Hayagriva Puja on Mahanavami during Navratri

Hayagriva Swamy

Hayagriva Puja is observed on Mahanavami day in Navratri. The ninth day of Navaratri, Lord Hayagriva (Horse-headed incarnation of Lord Vishnu) is worshipped in many places of India, especially in South India. In 2018, Mahanavami Hayagriva Puja date is October 18. Hayagriva Swamy is the Lord of wisdom and knowledge. Mahanavami is the day of […]

Shashthi Mata (Goddess Shashti)

Shashti Mata Goddess Sasthi

Shashthi Mata or Goddess Shashti is a Hindu folk goddess, venerated as the benefactor and protector of children (especially, as the giver of male child). She is also the deity of vegetation and reproduction and is believed to bestow children and assist during childbirth. She is often pictured as a motherly figure, riding a cat […]