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Festivals of Devi Shakambari


  1. Shakambari Jayanti (Pausha Poornima)
  2. Sharadiya Navaratri (First nine days of the Ashwin Shukla Paksha)


Shakambari Jayanti:

  • Shakambari Jayanti is the day which celebrates the appearance of Devi Shakambari. Devi Shakambari provided food to the hungry and vanquished demon Durgama. Shakambari Jayanti falls on Pausha Poornima.
    - Shakambari Mahatmyam (Devi Bhagavatam 7.28)
    - Sarva Mangala Mangalye (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu (Devi Mahatmyam)
    - Banashankari Pratah Smaran
    - Shakambari Devi Chalisa
    - Pilgrimages of Devi Shakambari

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    Sharadiya Navaratri:

    Devi Durga Sharadiya Navaratri is the nine days in which Devi is invoked and worshipped for Her grace. In West Bengal, this is the famous Durga Puja celebration where Devi Durga is worshipped as the primary deity. In many parts of India Devi Mahalakshmi and Devi Mahasaraswati is also worshipped during specific days. Sharadiya Navaratri falls on the first nine days of the Ashwin Shukla Paksha.

    Refer to:
    - Stotras of Devi Parvati
    - Pilgrimages of Devi Parvati


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