Navratri 2023: Know Upcoming Auspicious Dates And Puja Rituals For The Ongoing Festival

Navratri 2023 celebrations will come full circle on Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra.


The 9 days of Navratri are commended across India to invite the appearance of Maa Durga. During these propitious days, lovers love the nine types of Goddess Durga and look for endowments for the prosperity of their families. They notice quick, offer bhog, and serenade mantras to satisfy various appearances of the Goddess Durga. This year, the celebration started on October 15 and it closes on October 24. The Navratri celebrations will finish on Vijaya Dashmi or Dussehra.

Presently, here’s a rundown of impending favorable dates and puja ceremonies for the continuous celebration –


Day 7 of Navratri – Maa Kalratri

This year, day seven of Navratri falls on Saturday, October 21. In the wake of loving Maa Katyayani on Shashthi, admirers honor Maa Kalaratri on the seventh day of the Navratri. As indicated by Hindu sacred texts, Maa Kalaratri is viewed as the destroyer of dimness and wickedness. Her name is made with two words – ‘Kal’ importance time and ‘Ratri’ meaning evening.


Maa Parvati came to be known as Kalaratri Mata after she killed two devils, Shumbha and Nishumbha. Kalaratri is otherwise called Goddess Kali.


According to folklore, on this day, it is recommended to put the symbol or photograph of the Goddess close to the ‘Kalash’ and offer her dhoop, agarbati, jasmine, and hibiscus blossoms. Fans appeal to God for the thriving of the family and perform ghee aarti.


Day 8 of Navratri – Maa Mahagauri

The eighth day of Navratri is called Maha Ashtami or Durgashtami. It is viewed as one of the most promising long periods of Navratri and Durga Puja merriments. This year Ashtami falls on Sunday, October 22.


On the eighth day, enthusiasts love Goddess Mahagauri – the eighth manifestation of Maa Durga. Mahaguari implies the one incredibly brilliant. The day is praised as the triumph of the Goddess Shakti over the bison evil presence Mahishasura.


On this day, individuals perform Kanya/Kumari puja or Kanjak. Lovers welcome youthful unmarried young ladies at home to offer food and love them as Devi. They are viewed as heavenly types of Goddess Shakti and respected with extraordinary Navratri gifts. Enthusiasts wash their feet, offer them red dupatta, bangles, and a couple of different indications of much obliged, and petition God for the endowments.


Day 9 of Navratri – Maa Siddhidatri

The ninth day of Navratri is commended as Maha Navami. This year it falls on Monday, October 23. This day denotes the finish of the nine-day-long celebration of Navratri. Enthusiasts of Maa Durga and Master Smash love them, notice quick, visit sanctuaries, plan exceptional bhog, coordinate havan and the sky is the limit from there. Aside from Master Smash, individuals additionally love Goddess Siddhidatri.


Maa Siddhidatri implies the person who gives us power. It is accepted that she removes obliviousness from her aficionados and awards them information.


Certain individuals perform Kanjak or Kanya Pujan on this day also. They wash unmarried young ladies’ feet and tie a sacred string on their wrists, and give them Navami prasad of halwa, puri, and dark grams. Maa Siddhidatri and Goddess Durga are likewise offered this exceptional bhog with sesame seeds and Late evening blossoming jasmine.

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