Tuesday, December 18, 2007

How to worship Durga

Hindu people believe that Goddess Durga is worshiped on Tuesday at the Rahu Kaalam.This Rahu Kaalam pooja is performed at all Shiva temples on every tuesday. Devotees light the lamps which are made of limes. They cut the two limes and squeezed the juice of the lime on to the  peedam. The petals of the cut lime are turned inside out to make i look like a container holding the burning material. Into this container a fresh wick made of cotton is immersed and is lighted. It is said and believed that offering Pooja to Durga on her tuesdays at the appointed hour pleases her and she fulfils the wishes of her devotees and relieves them of their sufferings.

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