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Vijayadasimi Day

  • Vivekananda Meditation Hall at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago 10915 Lemont Road Lemont, IL, 60439 United States (map)

Natya will be celebrating Vijayadasimi Day on Tuesday, October 11, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm in the Vivekananda Meditation Hall at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago (10915 Lemont Rd, Lemont, IL 60439). 

The pooja will be from 7:00 - 7:15 pm.

Please take a moment to RSVP here to let Natya know if you plan to attend, so we may coordinate food for that evening accordingly.

What is Vijayadasmi Day?

Vijayadasami is an auspicious day which is celebrated to invoke the blessings of Goddess Saraswathi, the source of all knowledge. Traditionally, many Indian communities will celebrate this day by placing their books, instruments, tools, etc at the altar and pray, as knowledge is a very important aspect of life to be revered and cherished. It is also a customary belief that any new ventures started on this day will bound to be successful.

Earlier Event: October 1
"The Incomplete Gesture"
Later Event: November 5
"The Flowering Tree"