Navratri 2019 Dates

These nine days in Navratri are dedicated to the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga. It is majorly celebrated twice in a year with great devotion in all over India.

Navratri 2017 Dates

The first Navratri is celebrated as Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri in March and April month. Second time, it is celebrated as Sharad Navaratri in the month of September and October.

People worship goddess Durga in their home as well as in pandals by setting up idols of goddess Durga . Devotees celebrate Navratri by doing many rituals like Ghat sthapana, Akhand jyoti, Jware poojan, Kanya bhojan, and many more. In all these nine days nine forms of goddess durga is worshipped.

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’.