Navaratri 2014 Celebrations

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Jai Mata Di !!!

By the grace of Parama Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji, Datta

Yoga Center DC chapter (DYC DC) will be conducting Devi Navaratri Utsav 2014 for the second consecutive year. Last year several families hosted the Pujas in each of their homes, for all 9 nights. Please see the below link for pictures.

Navaratri 2013 Celebrations

This year Navaratri is being celebrated from Sep 24th – Oct 3rd. “Sri Lalitha Sahasranama poorvaka Sri Sukta Vidhaana Shodashopachara Puja with Veda Paaraayanam” will be performed on all 10 Days.

Entire program will take about 1Hr:30 Minutes. On the weekdays, puja starts by 7:00 PM. On the weekends, puja starts by 6:00 PM.

Features of the Puja

  • Sri Maha Ganapathi Puja
  • Sri Sukta-Vidhaana-Shodashopachara Puja
  • Kumkumaarchana with Saamoohika Lalitha-Sahasranaama Paaraayanam (All attendees will get an opportunity to perform kumkumarchana)
  • Vedic Chanting
  • Devi Bhajans
  • Maha Prasadam

Please click on the link in the first column to view pictures of the event.

Pictures Date and Timings Tithi Deity Special Prasadam Archana Host
Day 1 Sep 24th
Wednesday
7:00 PM
Prathama Gowri Ksheeraanna
(Milk Rice)
Ghee Rice
Turmeric Roots Anuja & Venkataraghavan Peketi
Day 2 Sep 25th
Thursday
7:00 PM
Dwiteeya Raja Rajeshwari Mudganna
(Green Gram Rice)
Cloth Venkat & Swapna Reddy Solipuram
Day 3 Sep 26th
Friday
7:00 PM
Triteeya Durgi Lakshmi Sharshapa Anna
(Cocunut Rice)
Kum Kum Hema & Srinivas Ratnakaram
Day 4 Sep 27th
Saturday
6:00 PM
Chaturthi Meenakshi Kadamba Flowers Kiran & Prasad Kasturi
Day 5 Sep 28th
Sunday
6:00 PM
Panchami Parashakti Lemon Rice Lemons Komala & Radhakrishna Allam
Day 6 Sep 29th
Monday
6:00 PM
Shasti Vishalakshi Sweet Pongal Betel Leaves Srilakshmi & Sudhakar Repalli
Day 7 Sep 30th
Tuesday
6:00 PM
Saptami Saraswati Puliyogare Vada Nidhi Tuli Sahgal
Day 8 Oct 1st
Wednesday
7:00 PM
Asthami Chandi Gudaanna
(Pongal)
Coins Jyothsna & Gopikrishna Kasturi
Day 9 Oct 2nd
Thursday
7:00 PM
Navami Shakti Durgi
Ayudha Puja
Dadhyanna
(Curd Rice)
Coconuts Sreenivas & Lakshmi Koneru
Day 10 Oct 3rd
Friday
7:00 PM
Dashami Poorna Kala Raja Rajeshwari Kalasha Udvasana
Mangalacharanam
Shami Puja
Laddu Padmini & Praveen Nidumolu