Importance of Navratri

In 2014, the Sharda Navratra poojan is beginning on 25th September, Pratipada of Ashwin Shukla Paksha. There is Hasta Nakshatra, Brahma Yoga, on this day. This day holds great importance for the devotees of Mata Sharda. Observing Navratra fast for nine days with all the rituals blesses the person with virtue.

Navratri - Worshipping Different Forms of Mata on Different Days

India is a land of Festivals. Fasts and festivals are of great importance here. All these fasts and festivals are celebrated in all over India with great zeal and faith. Among all the fasts and festivals,

Prasads Offered to Mata

Navratri fastival continues for nine days. During this period, the different forms of Goddesses Parvati, Lakshami and Saraswati are worshipped respectively for three days each.

Popular Stories about Navratri

The day from Pratipada of Ashwin Shukla Paksha to Navami date is called Navratri. This Navratra is of greater importance as compared to other Navratras.

Method of Worshiping Mata and Concluding Navratri

There is a belief about Navratra that even the Gods worship Mata Bhagwati. In Navaratra, the nine different forms of Mata is worshipped. Mata Bhagwati is called Shakti.

Beginning of Navratra - 2014

This fast is observed from Ashwin Shukla Paksha Pratipada to Navami. On Pratipada, bath is taken in the morning and then resolution is taken. In the year 2014, this fast will begin on 25th September and will end on 3rd October.

Chaitra First Navaratri 2014 Dates

Nav Samvatsar will start from 31st March 2014. This day is the first Navratri of Chaitra Shukla Paksha and so, Kalash Sthapna is being performed. Nine incarnation of Goddess Durga are worshipped on these nine days of Navratri in a systematic manner.