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 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 […]
Durgashtami Puja Vidhi in PDF, Procedure of Maha Ashtami Vrat in PDF format is given here. Durga Ashtami is the eighth day of Navratri Durga Puja. It falls on Ashtami in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin Month. It also marks the third day of five-day Durga Puja in Bengal and many other Eastern parts of India. […]
Mahaastami or Durga Ashtami has begun with Kumari Puja on October 9, 2016 in all parts of India. Durga Ashtami, also known as Virashtami, is the most auspicious day in Navratri Durga Puja. Kumari Puja which is also known as Kanya Puja or Kanjak Puja is the worship offered to pre-pubescent girls considering them as […]
Bathukamma Panduga or Bathukamma festival is the largest regional festival in Telangana. In 2016, Bathukamma festival date is October 8. Bathukamma panduga starts on Mahalaya Amavasya which falls on September 30 and ends on October 8 with Chaddula Bathukamma (Pedda Bathukamma or Chattala Bathukamma). As per some local beliefs, in some places it is celebrated on […]
Durgashtami Puja or Durga Ashtami pooja is observed on the eighth day during Durga Navratri Puja. Durgashtami, also known as Maha Ashtami and Veerashtami, is celebrated on eighth day during Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Shukla Ashtami). In 2017, Durga Ashtami date is September 28. Durgashtami is also known as Veerashtami because on this day Arjuna has […]
Sri Durga Devi is the Goddess for the eighth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2010, during the festival of Durga Navrathri, on October 15th, Goddess Sri Durga Devi is worshipped. This day is very important as a part of the navratri celebrations in Sri Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on this day.