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Vasanta Navaratri Celebrations
Nava Durga Alankarams

Vasant Navaratri, celebrated during the month of Chitra (March-April), is a nine-night festival dedicated to the Goddesses, symbolizing a period of vibrant energy renewal on Earth. This time is believed to be rich in the revitalizing energy of the Goddess, and it is a time for performing sacred rituals to invoke the Divine Feminine, seeking blessings for prosperity, protection, health, happiness, and success.

During these 9 days, daily Chandi Parayana in the morning (Recitation of Full Devi Mahatyam), Durga Alankaram and Durga Archana in the evening followed by Arati and dinner prasad. All puja programs will broadcast live.

From Tuesday, 9th April 2024 to Wednesday 17th April, 2024

NOTE : Sunday 14th, 2024 to Tuesday 16th, 2024
Sri Bhadrachala Bhakta Rama Dasa Navaratna Keertana
Sita Rama Kalyanotsava Sahita Samrajya Pattabhishekam

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Tuesday 9th April, 2024

Day 1 – Shailaputri Alankaram

08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kalasa Sthapana, Shailaputri Alankaram, Durga Path / Chandi Parayana
09:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Abhishekam to all presiding Devis, Devatas in the temple
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Vishnu Sahasranama Chanting (during Alankaram)
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Archana to Devi, Devatas and Veda Ashirvachanam by the temple priests followed by Madhyahna Aarati and Lunch Prasad
05:00 PM
Goddess Shailaputri Durga Puja
06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Panchanga Shravanam
7:00 PM -7:15 PM
Bharathanattam Dance by students of Saraswati Nantyanjali, Shwetha Sharath
7:15 PM -7:30 PM
Kuchipudi Dance by Lakshmi Thirumani
07:30 PM
Temple Aarati followed by dinner prasad

Wednesday 10th April, 2024

Day 2 – Brahmacharini Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Brahmacharini Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Brahmacharini Durga Puja followed by Aarati and dinner prasad

Thursday 11th April, 2024

Day 3- Chandra Ghanta Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Chandra Ghanta Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Chandra Ghanta Durga Puja followed by Aarati and dinner prasad

Friday 12th April, 2024

Day 4 – Kooshmandi Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Kooshmandi Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Kooshmandi Durga Puja
followed by Aarati and dinner prasad
07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Mataki Chowki

Saturday 13th April, 2024

Day 5 – Skanda Mata Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Skanda Mata Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Skanda Mata Durga Puja followed by Aarati and dinner prasad

Sunday 14th April, 2024

Day 6 – Katyaayani Alankaram

08:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Goddess Katyaayani Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
10:30 AM
Valli Subramanya Kalyanam, Naamasankeertanam
12:30 PM
Madhyahna Aarati and Lunch Prasad
05:00 PM – 07:30 PM
Sri Sita Rama Managala Snanam, Tirumanjanam, Ankurarpana, and bhakta Ramadasa Keertana recitation, Sri Sita Rama Kalyana Celebration Starts
06:00 PM – 06:20 PM
Kuchipudi Dance by Lakshmi Thirumani

Monday 15th April, 2024

Day 7 – Kalaratri Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Kalaratri Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Kalaratri Durga Puja
07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Cultural Programs and “Talambralu” preparation followed by Aarati and dinner prasad

Tuesday 16th April, 2024

Day 8 – Maha Gowri Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Maha Gowri Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sri Rama Janmotsava Puja
followed by Lunch Prasad.
05:00 PM – 09:00 PM
“Sri Bhadrachala Bhakta Rama Dasa Navaratna Keertana” Sri Sita Rama Kalyanotsava Sahita Samrajya Pattabhishekam followed by Aarati and dinner prasad
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Maha Gowri Durga Puja followed by Aarati and dinner prasad

Wednesday 17th April, 2024

Day 9 – Siddhi Da Alankaram

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Goddess Siddhi Da Durga Puja
Chandi Parayana
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Goddess Siddhi Da Durga Puja, Vasanta Navratri Concludes followed by Aarati and dinner prasad.
(Yajamana) main Kalyanostavam Sponsorship limited to 6 couples – $501
Vasanta Navaratri – All 9 days – $351
Vasanta Navaratri Annadanam – $251
Vasanta Navaratri – Any One Day $151
Sita Rama Kalyanam – Kalyanotsavam Sponsorship – $108