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What Is The True Importance Of Navratri

What Is The True Importance Of Navratri Navratri – The Nine Sacred Nights Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated by millions of devotees every year. It is devoted to Maa Durga and her dedicated worship, and is celebrated throughout the world. Navratri 2017 is from 14th – 22nd October. Maa Durga is a manifestation of …

Navratri Vrat Katha – Legend Behind The Holy Festival

Navratri Vrat Katha – Legend Behind The Holy Festival Navratri – The Nine Sacred Nights Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated by millions of devotees every year. It is devoted to Maa Durga and her dedicated worship, and is celebrated throughout the world. Navratri 2017 is from 14th – 22nd October. Maa Durga is a …

Navratri 2015 Navami – The Night Of Maa Siddhidatri

Navratri 2017 Navami – Dedicated To Maa Siddhidatri Maa Shakti is the divine mother Goddess of the Universe and the primordial energy of creation. She has manifested time and again in different forms like Durga, Saraswati, Kali and Saraswati in order to bring order and harmony to the universe. Navratri is one of the most …

Navratri 2015 Saptami – The Divine Night Of Goddess Kalaratri

Navratri 2017 Saptami – The Divine Night Of Goddess Kalaratri Maa Shakti is the divine mother Goddess of the Universe and the primordial energy of creation. She has manifested time and again in different forms like Durga, Saraswati, Kali and Saraswati in order to bring order and harmony to the universe. Navratri is one of …

Navratri 2015 Sasthi – Special Night Of Maa Katyayani

Navratri 2017 Sasthi – Special Night Of Maa Katyayani Maa Shakti is the divine mother Goddess of the Universe and the primordial energy of creation. She has manifested time and again in different forms like Durga, Saraswati, Kali and Saraswati in order to bring order and harmony to the universe. Navratri is one of the …

Amazing Facts About Navratri – The Great Festival Of Maa Durga

Amazing Facts About Navratri – The Great Festival Of Maa Durga Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated by millions of devotees every year. It is devoted to Maa Durga and her dedicated worship, and is celebrated throughout the world. Navratri 2017 is from 14th – 22nd October. Maa Durga is a manifestation of Goddess Shakti …

Saraswati Avahan 2015 – Special Tithi During Navratri 2015

 Saraswati Avahan 2017 – Special Tithi During Navratri 2017 Maa Saraswati is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge and wisdom, who is widely revered by devotees everywhere. She is the consort of Lord Brahma and also considered to be the Worshipping Maa Saraswati and chanting her mantras can enlighten an individual and move them closer to …

Maha Navratri 2015 – Nine Holiest Days Of Maa Durga’s Worship

Maha Navratri 2017 – Nine Holiest Days Of Maa Durga’s Worship Muhurat 14 October 2017 (Pratipada) – Pratipada or Ghatsthapana or Kalash Sthapana 15 October 2017 (Dwitiya) – Dwitiya or Brahmacharini Pooja 16 October 2017 (Tritiya) – Tritiya or Chandraghanta Pooja 17 October 2017 (Chaturthi) – Chaturthi or Kushmanda Pooja 18 October 2017 (Panchami) – …

Amazing Facts About Mahalaya – The Arrival Of Maa Durga On Earth

Amazing Facts About Mahalaya – The Arrival Of Maa Durga On Earth Maa Durga is a divine manifestation of Goddess Shakti, the primordial force or energy of the Universe. She is also known as the consort of Lord Shiva and the mother of Lord Ganesh and Lord Kartikeya. Shiva and Durga are also considered to …

How to do Durga Astami Puja at Home

2017 Mahashtami, Durgashtami   Durgashtami, is second day of Durga Puja. Durga Puja begins with Mahasnan and Shodashopachar Puja On Ashtami nine small pots are installed Nine shaktis of Durga are invoked in them. All nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshiped during Ashtami Puja. Kumari Puja Young unmarried girls, being treated as Goddess Durga …

