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Dussehra (Vijayadashami) Festival Guide

Vijayadashami is a combination of two phrases Vijaya and Dashami, which means “Success” and “Tenth”. Vijayadashami is well known as Dasara, Dusshera or Dussehra. The festival is celebrated in the month of Ashwin on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha. It marks the end of Navratri. Dussehra is one of the major festivals in India and celebrated in a different way in different regions for different reasons. In the northeast states & some other parts, it is celebrated as Durga Puja and it marks the goddess Durga’s victory over the demon Mahishasura. In other parts of India Vijayadashami is celebrated as Dussehra, which marks god Rama’s victory over the demon Ravana. On Dasara, effigies of Ravana are filled up with woods and burnt with fireworks, indicating the destruction of evil.
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Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Lyrics & Meaning

Mahishasura Mardini Stotram is most popular stotram of Goddess Durga, written by Guru Adi Shankaracharya. This devotional verse is addressed to Goddess, who killed Demon Mahishasura on the day of Vijayadashami. Mahisasura Mardini is the fierce form of Goddess Parvathi depicted with 10 arms who rides in a lion and carrying weapons and assumes symbolic hand gestures. Reading this stotra on Maha Navami, Dassehra, Diwali & Navaratri days is considered as very auspicious. Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Lyrics in PDF Hindi Telugu English Tamil Kannada Malayalam Mahishasura Mardini Stotram Meaning     The Daughter of the Mountain and Joy of the World. || 1 || O Divine Mother, I invoke You and take refuge in Your Auspicious Feet Salutations to You O Divine Mother, I Invoke You; Who is the Daughter of the Mountain; By Whose presence the whole World is filled with Joy; For Whom the whole World is a Divine Play and Who is Praised b…
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Maha Navami

Maha Navami is the 9th day of Navratri festival and the day before Dussehra (Vijaya Dashami). The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha in the month of Ashwin (Ashwayujam). According to mythological stories, Devi Durga battled against the king of demon Mahishasura for nine days. On the ninth day, Goddess won the battle. On Mahanavami Goddess worshipped as Sidhidatri or Saraswati - the deity of knowledge and wisdom.
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Navratri & 9 Avatars of Goddess Worshipped on The 9 Days

What is Navratri? Navratri, nine holy nights are most auspicious days in Hinduism. The festival is celebrated to mark the victory of the Goddess Shakti over evil (Mahishasura). The festival has a profound religious significance. Navratri is celebrated five times a year – Vasanta or Chaitra Navaratri, Ashadha Navaratri, Sharad Navaratri (Sharadiya Navratri), Paush Navaratri and Magha Navaratri. Based on their local calendar, people celebrate the festival in different months. In Telangana, Navratri is celebrated as Bathukamma. Why is Navaratri Celebrated for 9 Days & 9 Colours? People observe fast during the nine-day festival with dedication. Each day has its speciality. The nine nights of the festival commemorate the nine avatars of Goddess Shakti (Durga). Each day is dedicated to the distinct avatar of the goddess. Each day of the Navratri stands with the particular colour & each colour signifies something during the nine days of the festival. The first c…
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Indira Ekadashi And Rituals To Do

When is Indira Ekadashi? Indira Ekadashi is one of the auspicious days for Hindus. It falls on Krishna Paksha (the waning phase of moon) Ekadashi, the 11th day of Hindu month Ashwin. As per Gregorian calendar, this festival falls in September or October. Lord Vishnu is worshipped on Indira Ekadashi. One should offer Tulsi leaves, fruits, and flowers to the Lord at the time of the puja. As Indira Ekadashi falls in Krishna Paksha (Pitru Paksha), it is dedicated to ancestors and it is also called as Ekadashi Shradh. The main objective of this day is to pray to the forefathers or ancestors for deliverance from sin and its consequences. Once as Lord Krishna said to Yudishter Maharaj, a person fasts on this day, he can get rid of all sins and his forefathers who have fallen into hell are liberated. One of the important responsibilities of the family members is to cook food in a pure environment, offer it to Lord Krishna and then offer the Lord’s Prasada to the for…
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Vilambi Nama Samvatsara Telugu Panchangam 2018-2019 PDF

In 2018-2019 Telugu new year Ugadi called Vilambhi Nama Samvatsaram. Telugu calendar is called as Panchangam, Here we are providing Vilambhi Nama Samvatsara Telugu Panchangam pdf files (Telugu Calendar 2018-2018). Ugadi is the New Year’s Day for Telugu people. This is the most auspicious & important festival in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The Telugu calendar (Panchangam) includes 60 year names. Every 60 years one name cycle completes and the names repeat in the next cycle. Download Pancgam from below link  
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