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Adhukha Navami

Adhukh Navami is a ritual observed in the Bhadrapad Month. The rituals on the day are dedicated to Goddess Shakti. In some regions, worship is offered to Goddess Gauri. Adhukha Navami 2019 date is September 7.

Widowers (men who had lost their wives) offer food to the poor – especially to a poor married woman. In some places dry food is donated to the poor people.

Women offer worship to Goddess Shakti for a good and prosperous year for the family.

As per some scholars, women observed this vrat for having healthy and intelligent children in the family.

Aduka Navmi is observed on the ninth day during the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in the Bhadrapad month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.