‘Lankayam Shankari Devi……… starts the Ashta Dasha Shakti Peetha Slokam, written by Sri Jagadguru Aadi Shankaracharya. Shankari Devi temple in Tricomalee, Srilanka is a prominent temple for Hindus. But, it is most rarely visited and it is very least popular in all Astadasha Shakti peethas. Shanakri Devi Temple is situated in an east coast town of […]
Vijayadasami, Durgadasami (Dasara, Dussehra), is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Ashwin month. Vijayadasami 2013 date is October 13. It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil. On this day, Mother Goddess Shakti demolished bufello demon Mahishasura. Usually, Navratri Durga Puja concludes on this day. And, Lord Sri Rama killed demon king […]
On the ninth day of Durga Navarathri, Maha Navami or Maharnavami is celebrated. MahaNavami 2014 date is October 3. In North India, Goddess Matungi / Goddess Renuka Devi is the goddess of this ninth day of Durga Navratri. In South India, Goddess Mahishasura Mardhini is the goddess of the ninth day of Durga Navarathri.
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.
Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is the goddess for Sixth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2009, on September 24, Thursday, is the day dedicated to the Goddess during Durga Navarathri. Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is the Godess of prosperity. In Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple, Sri Mahalakshmi Devi is worshipped on the day.
Mata Sri Annapurneshwari Devi is the Goddess for the fourth day of Durga Navrathri. Mata Annapurna is considered as the Goddess of feeding. In 2009, On September 22, Tuesday, the Goddess Annapurna is worshipped as a part of Durga Navarathri in all South Indian states. Goddess Annapurna Devi Puja Goddess Annapurna Ashtakam or Annapoorna Stotram
Goddess Gayathri Devi is the Goddess to be worshipped during the third day of Durga Navarathri. In 2009, on September 21, Monday, Sri Gayatri Mata is worshipped inSouth Indian states. Gayathri mata is the Goddess of Wisdom. She is also known as Mother Goddess for Puranas, Hindu Epics, Ithihasa, Upanishads and all other Hindu sacred […]
In South Indian states, on first / second day of Durga Navarathri, Sri Bala Tripura Sundari Devi is worshipped. Bala Tripura is a form of Goddess Durga Devi. In 2012, Sri Bala Tripura Sundari puja date is October 16th during Durga Navratri. Especially in Sri Kanaka Durga Temple of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, it is celebrated […]
This list of Ashtadasa Shakti peethas ( 18 Shakti Temples / Temples of Mother Goddess). It is a clear representation of Aadi Shankaracharya’s Astadasha Shakti peeta Stotram: Lankayam Shankari devi, Kamakshi Kanchika pure / Pradyumne Shrinkhala devi, Chamunda Krouncha pattane // Alampure Jogulamba, Sri shaile Bhramarambika / Kolha pure Maha lakshmi, Mahurye Ekaveerika // Ujjainyam […]