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.
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.
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 2017 begins on September […]
Tonight is the first of nine nights of Navratri 2014 in North America. Navratri (or Navaratri) is the Indian festival celebrating the goddesses Kali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. They are all aspects of Shri Durga. Each night of Navratri is dedicated to a particular goddess who represents an aspect of the divine. The nine goddesses of […]