Chaitra Navratri 2019 | Chait Navratras 2019 dates

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 – Burning large effigies of Ravan on Vijaya Dashami

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 Navaratri 2019 in Kanakadurga Temple, Vijayawada

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Durga Navratri at Kanakadurga temple of Vijayawada is a grand festival for the temple. In 2019, Dasara Sharan Navaratri Utsavalu starts on September 29 and ends on October 8 with Dasara (Vijaya Dashami). Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14 in 2019. With Kalasha Sthapana Pooja, celebrations will start at the […]

Rambhapuri Mutt Navaratri Puja in Bangalore

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 […]

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.

Durga Devi – Goddess For Eighth Day of Durga Navratri – Durga Astami Goddess

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.