biernack at ccat.sas.upenn.edu
Mon Apr 17 21:56:53 UTC 1995
According to Douglas R. Brooks:
> Today is Hanuman Jayanti, or so I have
> been told.
> Also, does anyone know why there are _two_
> Navaratri-s? And why they are on the calender
> where they are?
I'm not sure if this is the type of answer you are looking for, but both
navaratri-s fall during equinoxes. One might infer some type of ancient
harvest celebrations which were assimilated to myths of the battles of
the Goddess (and also Raama in the case of the spring navaratri. >
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