Chaitra Navratri

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The auspicious festival of Navratri began from March 25 and will last till April 2 - Ram Navami. 

Apr 02, 2020, 19:04 PM IST

Bhojpuri superstars Pawan Singh, Aamrapali Dubey and Akshara Singh wish 'Happy Ram Navami' on social media

Ram Navami is marked to celebrate the birth of Lord Rama and it coincides with the Chaitra Navratri. 

Apr 02, 2020, 18:21 PM IST

On Ram Navami, Kangana Ranaut tells in a video why 'Lord Ram is the most important icon of our civilization'!

This year, the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami is being celebrated on April 2. The day is marked to celebrate the birth of Lord Rama and it coincides with the Chaitra Navratri. It falls on the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha in the Hindu calendar of Chaitra month (March-April).

Apr 02, 2020, 17:40 PM IST

Chaitra Navrati 2020, Day 9: Worship Maa Siddhidatri to fulfill your divine aspirations

Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped by the devotees on the last day. This form of Durga blesses her bhakts with wish fulfillment.

Apr 02, 2020, 07:18 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant this Durga Aarti for the blessings of benevolent goddess

The auspicious occasion of Chaitra Navratri began from March 25 this year and will end on April 2 - Ram Navami. During the nine-day festival, nine different forms of Maa Durga, also known by the name of Navdurga are worshipped on each day. 

Apr 01, 2020, 18:51 PM IST

Ram Navami 2020: Date, significance and puja timings - all you need to know

Ram Navami falls on the ninth day in the month of Chaitra, which also marks the end of Navratri.

Apr 01, 2020, 14:53 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 8: Pray to Maa Gauri for prosperity

Maha Gauri is an avatar of Devi Parvati, the divine consort of Lord Shiva.

Apr 01, 2020, 08:07 AM IST

Here's why onion and garlic find no entry in your kitchen during Navratri!

There are four types of Navratri throughout the year, each falling in a particular season.

Mar 31, 2020, 18:41 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Chant these powerful Durga mantras to seek her blessings!

As the auspicious occasion of Chaitra Navratri is being celebrated in full festive fervour, we thought of listing out some of the mantras dedicated to Maa Durga. There are various mantras of Devi Durga which can help you get her blessings and if one chants these during the divine 9-day festival (Navratri) of the goddess, then it is believed to be even more auspicious. 

Mar 31, 2020, 18:18 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 7: Worship Maa Kalratri to ward off bad omen from your lives

Devi Kalratri is believed to be the fiercest form of Durga, and her appearance often invokes a feeling of fear. She is the destroyer of all demon entities, ghosts, spirits and negative energies, who flee upon knowing of her arrival.

Mar 31, 2020, 08:05 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 6: Pray to Maa Katyayani for a bliss married life

On Day 6, devotees offer prayers to Maa Katyayani. She is the second name of Goddess Parvati, Adi Parashakti or Amarakosha, as per the Sanskrit lexicon. She is also hailed as the fierce avatar of Maa Durga as per some beliefs.

Mar 30, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020, Day 5: Pray to Devi Skandamata for knowledge and prosperity

 On Day 5, we offer prayers to Devi Skandamata. She is the mother of Skanda, Lord Kartikeya - the God of wars - as per some beliefs. 

Mar 29, 2020, 09:21 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 4 - Maa Kushmanda will bless you with good health and wealth

The goddess has eight hands and is also known as Ashtabhuja Devi. Through her Jap Mala (rosary), the goddess bestows siddhis to her devotees.

Mar 28, 2020, 09:52 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Here's the legend behind worshipping Maa Chandraghanta on Day 3

Maa Chandraghanta blesses her bhakts with valour and removes all the obstacles from their lives. 

Mar 27, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 3 - Worship Maa Chandraghanta for power and courage

The nine-day long festivity of Chaitra Navratri is in full swing. This year, it began from March 25 and will last till April 2, on Ram Navami respectively. There are four types of Navratris in the year, out of which only widely celebrated - the Chaitra (spring) and Shardiya Navratri (autumn). The other two are Ashada and Magha Gupt Navratri. 

Mar 27, 2020, 09:33 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 2 - Pray to Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

On the second day of Navratri, Maa Brahmacharini is worshipped. 

Mar 26, 2020, 07:33 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 1 - Worship Maa Shailputri for spiritual awakening

The nine-day long festival of Navratri has begun from March 25 and will last till Ram Navami on April 2 respectively. There are four types of Navratris two are in the year, out of which only widely celebrated - the Chaitra (spring) and Shardiya Navratri (autumn). The other two are Ashada and Magha Gupt Navratri. 

Mar 25, 2020, 07:41 AM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Full schedule, puja timings and dates

The auspicious occasion of Chaitra Navratri is here and this year it will begin from March 25 and Ram Navami will be celebrated on April 2, 2020 respectively. Devotees eagerly wait for this time of the year when they pray to the goddess Shakti (Maa Durga) and her various forms on nine days. The festival of Navratri is celebrated twice a year—Chaitra Navratri during the springtime and Sharad Navratri, which takes place ahead of the autumn.

Mar 24, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

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