Annapurna Puja 2017 Date during Chaitra Month

Annapurna Puja is dedicated to Goddess Annapurna and is observed during the Chaitra month. Annapurna Puja 2017 date is April 4. It falls on the eighth day during the Chaitra Navratri and is also part of Basanti Puja in eastern parts of India. Annpoorna Pooja is mainly performed by women and it is dedicated to Goddess Annapurna an aspect of Parvati, which nourishes the world through food. The ritual is of great importance in Eastern and Northern parts of India.

Women and children recite the Annapurna Stotram on the Annapoorna Pooja day. Special idols of Goddess Annapurna are installed at home and in public pandals. Pujas and rituals as per traditions are conducted.

A similar puja known as Annapurna Jayanthi is observed in North India in the Margashirsh Month (December).