Thursday, October 14, 2010

8th day Naivedyam ~ Sri Durga Devi

Image Source:Vijayawada Durgamma Temple

Sri Durga Devi is the Goddess for the eighth day of Durga Navarathri. In 2010, during the festival of Durga Navrathri, on October 15th, Goddess Sri Durga Devi is worshipped. This day is very important as a part of the navratri celebrations in Sri Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada.Durga Ashtami is celebrated on this day.

Durga symbolizes the power of the Supreme Being that maintains moral order and justicein the universe. Durga is also known as "Shakti". Worship of the goddess Shakti is very popular among the Hindu people. Durga stands for the unified symbol of all divineforces; Strength, Morality, Power, Protector. Slokas on Goddess Durga form the part of prayers offered to the goddess. Durga (Devi) Shlokas / Slokas are as follows:

"Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Maatrirupena Sansthitah
Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaktirupena Sansthitah
Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaantirupena Sansthitah
Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namo Namah"

and you can also like to hear the above Slokam

Durga Devi Naivedyam today is:

  • Gaarelu

  • Vadapappu / Moongdal Soaked in Water

   Happy Durgashtami to all of U My dear Friends & Readers.

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