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Navratri 2013, Navaratras in 2013

Navratri 2013, Navaratras in 2013, Navratri schedule 2013, Navratri 2013 timetable, when Navratri begins, when Navratri 2013 ends? Navratri, nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga is celebrated for four times in a year. But, Sharad Navratri [...]

Navratri 2013 Colours, Navratri Colours for Durga Puja

Navratri 2013 Colours, Navratri Colours for Durga Puja 2013, which colours of dresses to be worn in Navratri 2013? Navaratri is one of the most important and sacred festivals celebrated in India and many parts of the World. The festival which [...]

Durga Visarjan

Goddess Durga Visarjan is the last of the rituals connected to Navratri Durga Puja. On the last day of Vijayadashami, the idols are worshipped for one last time in the pandals by the devotees. The devotees offer arati and sweets to the Goddess. [...]

Kumari Puja

Kumari Puja is one of the most important rituals of Navratri Durga Puja. In this ritual, a girl aged between one to sixteen years, symbolising the Kumari form of the Goddess is worshipped in front of the idol of Goddess Durga. This is an important [...]

Durga Puja Overseas

Durga Puja is not just celebrated in India, but across the world .The glory of Mother Durga pervades all boundaries of religion and place. Some of the famous Durga puja events during Navratri are mentioned below. New Jersey Durga Puja Committee [...]

Garba Raas (Garbha Dance)

Garba Raas is the traditional form of Indian dance originated in the regions of Gujarat. It is performed mainly during the Durga Navratri festival and is a very popular and grand affair in many parts of the world. Garba is derived from the Sanskrit [...]

Kumari Puja: Kanya Puja, Kanjak Puja

Kumari Puja is one of the most important rituals of Navratri Durga Puja .In this ritual, a girl aged between one to sixteen years, symbolising the Kumari form of the Goddess is worshipped in front of the idol of Goddess Durga. This is an important [...]

Dashain Celebrations in Nepal

Dashain is clearly the biggest, longest and the most auspicious festival celebrated by the Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the country. Goddess Durga is worshipped in all her manifestations during the 15 day long festival with ritualistic [...]

Dashain Festival Story, Legend, Vrat Katha

Dashain is the 15 day national religious festival of Nepal. It is the Dasara of Nepal. People in Nepal celebrate it for about 15 days and in the year 2012, it is celebrated from October 16th to 29th. The tenth day of Dashain is Vijaya Dashami [...]

Dashain Festival: Navratri in Nepal

Dashain is the festival of Dasara celebrated in Nepal for 15 days to commemorate the victory of Goddess Durga over mahishasura and worship her in all her manifestations. The following days are the important ones amongst the celebrations: 1st [...]