Vijayadashmi celebrates in Marathwada region


Vijayadashami, tenth day of Navratri Utsav symbol of victory of good over evil day also considered as one of the three and half ‘Muhurat’ being celebrated in the eight district of the Marathwada region with traditional fervor.

Reports reaching from all the district headquarters here stated that, since morning peoples are seen to purchase marigold flowers for making garlands to put in front of their respective entrance doors and vehicles and ’gold leaf’ to distribute each other later by this evening after meeting to each other and exchanging their wishes to them .

The nine-day-long Navratri festival which began on September 26 with ‘Ghatsthapna’ (installation of the idol of Goddess) at two ‘Shaktipeets’ in Marathwada region, including Mahur’s ‘Renuka Mata’ in Nanded district and ‘Maa Tuljabhavai’ at Tuljapur in Osmanabad district which are the two ‘Shaktipeets’ concluding on Wednesday in view of Dashmi falling on today.

Procession of immersion of installed goddess idols has been started by evening on this occasion.

Over 10 lakhs devotees each from state and neighbouring states visited the these temple for ‘Darshan’ of Goddess Renuka and Tulja Bhavai during the nine-day long festival, said temples authorities .

In Aurangabad procession of ‘Balaji Palkhi’ being taken out in premises of the Karnapura Tulja Bhavani temple as well as Chirag and Raja bazar in the city.

Later, this evening effigies of Ravana, Indrajit and Kumbakarna effigies will burnt at different places including Ramlila ground at N-7 locality , Waluj locality and several places across in the region.