Chaitra Navratri 2021: Dates, significance and everything you need to know

Navratri (auspicious 9 nights) might be beginning on April 13. In India, the auspicious Navratri is well known twice and each instances with equal pleasure and fervour. The celebrations that happen within the month of March-April are often known as Chaitra Navaratri also called Vasant Navratri because it falls in the course of the spring season. Chaitra Navratri, particularly, is the time that folks bear in mind Goddess Durga and all of her types. They name on the goddess for cover and happiness.

The first day of Chaitra Navratri can be marked as the primary day of the Hindu calendar which is noticed in the course of the full moon section aka the Shukla Paksha section. Each day of those 9 auspicious days are devoted to a unique type of Goddess Durga and that’s the reason the rituals fluctuate daily. The avatars of Durga which might be celebrated throughout Chaitra Navratri are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandmata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri.

Dates for Chaitra Navratri:

Day 1: thirteenth April (Tuesday) Pratipada

Day 2: 14th April (Wednesday) Dwitiya

Day 3: fifteenth April (Thursday) Tritiya

Day 4: sixteenth April (Friday) Chaturthi

Day 5: seventeenth April (Saturday) Panchami

Day 6: 18th April (Sunday) Shasthi

Day 7: nineteenth April 2021 (Monday) Saptami

Day 8: twentieth April (Tuesday) Annapurna Ashtami -Sandhi Puja

Day 9: twenty first April (Wednesday) Rama Navami

Day 10: twenty second April (Thursday) Dashami, Navratri Parana

In Maharashtra, the primary day of the Chaitra Navaratri or the primary day of Hindu new year is named Gudi Padwa. In Kashmir, the identical competition known as Navreh. Even although the names are totally different all throughout the nation, the competition is well known with the identical quantity of gusto.

The different Navratri that’s noticed in the course of the autumn season is named Sharad Navrati and is well known with equal pleasure.

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