Goddess Durga

The Legend behind the manifestation of Goddess Chandraghanta

The Legend behind the manifestation of Goddess Chandraghanta

Chandraghanta, the manifestation of Goddess Durga, also known as Chandrakhanda, Chandika or Rannchandi is worshipped by the devotees on the third day of Navratri. It is believed that the sound of her bell terrorises the demonic incarnations and evil forces.

Oct 12, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
Navratri special: The origin and existence of the 51 Shaktipeethas

Navratri special: The origin and existence of the 51 Shaktipeethas

At all Shaktipeethas, Goddess Shakti is accompanied by Lord Bhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva).

Oct 12, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
Navratri 2018, Day 3: Worship Maa Chandraghanta to bless you with courage!

Navratri 2018, Day 3: Worship Maa Chandraghanta to bless you with courage!

Seated on a tiger, Goddess Chandraghanta is depicted with Dashabhuja or ten hands.

Oct 12, 2018, 09:17 AM IST
Navratri special: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

Navratri special: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

Here is a look at the nine forms of Maa Durga:

Oct 11, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship Maa Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. 

Oct 11, 2018, 07:42 AM IST
Devotees throng temples across the country as Navratri begins

Devotees throng temples across the country as Navratri begins

On the first day of Navaratri, Devi Durga is worshipped as 'Shailaputri'.

Oct 10, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Navratri 2018: Know the 9 divine forms of Maa Durga worshipped during the festival

Navratri 2018: Know the 9 divine forms of Maa Durga worshipped during the festival

The power of Devi Durga is hailed and celebrated during 9-days.

Oct 09, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
Shubho Mahalaya 2018: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays beautiful sand art tribute to Goddess Durga—See pic

Shubho Mahalaya 2018: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays beautiful sand art tribute to Goddess Durga—See pic

Durga Puja usually takes place during September or October, the month of Ashvin according to the Gregorian calendar.

Oct 08, 2018, 10:58 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights.

 

Mar 19, 2018, 06:22 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018: Mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

This year Chaitra Navratri begins on March 18 and culminates with Rama Navmi on March 25. 

Mar 14, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2018 schedule

Chaitra Navratri 2018 schedule

Chaitra Navratri falls during the months of March-April in the Gregorian calendar.

Mar 14, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

Tripura: BJP to dress up 'Bharat Mata' in North East tribal attire

Bharat Mata is the national personification of India as a Mother Goddess, more specifically Goddess Durga. 

Nov 28, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

Dussehra 2017: Significance of Vijayadashami in East India

The last day of the 10-day-long Durga Puja festival culminates with the immersion of the Durga murti, following a grand procession.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:46 AM IST
Aamir Khan's Garba in Vadodara is breaking the internet- Watch video

Aamir Khan's Garba in Vadodara is breaking the internet- Watch video

It's that time of the year again when all of us are submerged in seeking the blessings of Goddess Durga. Praises of the goddess are being sung and the entire nation is busy celebrating, rejoicing and dancing Dandiya and Garba.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Sharad Navratri 2017: How to reach Vaishno Devi to seek Mata Rani's blessings!

Sharad Navratri 2017: How to reach Vaishno Devi to seek Mata Rani's blessings!

Nestled in the Trikuta Mountains in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is the holy shrine of Sherawali Mata.

Sep 23, 2017, 15:19 PM 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
Navratri 2017: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

Navratri 2017: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

The luminous ten-armed goddess who is known as the destroyer of evil and the mother of all beings, Goddess Durga is worshiped extensively during the nine days of Navratri which celebrate her birth. The nine days, collectively known as Navratri are the days when people welcome the bewitching Goddess on earth.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Dressed in white, Maa Brahmacharini is the unmarried form of Sati, King Daksha’s daughter, who was later married to Lord Shiva.

Mar 15, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 1 - Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Day 1 - Worship Devi Shailputri for good fortune

As Chaitra Navratri begins today, let’s worship Maa Shailputri.

Mar 14, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

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