Tag: Saraswati

Ninth night of Navratri: Maha Navami Worship Siddhidatri

Wednesday, October 17, is the ninth night of Navratri 2018 in North America and Europe.  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 […]

Navratri 2018: Worship the Nav Durga A celebration of Kali, Lakshmi and Saraswati

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 2018 begins on October […]

Navratri 2014

According to the Vedic calendar, immediately following Pitru Paksha comes a much more joyous celebration. Today  marks the beginning of the month of Ashwina in Vedic astrology and the first of nine nights of the Indian holiday of Navratri 2014 (also spelled Navaratri).  Navratri marks nine nights of celebrating the goddesses Kali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. Vedic […]

Navratri Festival 2013

In the Vedic calendar, immediately following Pitru Paksha, the time for honoring our ancestors, comes a much more joyous celebration. Tomorrow (October 5, 2013)  marks the beginning of the month of Ashwina in Vedic astrology and the first of nine nights of the Indian holiday of Navratri (also spelled Navaratri). The prefix nav- means nine and the […]