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Navratri 2022 Day 2: Who is Maa Brahmacharini? Significance, puja vidhi, muhurat

Published on Sep 26, 2022 05:55 PM IST

Navratri 2022 Day 2: On the second day of Navratri, devotees of Maa Durga worship Maa Brahmacharini - a great Sati and Goddess Parvati's unmarried form. Know all the details like significance, colour, shubh muhurat, puja vidhi, samagri, puja mantra, prarthana and stotra for day 2 inside.

Devotees of Maa Durga worship Maa Brahmacharini on the second day of Navratri. (Pinterest)
Devotees of Maa Durga worship Maa Brahmacharini on the second day of Navratri. (Pinterest)

Navratri 2022 Day 3 bhog for Goddess Chandraghanta: Tasty makhana kheer recipe

Navratri 2022 Day 3 Bhog for Goddess Chandraghanta; Check out the delicious Navratri bhog recipe of Makhana kheer.

Navratri 2022 Day 3 Bhog for goddess Chandraghanta; Try out this delicious Navratri bhog recipe of makhana kheer(Istockphoto)
Navratri 2022 Day 3 Bhog for goddess Chandraghanta; Try out this delicious Navratri bhog recipe of makhana kheer(Istockphoto)
Published on Sep 26, 2022 05:27 PM IST

Navratri 2022 Day 2 bhog for Goddess Brahmacharini; check recipes

Navratri 2022 Day 2 bhog for Goddess Brahmacharini: Check out the delicious Navratri bhog recipe of Singhare Atte ka halwa and kele ki barfi.

Navratri 2022 special recipe: Check out the delicious Navratri bhog recipe of Singhare Atte ka halwa and kele ki barfi.(pixabay)
Navratri 2022 special recipe: Check out the delicious Navratri bhog recipe of Singhare Atte ka halwa and kele ki barfi.(pixabay)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 06:31 PM IST

Navratri 2022 Day 1: Who is Maa Shailputri? Significance, puja vidhi and mantra

Navratri 2022 Day 1: On the first day of Navratri, devotees of Maa Durga worship Maa Shailputri, known to be a form of Parvati and a reincarnation of Sati. Here's all you need to know about the Goddess, the significance of Day 1, puja vidhi, timing, samagri, mantra, and more.

Maa Shailputri, one of the Navadurgas, is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. (Pinterest)
Maa Shailputri, one of the Navadurgas, is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. (Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:52 AM IST

Happy Daughters' Day 2022: History, significance, inspiring quotes and wishes

Daughters' Day 2022: International Daughters' Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of September. This year, it is being marked on September 25. Find all about this day's significance and history, and send inspiring quotes and wishes to your precious daughters.

Daughters' Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September. (HT Photo)
Daughters' Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 09:54 AM IST

Mahalaya 2022: When is Mahalaya? Date, shubh muhurat, rituals and significance

Mahalaya 2022 date, history and significance: The auspicious occasion of Mahalaya is right around the corner. Here's all you need to know about the date, shubh muhurat, rituals, significance, and more about this festival.

Mahalaya is celebrated a week before the Durga Puja celebrations begin across the country. (Pexels)
Mahalaya is celebrated a week before the Durga Puja celebrations begin across the country. (Pexels)
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 08:11 AM IST

Shubho Mahalaya 2022: Wishes, images, quotes to share with family and friends

Shubho Mahalaya 2022: The neighbourhoods start echoing with the sound of Mahishadhur Mardini at 4 in the morning on the day of Mahalaya. The day starts and so does the festivities. Here’s how you can wish your loved ones.

Mahalaya is the first day of Durga Puja.
Mahalaya is the first day of Durga Puja.
Updated on Sep 25, 2022 08:11 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Navratri 2022 prasad list: Know different bhogs to offer Maa Durga

Navratri prasad list: During the nine days of Navratri, devotees worship the nine avatars of Maa Durga each day. They also offer prasad while praying to them. Here's all you need to know about the different bhogs to offer Maa Durga and her nine avatars.

The nine-day festival of Navratri celebrates the victory of good over evil. (HT Photo)
The nine-day festival of Navratri celebrates the victory of good over evil. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:54 AM IST

Navratri 2022: Benefits of fasting

Navratri 2022: From removing the toxins of the body to reducing lethargy and dullness of the mind, here are a few benefits of fasting during the festival.

