Nine Types of Naivedyam for Navaratri in South India, North India

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In South India, nine types of Naivedyam (food offerings) are offered to Goddess Durga during Navaratri. As the nine Goddesses to worship differ from place to place and state to state, naivedyam also differs. Usually, Navadurga are worshipped as Navadevi in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and some temples in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Navadurga – […]

Navratri October 2013 dates

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Navratri October 2013 dates, Navratri October 2013 calendar, schedule of Navratri 2013 is given here.. Sharad Navratri is the most auspicious period of 9 days for Goddess Durga Puja. Navratri begins on the first day of Ashwin Month Shukla Paksha and concludes on the ninth day. It starts with Ghatasthapana (Kalasha Sthapana) and ends with […]

Navratri 2012 dates, Navratri Calendar 2012

Navratri 2012 dates are listed here. Navratri (Durga Navratras, Navratri Durga Puja) is celebrated for 4 times in a year. Navratri 2012 in October dates and Navratri calendar for 2012 is given here. Chaitra Navratri, Ashad Navratri, Ashwin Navratri, and Magh Navratri are the Navratras celebrated. Chaitra Navratri falls in March, Ashad Navratri in June […]

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.

Sri Mahalakshmi Devi – Goddess of Sixth Day during Durga Navaratri

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.

Gayathri Devi – Goddess of Third Day of Durga Navratri in South India

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 […]

Sri BalaTripura Sundari Devi: Goddess of Second Day of Durga Navratri

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 […]