The Hindu Festival, Navratri, Nava meaning nine, and Ratri meaning nights, is typically observed in the fall between the months of September and October, although specific dates are determined in accordance to the lunar calendar and can vary each year. In some parts of India, a Navaratri festival...
What is Navratri?
Navratri, is a festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; The festival is celebrated for nine nights every year during September or October based on Hindu calander. There are many legends attached to the conception of Navratri like all...
Navratri is one of the most significant and awaited Hindu festival. The zeal and excitement of the festival is evident all over India way before the actual festival starts. Navratri celebrations in India are grand and everyone wants to be a part of them.
Meaning of Navratri
Navratri, one of the most important festivals in India is popularly known as the festival of worship and dance. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit; Nava meaning Nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi i.e. female divinity are...
Indian, celebrating festivals is not merely following rituals but; marks prosperity. With changing seasons, festivals of India depict this change. Navratri, a hindu festival who’s name itself has change (ratri). ‘Nav’ means nine and ‘Rartri’ means night; this festival is celebrated worshiping, nine forms...
subjects) in order to memorise the same for examination. It was the night of Durga-Mahasaptami. In
2010, Mahashasthi (the 6th holy day of Navratri) fell on 13th October – Kishoreda’s punyatithi and the
day knocked my fond memory on my childhood chillout in-n-around Tezpur’s Puja pandals with...