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Navaratri 2023 Celebration, Sunday, October 15, 2023 – Tuesday, October 24, 2023 – The Meditation Center is Celebrating the Nine Days-Nights (Navaratri), at TMC and via Zoom

Navaratri 2023

The Meditation Center is celebrating the nine days-nights (navaratri), with special events.

Immortal She is, pervading all things that grow downward and all things that extend upwards. It is by Her brilliance and light that the darkness of ignorance vanishes. She, Devi, the Divine One who has expounded Herself as the very being of the universe and the custodian. Mother Deity, the Divine Mother, Shri who is the refuge of all forms, of all thoughts and sentiments – all Her expressions in the power of will, power of knowledge, power of creativity – Lalita, the tender one, the gentle one, Tripura Sundari, the Beauty of the Three Realms, She whose name is beauty. She, who has revealed Herself in Creation, through the powers of Shree. (The Meaning of this event for which Sadhakas celebrate).

Sunday, October 15, 8:00 p.m.: Navaratri Puja in the Meditation Room.

Opening Puja and initial Swami Veda recitation of “Sri Lalita Sahasranama” (1,000 Names of Mother Divine, Lalita)

During the puja we will be chanting the Maha Lakshmi Gayatri Mantra

Maha Lakshmi Gayatri


Mahā Lakshmyai cha vidmahe

Vishnu patnyai cha dhīmahi

Tan no Lakshmīhi prachodayāt




Let us meditate on the Great Goddess Sri Lakshmi,

the consort of Sri Maha Vishnu.

May that effulgent Maha Lakshmi Devi

inspire and illuminate our mind and understanding.


Read here
 the 1,000 Names of Lalita, the Mother Divine, “Sri Lalita Sahasranama.”

Monday, October 16 to Monday October 23, 8:45 p.m.: Via Zoom only, will not be meeting at TMC – Swami Veda’s recording of 1,000 names of Lalita.

On Navaratri’s last evening, Tuesday, October 24, 8:00 p.m.: Navaratri concluding puja will be held in the Meditation room after the 1,000 names of Lalita recitation. This puja will also be on Zoom

Listen here to Swami Veda reciting the 1,000 Names of Lalita

“Sri Lalita Sahasranama”, 1,000 Names of Lalita, the Divine Mother

All events at the Meditation CenterFor further information please call the Meditation Center (612) 379-2386