Puja Dates for Shani Amavasya and Shardiya Navratri in 2017

Puja Dates for Shani Amavasya and Shardiya Navratri in 2017

Puja is performed to satisfy the Almighty. Similarly, Shani Amavasya Puja has been dedicated to Lord Saturn. To be precise, it is dedicated to Lord Shani. This Amavasya generally falls on Saturdays. As per Hindu beliefs, Amavasya is considered to be an inauspicious day. When it comes to Shani Amavasya, there remains no question.

Shani Amavasya puja date 2017

But due to modernity and advancement in the mind of people, each and every day is considered to be auspicious. Even there are some people among the Hindus who consider Amavasya to be auspicious as per the solar calendar. Puja is offered to Lord Shani on this grand day. Even Yagya like Shani Shanti and Abhishek are also performed on this day.

This year, Shani Amavasya Puja date has been calculated to be on 25th of may 2017. Persons having worst effect of Saturn in their life, as predicted by horoscope and astrology may get rid of this prevailing problem by offering puja. To your surprise, this auspicious day comes very few times in a year.

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Pleasing Saturn May Change Life to Good

As per Vedic Astrology and Hindu Mythology, Saturn has been considered to be among the most powerful celestial bodies in the universe. People try their best to donate mustard oil to please Lord Shani. Worshiping Lord Shani is believed to reduce the negative and evil effects. As Saturn is a very powerful and influencing planet, it is considered to be both malefic as well as benefic. In casse this planet works in your favor, you will have a prosper fortune. Even it will be possible for you to overcome any sort of difficulties in your task by the grace of Lord Shani.

Shardiya Navratri Pooja date 2017

In order to impress Goddess Durga, celebrating Navratri festival is considered to be the best option. The celebration takes place for nine days during which fast are carried out during these nine days by the women. It is glad to learn that Navratri is observed in the Hindu lunar month of Ashwin. It is also known by the name of Shardiya Navratri  in the Hindu Calender.

Nine Forms of Maa Durga

Maa Durga is known to give due strength and belief to those people who duly worship her with due devotion. This year, Shardiya Navratri Pooa date starts from 21st september 2017 till 30th sep 2017. The different many forms of Durga that are prayed in order include:

  • Shailputri
  • Chandraghanta


  • Brahmacharini
  • Skandamata
  • Kushmanda
  • Mahagauri
  • Katyayani
  • Siddhidatri
  • Kalratri

The puja is performed with immense concentration in order to purify the soul and mind. The person who offers puja also achieves happiness from both mental as well as physical sides. As it sounds, performing the puja is not as difficult. It is very much simple to perform at home as well in the early morning.

The puja takes place by burning dry cow dung and camphor. After the puja concludes, the smoke of the residue is spread all around the home. In the last two days, small girls are worshipped and are offered Halwa, Puri , Chana etc. After they complete with their food, their feet is touched and are presented with gifts.

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Category: festival 2017

Mar, 23 2017 09:31 pm