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...
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
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...
have weapons of the gods who made her, the seventh in a position to grant boons and the eighth with a lotus. She is worshipped on the ninth day of Navratri. What all the Durga phases have in common is that they all manage to relate to Shiva as a consort or an important factor. They also have the weapons...
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...
विजया दशमी, Oriya: ବିଜୟାଦଶମୀ, Tamil: விஜயதசமி, Telugu: విజయదశమి, Konkani: दसरो, Punjabi: ਦਸੇਰਾ) also known as Dashahara, Dussehra, Dashain (in Nepal), Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in various forms, across India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
The name Dussehra is derived...
Millennium Seasonal Sales Promotions – the 2000 Navratri Campaign- ‘ Thums Up Toofani Ramjhat ’, with 20000 free passes issued, one per Thumps up bottle. On-site activities, ‘buy one-get one free’ and lucky draw scheme like win the trip to Goa. PepsiCo telecast ‘ Navratri utsav 2000 at Mumbai’. People enjoyed...
extreme zeal and fervour.
Navratri festival is the joyous way of worshipping Goddess Durga. The festival is celebrated all over the country with joy and fervour. ‘Nav ’ means nine and ‘Ratri’ means night. The festival is celebrated over a period of nine nights and 10 days. Navratri festival is celebrated...
his followers congregate at Jhiri on the appointed day from every corner of North India; they revere him for his compassion, courage and honesty.
Navratri Festival (September–October)
Though the yatra to the shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is a round-the-year event, a pilgrimage undertaken during the Navratras is...
hardly be denied. Here are some of the very popular festivals that take place throughout India. There are many festivals in India like Durga Puja,Navratri,Dussehra,Ganesh Chaturthi,Holi,Diwali,etc.
In India, festivals do not just offer people a temporary reprieve from their daily grind. Imbued with...
instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited , Navratri – Festival of lord Durga celebrated for 9 days in India, Sattva – positive vibes and energy, Vedic Chanting - Homas, Yagyas, Meditation.
accordingly going up. The Minister of Civil Supplies called me to Delhi to inform me that he was very worried that with the festivals of Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, and Diwali all coming up, that we simply could not have high gur (jaggery) prices. As Chairman of FMC, I was to, somehow, make jaggery prices go...
farming community as it marks the end of harvesting season
The festivals of Dussehra and Navratri are celebrated differently in different parts of India. Every region celebrates Dussehra/Navratri in its own way.
Festivals of India : Dussehra Celebration in India
Whenever we think...
Edwards, guest at Ashwa Poojan 2007
Navratri (nine sacred days and nights) is one of the most auspicious times in the Hindu calendar. The festival of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Durga, the consort of Shiva in Hindu mythology. Navratri is celebrated in full vigour in Rajasthan...
Festival, initially by Raja Wodeyar I (1578-1617 CE) in the year 1610 atSrirangapatna. The Mysore Palace is illuminated on all the 10 days of Dasara.
Navratri (Hindi: नवरात्री is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning...
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...
God is this?- Krishna
4. One of the popular festivals in Mysore is celebrated for nine nights and ten days. By what name is this festival known?- Navratri
5.What is the Parsi New Year known as?- Pateti
6. This festival celebrates the onset of monsoon in the month of Shravana. What is name of this...
descriptiveness of each festival.
Comparable #1 – How is the holiday Navratri celebrated in a Hindu community compared to a Navratri festival in the United States?
Comparable #2 – What affects does the Navratri festival have on the Hindu communities? What are the affects in the United States...
I started fasting in Navratri only 2 years ago and continued keeping it for both the seasons. I was more
interested in the scientific aspect of fasting, i.e. during the period of season change human body is more
prone to external infections than rest of the year. Also praying to “shakti”, the...
years have passed since Diwali was first celebrated, yet the spirit of Diwali in the minds of Hindus still remains.
The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are considered to be important junctions of climatic and solar influences...
beautiful blend of sweetness, saltiness and hotness.
Garba: Garba is a popular form of dance that is performed during the nine-day festival of Navratri. A picture or idol of Goddess Shakti or a lamp is placed in the centre and dancers stand in concentric circles for the performance.
. Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities
Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine...
and Kubera who symbolizes book keeping, treasury and wealth management
Vijayadashami also known as Dussehra or Dasara or Dashain or Tenth day of Navratri or Durgotsav is one of the most important Hindu festivals celebrated in various forms, across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. The name Dussehra...