Chaitra Navratri, Chait Navratras, is the nine-day festival observed in Chaitra month. Navratri 2018 dates during Chaitra month in March 2019 are – from April 6 to April 14. Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Sri Rama Navami, the ninth day of the month. The first of Chaitra […]
Ravan Vadh or Ravana Vadha is a ritual and tradition performed on Vijaya Dashami or Dussara. Ravana, who is also called as Dashakanta, was killed by Lord Rama on this day. To commemorate the defeat of Ravana and the victory of good over evil, people started celebrating ‘Dush-hara’ (the defeat of Dashakanta – Ravana). In […]
Durga Navratri at Kanakadurga temple of Vijayawada is a grand festival for the temple. In 2018, Dasara Sharan Navaratri Utsavalu starts on October 10 and ends on October 18 with Dasara (Vijaya Dashami). With Kalasha Sthapana Pooja, celebrations will start at the temple. On Padyami, the first day of Navarathri, Goddess Durga is decorated in Sri […]
Nearly 1100 years-old Rambhapuri Mutt (Veerashaiva Mutt) of Balehonnur in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka will celebrate Navaratri celebrations after a long gap of three decades in Bangalore. The Navratri celebrations of the Veerashaiva Mutt will start on September 28 and end on October 6, 2011. It will be held in Rajajinagar Ramamandir Ground. The ten-day […]
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.