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Official website of Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple – Watch 10-different forms of Mother Goddess Durga

KanakaDurgaTemple at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh is one of the popular Durga shrines in South India. During the 10-days of Navratri and Dasara festival, 10 different types of Alankarams will be performed to Sri Ammavaru. Mother Goddess will appear in ten different forms during the ten days of the festival.
You can now view the 10-different forms of Mother Goddess here at the official VijayawadaKanakaDurgaTemple.
The website also contains the detailed information on the 10-days of Navratri and Dasara festival.

Online Virtual Tour of Amma Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram

Amma Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram located at Vallikavu in Kollam District of Kerala attracts millions of devotees annually. This is the main Ashram of Mata Amritanandamayi who is popularly known as the Hugging Saint around the world. In India, She is Amma who through Her philanthropic and charity activities have given economic freedom and spiritual upliftment to millions of people. Mathurbhumi, a Kerala-based newspaper, has created an online virtual tour of Amma Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram. In the virtual tour you can view a 360 degree panoramic view of the temple. The images used are of high quality.You can view the Virtual Tour of Amma Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram here –Click on the image for the Virtual Tour of Amma Mata Amritanandamayi Ashram.Note: Virtual Tour might not be compatible with Internet Explorer 6 or other older versions of the browser.
Image copyrighted to Mathurbhumi.

Navratri 2010 Kalash Sthapana Puja Time - Navaratri Ghatasthapana Time in 2010

Kalashsthapana Puja, or Ghatasthapana, is the one of the most important ceremony during Navratri festival in northern and western parts of India and in Nepal. The best time for Ghatasthapana on October 8, 2010 is 6:00 am to 9:00 am. Navarati Kalash Sthapana Puja involves invoking the mother Goddess in a Pot or Kalash and sowing of seeds (barely etc). Some astrologers have also given Kalash Sthapana 2010 Time from sunrise to 10:00 AM on October 8. (Indian Standard Time).
Note - Majority of the panchangs and calendars are of the view that the Kalashsthapana puja is better performed before 10: 00 AM on the day. Note - Avoid puja between 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM as it is the Rahu Kalam and pujas are usually avoided. The Puja has to be completed on the day before 8:55 PM (night) as the first day Navratri Tithi ends at this time. In Kalash Sthapana, a pot or kalash with an image of Goddess Durga is installed in the house on the day. The pot or kalash is filled with water and is covered with cow…