Navratri 2016 : 
The Indian celebration of Navratri has been gotten from two words—”Nav” + “Ratri”, which signifies “nine evenings” in English. This celebration is predominant all through India, however it is more unmistakable in the condition of Gujarat and Bengal. Hindus praise this celebration to express their dedication to the goddess of force, Durga. The love of the goddess Durga proceeds for nine days. Every day, an alternate type of the goddess is worshiped. Taking after the nine days of customs and love, the tenth day is praised as Dussehra, which is otherwise called Vijay-Dashmi. It is commended to stamp the triumph of legendary King Lord Rama over the King of Sri Lanka, Ravana.Navratri 2016

Chaitra Navratri: 8 April 2016 to 16 April 2016

08 April 2016 – 1st Navratri



Chandra Darshan

Shailputri Puja

09 April 2016 – 2st Navratri


Sindhara Dooj

Brahmacharini Puja

Gauri Teej

Saubhagya Teej

Chandraghanta Puja

10 April 2016 – 3st Navratri


Kushmanda Puja

Varad Vinayaka Chauth

11 April 2016 – 4st Navratri


Naag Puja

Lakshmi Panchami

Skandamata Puja

12 April 2016 – 5st Navratri


Skanda Sashti

Yamuna Chhath

Katyayani Puja

13 April 2016 – 6st Navratri


Maha Saptami

Kalaratri Puja

14 April 2016 – 7st Navratri


Durga Ashtami

Mahagauri Puja

Annapurna Ashtami

Sandhi Puja

15 April 2016 – 8st Navratri


Rama Navami

16 April 2016 – 9st Navratri


Navratri Parana

Navratri Puja Vidhi

Navratri is amongst the most imperative Hindu celebrations. This favorable celebration is commended with awesome enthusiasm and commitment all through the nation. The exacting significance of “Navratri” is ‘nine promising evenings’. Navratri is a devout celebration celebrated in the respect of nine unique types of the Goddess Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati for nine nonstop days. The Goddess of Power is loved amid nowadays with a specific end goal to look for her gifts and security from any obscure dread and conceivable danger. The aficionados request peace and success from the Goddess. The Goddess of force has the matchless quality over the creation, safeguarding and obliteration of the universe.

Navratri is being commended in our nation sticking to every one of the traditions and ceremonies. It is of most extreme significance to know the correct strategy for performing the Navratri Pooja. Here, is the full Navratri Pooja Vidhi.

Items to be required for the Navratri Pooja:

  • Picture or Idol of Goddess Durga in the Pooja room
  • A dupatta or sari to offer to the deity
  • Durga Saptshati book
  • Ganga water or plain water in Kalash (pitcher)
  • Fresh and washed mango leaves
  • Fresh grass
  • Sandalwood
  • One coconut
  • Roli, red sacred powder for tilak
  • Moli, red sacred thread
  • Rice
  • Supari (Areca nuts)
  • Paan (Betel leaves)
  • Gulal
  • Cardamom
  • Kumkum (vermilion)
  • Cloves

You will require incense sticks, a “profound” and a matchstick. You will likewise require some new blossoms like rose, jasmine or red hibiscus. You may offer new foods grown from the ground, for example, ‘laddoo’, or “peda” for prasad. Take a tangle, to sit. On the off chance that conceivable, each individual from the house ought to sit together.

Navratri Pooja Vidhi: 

For performing the Navratri Pooja, you have to wake up at a young hour in the morning. Get up sharp at the dawn. This time is viewed as best to perform the Navratri Pooja. Scrub down and wear washed garments. Keep “profound” at the left half of the god. Attempt to light the ‘Akhand Jyot’. Remember that you ought not go out empty on the off chance that you are lighting the ‘Akhand Jyot’. Somebody should stay back at home. On the right hand side of the icon, keep incense sticks and so forth. Keep yourself arranged to do the Puja with full dedication and focus. Keep the kalash and coconut also. Lay the tangle and sit in an upright position before the god. Light the ‘profound’. Ring the chime or blow the ‘Shankh’.

For ‘Kalash Sthapna’: 

Put the kalash close to the icon or photo of the god and fill it with unadulterated water. Put mango leaves on the mouth of the kalash. Put a coconut inside the kalash. Tie moli around the neck of the kalash.

Sprinkle “Gangajal” everywhere throughout the Puja room. Presently, offer sandalwood powder and some crisp grass to the Goddess. At that point, offer the sari or dupatta to the Goddess. Put some crisp blooms before the Goddess. Next, offer “paan” with a clove put on it. In the event that you are hitched, then offer two such paans. Light “agarbatti” or incense sticks. Perform “havan” utilizing this mantra-“Om aing hreeng kleeng chamundaya vichche namah”. Give aahuti for 11 times. Crease your hands and implore. Finally, offer prasad and do aarti of Goddess Durga. Sing the “Kshama Prarthana” of the thirteenth part of consecrated Durga Saptshati and finish up the Puja. Beg with entire heart.

The Durga Saptashati book ought to be kept deliberately and deferentially.

Festivity of “Mahanavami” in India: 

The ninth day of Navratri, prominently known as “Mahanavami” is the last day of Navratri festivities. The festival of “Mahanavami” differs from state to state in India.

