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Mahananda Navami

Mahananda Navami is an auspicious day observed in Northern parts of India by certain Hindu communities. Navami is the ninth day in a fortnight in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar.

This particular Mahananda navami is observed in a couple of other months too. The main ritual involves purifying oneself in holy rivers like Ganga.

Mahananda Navami is observed mainly on the ninth day (navami) during shukla paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Magha mahina or Magh month. (January – February), Bhadrapad month and Margashirsh month.