Indian New Year 2021 is part of the festival of Diwali. It is the Gujarati new year and falls on November 5th this year. Saal Mubarak!
Kali Chaudas 2021: Celebrate Naraka Chaturdashi
Kali Chaudas 2021 or Naraka Chaturdashi is part of the festival of Diwali. It celebrates Maha Kali slaying the demon Narakasura.
Dhanteras 2021: Happy birthday to Lord Dhanvantari
Dhanteras 2021 is part of the festival of Diwali. It honors the birth of Lord Dhanvantari, the patron deity of Ayurveda
Celebrate Diwali 2021
The festival of Diwali 2021 is a 5 day festival which includes Dhanteras, Naraka Chatrudashi and Lakshmi Puja. The main date in the U.S. is Nov 4th or 5th, depending on where time zone.
Ninth night of Navratri: Maha Navami
The last night of Navaratri is known as Maha Navami. The NavDugra whom we worship is Siddhidatri. She has the ability to grant worshippers their wishes.
Eighth night of Navratri: Durgashtami
The eighth night of Navratri is known as Durgashtami. It commemorates the day on which Goddess Durga gained victory over the demon Maheshasura.
Seventh night of Navratri
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.
Sixth night of Navratri
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.
Fifth night of Navratri
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.
Fourth night of Navratri
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.