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Happy Indian New Year 2017

Following the festival of Diwali 2017 comes Indian New Year 2017 in Vedic astrology or Jyotish.  This is also the first day of the Vikram Samvat calendar used in India.  The year is 2074.  According to mypanchang.com, Indian new year 2017 falls on October 20 worldwide, with the exception of Fiji and New Zealand.  This […]

Ninth night of Navratri: Maha Navami

This is the ninth night of Navratri 2017.  Navratri is the nine night festival honoring the many forms which the goddess Durga has taken.  Thus, the goddesses are known as NavaDurga (nine Durgas).  Each goddess represents particular virtues and attributes which we can embrace.  The women in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra wear saris […]

Seventh night of Navratri

This is the seventh night of Navratri 2017.  Navratri is the nine night festival honoring the many forms which the goddess Durga has taken.  Thus, the goddesses are known as NavaDurga (nine Durgas).  Each goddess represents particular virtues and attributes which we can embrace. Kalaratri is the NavaDurga worshiped on the seventh night of Navratri.  […]