Navratri is a festival of Hindus celebrated with devotion, love and fervor all over India. The mood of Navratri is very colorful & unique. It incorporates veneration along with commemoration by means of song and dance. Navratri basically means “Nine Nights” (“Nav” meaning nine and “Ratri” meaning nights). These nights are devoted to the reverence of Goddess Durga (Maa Durga) who exists in many forms and is the manifestation of the absolute energy that pervades the Universe. During these days and nights prayers are offered to Mother Goddess. During Navratri, Goddess Durga is decorated in her different aspects like Bala Tripura Sundari, Mahishasura Mardhini, Annapoorna, Kali, Raja Rajeshwari, Kanaka Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Gayatri Devi.
For the devout these days are the sacrosanct for it is during these days when Goddess Durga takes a stock of her devotees and grants all blessings, removes ills and evils and ensures problem free life for her devotees.
During these days of festivity everyday a different alankaram is done for the diety, kumkum puja will be performed all the days. Please check the calendar for specific times and days.
Cost per family to participate is $10. All proceedings go to the temple. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kindly register if you wish to participate and/or attend the pooja.