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Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

Navratri 2016 calendar: Worship goddess Durga and her nine avatars on each day

The atmosphere is filled with a festive fervour which is knocking at the doors. The month of festivity and happiness filled with devotion is here. The time has come for Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri and we can't wait for the nine-day festivity dedicated to Goddess Durga begin. This year Navratri will start from October 1 and will be on till October 10, with 11th being Dussehra. It is also known as the Maha Navratri and the most important one.

 

The number of days vary according to the Hindu calendar, therefore, this time, Goddess Durga's 'Shailputri' avatar will be worshipped on day 1 as well as day 2.

So, today let's get to know which Durga avatar should be worshipped on each day during the nine-day festival of Navratri. Let's sing 'Jai Mata Di', 'Durga Durga'!

October 1—Day 1

Pratipada—Shailputri Puja (Ghatasthapana )

 

October 2—Day 2

Pratipada—Shailputri Puja (Chandra Darshan )

 

October 3—Day 3

Dwitya—Brahmacharini Puja

 

October 4—Day 4

Tritiya—Chandraghanta Puja

 

October 5—Day 5

Chaturthi—Kushmanda Puja

 

October 6—Day 6

Panchami—Skanda Mata Puja

 

October 7—Day 7

Shashthi—Katyayani Puja

 

October 8—Day 8

Saptami—Kalaratri Puja

 

October 9—Day 9

Ashtami—Mahagauri Puja

 

October 10—Day 10

Navami—Siddhidatri Puja

 

October 11—Dussehra

 

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