Navratri 2020 - Sharad Navratri will begin from October 17 and will continue till October 25, 2020. Get details on 2020 Sharad Navratri dates and celebrations.
Navratri 2020 - 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 2020.
Navratri 2020 Dates
Navratri is one of the 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 2020 are starting from 29 September and ending on 7 October.
Sharad Navratri 2020 Dates
Sharad Navratri: Saturday, 17 October - Sunday, 25 October | Sharad Navratri Schedule
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 2020.
Navratri Colors in 2020
|Navratri||Date||Navratri color of the day|
|Day 1||October 17, (Saturday)||Grey|
|Day 2||October 18, (Sunday)||Orange|
|Day 3||October 19, (Monday)||White|
|Day 4||October 20, (Tuesday)||Red|
|Day 5||October 21, (Wednesday)||Royal Blue|
|Day 6||October 22, (Thursday)||Yellow|
|Day 7||October 23, (Friday)||Green|
|Day 8||October 24, (Saturday)||Peacock Green|
|Day 9||October 25, (Sunday)||Purple|
|Day 10||October 26, (Monday)||Peacock Green|
Chaitra Navratri 2021 Dates
Chaitra (Vasant) Navratri: 13 April - 22 April 2021, Chaitra Navratri Schedule