Kullu Dussehra 2019 | Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh

Kullu Dussehra

Dussehra celebrations in Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the most famous Dussehra celebrations in India. In 2019, Kullu Dussehra begins on October 8 and ends on October 14. This festival is one of the biggest traditional and cultural celebrations of India. Kullu Dushara is a festival celebrated with a difference, as when […]

Simollanghan | Dasara ritual in Maharashtra

Simollanghan is a ritual performed on Dasara or Viajaya Dashami day in Maharashtra. Dasara is the final day during Durga Navaratri. In 2019, Simollanghan date is October 8. Simollanghan is crossing the border or frontier of a village or a place. In ancient times, kings used to cross the frontier of their kingdom to fight against their […]

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 […]

Mahagauri | Goddess Maha Gowri Navadurga

Mahagauri

Mahagauri, also spelt as Maha Gowri, is the eighth manifestation or aspect of Navadurga. Maha Gauri is worshipped on Durgashtami or Mahashtami, the eighth day during Durga Navratri. In 2019, Mahagouri pooja date is October 5. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old girl who is also called as Kanya or Kumari. Legend […]

Mahagauri Navdurga, Appearance & Dhyana Mantram

Mahagauri is the eighth form of Navadurga. She is worshipped on the eighth day or Durga Ashtami day during Navaratri. In 2019, Mahagauri Puja date is October 6. During Vasant Navratri Maha Gauri Puja date is April 12. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

Durga Ashtami 2019 | Mahashtami Puja, Veerashtami

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 2019, Durga Ashtami date is October 6. Rituals, Customs and Pujas to observe on Durgashtami Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga mata to worship on Durgashtami day. Maha […]

Mahanavami 2019 | Maha Navami Puja during Durga Navratri

Mahanavami is the culmination day of Navratri. It falls on ninth day of Navratri in Ashwin Month. Mahanavami is celebrated on Ashwin Shukla Paksha Navami, the ninth day of Durga Navratri. In 2019, Mahanavami date is October 7 during Sharad Navratri and April 13 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. Maha Navami is the last day of […]

Ayudha Puja 2019 during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Devi

Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. In 2019, Ayudha Puja date is October 8. Ayudha Puja is celebrated on Vijaya Dashami in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In Kerala Ayudha Puja is performed on Mahanavami day (7 October 2019). In some […]

Katyayani Navdurga, Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

katyayani

Goddess Katyayani, the sixth aspect of Navdurga, is worshipped on the sixth day during Durga Navratri. In 2019, Katyayani Mata puja date is October 4 in Ashwin Navratri. Spiritual importance of Katyayani Navdurga Pooja Goddess Katyayani puja is performed on the sixth day during Durga Navratra. On the day of Katyayani puja, Yogis or Sadhak […]

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. Katyayani Navdurga puja 2019 date is October 4 in Ashwin Navratri and on April 11 as part of Vasant Navratri 2019. The legend of Goddess Katyayani Mata: Katyayani was born as […]

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 2019, Skanda mata puja date is October 3 in Sharad Navratri and April 10 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

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 2019 date is October 3 in Sharad Navratri & April 10 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. […]

Kushmanda Navdurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Kushmanda

Kushmanda Navdurga is the fourth aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratri pooja. In 2019, Maa Kushmanda pooja date is October 2 in Sharad Navratri and on April 9 in Vasant Navratri. Spiritual importance of Maa Kushmanda: Kushmanda Devi is worshipped on the fourth day of Navratra pooja. On this day, Yogis or other […]

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 2019, Kushmanda Puja date in Navratri is April 9 and October 2. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic egg which created the Universe. Goddess Kushmanda created […]

Chandraghanta Navadurga | Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In 2019, Chandraghanta pooja (Maha Tritiya) date is October 1 in Sharad Navratri and April 8 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha Navratra, […]

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 2019 date is September 30. In Vasant navratri 2019, Brahmacharini Maa was worshipped on april 7. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Devi Sharan Navaratri 2019 at Peddamma Thalli Temple in Hyderabad

Devi Sharan Navaratri at Peddamma Thalli temple, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, is the biggest festival in the temple. In 2019, Navaratri in Peddamma Thalli temple will be from September 29 and the utsavalu will end on October 8 with Dasara. Durga Sharan Navaratri utsavam  is one of the eye-catching and colourful events in Hyderabad. Dates and […]

Vijayadashami 2019 | Vijaya Dashami

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Vijayadashami is the tenth and last day of Durga Navratri. In Bengal it is the culmination day of Durga Puja. In 2019, Vijayadashami date is October 8. Vijaya Dashami, known with various names – Dussehra or Dasara – signifies the victory of good over evil. This festival is celebrated with much gusto in every region of India […]

Navdurga Puja, Pooja to nine aspects of Durga during Navratri

Navdurga Mata

Navratri, nine festive nights dedicated to Goddess Durga, is an auspicious time to worship Nav Durga, nine aspects of Goddess Durga. Each day a Goddess or a form of Durga is worshipped during Durga Navratri. Though, nine Goddesses worshipped during Navratri may vary from place to place, the Navadurga Goddesses mentioned in the Scriptures are […]

Shailaputri | Goddess Shailputri Navdurga

shailaputri

Goddess Shailaputri is the first Navadurga Mata among the nine Goddesses worshipped during Durga Navratra festival. Maa Sailaputri is worshipped on the first day or on the Kalash Sthapana or Ghatshtapana day. In Chaitra Navratri, Shailaputri Puja date is April 6. In 2019, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29. Shailaputri Devi […]