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Chaturdashi after Vijaya Dashami

Lord Varaha

The Chaturdashi after Vijaya Dashami is auspicious for the worship of Lord Varaha, the third avatar of Maha Vishnu. Lord Varaha should be worshipped with Bhumadevi, the reason being Maha Vishnu is the protector of everything on earth. Demon Hiranyaksha took away the earth and dropped it into the primordial ...

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Ekadashi after Vijaya Dashami

Lord Ananta Padmanabha

The ascetic, we were talking about toward the end of the posts on On Navaratri, also talked about the Ekadashi after Vijaya Dashami. He said, “Navaratri is mostly for kanyas and suhasinis. But, did widows perform any sinful act? Our culture forgets about them. When a man loses his wife, ...

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On Navaratri (Part VIII)

Goddess Lakshmi

According to South Indian tradition, first 3 days of the Navaratri belong to Goddess Durga and the next 3 days to Goddess Lakshmi. Most homes have Ashtalakshmi photos or idols and they are placed in the Golu. Goddess Lakshmi appeared when the milky ocean was churned by the Devas and ...

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