Celebrate 9 days festival of Navratri

The 9 days festivals of India is about to begin and this 9 days festival commonly known as Navratri.

In India almost every part of country celebrate these 9 days which starts in month of Ashvin according to Hindu calendar. This festival is associated with Maa Durga and each day is dedicated to one different avataar of Durga.

Day 1: Maa Shailaputri

Day 2: Maa Brahmacharini

Day 3: Maa Chandraghanta

Day 4: Maa Kushmunda

Day 5: Maa Skandmata

Day 6: Maa Katyayani

Day 7: Maa Kalratri

Day 8: Maa Mahagauri

Day 9: Maa Sidhidatri

In eastern part of India the festival celebrates as Durga Puja. During which one can see the beautiful pandals with huge idols of Maa Durga. The married ladies enjoy Sindoor Khela among themselves. 

While is western part, people celebrate navratri with performing Garba & Dandiya. Gujrat is famous for the navratri celebration with their traditional dance forms. You can find big pandals with in every few kms range where you can enjoy Garba or Dandiya.

Navratri , consider as very spiritual for Hindus. People perform fasting during these 9 days and few of them even sacrifices the use of there personal belongings as belt, wallet & shoes etc. People consider Navratri very auspicious and they do the worship of Maa Durga during this period.

Kali

This is the time men worship a women for the entire 9 days . In a male dominated society where females are always suppressed. Ma Durga is celebrated as the symbol of feminine force and courage. People worship her for 9 days and consider females weak once 9days are completed.in But this is the time to wake up for all the men who considered female weak and never got intimidated. Its the time for all women to speak up and let men get intimidated with the thought of getting revealed.

Saraswati

 

Parvati

This Navratri lets play for all the women,ladies and girls that they get all their rights. No Durga is aborted,No Saraswati is stopped from going school,No Lakshmi has to beg money from husband,No Parvati is sacrificed for dowry,No Sita has to suffer in silence and no Kali is given the tube of fairness cream.

#HappyNavratri.

3 thoughts on “Celebrate 9 days festival of Navratri

  1. Nice post Mitali on the festivities ahead. Being from Calcutta, I can relate to this post quite well as we are about to start the festivities from this Saturday :)….keeping aside the religious aspect of it, the festivals are for everyone, of human connect, happiness and positiveness. All the very best to you for Navratri 🙂

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