020 in Sringeri Sharada Mata Temple, Karnataka

Sharan Navaratri in Sringeri Sharadamba Temple is a spectacular celebration during Ashwina masa every year. In 2020, Sharada Navaratri Utsava begins on October 17 and ends on October 26 with Dasara (Vijaya Dashami) in Sringeri Temple. Sharan navaratri at Sharadamba Temple, Sringeri, Karnataka, is the most auspicious festival when the Supreme Goddess, Sri Sharada Mata, […]