The eighth night of Navratri is known as Durgashtami. It commemorates the day on which Goddess Durga gained victory over the demon Maheshasura.
Kalaratri is the NavDurga whom we worship on the 7th night of Navratri. She is the most fierce of the 9 goddess and teaches us to follow our true path.
On the 6th night of Navratri, we worship the NavDurga in the form of Katyayani Devi. For those who are single and desire a partner, it is especially propitious to worship this goddess.
The fifth night of Navratri is known as Lalita Panchami. We worship the NavDurga in the form of Skandamata. She is the mother of Skanda or Kartikeya.
The fourth night of Navaratri is known as Chaturthi. We worship the NavDurga in the form of Kushmanda Devi. She is said to have created the universe from her smile.
The goddess Chandraghanta is the NavDurga who is worshipped on the third night of Navratri. She is the married form of the goddess Parvati and is depicted with a Moon on her forehead.
The goddess Bhramacharini is worshipped on the second night of Navratri. You can worship her to attain mental strength and confidence.
We worship the NavaDurga in the form of the goddess Shailaputri on the first night of Navratri. She rides Nandi the bull and carries a trishula, as she is associated with Lord Shiva.
According to the Vedic calendar, immediately following Pitru Paksha comes a much more joyous celebration. That is the festival of Navratri (also spelled Navaratri). Navratri coincides with the beginning of the lunar month of Ashwina in Vedic astrology, or Jyotish. The first of nine nights of the Indian holiday of Sharad Navratri 2020 begins on October […]
Pitru Paksha 2020 is the two week period in the Vedic calendar which is dedicated to honoring our ancestors. It starts on September 2.