9th day of Navratri: Dedicated to Maa Siddhidatri

Maa Siddhidatri

Jai Mata Di! The ninth manifestation of Goddess Durga is Siddhidatri, worshipped on the ninth day of Navaratri. Maa Siddhidatri has supernatural healing powers. This Goddess is admired to offer all types of Siddhi (perfection) to her devotees and thus recognized as ‘Siddhidatri’. She is always in a heavenly, happy and charming pose. She has four …

7th day of Navratri: Dedicated to Goddess Kalratri

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The seventh manifestation of Mother Durga, worshipped on the seventh day of Navrartri, is Goddess Kalratri. She has a dark complexion, tousled hair and a valor posture. Having three eyes that shine intense and bright and dreadful flames originating from her breath; she is often depicted sitting on a donkey as she rides on “Gadarbh”. …

6th day of Navratri: Dedicated to Goddess Katyayani

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The sixth manifestation of Goddess Durga worshipped on Navratri Shasti is ‘Katyayani’. The goddess is known as Katyayani because she was born to Sage Katyayan. According to a legend, there was a sage named Kat. His son “Katyayana” observed a hard penance and long austerities to receive the grace of the Goddess Durga. Kata was …

5th day of Navratri: Dedicated to Goddess SkandaMata

Maa Skandmata

The fifth manifestation of the goddess Durga worshipped on Navratri panchmi is ‘Skanda Mata’, the mother of Skanda Kumar or Lord Kartikeya Lord Kartikeya was chosen by devtas as their commander in chief in the war against the demons.  She usually holds Lord Skanda in his infant form and a lotus in her right hand …

4th day of Navaratri: Dedicated to Goddess Kushmanda

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Kushmanda, the fourth manifestation of Goddess Durga, is worshipped on the Navratri Chaturthi. She is considered to be the creator of the universe. Her name comprises of “Ku-shm-anda” meaning “the cosmic egg.” The fourth day of Navratra also marks the beginning of worshipping MahaLaxmi. Legend says that Lord Vishnu was able to start the creation …

Chaitra Navratri 2014, Ram Navami and Hindu New Year!

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What is Chaitra Navratri? Chaitra Navratri, also known as Basant or Vasant Navratri, is the nine days festival dedicated to the worship of Goddess Shakti. This year chaitra navratri 2017 will begin on 31st march and ends on 8th april. These are the main Navratras along with the Ashwin Navratas and are observed in the month …

Worship Maa Durga on Ashtami and Mahanavmi to get special blessings

Gupt Navratri are the nine secret days dedicated to Maa Shakti. These days are spend in the devotion of Maa Durga to attain her blessings. During Gupt Navratri, Hindu vedic scriptures, such as Shrimad-Devi-Bhagwad and Shri Durgasaptshati, are recited to invoke the Goddess Durga during prayers and worship rituals. Magh Navratri is celebrated to propitiate the …

3rd day of Navratri : Dedicated to Devi Chandraghanta

The third manifestation of Goddess Durga is Devi Chandraghanta. She has a ‘Chandra’ or half moon on her forehead in the shape of a ‘Ghanta’ or bell and therefore is addressed as ‘Chandraghanta’. She personifies peace, serenity and prosperity in life of her devotees. The goddess has a golden colour skin and reflects a charming bright personality. …

2nd day of Navratri: Dedicated to Goddess Bharmacharini

Jai Mata Di! The manifestation of Goddess Durga worshipped on the second day of MahaNavratri is Goddess Bharmacharini. Brahma means “tapa” or penance and Charini means observer, thus it is name of the one who observes penance. She is the form of Durga which execute devout austerity. This manifestation is filled with happiness and bliss …

Maha Durga Navratri

Jai Mata Di! Navratri is a Sanskrit word which is a made of two words “Nav” and “Ratri” meaning 9 nights. There are three Navratris celebrated during the year. But the Navratri celebrated with lots of gusto throughout the country is Sharada or Sharad Navratri which is observed during the month of Ashwin and Kartik. …