Durga Navami (Maha Navami) 2020 Puja Vidhi, Muhurat, Timings, Mantra: Durga Navami is the last day of the 9-day celebration of Navratri. This year it will be celebrated on Saturday, 24 October 2020. However, the festival is celebrated on a different day in West Bengal.
The day begins with Mahasnan and Shodashopachar Puja. Devotees flock to the pandal and offer flowers and fruits as offerings to Goddess Durga. While the earlier ritual included sacrificing an animal on this day, it has been replaced due to humanitarian causes.
According to drikpanchang.com. “According to Purva-Viddha rule if on previous day Navami Tithi prevails for 3 Muhurata before sunset then Mahanavami Puja and fasting is observed on the previous day,” it says. In this case, Ashtami and Navami puja, including fasting are done on the same day.
As per Drikpanchang, the time for Navami Tithi begins at 06:58 AM on Oct 24, 2020, and ends at 07:41 AM on Oct 25, 2020
While the celebrations are slightly sombre, people are making up for it by celebrating virtually. Take a look here.
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