Durga Nimajjan – Durga Idol Immersion after Durga Navratri

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 – Durga Bhavani Deeksha dedicated to Vijayawada Kanakadurga

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 […]

Durgashtami 2010 or Eighth day of Navratri 2010 – Durga Ashtami 2010

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 […]

Maha Saptami or Seventh day of Durga Navratri 2009 – Dedicated to Goddess Saraswati

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 […]

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 Navaratri in Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple

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 […]