Chaitra Navratri 2019 Dates (06th April, 2019 to 14th April, 2019)
Chaitra is the first month according to Hindu lunar calendar and the first day is celebrated as the Hindu New Year and because of it this Navratri is celebrated as Chaitra Navratri. Chaitra Navratri is also known as Vasant Navratri because it is the end of the winter season and beginning of the summer season.
Navratri 1st Day: 06th April 2019 (Day- Saturday) - Ghat/Kalash sthapana,Chandra Darshan, Devi Shailputri Puja
Navratri 2nd Day: 07th April 2019 (Dwitiya, Day- Sunday) - Sindhara Dooj And Devi Brahmacharini Puja
Navratri 3rd Day: 08th April 2019 (Tritiya, Day- Monday) - Gaur And Saubhagya Teej, Devi Chandraghanta Puja
Navratri 4th Day: 09th April 2019 (Chaturthi, Day- Tuesday) - Varad Vinayak And Devi Kushmanda Puja
Navratri 5th Day: 10th April 2019 (Panchami, Day- Wednesday) - Laxmi Panchami, Naag Vrat Pujan And Skanda Mata Pujan
Navratri 6th Day: 11th April 2019 (Shashthi, Day- Thursday) - Skand Shashthi, Yamuna Jayanti And Devi Katyayani Pujan
Navratri 7th Day: 12th April 2019 (Saptami, Day- Friday) - Maha Saptami Vrat, Chaiti Chath And Devi Kalaratri Mata Puja
Navratri 8th Day: 13th April 2019 (Ashtami, Day- Saturday) - Durga Ashtami, Annapurna, Sandhi Puja And Devi Maa Mahagauri Puja
Navratri 9th Day: 14th April 2019 (Navami, Day- Sunday) - Chaitra Navratri ends, Ram navami And Devi Maa Siddhidatri Pooja
Chaitra Navratri is also famous in the form of Rama Navratri, because the birthday of Lord Ram (Ram Navami) usually comes on the ninth day during Navratri. It is widely celebrated and is very popular in few states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. It begins in the Maharashtra state with ‘Gudi Padwa’ whereas in Andhra Pradesh it begins with ‘Ugadi’.
Sharad Navratri 2019 Dates (29th September, 2019 to 08th October, 2019)
Dedicated to Goddess Durga, Shardiya Navratri is one of the most playful and energetic festival, that is celebrated with great fervour and joy, over a period of nine nights in Ashwin, the lunar month of the Hindu calendar.
First Day: 29th September 2019 (Sunday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Navdurga Second Day: 30th September 2019 (Monday) - Dwitiya, Sindhara Dooj, Chandra Darshan, Brahmacharini Puja
Navdurga Third Day: 01st October 2019 (Tuesday) - Tritiya, Gaur Teej, Saubhagya Teej, Chandraghanta Puja
Navdurga Fourth Day: 02nd October 2019 (Wednesday) - Chaturthi, Varad Vinayak, Kushmanda Puja
Navdurga Fifth Day: 03rd October 2019 (Thursday) - Panchami, Skandamata Puja
Navdurga Sixth Day: 04th October 2019 (Friday) - Shashthi, Katyayani Puja
Navdurga Seventh Day: 05th October 2019 (Saturday) - Saptami, Mahasaptami Vrat, Kalaratri Puja
Navdurga Eighth Day: 06th October 2019 (Sunday) - Ashtami, Durga Ashtami, Mahagauri Puja
Navdurga Ninth Day: 07th October 2019 (Monday) - Navami, Sharad Navratri ends, Siddhidatri Pooja,
Navdurga Tenth Day: 08th October 2019 (Tuesday) - Dussehra
Devotees worshiped goddess Durga and her nine forms during these nine auspicious days, and at the end of Shardiya Navratri ( on the 10th day) people celebrate Dussehra in the favour or Lord Ram.