Nine nights of worship of the Divine Feminine
w/ Fire Puja, Puja & Kirtan
Sunday, September 29th to Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
Festivities begin each evening 6:00p.m.
**Evening Aarti will be held at 5:00 p.m. during Navaratri.**
Navaratri lasts for nine nights with worship of Ma Durga, the Goddess of Courage; Ma Lakshmi, the Goddess of Prosperity; and Ma Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge. The nine nights of Durga Puja are celebrated from the first till the tenth day of the bright half of the lunar month of Ashvin, which occurs in 2019 from Sunday, September 29th to Monday, October 7th.
On the tenth day, Tuesday, October 8th, there is a Kumari Puja (puja to the young girls baby thru pre teen) and a procession to the Rio Grande into which the Goddess is lovingly immersed. This year we will meet at the ashram at 1pm to bring Ma down to the river.
The Kumari Puja will begin at the ashram at 4pm. All children are welcomed to dress up and participate in this special honoring with food and puja.
Welcome, before visiting the Ashram, please make sure to check out our VISITOR GUIDELINES
Special Navratri Events:
the Goddess in the Rio Grande
Worship of the Goddess in the form of a child
Tuesday, October 8th
Meet at the ashram at 4pm.
All children are welcomed to dress up and participate
in this special honoring with food and puja.
Volunteers are welcome!
Volunteers are needed to help with the Kumari Puja, Visarjan trip to the river, daily decorating of the temple, Dhuni and sunroom.
Volunteers please contact Nanette: (575) 779-7010 or please come to the ashram kitchen.