Nine nights of worship of the Divine Feminine
w/ Fire Puja, Puja & Kirtan

Saturday, October 17th to Monday, October 26th, 2020

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 2020 from Saturday, October 17th to Monday, October 26th.

On the tenth day, Tuesday, October 27th, 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.

Welcome, before visiting the Ashram, please make sure to check out our VISITOR GUIDELINES

 Special Navratri Events:

Visarjan

Immersion of the clay image of
the Goddess in the Rio Grande
Tuesday, October 27th 
We will meet at the Ashram to bring Ma down to the river.

Kumari Puja

Worship of the Goddess in the form of a child

WATCH KUMARI PUJA VIDEO

Tuesday, October 27th 

All children are welcomed to dress up and participate

in this special honoring with food and puja.


Volunteers are welcome!

WATCH NAVARATRI FIRE PUJA VIDEO 

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.

Jai Ma!


Navaratri 2019

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Navaratri 2018

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Navaratri 2017

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Navaratri 2016

Vijaya Dashami 2016


Navaratri 2015 / 2014