The nine forms of Godess Durga are worshipped together during the Navratri. (9 nights)
21-9-2017 : Aswayuja Sukla Padyami – Thursday
The 1st day is ‘Sri Swarna Kavachalankruta Durga Devi’. Her naivedyams are Coconut, Chalividi, Panakam, Vadapappu and Pulagam/Katte Pongal.
The 2nd day is ‘Sri Bala Tripura Sundari Devi’ : Her naivedyam Payasam/Payasannam
The mantra “OM aiM hreeM SreeMaalaatripurasuMdaryainamOnama” is chanted for 108 times. Kheer or milk pudding is offered to Goddess as part of the ritual.
The 3rd day is ‘Sri Gayatri Devi’ : Her naivedyam Allam Garelu.
The mantra, “OM bhoorbhuvasvahatatsaviturvaraeNyaM bhargOdaevasyadheemahi dhiyOyOnahprachOdayaat” should be chanted with Mother in mind. A savoury called “allapu gare” made with black gram and ginger should be offered to Her.
The 4th day is ‘Sri Annapurna Devi’ : Her naivedyam Curd Rice.
The mantra, “hreeM SreeM kleeM OM nam ObhagavatyannapoorNaeSimamaabhilashita mahidaevyannaMsvaahaa”
should be chanted. Salted rice with curd(daddhyannam) and salted rice cooked with greengram ( kattepongali) should be offered to Her.
25-9-2017 : Aswayuja Sukla Panchami – Monday
The 6th day is ‘Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi’ : Her naivedyam Coconut Rice & Pulihora.
The mantra, “ OM aiM hreeM SreeM Sreemaatraenamaha ” is to be chanted 108 times.
26-9-2017 : Aswayuja Sukla Shasti- Tuesday
The 7th day is ‘Sri Mahalakshmi Devi’ : Her naivedyams are Rava Kesari, Purnam Burelu, Jaggery Pongal.
The mantra, ‘OM SreeM hreeM kleeM mahaalakshmeesvaahaa’ is to be chanted 108 times .A sweet made with black gram with stuffed Bengal gram and jaggery known as Purna should be offered(poornaalu).
The 9th day is ‘Sri Durga Devi’ : Her naivedyam Chakkera Pongali or Pulagam.
The mantra “OM duM durgaye namaha” should be chanted. Rice cooked with green gram and mixed vegetables should be offered.
The 10th day is ‘Sri Mahishasura Mardini’ : Her naivedyams are Panakam, Vadapappu, Garelu, Pakam Garelu.
The mantra “OM aiM hreeM SreeM sarvasammOhinyaisvaahaa ” should be recited. Consecrated food items such as tamarind rice or pulihora, garelu raw green gram soaked(vada pappu) and paanakan (water mix with jaggery, elaichi and pepper) should be offered.
The 11th day is ‘Sri Rajarajeswari Devi’ : Her naivedyams are Chitrannam/Pulihora and Laddu.
The mantra “aiM kaa e eela hreeM, kleeM hasakahala hreeM sauha sakalahreeM” should be chanted. Lalithasahasranamam should have recited accompanied by kumkuma pooja. Laddus are offered as consecrated food.