ONLINE Navaratri Festival – Vijay Dasami
Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
VIA ZOOM – Participants will receive a Zoom link the evening before the puja.
Please send photos of your instruments of karma (by mail or email) in advance to be blessed at the culminating puja, We will print them out and include them on the altar to be blessed as the Divine Mother herself.
This is the concluding puja of an extremely auspicious nine-night festival in honor of the Divine Mother. A puja is being celebrated each night at the Los Angeles Center: three for Durga, three for Lakshmi and three for Saraswati.
To make it the best experience possible, we invite you to:
• bring the energy of the Ashram to your home, by setting up a simple altar, if you don’t already have one.
• prepare prasad for each puja you attend. We will share recipes via email on request.
• offer flower petals with us.
• email us a specific intention you would like included as we make the sankalpa for each puja.
As a blessing for you and a support for the Los Angeles Sivananda Center, we are asking for donations:
$254 / $108 / $80 / $54 / other
To enhance the connection in a physical way, we will send you three mailings of offerings from the pujas.
Choose from the following:
• flower petals from the first Durga puja, plus a laminated 3×4” image of Durga
• flower petals from the first Lakshmi puja, plus a laminated 3×4” image of Lakshmi
• flower petals from the first Saraswati puja, plus a laminated 3×4” image of Saraswati
Suggested donation $108
In addition to flower petals and devi photos, you will receive prasad and a vial of the offered water for one puja each of Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.
Suggested donation $254*
* The first three people who make this donation will also receive a copy of the Devi Mahatmyam.