Saraswati Puja in Kerala during Durga Navaratri

Saraswati Puja in Kerala is observed with religious fervor on Mahanavami during Durga Navaratri. In 2016, Saraswati Pooja date is October 11. On this day, Goddess Saraswati is worshipped by offering fruits, rice, roasted paddy and jaggery. On Durgashtami day in the evening a puja called Poojavaipu is observed. Books and other stationary goods are kept in front of the […]

Maha Navami, Maharnavami: Ninth Day of Durga Navaratri

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.