Navratri: festival of india
'Navratri', the nine beautiful nights of divinity and spirituality are celebrated with great zeal and gusto amongst Hindu believers. Though Navratri is an Indian festival, but it is celebrated all over the globe. You must have seen people celebrating Navratri in various ways, but the main essence of this festival is worshipping the supreme power to direct its blessings over us. Not only blessings, festival of Navratri offers another chance to experience the fun and frolic of a fest. Then, why to leave such a chance? Navratri comes five times in a year, but the most anticipated one is Sharad Navratri. There are many legends behind this wonderful nine days festival, which comes five times in a year. Each time it has a unique flavor. We have gathered here everything about Navratri for you to know - How is the festival of Navratri celebrated? Navratri festival dates, significance of Navratri, Navratri songs, Navratri SMS, Navratri wishes & greetings and much more. Read further to know more
Glorified Devi Durga is an aspect of great power called Shakti. She manifested herself in Navdurga or nine different forms to bless her devotees and for destroying torment of demons on earth. Each form of Durga has a great significance and associated with vivid legends. All nine forms of Durga are worshipped individually on each day of Navratra. The most celebrated and propitious occasion of Navaratra comes on Shukla Paksh of Ashwin maas. It is a nine-day festival for Hindus and majestically celebrated in all parts of India with equal fervor giving reverence to Goddess Shakti. During auspicious occasion of Navratri, nine different forms of Devi (manifestation of Durga) are worshiped individually, thus referred as 'Navdurga'. Know here which day is dedicated to which form of durga during Navratri.
Either its Navratri or any other festival, the real fun can be felt only when the world is celebrating with you. So, why to confine such wonderful festivals to your family, religion or area. Expand this festival with fervor via SMS, Greetings, Wishes and various other means. We have tried our endeavor to facilitate our readers by not only explaining the significance of this Navratri festival, but also telling ways to celebrate and expand it. Navratri has a very technical reason too. Some of you must have been caught by the question that why this festival lasts for nine days only, not 10 or 8. It is because our body has 9 doorways and each day is meant to purify a door. People observe fast during these nine days to enchant Goddess Durga and another reason is to purify their senses. Navratri is such a pious festival that people don't even consume liquor and non-vegetarian food. Apart from this, onion and garlic are also not considered good during these pious days. All these eating stuffs are considered as 'Tamasik', a Sanskrit word, which means 'arousing or exciting matter'. There are many things about this festival that you need to know. So, don't miss this chance and discover it all by clicking the links mentioned on this page. WIth this, we wish you and your family a Very Happy Navratri! May Almighty shower blessings over you!