Sindur Khela during Durga Puja

Sindur Khela or Sindoor Khela is the ritual observed on the last day of Navratri Durga Puja. Navratri Puja is held for nine days in which the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped on each day and on the tenth day, the festival of Vijayadashami is celebrated and the Goddess is given a grand […]

Durga Bilva Patra Puja: Durga Puja with Bilva Patra or Bel leaves

Durga Bilva patra puja is one of the most offered pujas to Goddess Durga. In many temples and houses, Durga puja is performed by using bilva patra for abhishekam and archana. Those who perform bilva patra puja to Goddess Durga will be blessed with eternal happiness and bliss. ‘Beejakshara thrayam’ is written on bilva patra […]

Sandhi Puja 2022 Timing | Auspicious Muhurat in Durga Puja 2022

Sandhi Puja 2022 timing, Auspicious Muhurat in Durga Puja 2022 are given here. Sandhi Puja or Sandhi Kala puja is an auspicious puja in Navratri or Durga Puja. The 48 minutes of time during the ending of Durga Ashtami and starting of Mahanavami tithi is known as Sandhi Kala or Sandhi Kshan. Sandhi Puja is […]

Aparajita Puja 2022

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Aparajita Puja is observed on Vijayadashami (Dussehra) during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2022, Aparajita Puja date is October 5. ‘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 […]

Durga Puja 2022 in Bengal | Durga Pooja Schedule | Timings in Bengali Calendar

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Here is the schedule of Durga Puja 2022, Durga Puja 2022 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 2022 starts on 1 October with Shashti Durga Puja and ends on 5 October with Bijaya dashami Durga Puja. […]

Maha Saptami 2022 | 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 […]

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

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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, […]

Significance of Navaratri Alankarams of Durga Mata

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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 […]

Dashain 2022 dates, Dasain Festival 2022 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 September 26 with Ghatsthapana and ends on 5 October with Vijayadashami Tika or Bijayadashami. Tika and Jamara will continue till 9 October in 2022. Dasain 2022 dates – Dashain 2022 Calendar or […]

Vijayadashami 2022 | 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 2022, Vijayadashami date is October 5. 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 […]

Durga Ashtami 2022 | 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 2022, Durga Ashtami date is October 3. Rituals, Customs and Pujas to observe on Durgashtami Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga mata to worship on Durgashtami day. Maha […]

Maha Ashtami Upvaas 2022 | Durga Ashtami Upvaas

3 October 2022 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 2022, Saraswati Balidaan / Visarjan, Ekratrotsa, Sri Mahalakshmi Jaagar Kolhapur, Bhadrakali Avataar,  Mata Mahagauri Puja as a part […]

Triratri Vrata 2022 during Navratri Durga Puja

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Triratri Vrata is a three-day Puja during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2022, Triratri Navratri Pooja begins on October 2 and ends on October 5. 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 […]

Kanya Puja 2022 | Kumari Pooja during Navratri Durga Puja

Kanya Puja, Kumari Pooja or Kanjak Pooja, is the main ritual observed during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2022, Kanya Puja date is October 3. In some regions, Kanya Pooja is performed on Durgashtami (October 3) or on Mahanavami (October 4). During Chaitra Navaratri, Kanya Puja date is April 9, 2022. Kanya or Kumari Puja is a […]

Ayudha Puja 2022 during Navratri Durga Puja

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Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. In 2022, Ayudha Puja date is October 5. 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 (4 October 2022). In some […]

Mahanavami 2022 | 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 2022, Mahanavami date is October 4 during Sharad Navratri and April 10 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. Maha Navami is the last day of […]

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 […]

Dasara Navaratri Puja 2022 in Bhadrakali Temple at Hanamkonda, Warangal

Durga Navratri puja in Bhadrakali Temple, Hanamkonda, is a jubilant festival celebrated for nine festive days. Durga Navaratri puja 2022 starts on September 26 and ends on October 5 with Dasara. Badrakali – the Goddess of prosperity is situated in Hanamkonda, Warangal district of Telangana. Badrakali is the terrible form of Goddess Durga Devi. According […]

Mahalaya Durga Puja 2022 | Beginning of Devipaksha

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Mahalaya, Mahalaya Amavasya is the last day of Pitru Paksha. In 2022, Mahalaya date is September 25. On this day, In Bengal, Durga Puja is started. Devotees welcome Goddess Durga or Mahishasura Mardhini to their homes on this day. The six-day long Durga Puja celebrations will be started on Mahalaya. In other parts of India, people observe […]

9 colours of Navratri 2022 | Dresses to wear in Navratri 2022

Navratri Colours 2022, 9 colours of Durga Navratri 2022, Dresses to wear in Navratri 2022, saree colours for Navratri 2022, 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 […]