Maa Durga Avatar Images DP, Maata Photos HD Wallpapers for Whatsapp- Navratri is a Hindu Festival lasting for nine nights in the worship of Goddess Durga. Goddess Durga is also known as Goddess of power. The word Navaratri has originated from ancient Sanskrit language. During the nine nights and ten days nine forms of Devi are worshipped. This page gets you Navratri Durga Maata Avatar Images also there are Photos HD and Wallpapers. The last day that is the tenth day is usually referred to Dussehra or Vijayadashami.
The festival of Navaratri begins with Ashvin Shukla Prathama and ends with Ashvin Shukla Navami. In the current year 2016 the festival of Navaratri will be celebrated from October 2, Sunday to October 11, Tuesday. There are in all five forms of Navaratri out of which Sharad Navaratri is the important one. The Sharad Navaratri commences on the first day (Pratipada) of the bright fortnight of lunar month of ashwin. The festival of Navaratri falls mostly in the month of September or October. The famous dance form Garba and Dandiya originated in festival f Navaratri. Though the dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar, the dates may differ for a day more or a day less.
The festival of Navratri is in all of nine nights and ten days. Many devotees fast for the entire nine days during the festival. They chant the mantras and slokas while worshipping their Goddess. People offer their sincere prayers for Goddess Durga. Dandiya Raas is performed with two sticks and a partner is needed for that. There is lots of spinning, hopping and striking each other’s dandiya stick. The festival of light, Diwali falls exactly twenty days after Dusshera.
- Navratri Day 1, Form of Goddess is Shailaputri.
- Navratri Day 2, Form of Goddess is Brahmacharini.
- Navratri Day 3, Form of Goddess is Chandraghanta.
- Navratri Day 4, Form of Goddess is Kushmanda.
- Navratri Day 5, Form of Goddess is Skandamata.
- Navratri Day 6, Form of Goddess is Katyayani.
- Navratri Day 7, Form of Goddess is Kaalratri.
- Navratri Day 8, Form of Goddess is Maha Gauri.
- Navratri Day 9, Form of Goddess is Siddhidatri.
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