Individuals of various states observe Mahanavami in their own specific manner. Individuals from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab do ‘Kanya Puja’ on the most recent day. On the finishing up day, nine young ladies are welcomed in the house and devoured with heavenly nourishment. These nine young ladies are dealt with as the nine types of the Goddess. They are invited by washing their feet and putting tilak on their brow.

The general population of Kerala observe Saraswati Pooja on ‘Ashtami’, the eighth day or the day preceding Mahanavami. The finishing up day is dealt with as the resting day. Individuals don’t start with any new work and even youngsters don’t think about this day.

Navratri festivities end on “Ashtami” rather than Mahanavami in a few sections of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Kashmir and Maharashtra.

The general population of West Bengal observe Durga Pooja with awesome excitement and dedication. Tremendous “Pandal” (tent) is set up and an immense icon of Goddess Durga is introduced in the “Pandal” and revered. On Mahanavami, the icon of Goddess Durga is said goodbye and inundated in the ocean or waterway or any streaming wellspring of water.

The celebration of Navratri is separated into the arrangements of three days. These sets are figured to venerate the diverse types of the Goddess. On the initial three days, Goddess Durga is venerated and revered. She is known not the ace of force and dispenses with all the underhandedness and dread from the brain and life of the enthusiasts. The following three days are committed to the Goddess of riches Lakshmi. She gives the gifts of endless riches upon her fans. The last arrangement of three days is committed for revering the Goddess of knowledge Saraswati. She is in charge of otherworldly edification and accomplishment in life.

The Goddesses are adored under nine unique names and in nine distinct characters amid the nine prosperous days. The main type of Goddess Durga is “Shailputri” which means the ‘Goddess of Himalayas’ is loved on the principal day. The second type of Goddess Durga is ‘Brahmacharini’, adored on the second day. Her name is gotten from the word ‘Brahma’. On the third day, the Goddess is adored as ‘Chandraghanta’. She symbolizes magnificence and courage.

The Goddess “Kushmanda” is venerated on the fourth day. She is accepted to be the maker of the universe. On the fifth day, ‘Skanda Mata’ is venerated. She is the mother of the boss warrior of the God’s Army, Skand. The 6th day is committed for the Goddess ‘Katyayani’, who has three eyes and four hands.

The Goddess “Kalratri” is venerated on the seventh day of Navratri. She is as dark as the night and takes away every one of the fears from the enthusiasts. The Goddess ‘Maha Gauri’ is adored on the eighth day of Navratri. She is the exemplification of magnificence and as white as the snow. She speaks to smoothness and knowledge. The ninth day, otherwise called ‘Mahanavami’, is the finishing up day of Navratri. Goddess “Siddhidatri” is revered on the most recent day of Navratri.

Navratri is a celebration of notions, positive musings, peace and thriving. Consistently it is invited with awesome regard and love. Individuals avoid wrong deeds and enjoy unadulterated dedication. Wish you a Happy Navratri!

indian Festival – Bhishma Ashtami 2016

Bhishma Ashtami 2016 :- bhishma

 Magha Shukla Ashtami is passing commemoration of Bhishma Pitamah, a standout amongst the most unmistakable characters of the immense Indian epic, the Mahabharata and this day is known as Bhishma Ashtmai. Bhishma bowed for abstinence and tailed it for the duration of his life. Because of his dependability and commitment to his dad Pitamah Bhishma was honored with aid to pick the season of his demise.

When he got harmed in the clash of Mahabharata he didn’t leave his body because of his shelter. He sat tight for the propitious minute to surrender his body. By conviction God Suryadev moves in South heading amid half of year which is ominous period and every favorable activitie are put off till Suryadev begins moving back in North course. Pitamah Bhishma picked Magha Shukla Ashtami to surrender his body and at this point Suryadev began moving back in North bearing or Uttarayana (उत्तरायण)….READ MORE



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                                    HAPPY NAVARATRI 2015

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Navratri is a nine days celebration devoted to Goddess Durga. Navratri is a Sanskrit word which truly implies nine evenings. Amid these nine evenings and ten days, Goddess Durga is loved in 9 unique structures, known as Navdurga. The tenth day is praised as Vijayadashami when symbols of Goddess Durga are drenched into the water body.

Navratri is commended in most Indian states. However Navratri is exceptionally well known celebration in the western conditions of Gujarat, Maharashtra and the southern condition of Karnataka. On the first day of Navratri, Goddess Durga is summoned into a Kalash with full Vedic ceremonies alongside droning of Mantras. The summon and abiding of Goddess Durga into the Kalash is known as Ghatasthapana or Kalashsthapana and is done at a fitting time.

In West Bengal Navratri is commended as Durga Puja. In West Bengal, Goddess Durga is revered on the most recent three days of Navratri and these three days are broadly known as Durga Saptami, Durga Ashtami and Durga Navami. It is right to say that Durga Puja in West Bengal is a littler variant of 9 days Navratri. Kalparambha and Bilva Nimantran amid Durga Puja, which is done on the 6th day of Navratri, is typically same as Ghatasthapana or Kalashsthapana in different states.

Hindu religious books propose 7 days Navratri, 5 days Navratri, 3 days Navratri, 2 days Navratri or even 1 day Navratri as a distinct option for 9 days Navratri.

Jyoti Kalash, Kumari Puja, Sandhi Puja, Navami Homa, Lalitha Vrat and Chandi Path are different well known ceremonies and occasions which are seen amid 9 days Navratri.

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