Shakambari Navratri Utsavalu 2022 in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda

Shakambari Maa

Shakambari Navratri, nine festive nights dedicated to Shakambari devi, is observed in Ashada masam at Bhadrakali Temple in Hanamkonda (Warangal) of Telangana state. 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 […]

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 2022 date is September 30 in Sharad Navratri & April 6 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 2022, Skanda mata puja date is September 30 in Sharad Navratri and April 6 in Vasant Chaitra Navratri. Goddess Skanda mata is the mother of Lord Skanda or Subrahmanya, also […]

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 April 5. In 2022, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29. The word Kushmanda represents the cosmic […]

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 April 4. In 2022, Chandraghanta Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 28. Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance: During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha […]

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 2022 date is September 27. In Vasant navratri 2022, Brahmacharini Maa is worshipped on April 03. Appearance and Iconography of Brahmacharini: Brahmacharini mata, the second manifestation of Navdurga […]

Navratri 2022 Stotras, Slokas or Prayers to recite during Durga Navratri Puja

Maa Vaishnavi Devi Vishweshwari Mahamaya

Navratri 2022 Stotras, Slokas or Prayers to recite during Durga Navratri Puja – Devi or Durga is stotra priya which means the Goddess is pleased by reciting prayers and praising her with mantras. Durga Saptashati or Chandi Path or Devi Mahatmyam, Durga Chandrakala Stuthi, Durga Apada uddaraka stotram, Durga Aarti, Durga Ashtakam, Durga Sahasranama stotram, […]

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 2 April 2022. In 2022, Shailaputri puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 26. Shailaputri […]

Paush Navratri 2022

Paush Navratri, also spelt as Poush Navratras, is a nine-day festival celebrated from eighth day to Purnima day in Paush month or Pushya masam. In 2022, Paush Navratri begins on 10 January and ends on January 17. Pushya masa Navratras are also called as Shakambari Navratri in some areas. In Shakambari mata temples, Navratri utsav […]

Durga Visarjan 2021 | Durga idol Bisarjan after Durga Puja 2021

Durga Visarjan

Durga Visarjan (immersion / Nimajjan) is the concluding event in Durga Navratri puja or Durga Puja. In 2021, Durga Visarjan date is October 15. Generally, Durga immersion is performed on Vijaya Dashami day. In Bengal and some other North Indian states, Durga Visarjan 2021 is performed on October 16. But nowadays to prolong the festivities, […]

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 […]

Siddhidatri Navdurga Dhyana Mantra & Spiritual importance

Mata Siddhidhatri Ninth Navadurga aspect

Siddhidatri navdurga, ninth and the last aspect of Goddess Durga, is worshipped on the last day or the ninth day or Mahanavami day during Durga Navaratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Siddhidhatri Puja date is April 21. In 2021, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 15. Siddhidatri dhyana mantra is the best stotra to […]

Siddhidatri, Goddess Siddhidatri Navadurga

Siddhidatri

Siddhidatri is the ninth and the last form of Navadurga Goddesses. She is worshipped on the last day, Mahanavami, of Durga Navratri. In Chaitra Navratri, Siddhidhatri Puja date is April 21. In 2021, Siddhidhatri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 15. Siddhidatri Mata gives her devotees all types of occult energies, which are […]

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 2021, Suhasini Puja date is October 13|14. In some places, Suhasini Puja is also performed on Mahanavami day. Though, […]

Mahanavami 2021 | 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 2021, Mahanavami date is October 14 during Sharad Navratri and April 20 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. Maha Navami is the last day of […]

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. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2021 is on 20 April & 14 October in Ashwin Navratri. Mahagauri Maa is always considered as eight year old […]

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. During Chaitra Navratri, 8th day of Navratri 2021 is on 20 April & 14 October in Ashwin Navratri. Apperance or iconography of Mahagauri Navdurga: Mahagauri is extremely fair in her body complexion. Hence she is […]

Kanya Puja 2021 | Kumari Pooja during Navratri Durga Puja

Kanya Puja, Kumari Pooja or Kanjak Pooja, is the main ritual observed during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2021, Kanya Puja date is October 13. In some regions, Kanya Pooja is performed on Durgashtami (October 13) or on Mahanavami (October 14). During Chaitra Navaratri, Kanya Puja date is April 20. Kanya or Kumari Puja is a ritual […]

Durga Ashtami 2021 | 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 2021, Durga Ashtami date is October 13. Rituals, Customs and Pujas to observe on Durgashtami Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga mata to worship on Durgashtami day. Maha […]

Durgashtami Significance | Legend of Mahashtami

Bhadrakali

Durga Ashtami, also known as Mahashtami or Veera Ashtami, is the eighth day of Durga Navratri. Durga Ashtami is very significant as per the Hindu beliefs and the legend associated with Durga Navratri Ashtami. In 2021, Durga Ashtami date is October 13. On Ashwin Krishna Ashtami day, Goddess Bhadrakali, the powerful and fierce form of […]