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Entertainment news: Bollywood extends Ram Navami wishes to people

Entertainment news: Bollywood extends Ram Navami wishes to people

Many Bollywood celebrities took to their social media to extend their wishes to their fans. Ram Navami is the festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Sri Ram.

Apr 02, 2020, 15:26 PM IST
Ram Navami 2020: Complete puja vidhi and fasting rules for devotees

Ram Navami 2020: Complete puja vidhi and fasting rules for devotees

Ram Navami is celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri which falls during Shukla Paksha (bright phase) of the lunar month.

Apr 02, 2020, 07:54 AM IST
Chaitra Navrati 2020, Day 9: Worship Maa Siddhidatri to fulfill your divine aspirations

Chaitra Navrati 2020, Day 9: Worship Maa Siddhidatri to fulfill your divine aspirations

Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped by the devotees on the last day. This form of Durga blesses her bhakts with wish fulfillment.

Apr 02, 2020, 07:18 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant this Durga Aarti for the blessings of benevolent goddess

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant this Durga Aarti for the blessings of benevolent goddess

The auspicious occasion of Chaitra Navratri began from March 25 this year and will end on April 2 - Ram Navami. During the nine-day festival, nine different forms of Maa Durga, also known by the

Apr 01, 2020, 18:51 PM IST
Ram Navami 2020: Date, significance and puja timings  - all you need to know

Ram Navami 2020: Date, significance and puja timings - all you need to know

Ram Navami falls on the ninth day in the month of Chaitra, which also marks the end of Navratri.

Apr 01, 2020, 14:53 PM IST
Netizens explode Twitter with 'April Fool's Day' memes amid lockdown

Netizens explode Twitter with 'April Fool's Day' memes amid lockdown

Twitter exploded with hilarious memes and made #AprilFoolsDay a top trend. 

Apr 01, 2020, 14:18 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 8: Pray to Maa Gauri for prosperity

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 8: Pray to Maa Gauri for prosperity

Maha Gauri is an avatar of Devi Parvati, the divine consort of Lord Shiva.

Apr 01, 2020, 08:07 AM IST
Here's why onion and garlic find no entry in your kitchen during Navratri!

Here's why onion and garlic find no entry in your kitchen during Navratri!

There are four types of Navratri throughout the year, each falling in a particular season.

Mar 31, 2020, 18:41 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant these powerful Durga mantras to seek her blessings!

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant these powerful Durga mantras to seek her blessings!

As the auspicious occasion of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated in full festive fervour, we thought of listing out some of the mantras dedicated to Maa Durga. There are various mantras of Devi

Mar 31, 2020, 18:18 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 7: Worship Maa Kalratri to ward off bad omen from your lives

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 7: Worship Maa Kalratri to ward off bad omen from your lives

Devi Kalratri is believed to be the fiercest form of Durga, and her appearance often invokes a feeling of fear. She is the destroyer of all demon entities, ghosts, spirits and negative energies, who

Mar 31, 2020, 08:05 AM IST
Chaiti Chhath 2020: Puja vidhi, timing for sandhya arghya as devotees offer prayers to setting sun

Chaiti Chhath 2020: Puja vidhi, timing for sandhya arghya as devotees offer prayers to setting sun

Chhath Puja, the four-day-long festival falls twice a year – in Chaitra maas (March-April) and in the month of Kartika (October-November). The one celebrated earlier in the year is called Chaithi

Mar 30, 2020, 15:37 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 6: Pray to Maa Katyayani for a bliss married life

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 6: Pray to Maa Katyayani for a bliss married life

On Day 6, devotees offer prayers to Maa Katyayani. She is the second name of Goddess Parvati, Adi Parashakti or Amarakosha, as per the Sanskrit lexicon. She is also hailed as the fierce avatar of Maa

Mar 30, 2020, 10:51 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 5: Pray to Devi Skandamata for knowledge and prosperity

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 5: Pray to Devi Skandamata for knowledge and prosperity

 On Day 5, we offer prayers to Devi Skandamata. She is the mother of Skanda, Lord Kartikeya - the God of wars - as per some beliefs. 

Mar 29, 2020, 09:21 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 4 - Maa Kushmanda will bless you with good health and wealth

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 4 - Maa Kushmanda will bless you with good health and wealth

The goddess has eight hands and is also known as Ashtabhuja Devi. Through her Jap Mala (rosary), the goddess bestows siddhis to her devotees.

Mar 28, 2020, 09:52 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Here's the legend behind worshipping Maa Chandraghanta on Day 3

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Here's the legend behind worshipping Maa Chandraghanta on Day 3

Maa Chandraghanta blesses her bhakts with valour and removes all the obstacles from their lives. 

Mar 27, 2020, 17:36 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for power and courage

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for power and courage

The nine-day long festivity of Chaitra Navratri is in full swing. This year, it began from March 25 and will last till April 2, on Ram Navami respectively. There are four types of Navratris in the

Mar 27, 2020, 09:33 AM IST
Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 2 - Pray to Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 2 - Pray to Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

On the second day of Navratri, Maa Brahmacharini is worshipped. 

Mar 26, 2020, 07:33 AM IST
South and Bollywood stars convey festive greetings to fans amid lockdown

South and Bollywood stars convey festive greetings to fans amid lockdown

Wednesday marked the festivities of Gudi Padwa, Ugadi and the start of Navaratri all over India, but with the COVID-19 lockdown there has been no celebration anywhere. 

Mar 25, 2020, 20:27 PM IST
Gudi Padwa 2020: Here's how Maharashtrians welcome New Year, check timings

Gudi Padwa 2020: Here's how Maharashtrians welcome New Year, check timings

The Konkani community refers to this day as Samwatsara. This year, Gudi Padwa will be celebrated on March 25.

Mar 25, 2020, 09:20 AM IST
Ugadi 2020: This is how Telugu New Year is celebrated, puja timings and significance

Ugadi 2020: This is how Telugu New Year is celebrated, puja timings and significance

People also visit temples to offer their prayers to the almighty and seek blessings on the auspicious occasion.

Mar 25, 2020, 09:03 AM IST