- 1 Which goddess is Worshipped on 9th day of Navratri?
- 2 Which festival falls on the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri?
- 3 Who is the third Devi of Navratri?
- 4 What are 9 days of Navratri?
- 5 Which day is for Durga Maa?
- 6 Which day is navmi?
- 7 What does each day of Navratri signify?
- 8 Which Colour to wear on Navratri?
- 9 What are the 9 avatars of Durga?
- 10 Who kills Dhumralochan?
- 11 Who is Chandraghanta Maa?
- 12 What is the story of Chandraghanta?
- 13 What should I offer to MAA Katyayani?
- 14 Why is Navratri 9 days?
- 15 What is special about Navratri?
Over the course of the nine days the different avatars of Goddess Durga are honoured They are Goddess Shailputri ( Day 1), Goddess Brahmacharini ( Day 2), Goddess Chandraghanta ( Day 3), Goddess Kushmanda ( Day 4), Goddess Skandamata ( Day 5), Goddess Katyayani ( Day 6), Goddess Kaalratri ( Day 7), Goddess Mahagauri ( Day 8)
It is also called Vasant Navratri as it falls in the spring season. While the Navratri festival celebrated in the autumn season is called Sharad Navratri. This year, this 9- day long festival of Chaitra Navratri will begin from April 13 and last till April 22.
In Hinduism, Chandraghanta is the third form of Goddess Durga (Parvati). Her name Chandra-Ghanta, means “one who has a half-moon shaped like a bell.
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Here are the date and colour of the 9 days.
- Chaitra Navratri Day 1: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday) Pratipada.
- Chaitra Navratri Day 2: April 14, 2021 (Wednesday) Dwitiya.
- Chaitra Navratri Day 3:
- Chaitra Navratri Day 4:
- Chaitra Navratri Day 5:
- Chaitra Navratri Day 6:
- Chaitra Navratri Day 7:
- Chaitra Navratri Day 8:
Which day is for Durga Maa?
Devotees on this festival also observe fasts for the nine days and also pray to the nine different forms of Maa Durga collectively known as Nav Durga. Each day of Navaratri is dedicated to one form of Goddess Durga. Maa Shailputri is worshipped on the first day of Navaratri.
Maha Navami Observances
Each day of Navratri is dedicated to different avatars of the Goddess Durga. Moreover, there is a distinct food and colour significance attached to each day of Navratri. Navratri is an auspicious Hindu festival that is celebrated to worship the nine divine form of Goddess Durga.
The Goddess’ immense power is represented by the dark blue colour. The eight day is dedicated to Goddess Mahagauri. On this day you should wear pink colour, which represents hope, self-refinement and social upliftment. The last day of Navratri is dedicated to Devi Siddhidatri.
What are the 9 avatars of Durga?
The nine forms of Durga or Parvati are: Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidhatri.
Who kills Dhumralochan?
Parvati transforms herself as Goddess Durga to kill Dhumralochan.
Who is Chandraghanta Maa?
Maa Chandraghanta is also referred to as the “married” form of Devi Parvati. She is known to protect her devotees from all types of evil spirits and has a half-moon (shaped like a temple bell) sitting on her forehead.
What is the story of Chandraghanta?
This avatar of Goddess Durga is known and worshipped as Ma Chandraghanta (Mother Chandraghanta ). In the previous incarnation as the wife of Lord Shiva, Devi Sati self-immolates herself in the sacrificial fire meant for a grand yagna. In her next incarnation, Ma Adi Shakti (Supreme Power) takes birth as Parvati.
What should I offer to MAA Katyayani?
Bhog to Devi Katyayani Devotees offer Honey to the Goddess along with sandalwood pulp, fruits, betel nuts, fragrant garlands, and incense to seek her blessings.
The festival is associated to the prominent battle that took place between Durga and demon Mahishasura and celebrates the victory of Good over Evil. These nine days are solely dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine Avatars – the Navadurga. Shailaputri is considered to be the direct incarnation of Mahakali.
Navratri, (Sanskrit: “nine nights”) in full Sharad Navratri; Navratri also spelled Navaratri; also called Durga Puja, in Hinduism, major festival held in honour of the divine feminine. In some parts of India, Dussehra is considered a focal point of the festival, making it effectively span 10 days instead of 9.