The festival of Ashtami was celebrated on Wednesday under the Shardiya Navratri. On this occasion, havans are held in the temples. At the same time, there were queues of devotees at the main Shaktipeeths. Jawara immersion was also done with Neje in rural areas.
Queues on Shaktipeeths
– Worship of mother in homes
The festival of Ashtami was celebrated on Wednesday under the Shardiya Navratri. Havans are performed in temples on this occasion. At the same time, there were queues of devotees at the main Shaktipeeths. Jawara immersion was also done with Neje in rural areas. There were queues of devotees since morning at Raj Rajeshwari, Banmata Temple, Ambamata Temple, Bhanwarmata Temples of Chhotisadi in the city.
On the other hand, in the premises of Shri Brahm Jyoti Vedic Gurukul Deepnath Mahadev Temple run by Shri Brahm Jyoti Sansthan, Navratri Mahotsav, President of Keshri Brahm Jyoti Sansthan Ashish Sharma and Vice President Jitendra Sharma worshiped Ganpati and established deities in the morning. Maa Bhagwati Mahagauri was anointed with hymn praise. Acharya Pandit Dinesh Dwivedi of Shri Brahm Jyoti Vedic Gurukul told that the blood of Maa Bhagwati Mahagauri was collected through flowers. On the Ashtami festival, 50 thousand sacrifices were made by the Batuks with the Aim Hreem Klein Chamundayai Viche Mantra. 108 recitations of Saptashloki Durga were done. Maa Bhagwati Pitambara Devi was worshiped in the night with Sahasranamavali.
Similarly, the tradition was carried out by sacrificing pumpkin in the Mata’s temple in the nearby Sanchai village. Here, Shiv Singh of the village, Harshvardhan Singh Jadawat told that for the past few years, pumpkin is being sacrificed instead of animal sacrifice in the mother’s temple here on Ashtami. Havan was also performed in the temple on this occasion. In which sacrifices were made in the Yagya with chanting of mantras. Here the tradition is played by sacrificing pumpkin.
Kherot. On the occasion of Ashtami, all the temples of the village were thronged by devotees since morning. Havans were offered in every house. Along with this, the Garba pandals on all the temples were decorated with special attractiveness. Many couples made sacrifices in the Yagya. Maha Ashtami is one of the important days of Durga Puja. In this nine-day festival, nine forms of the mother are worshipped. Maa Gauri is worshiped on the day of Maha Ashtami. On this day, worship is done and especially the girl worship is done. In the village, there was a devotional atmosphere in the whole village due to the Yagya Havan being conducted at all the temples in the house.
The temple of Hinglaj Mata in Achanara is very ancient.
Barkhedi. The temple of Mata Hinglaj in the nearby Achenara village is quite old. However, information about the idols of Mata was found here from the year 2011. After this the construction work has started on Otley right here.
Devotees are reaching from many villages to see Hinglaj Mata in Achnera of Gram Panchayat.
Here devotees walk barefoot on blazing coals to see Hinglaj Mata during Chaitra Navratri. Mukesh Sansari, the panda of Hinglaj Mata told that here is the place of very ancient temple. who woke up in 2011. He told that many years ago embers were used here during Chaitra Navratri. On this, the mother’s darshan was done. Walking on the blazing coals, Hinglaj visits Mata. Before this, there is a stepwell and a pond nearby. In which bathing and walking on coals. Apart from this, there is a railway station for devotees throughout the year.