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Chaitra Navratri 2023 rituals: All you want to know about nine days of fasting

Updated On Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST
  • Chaitra Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrated by Hindus in India and other parts of the world. It falls in the Hindu month of Chaitra, which usually corresponds to the months of March and April in the Gregorian calendar.
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Chaitra Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated over a period of nine days during the Hindu month of Chaitra, which falls in late March or early April according to the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as Vasant Navratri or Rama Navratri. Here is some information about Chaitra Navratri you probably didn't know about. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated over a period of nine days during the Hindu month of Chaitra, which falls in late March or early April according to the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as Vasant Navratri or Rama Navratri. Here is some information about Chaitra Navratri you probably didn't know about. (Pinterest)

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Significance: Chaitra Navratri celebrates the victory of good over evil and is dedicated to the worship of the nine forms of Goddess Durga. It is believed that during this time, the goddess descends on earth to bless her devotees and remove all their troubles and obstacles. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Significance: Chaitra Navratri celebrates the victory of good over evil and is dedicated to the worship of the nine forms of Goddess Durga. It is believed that during this time, the goddess descends on earth to bless her devotees and remove all their troubles and obstacles. (Unsplash)

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Rituals: During Chaitra Navratri, devotees observe fasts and offer prayers to the goddess. They also perform puja, aarti, and bhajans to seek her blessings. Many people also read the Durga Saptashati, a Hindu scripture that describes the glory of the goddess and her various forms. (File Photo (Kunal Kapur)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Rituals: During Chaitra Navratri, devotees observe fasts and offer prayers to the goddess. They also perform puja, aarti, and bhajans to seek her blessings. Many people also read the Durga Saptashati, a Hindu scripture that describes the glory of the goddess and her various forms. (File Photo (Kunal Kapur))

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Nine forms of Durga: Each day of Navratri is dedicated to a different form of the goddess. The nine forms of Durga are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Nine forms of Durga: Each day of Navratri is dedicated to a different form of the goddess. The nine forms of Durga are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri. (Pinterest)

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Celebrations: The festival is celebrated across India with great enthusiasm and fervour. In some parts of the country, people perform Garba and Dandiya, traditional dance forms, during Navratri. On the ninth day, which is also known as Ram Navami, devotees celebrate the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Celebrations: The festival is celebrated across India with great enthusiasm and fervour. In some parts of the country, people perform Garba and Dandiya, traditional dance forms, during Navratri. On the ninth day, which is also known as Ram Navami, devotees celebrate the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh avatar of Lord Vishnu. (File Photo)

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Conclusion: Chaitra Navratri is a significant festival in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm. It is a time to seek the blessings of the goddess and to overcome obstacles and difficulties in life.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 14, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Conclusion: Chaitra Navratri is a significant festival in the Hindu calendar and is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm. It is a time to seek the blessings of the goddess and to overcome obstacles and difficulties in life.(File Photo)

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