Chaitra Navratri Ashtami - Navami Pujan Tomorrow

Maa Durga blesses you on Ashtami - Navami Day! Know Paran Muhurat timings for Chaitra Navratri 2018 and the importance of Kanya Pujan on this day. Also read about rituals and Puja Vidhi performed during Ram Navami.



This Chaitra Navratri, Ashtami and Navami are falling on the same day. The reason being the loss of Navami Tithi (Kshaya Titihi), because of which it will be celebrated on the day of Ashtami, i.e. tomorrow on March 25. So, all auspicious rituals and Puja for worshipping Maa Durga will also be performed tomorrow. Maa Mahagauri and Maa Siddhidatri, the eighth and ninth swaroop of Maa Durga, will be worshipped by devotees for a prosperous and happy life. Goddess Mahagauri is very kind and compassionate, and grants all wishes of her devotees. Maa Siddhidatri also blesses her devotees with Spiritual Siddhis as well as offer goodness and morality by destroying all that is evil and bad.

Know the Mantra for Worshipping Maa MahaGauri and Maa Siddhidatri

Chaitra Navratri Ashtami - Navami Pujan


Ashtami and Navami Pujan during Navratri is of prime significance and concludes the end of this auspicious festival. Different Hindu communities perform different rituals to worship the Goddess on these days. The reason being that their lineages or ancestries has followed specific rituals, and the same tradition is followed by them as well. Thus, you can see various families worshipping Goddess Durga as per their rituals and traditions.

Know more about worshipping Goddess Durga: Navratri 2018

Importance of Kanya Pujan


Young girls (Kanya), from 2 to 10 years of age, are especially worshipped on Ashtami and Navami during Navratri Puja. Nine girls representing the nine forms of Maa Durga are invited by the devotees on this occasion and are offered food and gifts. This ritual is known as ‘Kanya Pujan’. It is believed that young girls are the most auspicious, virtuous, pure, and innocent souls. Worshipping them during Navratri pleases Maa Durga and she blesses her devotees with good fortune and happiness. Other than this, following are the nine benefits of performing Kanya Pujan:
  1. Kumari - Worshipping 2 years old girls ends all pain and sufferings.
  2. Trimurti - Worshipping 3 years old girls blesses with offsprings.
  3. Kalyani - Worshipping 4 years old girls offers knowledge, wisdom and prosperity.
  4. Rohini - Worshipping 5 years old girls destroy all ailments and diseases.
  5. Kaalika - Worshipping 6 years old girls eliminate enemies.
  6. Chandika - Worshipping 7 years old girls bestows with wealth and prestige.
  7. Shaambhavi - Worshipping 8 years old girls brings success and achievements in every sphere.
  8. Durga - 9 years old girls are the form of Maa Durga. By worshipping them, heavenly comforts and happiness is attained.
  9. Subhadra - 10 years old girls are worshipped as Subhadra and fulfils all desires and wishes.
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Ram Navami


Tomorrow is also the birth anniversary of Lord Rama and will be celebrated as Ram Navami. According to Hindu Calendar, every year Ram Navami is observed on Navami Tithi of Chaitra month. Lord Rama is believed to be the 7th incarnation of Lord Vishnu. On this day, devotees recite Ramayana to worship the God.

Know Puja Vidhi for worshipping Lord Rama: Ram Navami Puja Rituals

Chaitra Navratri Paran


Chaitra Navratri Paran is performed on Dashami Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Chaitra month. 9 days long festivities are concluded on the tenth day after Navratri Paran. On this day, food (Prasad) should be taken after performing Murti Visarjan, Pujan and donation on an auspicious Muhurat.

Know Shubh Muhurat for Chaitra Navratri 2018 in your city: Chaitra Navratri Paran Muhurat

AstroSage wishes all our readers a happy and prosperous life ahead. May Maa Durga blesses you all with a successful future.

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