Navaratri Alankaram Nine Days Of Devi Attire.


It is tradition to attire the Goddess in Her various avatars during the nine Days Of Navaratri.


Note – Navratri day 9 and 10 are marked on same date in many calendars.
In South India, Goddess Durga is worshipped during the first three days.
Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped during the next three days.
Goddess Saraswathi is worshipped during the last three days
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The tenth day is celebrated as Dasara or Vijaya Dashami.

Photo Essay.

Kamakshi.
Bangaru Kamakshi, Kanchipuram.

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Balatripurasundari

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Annapoorna Alankaram Day 2
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Meenakshi Alankaram Day 3
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Raja Rajeswari Alankaram Day 4
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Bhuvaneswari Alankaram Day 5
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Matangi Day 6
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Kasi Visalakshi Day 7
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Durga Day 8
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Saraswati Alankar
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Lakshmi

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Lalitha Tripurasundari

Sri Vidya Tripura Sundari Upasna Maha Shoda Nyasa


Nyasa is a ritual where the individual touches various parts of the body with specific Mantras to purify these parts. In Tripurasundari Upasana, Sri Vidya as well, the performing of the ritual is mandatory. I have been hunting down for information on these texts and I mentally vowed six months ago. to start writing on…

Devi Upasana Authoritative Texts To Follow


Adi Shankaracharya had also written on this subject, apart from the Soundaryalahari,in Prapanchasaara. In Tamil Devi Upasana is explained in the Thirumaniram of Thirmoolar and in the Abirami Andhaadi of Abhirami Bhattar. Very recently Ramana Maharishis’s disciple Kavyakanda Ganapathy sastri has written Dasa Mahavidya. These are the sources of the Devi Upasana and no other…

Devi Upasana Dasa Mahavidya Details


They are. Kali, Tara, MahaTripura Sundari (or Shodasi-Sri Vidya), Bhuvaneshvari , Chinnamasta, Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Bagalamukhi, Matangi, and Kamala. A word of caution, These Vidyas are highly esoteric and have to be followed only under the Guidance of A guru and with the necessary Disciplines. These, among others Specified Diet and norms of Behavior. Straying from…

What is Tantra? Devi Upasana


The Devi Worshippers or Shaktas are of many kinds,of which three are important. 1.Those who follow 64 Tantras.-Ananta Shastry in the introducton to Anandalahari.(Kaulachara. 2.Eight Tantras-Mishra and 3.Five Tantras-Samaya sect. There are many more. But these five will do . What are the Common Practices in Tantra?

Essentials Of Devi Srividya Upasana


The sleeping Sadashiva forms the berth of the palanquin in which Sri Mahatripurasundari is borne by the four powerful deities: Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra and Ishwara. ‘Panchapredha Manchaathsaayini” Lalitha Sahasranama. Brahma,Vishnu,Rudra, Shiva and Sadashiva.

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