Men and women keep fast during Navratri to seek the blessings of the goddess.
Men and women keep fast during Navratri to seek the blessings of the goddess.
Published on Sep 24, 2022 01:35 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Navratri 2022: How the festival is celebrated in different parts of the country

Navratri 2022: From Durga Puja in Eastern India to Navratri in Western India, here are the ways by which the festival is celebrated all across India.

Durga Puja is one of the biggest festivals in West Bengal.(ANI)
Durga Puja is one of the biggest festivals in West Bengal.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 08:29 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

West Bengal artist develops unique Durga Puja idol using crores of chalk pencil

Residents of West Bengal are coming up with creative ways to commemorate Durga Puja as it draws near, such as creating an idol using a large number of chalk pencils.

West Bengal artist develop a unique Durga Puja idol using crores of chalk pencil((photo/ANI))
West Bengal artist develop a unique Durga Puja idol using crores of chalk pencil((photo/ANI))
Published on Sep 23, 2022 06:49 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Kolkata (west Bengal) [india]

Navratri 2022: Know all about the nine avatars of Maa Durga

Nine goddesses of Navratri: The auspicious Hindu festival of Navratri honours the nine forms of Maa Durga. During this nine-day festival, devotees worship the nine avatars of Maa Durga. Read everything you need to know about these nine goddesses inside.

Devotees worship the nine forms of Maa Durga during the auspicious festival of Navratri. 
Devotees worship the nine forms of Maa Durga during the auspicious festival of Navratri. 
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:54 AM IST

Navratri Ghatashapana Muhurat 2022: Puja time, shubh muhurat, rituals to follow

Navratri Ghatasthapana Muhurat 2022: From preparing the wide clay pot with grain seeds to placing the Kalash and invoking Goddess Durga in it. Here are the rules to follow for ghatasthapana. Also know the Ghatasthapana shubh muhurat.

Ghatasthapana is one of the most important rituals of Navratri.(Unsplash)
Ghatasthapana is one of the most important rituals of Navratri.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 08:29 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Navratri 2022: How the festival is celebrated in Gujarat

Navratri 2022: From keeping fast to decking up in traditional costumes and dancing, to feasting on Navratri-special dishes, here is all about how the festival is celebrated in Gujarat.

Navratri is celebrated in Gujarat with colours, feasts and Garba.(Hindustan Times)
Navratri is celebrated in Gujarat with colours, feasts and Garba.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 03:48 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Navratri 2022: How is the festival celebrated in South India

Navratri 2022: Ahead of Dussehra, Navratri and Durga Puja fervour has gripped India and while Shardiya Navratri is celebrated in various ways, here's how the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Lakshadweep and Puducherry in South India celebrate it

Shardiya Navratri 2022: Here's how the festival is celebrated in different parts of South India(Photo by Sonika Agarwal on Unsplash)
Shardiya Navratri 2022: Here's how the festival is celebrated in different parts of South India(Photo by Sonika Agarwal on Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 23, 2022 03:50 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Navratri colours 2022: Know the colour for each day of the festival

Navratri colours 2022: The festival of Navratri is here to worship the goddess Durga and celebrate colours. From white to pink here is all you need to know about the colours of nine days of Navratri.

Navratri colours 2022: Know the colour for each day of the festival(Unsplash)
Navratri colours 2022: Know the colour for each day of the festival(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 08:31 AM IST

Navratri 2022 fasting rules: Dos and don'ts to follow during nine-day festival

Navratri Fasting Rules: Devotees of Maa Durga observe fasts during the nine-day festival of Navratri. If you are also planning to keep them, here are some dos and don'ts you should keep in mind while observing the auspicious festival.

Find out all about the Navratri fasting rules: The dos and don'ts(HT Photo)
Find out all about the Navratri fasting rules: The dos and don'ts(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 06:55 AM IST

Navratri foods 2022: List of foods to eat and avoid during your fast

Shardiya Navratri foods 2022: Observing a Navratri fast and do not know what to eat and avoid? We have got you covered.

Navratri 2022: List of foods to eat and avoid during your fast(Pinterest)
Navratri 2022: List of foods to eat and avoid during your fast(Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 08:40 AM IST
By, Delhi

Navratri 2022: Why onion and garlic should be avoided during Navratri

Navratri 2022: Eating raajasic and taamsic foods like onion, garlic and non-veg is forbidden during Navratri. Here's why we adopt a satvik diet during the nine-day festival.

