Durga Nimajjan also called as Visarjan is the last and concluding event of Durga Navarathri. In some places it is performed on Dussehra / Vijaya Dashami / Dasara / Dassara. Durga Visarjan 2011 date is October 6. The day of this event may depend on the regional traditions of a place. On the same day, […]
Bhavani Deeksha, also known as Durga Bhavani Diksha or Mala, is a Deeksha or vrata dedicated to Goddess Kanakadurga of Vijayawada. Bhavani Deeksha begins on Kartika Pournami or on Utthana Ekadashi days in Kartika masam. In 2017, Bhavani Deeksha dharana date is 31 October, 1 November, 2 November, 3 November and 4 November. Bhavani Deeksha […]
Last and the final day of Durga Navratri is Vijaya Dashami or Dasara. In 2010, Vijaya Dashami day is on October 17th. Goddess Rajarajeshwari Devi is worshipped on this day. Mother Goddess is decorated and worshipped in the form or alankaram of Raja Rajeshwari Devi in South Indian temples especially Vijayawada Kanaka Durga temple. Rajarajeshwari holds […]
Durgashtami or the eighth day during Navaratri is dedicated to Goddess Durga. In 2010, Durga alankaram is worshipped on October 15 (Durga Ashtami 2010). On this day Goddess Shakti is decorated as Maha Durga in Vijayawada Kanaka Durga temple and some other temples in South India. This is the most important day to any devotee […]
The seventth day or Maha Saptami during Durga Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. In 2009, Goddess Durga is decorated and worshipped in the form of Saraswati on September 25th, Friday, in South Indian temples, especially in Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple. This year, Saraswati alankaram will be continued till September 26th morning 8o clock because Moola […]
Swarna Khachitha Durga Devi is the Alankaram of Kanakadurga on the first day during Durga Navratri 2013. This alankaram is worshipped on October 5th in 2013 on Kalasha Sthapana day, Ashwayuja Shudda Padyami. Goddess is worn several gold ornaments like Haaram (big necklace). Swarna Kachita Durga holds a Trishul (Trident) in her right hand. Devotees […]
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.
Vijayawada – named after the Supreme Goddess’s super powers. Kanaka Durga, the deity of the city, is also known as Durga Bhavani. Durga Navratri is celerbated with utmost devotion in Vijayawada. In VIjayawada, Goddess Kanaka Durga temple is situated on the bank of Krishna river. This temple of the Goddess has a puranic explanation about […]