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Durga Puja 2018 : Ashtami

Photos of Durga Puja on Ashtami tithi at Belur Math on 17 October 2018

As on Saptami, on Ashtami also, Mahasnan and Shodashopacharapuja are done.  In addition, nine small pots with flags of different colours attached are installed and the Nine Shaktis are invoked in them and worshipped.  After this sixty-four yoginis are worshipped.  Then one crore yoginis are worshipped.  This is followed by worship of Nava Durga (nine aspects of Durga) and Goddesses Jayanti, Mangala, Kali, Bhadrakali, Kapalani, Durga, Shiva, Kshama, Dhatri, Svaha and Svadha.  Ashtami Puja is concluded with Bhog and Arati.

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Kumari Puja at Belur Math

Kumari Puja :

Sandhi Puja at Belur Math

Sandhi Puja:

Ashtami Morning Puja and Sandhya Arati

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