Devi Damanotsav | Durga Damanaropanam

Devi Damanotsav is observed during Vasant Navratri in Chaitra Month. In 2019, Devi Damanotsavam date is April 14. It marks the end of Navratri Durga Puja as it is observed on Durga Navami, 9th or final day of Navratri (Shukla Paksha Navami in Chaitra maas). Goddess Durga is worshipped with Damana or Dhavanam leaves (botanical […]

Brahmacharini | Goddess Bramhacharini Navdurga

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Brahmacharini is the second Goddess of nine Durgas – Navadurga Goddesses. Brahmacharini is one who performs penance. As per the Hindusim, Veda, Tattva and Tapa are three synonyms for the word Brahma. Bramhacharini mata is worshipped on the second day during Durga Puja in Durga Navratri. In 2019, Brahmacharini Puja date is September 30 in Sharad […]

Vasanta Navaratri 2019 in Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple

Vasanta Navaratri, also known as Chaitra Navaratri, will begin on Chaitra Pratipada and end on Chaitra Shukla Navami or Dashami day. In Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple, the festivities start on Ugadi and continued till Chiatra Pournami day. In 2019, Vasanta Navaratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14. Goddess Kanaka Durga is adorned […]

Vasant Navratri 2019 | Basant Navaratri | 9 Auspicious Days in Chaitra Month 2019

Vasant Navratras (Chaitra Navratri, Sri Ram Navratri) is dedicated to Goddess Durga Devi, Maha Lakshmi Devi & Maa Saraswati Devi. In 2019, Vasant Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14. The celebrations of nine nights in Hinduism are considered as very significant and spiritually important. Vasant Navratras or Ram Navratri is also […]

Chaitra Navratri Kalasha sthapana, 6 April 2019 | Muhurat for Ghatasthapana

Kalash Sthapana time Navratri 2019, April 6 Best muhurat for Navratri Ghatasthapana 2019. Navratri Ghatasthapana Muhurat on April 6, 2019. Chogadiya, Gulikai Kalam, Amrit Kalam, Abhijit Lagnam, etc. Kalasha Sthapana or Ghatasthapana is invoking Goddess Durga for Navratri puja. For this, devotees should follow the best muhurat or auspicious time. In 2019, Chaitra Navratri begins […]

Ashokashtami – Ashok Astami during Chaitra Navratri at Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar

Ashokashtami is one of the major festivals celebrated in Orissa during Chaitra month. Ashok ashtami is observed on Chaitra Shukla Ashtami, the eighth day in shukla paksha of Chaitra month. In 2019, Ashokashtami date is April 13. This festival is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Bhubaneswar Lingaraj Temple. On this day, Rathotsavam (procession on chariot) […]

Navaratri Vratha Mahatmyam | Why Navratri Vrat is observed in Chaitra Month & Ashwin Month

What is Navaratri Vratha mahatmyam or mahima? Why Navratri vrat is observed in Chaitra month and Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Navaratri)? Similar to Ugadi and Sankranti, Sharan Navaratri festival celebration is also emerged from the latent knowledge of ancient times. In a scripture, Sage Veda Vyasa exemplifies the Navratri vrat mahima as below: Shrunu raha spravakshami […]

Bhavani Jayanti 2019 | Bhavani Ashtami in Chaitra Navratri

Bhavani Jayanti, also known as Bhavani Ashtami, is an auspicious day dedicated to Goddess Bhavani. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Astami, eighth day in bright half of Chaitra Month. In 2019, Bhavani Jayanti date is April 13. Bhavani Ashtami is also celebrated as Chaitra Navratri Durgashtami, and Ashokashtami in other parts of India. Bhavani […]

Chaitra Navratri by Kashmiri Pandits

Chaitra Navratri by Kashmiri Pandits. Vasant Navratri in Kashmir. How Vasant Navratri is celebrated by Kashmir Pandits? Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri is celebrated with utmost pomp and gaiety in Kashmir by Kashmiri Pandits. In 2019, Chaitra Navratri begins on April 6 and ends on April 14. The first day of Navratri is called Navreh […]

