Navaratri Celebrations at Vijayawada Indrakeeladri Kanadurga Amma temple

Goddess Durga Amma Vari Temple situated on the Indrakeeladri hill, on the banks of river Krishna, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. This holy shrine of Goddess Durga is a Swayambhu (self-manifested) and is the second largest temple in Andhra Pradesh. Special pujas are performed during Dasara also called Navaratri. A large number of pilgrims attend the colorful celebrations and take a holy dip in the Krishna River. This year we all are going to celebrate 10-day Dussehra festival atop Indrakeeladri

Day 1: Thursday, 21 September 2017 – Sri Swarnakavachalankruta Durga Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Padyami – Swarna Kavacham Sari – Gold Colour Saree

Day 2: Friday, 22 September 2017 – Sri Balatripura Sundari Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Vidiya – Light Pink Colour Saree

Day 3: Saturday, 23 September 2017 – Sri Gayatri Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Vidiya (Vruddhi) – Orange Colour Saree

Day 4: Sunday, 24 September 2017 – Sri Annapoorna Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Thadiya – Sandalwood Yellow Colour Saree

Day 5: Monday, 25th September 2017 – Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Panchami – Pure Gold Colour Saree

Day 6: Tuesday, 26 September 2017 – Sri Mahalakshmi Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Suddha Shashti – Pink Colour Saree

Day 7: Wednesday, 27 September 2017 – Sri Saraswati Devi Alankaram

Moola Nakshatra Pooja (Moola Nakshtram) – Ashwayuja Shuddha Saptami – White Colour Saree

Day 8: Thursday, 28 September 2017 – Sri Durga Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Ashtami – Red Colour Saree

Day 9: Friday, 29 September 2017 – Sri Mahishasura Mardhini Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Navami (Mahanavami) – Brown or Red Colour hand-loom saree

Day 10: Saturday, 30 September 2017 – Sri Rajarajeswari Devi Alankaram

Ashwayuja Shuddha Dashami (Vijayadashami) – Green Colour Saree

Sri Kanaka Durga Devi, the chief deity of the temple is portrayed as blessing the visiting devotees in various forms (avatars) during the 10-day festival.

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