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Navratri 2016

Navratri 2016 1st October, 2016: Navratri Begins


Navrati literally stands for ‘nine nights’. It is one of the most auspicious festivals In India when the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga are worshipped on nine separate days. The tenth day is the Vijaydashmi, also celebrated as Dussehra.


It is generally the beginning of auspicious festivity days for the Hindus.


There are five types of navratri that occur during a year. The most important out of them is the Sharad Navratri that occurs in September- October.


It also marks the beginning of the spring season. It is celebrated all over India and Nepal. In Maharashtra, this day is celebrated as Durga Puja.


Story Behind Navratri


It is well known that Lord Shiva was married to Goddess Sati. After the demise of Goddess Sati, her body was dismembered in the form of 51 Shaktipeeths. Goddess Sati was later reborn as Goddess Shailaputri, the daughter of the Himalayan King. The first day of the Navrati is dedicated to worshipping Goddess Shailaputri. Red colour of valour pertains to this day.


Muhurat of Navratri Puja 2016


It falls in the lunar month Ashwin during Sharad Ritu. The name Shardiya Navratri has been taken from Sharad Ritu. The ghatasthapna muhurat begins at 6:17 am to 7:29 am on 1st October, 2016.


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Benefits of of Navratri Puja 2016


It is believed that the Moon, the provider of all fortunes, is governed by Goddess Shailputri and any bad effect of the Moon can be overcome by worshipping this form of Adi Shakti. Goddess Shailaputri shall shower her blessings in the form of wealth and health upon her devotees. Thus, Goddess Shailaputri is worshipped on the first day of the Navratri.


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Navratri begins with the onset of the spring season. It is the most auspicious time of the year to seek blessings of the Devi:


  • The devotees get up early in the morning and take a shower.
  • The ‘Ghatasthapna’ is done early in the morning when bajra seeds are planted in an earthen or clay tray and daily watered as it symbolises the Goddess Durga herself. It is also known as the ‘khetri’.

  • The food in Hindu families is generally devoid of non- vegetarian food items. Even onion and garlic are not consumed by them.
  • Females tend to follow the colour tradition in clothes and food.

  • The devotees may fast for a day or two or for the whole 9 days period when they consume food only once a day and that too devoid of any grains flour.

  • Goddess Durga is worshipped in her nine incarnations.
  • Durga Saptashati is read every day.

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