Navratri 2017: Day 9 – Seek Maa Siddhidatri’s blessings to make wishes comes true

Navratri 2017: Day 9 – Seek Maa Siddhidatri’s blessings to make wishes comes true

The ninth day of Navratri is spent worshipping Siddhidatri, a form of Durga who is known for her wish-fulfilling capabilities.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

Navratri 2017: Day 8 –Worship Maa Maha Gauri to end sufferings

Unlike Kalratri, who is ferocious, Maha Gauri is calm and compassionate.

Sep 28, 2017, 08:06 AM IST
Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Why we must ‘worship’ our rivers, our lifelines

Egypt flourished on the banks of the river Nile while the civilisation back home was nurtured by the river Indus also referred to as the Sindhu.

Sep 27, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

Navratri 2017: Day 7 - Destroy ignorance by worshipping Devi Kalratri

She is believed to be the destroyer of all demoniacal powers, i.e., kaal.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 6 - Worship Devi Katyayani for blissful married life

Navratri 2017: Day 6 - Worship Devi Katyayani for blissful married life

The epitome of love and anger, the idols of Katyayani are portrayed with four arms and three eyes, and mounted on a lion.

Sep 26, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
Navratri 2017, Day 5: Here's how to worship Goddess Skandamata for salvation

Navratri 2017, Day 5: Here's how to worship Goddess Skandamata for salvation

Mounted on a lion, she is depicted with four hands and has baby Kartikeya on her lap. Here’s a simple Mantra dedicated to Devi Skandamata:

Sep 24, 2017, 18:33 PM IST
 Navratri 2017, Day 4—Pray to Maa Kushmanda for good health

Navratri 2017, Day 4—Pray to Maa Kushmanda for good health

The auspicious nine-day festival of Navratri is in full swing and celebrations can be seen across the globe. Not just in our country, but Devi devotees worship the goddess and immerse in the festive

Sep 23, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Know why eating onion and garlic is a big no-no during Navratri?

Know why eating onion and garlic is a big no-no during Navratri?

Each and every devotee who celebrates the festival of Navratri will never eat or even touch onion or garlic during the nine-day-long celebrations.

Sep 23, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for courage and strength

Navratri 2017: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for courage and strength

The Goddess wears the crescent on her head which resembles a moon and hence her name is Chandraghanta.

Sep 22, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

Navratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

She is depicted holding a Japa Mala in the right hand and a Kamandala in the left hand.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:12 AM IST
Navratri 2017 day 1: Worship Maa Shailputri today

Navratri 2017 day 1: Worship Maa Shailputri today

The nine day festival of Navratri is dedicated to goddess Durga- the epitome of justice and destroyer of evil. Each day in Navratri, the different nine forms of Maa Durga are worshipped. 

Sep 21, 2017, 09:28 AM IST
Mahalaya 2017: Significance, Tithi and Timings

Mahalaya 2017: Significance, Tithi and Timings

Mahalaya marks the beginning of Navaratri and happens to fall on September 19 this year. It is widely believed that on this day, Ma Durga was created by gods to defeat the evil Mahishasura as well

Sep 19, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Vishwakarma day 2017: Significance and Puja timings

Vishwakarma day 2017: Significance and Puja timings

The day to worship the architect of the universe is here and the entire nation is busy in celebrations, puja and feelings of reverence for the almighty. Vishwakarma Day, also known as Vishwakarma

Sep 16, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Indira Ekadashi fast 2017: Puja timings, Vidhi and significance

Indira Ekadashi fast 2017: Puja timings, Vidhi and significance

Indira Ekadashi this year is observed on September 16, 2017. On this day, people who keep fast perform the Shraadh rites of their family member who has left this world for the heavenly abode. Lord

Sep 16, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Navratri 2017: Here's how women can style it up this Durga Puja

Get ready girls! It is that time of the year when Goddess Durga comes down on earth and the festive fervour takes the entire nation in its grip.

Sep 13, 2017, 13:28 PM IST
Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

Navratri, Durga Puja 2017: TOP 10 SMS, WhatsApp messages for your loved ones!

The auspicious festival of Navratri and Durga Puja is around the corner and we can’t wait but get completely soaked in the spirit of its vibrancy.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Navratri 2017: Day 1 - Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

Navratri 2017: Day 1 - Ghatasthapana Puja timings, Tithi and Vidhi

The Navratri puja and celebrations begin with Ghatasthapana, also known as Kalash Sthapana. Ghatasthapana is a ritual that symbolises feminine power.

Sep 12, 2017, 13:00 PM IST
Sharad Navratri—Significance of the festivity

Sharad Navratri—Significance of the festivity

The auspicious festival of Sharad Navratri is on its way and so the preparations to seek the blessings of Goddess Shakti are in full spirit.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Pitru Paksha 2017: Rituals and things to do

Pitru Paksha 2017: Rituals and things to do

During Pitru Paksha, prayers are offered by people in memory of their ancestors.

Sep 11, 2017, 14:32 PM IST

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