Home / Tag Archives: Dussehra

Tag Archives: Dussehra

On Navaratri (Part XVII)

This Dussehra, Mohurrum also arrived this time. Some people performed the visarjan of the worship area the next day. Even we are secular people. Thus, we also performed the visarjan the next day. People, who had grown jow, either leave the plants below banyan tree or under a pipal tree ...

Read More »

On Navaratri (Part XVI)

On Dussehra day, Shami plant is bought and placed on the West side of the house and Beejakshara Mantra of Shani is chanted; then the doshas connected to this planet are resolved. A banyan tree should be planted in a temple or roadside and nurtured. These trees are usually not ...

Read More »

On Navaratri (Part XV)

The tenth day is Dussehra. It is the day when good vanquished evil. It is also called Vijaya Dashami. Yesterday several years ago, Lord Rama won over the Demon Ravana. Yesterday is also the day when Durga Parivar vanquished evil. On Dussehra, people worship their tools. Dancers place their heavy ...

Read More »

On Navaratri (Part IX)

Today is the fifth day of Navaratri, belonging to Devi Skandamata. She is the mother of Lord Kartikeya. This Devi is worshipped for the birth of children and their wellbeing. On the sixth day after the birth of a child, this Devi is worshipped. She sits on a large lotus ...

Read More »