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Chaitra Navratri

Know why eating onion, garlic is a big no-no during Navratri

The festival of Navratri is the celebration of good over evil.

Apr 11, 2019, 15:46 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019, Day 6: Worship Maa Katyayani for a peaceful married life

The legend of Mahishasur and how the goddess killed him is the most popular one associated with the origin of Maa Katyayani, who put an end to evil and helped the gods from the clutches of this demon.

Apr 11, 2019, 08:10 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019, Day 5: Pray to Devi Skandamata for salvation and prosperity

She is the mother of Skanda, who is Lord Kartikeya—the god of wars, as per some beliefs. 

Apr 10, 2019, 08:10 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019, Day 4: Maa Kushmanda blesses her devotees with strength and wealth

She blesses her devotees with energy, power and guides them to take the right direction.

Apr 09, 2019, 08:02 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Here's the legend behind goddess Chandraghanta

The goddess can take a ferocious form if the need arises for the betterment of society. 

Apr 08, 2019, 08:40 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019, Day 3: Worship goddess Chandraghanta for courage

Goddess Chandraghanta is also known by other names such as Chandrakhanda, Chandika or Rannchandi.

Apr 08, 2019, 08:12 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue today

The second night of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Brahmacharini.

Apr 07, 2019, 07:10 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Day 1

The auspicious nine-day festival of Chaitra Navratri ( Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights) begins today and will last until April 14. The festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga who is considered the greatest embodiment of strength.

Apr 06, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri special: The nine forms of Goddess Durga

The festival of Chaitra Navratri will begin from April 6 this year and will last until April 14.

Apr 05, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Chant these mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

This year, the auspicious festival of Chaitra Navratri begins on April 6 

Apr 05, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Here's the legend behind celebrating Vasanta Navratri

Vasanta or Chaitra Navratri falls during the months of March-April while Sharad Navratri is celebrated during September-October respectively. 

Apr 04, 2019, 22:13 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2019: Complete day wise puja schedule

This year Chaitra Navratri starts from April 6 on Pratipada tithi. Ghatasthapana Chandra Darshana and Goddess Shailputri Puja will take place on the same day.

Apr 03, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

Rama Navami 2018: Devotees offer morning prayers as Chaitra Navratri 2018 nears end

Devotees offer morning prayers as Chaitra Navratri nears end

Mar 25, 2018, 07:04 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for blissful married life

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. 

Mar 23, 2018, 06:50 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 5 - Worship Maa Skandamata for wisdom, salvation

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights.

 

Mar 22, 2018, 09:28 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 4 - Worship Maa Kushmanda for power and energy

The fourth day of the auspicious nine-day festival of  - Navratri – is dedicated to Kushmanda, one of the nine forms of Goddess Durga.

 

Mar 21, 2018, 06:43 AM IST

Why eating onion and garlic is prohibited during Navratri—Details inside

This year Chaitra Navratri is celebrated from March 18-26. 

Mar 20, 2018, 15:26 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 3 - Worship Goddess Chandraghanta for courage and strength

Devi Durga was jointly created by the holy trinity - Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Shiva (the destroyer) to eliminate a demon named Mahishasur, who's treachery ruined peace and sanctity in the three worlds. 

Mar 20, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 2 - Worship goddess Brahmacharini for peace and virtue!

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights.

 

Mar 19, 2018, 06:22 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Mantras dedicated to each of the nine forms of Durga

This year Chaitra Navratri begins on March 18 and culminates with Rama Navmi on March 25. 

Mar 14, 2018, 14:09 PM IST