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Navratri at Karanjeshwari Devi Temple at Gowalkot near Chiplun

Navratri at Karanjeshwari Devi Temple, at Gowalkot near Chiplun in Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra, is observed in Ashwin month. It is one of the most popular Shakti temples in Ratnagiri District. The 2024 Navratri festival at Karanjeshwari Devi Temple is from October 3 to October 12, 2024. The 9-day annual Navratri festival attracts thousands of people to this popular Shakti Shrine in coastal Maharashtra.

Karanjeshwari Devi Temple is dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti and She is the family deity or Kuldaivat of numerous Konkanastha Brahmins.

Rituals associated with Mother Goddess worship are performed during the nine-day period at the temple. Ashtami and Navami during Navratri are the most important dates here.

Navratri at Karanjeshwari Devi Temple is annually held from Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada tithi to Navami tithi or the first to ninth day of waxing phase of moon in Ashwin month as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in Maharashtra.