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, […]

Aparajita Puja 2021

Durga Mata

Aparajita Puja is observed on Vijayadashami (Dussehra) during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2021, Aparajita Puja date is October 15. ‘Aparajita’ means the one who is unbeatable. It falls on Dashami in Shukla Paksha Ashwin Month. Aparajitha Devi is not a manifestation of Goddess Durga but a form which symbolizes the victory of the Goddess over […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kumari Pooja Procedure | Durga Navaratri Kanya Puja

Kumari Puja during Navaratri

Kumari pooja, Kanya Puja, is a ritual performed on Durgashtami day during Durga Navratri or Durga Puja. This puja is offered to virgin girls who are not attained puberty. Virgin girls are worshipped as nine Goddesses of Navaratri. In some places Kumari pooja is also performed on Mahanavami. How is Kumari Puja Performed? The devotees […]

Kumari Puja: Kanya Pooja during Durga Navratri

Kumari Puja or Kanya Pooja is an important ritual during Durga Navratri puja. Usually, Kanya Kumari Puja is observed on Mahaastami (Durga Ashtami) day. Maha Astami is the eighth day of Durga Navratri Puja. Kanya Puja is also known as Kanjak Ashtami Puja in some regions. When is Kanya Puja celebrated in 2021 During Durga […]

9 colours of Navratri 2021 | Dresses to wear in Navratri 2021

Navratri Colours 2021, 9 colours of Durga Navratri 2021, Dresses to wear in Navratri 2021, saree colours for Navratri 2021, Daily colors of Navratri Durga Puja is given here. In Maharashtra and Gujarat, women wear nine colors of sarees during Navratri. The tradition of 9 colours during Navratri Puja is very common in Gujarat, Maharashtra […]

Dashain 2021 dates, Dasain Festival 2021 in Nepal

Dashain is the most celebrated and the biggest festival of Nepal, Bhutan and some North Eastern states of India. Dashain festival starts on October 7 with Ghatsthapana and ends on 15 October with Vijayadashami Tika or Bijayadashami. Tika and Jamara will continue till 20 October in 2021. Dasain 2021 dates – Dashain 2021 Calendar or […]

Ayudha Puja 2021 during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Devi

Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. In 2021, Ayudha Puja date is October 15. 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 (14 October 2021). In some […]

Maha Saptami 2021 | Durga Saptami

Maha Saptami, Durga Saptami, is the seventh day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja in Bengal. In 2021, Maha Saptami date is October 12. Kalratri Maa is worshipped as part of Navadurga Puja on this year’s Saptami Navratri Puja. Saraswati Devi Puja is performed in Navadevi Alankarams procedure in South Indian Temples, mainly […]

Significance of Navaratri Alankarams of Durga Mata

Navaratri Navadurga Navadevi

What is the Significance of Navaratri Alankarams of Durga Mata? Why Goddess Durga worshipped in nine different forms on each day of Navaratri? A quote cited by Devi in Sri Devi Mahatmyam says “Ekaivaaham jagatyatra dviteeya kaa mamaaparaa” (I am the only eternal power in the world and none else the second). Therefore all these different […]

Maha Ashtami Upvaas 2021 | Durga Ashtami Upvaas

13 October 2021 is Maha Ashtami Upvaas. It is an important fasting day during Navratri Durga Puja. Also known as Durga Ashtami Upvaas, it falls on the same day of Durga Ashtami. On Maha Ashtami day in 2021, Saraswati Balidaan / Visarjan, Ekratrotsa, Sri Mahalakshmi Jaagar Kolhapur, Bhadrakali Avataar,  Mata Kalratri Puja as a part […]

Navratri 2021 Stotras, Slokas or Prayers to recite during Durga Navratri Puja

Maa Vaishnavi Devi Vishweshwari Mahamaya

Navratri 2021 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, […]

Triratri Vrata 2021 during Navratri Durga Puja

Triratri Vrata is a three-day Puja during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2021, Triratri Navratri Pooja begins on October 12 and ends on October 14. Usually, it begins on Maha Saptami with Saraswati Avahan and ends with Saraswati Balidan or visarjan on Mahanavami day. As last three days of Navratri are dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, it […]

Durga Puja Significance | Spiritual Importance of Navratri | Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam

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Durga Puja Significance, Spiritual Importance of Navratri (Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam) is discussed in this article.. Durga Navratri Durga Puja is the most auspicious time to worship the Mother Goddess. During these days, Durga will be in full swing and her powers are very active to bless her devotees and to destroy the evil forces. Devi […]

Durga Puja 2021 in Bengal | Durga Pooja Schedule | Timings in Bengali Calendar

Durga Puja

Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2021, Durga Puja 2021 calendar with timings and muhurats for puja. Durga puja is the most auspicious and the biggest festival celebrated with utmost gusto in Bengal. Durga Puja 2021 starts on 11 October with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 15 October with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja. […]

Basanti Puja 2021 | Basanti Pooja in Bengal

Durga Puja

Basanti Puja or Basant Navratri Durga Pooja is observed during Basant Navratri mainly in Bengal. Basant Navratri is the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga and in Bengal it is observed for last 3-5 days of Navratri. In 2021, Basanti Puja starts on April 18 and ends on April 22. In some areas, this festival […]