9th day of Navratri 2019 – April 14 | October 7

9th day of Navratri 2019 is April 14 in Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri) & 7 October in Durga Sharad Navratri. This day marks Mahanavami. It also marks the fourth day of Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India. Navratri Paarana is also observed on this day. Today’s Goddess to worship in […]

Sai Baba Maha Samadhi Day 2018 | Shirdi Sai Baba Punyatithi on Vijayadasami

Shirdi Sai baba

Shirdi Sai Baba Maha Samadhi Day or Sai Baba Punyatithi is the day when Saibaba left his mortal body for heavenly abode. In 2018, Shirdi Sai Baba Maha Samadhi date or Samadhi day or Sai Punyatithi date is October 18. It is observed on Vijaya Dashami every year. This day is a big festival in […]

Ayudha Puja 2018 during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Devi

Ayudha Puja or Astra Pooja is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navratri. In 2018, Ayudha Puja date is October 18. Ayudha Puja is celebrated on Vijaya Dashami in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In Kerala Ayudha Puja is performed on Mahanavami day (October 18). In some other […]

Vidyarambham 2018 | Ezhuthiniruthu during Durga Navratri in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navaratri Pooja in Kerala. In 2018, Vidyarambham date is October 18. Vidyarambham puja is performed on Vijaya Dashami day which falls in the Malayalam month of Thulam Month / Kanni masam. On Vijaya Dashami day in Kerala children between two and three or […]

Sindur Khela during Durga Puja

Sindur Khela or Sindoor Khela is the ritual observed on the last day of Navratri Durga Puja. Navratri Puja is held for nine days in which the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped on each day and on the tenth day, the festival of Vijayadashami is celebrated and the Goddess is given a grand […]

Aparajita Puja 2017

Durga Mata

Aparajita Puja is observed on Vijayadashami (Dussehra) during Navratri Durga Puja. In 2017, Aparajita Puja date is September 30. ‘Aparajita’ means the one who is unbeatable. It falls on Dashami in Shukla Paksha Ashwin Month. Aparajitha Devi is not a manifestation of Goddess Durga but a form which symbolizes the victory of the Goddess over demons. […]

Images – Sri Indraprastha Colony Temple Vijayadashami Puja Celebrations

Here are the Images of Sri Indraprastha Colony Temple Vijayadashami Puja Celebrations as a part of Navaratri Durga Puja at Nagole in Hyderabad. On 3rd October 2014, Goddess Durga was worshipped in the form of Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi at this temple. Friday, 3 October 2014 (Ashwayuja Shuddha Dashami) Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi Alankaram 9 AM – Nitya Pooja 6.30 PM – Shami Pooja, Kumkuma […]

Sindhur Khela 2017 date

Sindhur Khela or Sindoor Khela is the ritual observed on the last day of Navratri Durga Puja. The Navratri Puja is held for nine days in which the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped on each day and on the tenth day, the festival of Vijayadashami is celebrated and the Goddess is given a […]

Dasara 2014, Dussehra 2014 date

Dasara (Dussehra) is celebrated on the 10th day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwayuja, Ashwin month. In 2014, Dasara date is October 3 in India. It is also called as Vijaya Dashami. Usually, Dussehra is the final day of Navratri Durga Puja. On Dasara, Shami Puja is performed in some places. Mysore Dasara and Kota Dussehra culminate on this […]

Vijayadashami, 13 October 2013 (Dussehra, Dasara)

Durga Devi

Today, 13 October 2013 is Vijayadashami, Dussehra, Dasara. Shami Puja, Ayudha Puja, Vahana Puja, Aparajita Puja, Simollanghan, etc are the major rituals of the day. Vijayadashami falls on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha in Ashwin Month, Ashwayuja Shukla Dashami. In Maharahstra, Simollanghan is celebrated on Dasara. For Kerala people, Vijaya Dashami is a big […]

Milk Pot Procession on Vijayadashami in Miri, Malaysia

Hindus in Miri (Sarawak, Malaysia) plan to organize “Milk Pot Procession” on Vijyadashami Day on September 30, 2017 according to reports. “Milk Pot Procession” usually includes devotees carrying milk pots on their heads accompanied by Indian classical musicians. Starting from local Gurdwara Sahib (founded in 1915), it will end in Kamini Durga Easwari Amman Temple. Besides […]