Navratri 2022: Why we do not eat onion and garlic during Navratri(Karolina Grabowska)
Navratri 2022: Why we do not eat onion and garlic during Navratri(Karolina Grabowska)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 08:40 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal

In the 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal, the 'Asur' was replaced by two street dogs who were seen praying for shelter before Maa Durga, showcasing the theme of 'Shelter for pets'.

Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal(Twitter/ani_digital)
Kolkata comes up with 'pet-friendly' themed Durga Puja Pandal(Twitter/ani_digital)
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 07:51 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Kolkata (west Bengal) [india]

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Dos and don'ts to remember during the puja

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: From avoiding liquor consumption to worshiping the tools and machineries, here are a few do’s and don’ts to follow for Vishwakarma puja.

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Dos and don'ts to remember during the puja(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Dos and don'ts to remember during the puja(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 03:13 PM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Shubh muhurat, rituals and puja timings

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: The auspicious festival of Vishwakarma Puja is here to celebrate the birth anniversary of Lord Vishwakarma. Check out the shubh muhurat, rituals and puja timings to celebrate the festival.

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Shubh muhurat, rituals and puja timings.(istockphoto)
Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Shubh muhurat, rituals and puja timings.(istockphoto)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 02:19 PM IST

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Best wishes, images, messages to share with your family

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Celebrate the auspicious festival of Vishwakarma Puja on September 17 with the messages, wishes, images, and quotes curated in this article. Send them to your loved ones on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media platforms.

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Best wishes, images, messages, quotes to share on September 17 with your family and friends(HT Photo)
Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Best wishes, images, messages, quotes to share on September 17 with your family and friends(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2022 07:30 AM IST

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: When is Vishwakarma Jayanti? Know history, significance

Vishwakarma Puja 2022: Lord Vishwakarma is known as the divine architect the world. This day celebrates his birth and falls on the last day of the Bhadra month, between September and October. Find more details about the history, date and significance of this auspicious festival.

Vishwakarma Puja Date 2022: When is Vishwakarma Jayanti? Know all about its time, history and significance(HT Photo)
Vishwakarma Puja Date 2022: When is Vishwakarma Jayanti? Know all about its time, history and significance(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 11:29 AM IST

Butter me up: Try out these whacky butters with your meals

Slathered on toast, mixed into sauces and cakes or whipped as frosting, butter is versatile and a flavour enhancer

 (Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)
Published on Sep 14, 2022 03:02 PM IST
ByAbigial Banerji

Shardiya Navratri date 2022: Start and end date; ghatasthapana, full calendar

Shardiya Navratri 2022 is round the corner. Know all about the starting and end date of the nine-day festival and day-wise calendar from ghatasthapana to Vijayadashmi.

Navratri 2022: How is the festival celebrated in South India(Photo by Sonika Agarwal on Unsplash)
Navratri 2022: How is the festival celebrated in South India(Photo by Sonika Agarwal on Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 11:39 AM IST

Grandparents' Day 2022: Date, history, significance

Happy Grandparents' Day 2022: Here's all that you grandchildren need to know about the date, history and significance of Grandparents' Day to celebrate the bond you have with your emotionally resilient and quiet heroes

Grandparents' Day 2022: Date, history, significance (RODNAE Productions)
Grandparents' Day 2022: Date, history, significance (RODNAE Productions)
Updated on Sep 11, 2022 07:13 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Grandparents Day 2022: Thoughtful gifts for your grandparents

Grandparents Day 2022: From giving them all of your time and baking with them to letting them know that they are the best fairytale to happen to you, here are a few gift ideas to make your grandparents feel extra special.

Grandparents Day 2022: Thoughtful gifts for your grandparents(Unsplash)
Grandparents Day 2022: Thoughtful gifts for your grandparents(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 11, 2022 07:13 AM IST
ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

BTS' J-Hope celebrates Chuseok with new pics in traditional Hanbok, wishes ARMY

BTS member J-Hope celebrated the major Korean festival of Chuseok by sharing pictures of himself dressed in traditional Hanbok. He delighted ARMY with the new post and wished them happy holidays.

BTS' J-Hope celebrates Chuseok 2022 with new pics in traditional Hanbok, wishes ARMY happy holidays (Instagram)
BTS' J-Hope celebrates Chuseok 2022 with new pics in traditional Hanbok, wishes ARMY happy holidays (Instagram)
Updated on Sep 10, 2022 10:43 AM IST
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