Navratra 2018 Date, Time, Vidhi, Tithi : This year Chaitra Navratri would begin from 18th March and go on till 26th March. Chaitra Navratri is celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra that falls at cusp of spring and summer. The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, Nav means nine and Ratri means nights. Navratri is round the corner and people are making efforts to celebrate it. Navratra 2018 Date, Time, Vidhi, Tithi complete detals are given here.
The Indian festival of Navratri has been derived from two words : “Nav” + “Ratri”, which means “nine nights” in English. This festival is prevalent throughout India, but it is more prominent in the state of Gujarat and Bengal. Hindus celebrate this festival to express their devotion to the goddess of power, Durga. The worship of the goddess Durga continues for nine days.
Shardiya Navratri (2018)
Shardiya Navratri is the most popular and significant Navratri of all Navratris. That’s why Shardiya Navratri is also known as Maha Navratri. Women, especially in Maharashtra and Gujarat, adorn themselves with 9 different colors which are allocated to each day of Navratri. The color of the day is decided on the weekday. Each weekday is ruled by one the planets or Navgrahas and accordingly colors are assigned to each day.
Chaitra Navratri (2018)
Chaitra Navratri is nine days festivity which starts on the first day of Hindu Luni-Solar calendar and falls in the month of March or April. Chaitra is the first month of Hindu lunar calendar and because of it this Navratri is known as Chaitra Navratri. Chaitra Navratri is also known as Vasanta Navratri. Rama Navami, the birthday of Lord Rama usually falls on the ninth day during Navratri festivity. Hence Chaitra Navratri is also known as Rama Navratri. All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti.
Navratra 2018 Date, Time, Vidhi, Tithi
Navratri is a Hindu festivals that is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga and her nine divine avatars for a period of nine days.
Here is detailed schedule of Chaitra Navratri 2018:
|Day 1||Pratipada||18th March 2018|
|Day 2||Dwitiya||19th March 2018|
|Day 3||Tritiya||20th March 2018|
|Day 4||Chaturthi||21st March 2018|
|Day 5||Panchami||22nd March 2018|
|Day 6||Shashthi||23rd March 2018|
|Day 7||Saptami||24th March 2018|
|Day 8||Ashtami/Navami||25th March 2018|
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