Durga Ashtami – Eighth day of Navratri

Druga ashtami is the eight day of the ten days long festival of Dusherra, celebrated throughout India. Ashtami literally means eighth day. This falls in the Ashwin (September- October) month of Hindu calendar. Goddess Durga is considered as a consolidation of eight forms of Shaktis (or powers). Throughout India, Durga is interpreted and worshipped with … Read more

Navratri – Nine nights pledged to Goddess Durga

Hinduism has since ages considered the female aspect of God and worships it as dedicatedly as any male God.  Shakti, also known as Devi or Durga, is the personification of feminine power. Navratri (Nav- nine; ratri- nights), commences on the first day of the Ashwin month (September – October) of Hindu calendar and ends on … Read more