Goddess Durga

Guiding Light: Significance of Maha Navami

Guiding Light: Significance of Maha Navami

Sharad Navaratri, the nine-day Hindu festival of fervour and festivities, is coming to end. After Saptami and Ashthami, Maha Navami -- wh...Read More

Kamala’s niece faces backlash for morphing aunt as Maa Durga

Kamala’s niece faces backlash for morphing aunt as Maa Durga

"If you think you are going to win Hindu votes by mocking us, think again. This image is highly offensive and insulting to Hindus. Our Di...Read More

Navratri 2020: Wishes, messages, images to send over WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook, and Instagram

Navratri 2020: Wishes, messages, images to send over WhatsApp, SMS, Facebook, and Instagram

The auspicious occasion of Navratri is just around the corner and it is time to start prepping for the celebrations with the same fervor ...Read More

Durga: A woman with ten hands. Who is she and what have we made of her?

Durga: A woman with ten hands. Who is she and what have we made of her?

Earliest appearances of and references to Durga are found in fertility goddess myths – the epitome of the ‘Earth Mother’ who is worshippe...Read More

International Women's Day 2020: Which Indian Goddess do you identify with?

International Women's Day 2020: Which Indian Goddess do you identify with?

Divine representations of the cosmos, Indian Goddesses, complete the divinity of the universe. With each Goddess symbolising a different ...Read More

Make your house Navratri ready with these simple and classic decoration ideas

Make your house Navratri ready with these simple and classic decoration ideas

Though the festival of Navaratri is native to the states of Gujarat and Bengal, the nine-day-long festival is celebrated all over India.

Navratri celebrations: Devotees throng  Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K amid tight security

Navratri celebrations: Devotees throng Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in J&K amid tight security

Jammu: Devotees thronged the famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine atop Trikuta hills in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday as Navrat...Read More

Navaratri 2019: Tithis, dates and timings

Navaratri 2019: Tithis, dates and timings

The festival celebrates goddess Durga and her nine avatars for nine nights as the name Navaratri suggests.

Delhi: DCP, 7 other cops injured after Durga idol immersion procession turns violent

Delhi: DCP, 7 other cops injured after Durga idol immersion procession turns violent

New Delhi: Eight policemen, including a deputy commissioner of police (DCP) was injured on Friday after the Goddess Durga idol immersion ...Read More

In pictures: Devotees bid teary farewell to goddess Durga and her children on ‘Bijoya Dahasmi’

In pictures: Devotees bid teary farewell to goddess Durga and her children on ‘Bijoya Dahasmi’

Kolkata: Devotees across West Bengal on Friday bade teary farewell to goddess Durga on ‘Bijoya Dashami’ as she went back to her abode in ...Read More

Oh my God! PM Modi mistakenly refers to goddess Kali as Durga, Twitterati mock him badly

Oh my God! PM Modi mistakenly refers to goddess Kali as Durga, Twitterati mock him badly

Many times, Indian political leaders make faults while talking about mythology and this time, it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While w...Read More

Living with gratitude

Living with gratitude

On the occasion of Dassera, NICHOLA PAIS focuses on the need to find fulfilment through a life of gratefulness and reverence

Maha Navami 2018: Significance, puja rituals, tithi and all you need to know

Maha Navami 2018: Significance, puja rituals, tithi and all you need to know

Maha Navami is the third and final day of Durga Puja and the ninth day of Navratri. Goddess Durga is worshipped as Mahishasura Mardini. T...Read More

Durga Ashtami 2018: Significance, tithi, puja rituals and all you need to know

Durga Ashtami 2018: Significance, tithi, puja rituals and all you need to know

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is the eighth day of Navratri and second day of Durga Puja. On Durga Ashtami, the eighth incarnation of God...Read More

Durga Puja 2018: 10 must visit Durga temples in India

Durga Puja 2018: 10 must visit Durga temples in India

Goddess Durga is considered to be the root cause of creation and preservation. She is also identified as Amba, Parvati, Bhavani, Adi Para...Read More

Garba fever rises on fourth day of Navratri

Garba fever rises on fourth day of Navratri

 Ujjain : Whole city is dipped in the colours of Navratri celebrations. Goddess Durga statue have been installed at several places across...Read More

Mumbai: Goddess came in disguise of woman cop to help her devotee

Mumbai: Goddess came in disguise of woman cop to help her devotee

MUMBAI: The goddess Durga came in disguise of a female police constable and saved a fellow policeman on Wednesday, which marked the first...Read More

Worship of goddess Durga begins today

Worship of goddess Durga begins today

Ujjain: The temples of the goddess across the city have been decorated to mark Navratri which begins on Wednesday with ritual of ghat-sth...Read More

Sheetala Ashtami 2018: Significance, tithi, legend and all you need to know

Sheetala Ashtami 2018: Significance, tithi, legend and all you need to know

Sheetala Ashtami or Basoda is dedicated to Goddess Sheetala and is celebrated on Krishna Paksha Ashtami in Chaitra month (April-May), whi...Read More

In Pics and video: Kajol, Sonu Nigam, Sumona, Kavita Kaushik and others offer prayers during Durga Puja in Mumbai

In Pics and video: Kajol, Sonu Nigam, Sumona, Kavita Kaushik and others offer prayers during Durga Puja in Mumbai

Mumbai: Actress Kajol visited Sarbojanik Durga Puja Pandal on Wednesday in Mumbai. She is an ardent devotees of Goddess Durga. She was ac...Read More

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