Navratri;is a nine-night celebration of Durga, the Hindu mother goddess.
Navratri comes from the Sanskrit;nava,;meaning "nine" and;ratri,;meaning "nights." The festival is also called;Sharada Navratri;or;Maha Navratri,;meaning "great Navratri."
Durga represents;shakti,;or female divine energy and purity. It is believed that Durga fought a nine-day battle against the demon, Mahishasura, at the end of which she was victorious, symbolizing good over evil. During Navratri, the goddess Durga is honored in her nine forms and each form has a particular mantra for meditation
9 COLOUR OF NAVRATRI
DAY 1 - ORANGE🍁
The festival begins with the bright and vibrant Orange. This colour signifies energy and happiness. Hindus worship Goddess Shailputri on this day.
DAY 2 - WHITE⚪
White is the colour for Day 2, which is a symbol of peace and purity. Hindus worship Goddess Brahmacharini on this day.
DAY 3 - RED🔴
People wear red colour on the third day of Navratri. It signifies beauty and fearlessness. Hindus worship Goddess Chandraghanta on this day.
DAY 4 - ROYAL BLUE📘
The colour of the fourth day of Navratri is royal blue. This colour is considered good for health and wealth. Hindus worship Goddess Kushmanda on this day.
DAY 5 - YELLOW💛
People wear the colour yellow on the fifth day of the festival. The colour stands for happiness and brightness. Hindus worship Goddess Skandamata on Day 5.
DAY 6 - GREEN🍀
This colour of the sixth day signifies new beginnings and growth. Hindus worship Goddess Katyayani on Day 6.
DAY 7 - GREY📓
The colour of the seventh day is grey, a colour which stands for the strength of transforming. Hindus worship Goddess Kalaratri on Day 6 and this day is called the Saptami.
DAY 8 - PURPLE💜
Called Ashtami, many people perform Kanjaks on this day. The colour of the day, purple, signifies the power of intellect and peace. People worship Goddess Mahagauri on this day.
DAY 9 - PEACOCK GREEN🉑
This day is called Navami and is the last day of the Navratri festival. Rituals are performed on this day and Goddess Siddhidhatri is worshipped. The colour peacock green is believed to fulfill the desires of devotees.
The 9-day festival commences on Vijayadashami or Dussehra, which is the tenth day of the festivities. Dussehra as we all know signifies the victory of good over evil. #navratri #maadurga #festival #9days #fasting #celebration #challengstomoms #bbcreatorsclub