Navratri Celebrations

Navratri 2019 - Sharad Navratri will begin from September 29 and will continue till October 7, 2019. Get details on 2019 Sharad Navratri dates and celebrations.

Navratri 2019


Navratri Festival

Navratri 2019 - Navratri is celebrated in honor of Goddess Durga for nine consecutive days in India. Devotees keep rigorous fasts during these 'nine nights' festival and the entire worship center on the 3 avatars of Goddess Shakti - Durga (the warrior Goddess), Lakshmi (the Goddess of wealth), and Saraswati (the Goddess of knowledge). Navratri is one of the most popular Hindu festivals as it holds deep significance in the hearts of millions of devotees of Maa Durga. The festival dedicated to Goddess Shakti and is celebrated twice a year - 'Chaitra' or 'Vasant Navratri' (March-April), and 'Sharad Navratri' (September-October). Explore below section to find out Navratri dates in 2019.

Navratri 2019 Dates

Navratri is one most popular and sacred Hindu festival celebrated all over the world. Celebrations across India may vary depending on rituals and customs; however the spirit of Navratri signifies Triumph of Good over Evil. All Nine forms of Maa Durga are worshipped over a period of Nine days. Rama Navami is celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra Navratri (March-April) and Sharad Navratri culminates in Durga Puja and Dusshrea. Goddess Durga Nine forms or Avatars are worshipped on each day of Navratri festival. Navratri dates for 2019 are starting from 29 September and ending on 7 October.

Sharad Navratri 2019 Dates

Sharad Navratri: Sunday, 29 September - Monday, 7 October | Sharad Navratri Schedule

Navratri Day 1 - September 29, 2019 (Sunday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja, Chandra Darshan
Day 2 - September 30, 2019 (Monday) - Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 - October 1, 2019 (Tuesday) - Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 - October 2, 2019 (Wednesday) - Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 - October 3, 2019 (Thursday) - Skandamata Puja
Day 6 - October 4, 2019 (Friday) - Saraswati Awahan, Katyayani Puja
Day 7 - October 5, 2019 (Saturday) - Saraswati Puja, Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 - October 6, 2019 (Sunday) - Sri Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami
Day 9 - October 7, 2019 (Monday) - Ayudha Puja, Navami Homa, Navratri Parana
Day 10 - October 8, 2019 (Tuesday) - Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami
Sharadiya Navratri ends


All Nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped on each day of Navratri with a unique color. Devotees wear dresses of the same color on each day of Navratri. Explore 9 different Navratri colors to be followed in Sharad Navratri 2019.



Chaitra Navratri 2020 Dates

Chaitra (Vasant) Navratri: 25 March - 2 April 2020, Chaitra Navratri Schedule

Navratri Day 1 - March 25, 2020 (Wednesday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Day 2 - March 26, 2020 (Thursday) - Dwitiya, Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 - March 27, 2020 (Friday) - Tritiya, Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 - March 28, 2020 (Saturday) - Chaturthi, Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 - March 29, 2020 (Sunday) - Panchami, Skandamata Puja
Day 6 - March 30, 2020 (Monday) - Shashthi, Katyayani Puja
Day 7 - March 31, 2020 (Tuesday) - Saptami, Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 - April 1, 2020 (Wednesday) - Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
Day 9 (Chaitra Navratri ends) - April 2, 2020 (Thursday) - Navami, Ram Navratri
Chaitra Navratri ends



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