Sindhara Dooj during Navratri 2019 | Second Day of Navratras in North India

Sindhara Dooj is celebrated on second day of Durga Navratri in Ashwin month & Chaitra Navratri. It is also known as Gauri Dwitiya or Sowbhagya Dooj or Sindoor Dooj. In Sharad Navratri, Sindhara Dooj 2019 date is September 30. Vasant Navratri Sindhara Dooj date is April 7. In Chintpuri Temple and Nainadevi Temple in Himachal […]

Shailputri Navdurga, Apperance & Dhyana Mantra

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Goddess Shailputri is the first among the nine Navadurga Goddesses. Shailputri mata is worshipped on the first day during Durga Navratri Pooja. In 2019, Maa Shailaputri Puja date September 29 in Ashwin Navratri and April 6 in Chaitra Navratri. The Goddess is worshipped on Kalash Sthapana or Ghatsthapana day. Appearance and Iconography of Maa Shailaputri: […]

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 […]

Sri Ram Navratri 2019 | Rama Navaratri, Ram Navami celebrations

Sri Ram Navratri or Sri Rama Navami Navaratri celebrations are held during bright half of Chaitra month (April). Ram Navratri is also known as Vasant Navratri or Chaitra Navratri. In 2019, Ram Navaratri puja begins on April 6 with Ugadi/ Gudi Padwa and ends with Sri Ram Navami. Ram Navami 2019 date is April 13 […]

Rama Navami 2019 | Sri Ram Navami | Sri Rama Jayanti

Sri Rama Navami, Sri Rama Jayanti, celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Rama. Sri Ram Navami 2019 date is April 13. Sri Rama Navami Navaratri utsavams begins on April 6 with Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Nav Varsh) and ends on Srirama Navami (13 April) in 2019. Sri Ramanavami Puja Muhurtham 2019 […]

Durga Puja Significance | Spiritual Importance of Navratri | Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam

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Durga Puja Significance, Spiritual Importance of Navratri (Shri Devi Pooja Mahatmyam) is discussed in this article.. Durga Navratri Durga Puja is the most auspicious time to worship the Mother Goddess. During these days, Durga will be in full swing and her powers are very active to bless her devotees and to destroy the evil forces. Devi […]

Navratri Puja Remedies for Shukra Dosha

Navaratri Puja for Shukra Graha Dosha Nivarana – If you are suffering from Shukra Graha dosha or going through the bad phase due to Venus’ effects on your horoscope, then you can perform remedial Navaratri Puja. In 2017, Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on March 28 and ends on April 5 with Sri Ramnavami. And Ashwin […]

Navratri Puja Remedies for Ketu Graha Dosha

Navaratri Puja remedies for Ketu Graha Dosha Nivarana – If you are suffering from Ketu Graha dosha or going through the bad phase due to Ketu’s effects on your horoscope, then you can perform remedial Navaratri Puja. In 2017, Chaitra Vasant Navratri begins on March 28 and ends on April 5 with Sri Ramnavami. And Ashwin Sharad Navratri […]

Basanti Puja 2018 | Basanti Pooja in Bengal

Basanti Puja or Basant Navratri Durga Pooja is observed during Basant Navratri mainly in Bengal. Basant Navratri is the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga and in Bengal it is observed for last 3-5 days of Navratri. In 2018, Basanti Puja starts on March 24 and ends on March 26. In some areas, this festival […]

Nav Varsh 2019 | Hindi New Year 2019

Nav Varsh is the Hindu New Year in calendars followed in Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, and Maharashtra. In 2019, Nav Varsh date is April 6. It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, the day after Amavasya in Chaitra month. As per the traditional Vikram Samvat calendar, it is […]