Saraswathi Puja - Ayutha 2018
Saraswathi Puja/Ayutha puja is celebrated by the all over the world by indains. This year 2018 the Saraswathi Puja/Ayutha puja is fall on
October 18th 2018,Thursday
On the day of Saraswathi Puja /Ayutha puja is celebrated very big manner and Saraswathi is worshiped, as well the books and educational tools representing Saraswathi, all instruments and implements like Computers, Printers, Spanners, and other hardware tools are also worshipped on the ninth day.
Navaratri or Saraswathi Puja /Ayutha puja popularly miscalled Durga Puja, is one of the greatest of Hindu festivals. People used to arrange god and goddess dolls on racks and sang laxmi’s song at night.These collective events are called ‘Golu’ in addition they prepared sundal(food) for the devotees and neighbours to share each other . It is, as its name suggests, a festival of the Shaktis, or worshippers of Shakti, the origin of the divine attribute of Power represented in female form, and regarded, in her most comprehensive character, as the living Energy or Force of Nature the mighty Mother of the Universe.
The Shakti is adored in various forms, all female, and under various names, all signifying special attributes, Adi Lakshmi, Dhana Lakshmi, Dhanya Lakshmi, Gaja Lakshmi, Santana akshmi, Dhairya Lakshmi, Vijaya Lakshmi, Vidya Lakshmi being only a few of her thousand nicknames. Some of these are benignant deities, calculated to inspire love and reverence; others are only what we must call evil spirits, fit to inspire awe and strike terror into the heart.
Originally the Saraswathi Puja /Ayutha was held for nine days in succession, commencing with the bright fortnight of the Tamil month of Puratasi (August –September) the whole Puja season being collectively called the Navaratri, or 'the nine nights,' night, because being essentially
a Tantric form of worship it used to be conducted in the secrecy of the night. The bodies and minds of people undergo a considerable change on account of the changes in Nature. Sri Rama is worshipped during Ramnavmi, and Mother Durga during Navaratri.
Navaratri/Durga Puja only by the bonds of association ; it does not form a factor of the religious ceremony, for the two celebrations are held independently of each other, and in some parts of India one or the other only holds the field