The Magnificent Celebration of Chaitra Navratri in India

Chaitra Navratri

One of the most popular festivals across the country is the auspicious Chaitra Navratri. Read this blog to know more about this festival.

If the pandemic CoronaVirus did not put us in our homes then the whole country would have been preparing to celebrate the pious occasion of Chaitra Navaratri. While it is Gudi Padwa for Maharashtra it is Ugadi for South India and so on. Out of the four Navaratri in India Chaitra Navaratri is one of the major Navaratri.  The northern states especially welcome the new year with these nine days of celebration. Chaitra Navaratri is a huge occasion and people celebrate it with Navaratri puja kits.

This year Chaitra Navaratri starts on 25th March according to the Lunar Calendar. It is the same day when Maharashtra will celebrate Gudi Padwa and South India celebrates Ugadi. Also, we don’t know how much of a celebration it will be with the current situation. But, we can keep our faith in God and start praying. People also call Chaitra Navaratri as Vasanta Navaratri as it commemorates the spring season. The last day of Navaratri is Ram Navami. In this blog, we will discuss the nine days of Navaratri that you can celebrate with puja kits online. 

The Nine Days of Navratri:

The nine days of Chaitra Navaratri honors the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga. Devotees celebrate all the nine avatars of Durga with puja samagri online. Everyone also cleans and decorates their houses during this time. People also put up a spiritual frame of Goddess Durga to worship and observe fast for these nine days. Let us have a look at the nine days of Navratri:


The first day is pratipada and devotees worship Goddess  Shailputri. She is the daughter of the Himalayas and also the ardhangini of Shiva. The Vahan of Shailputri is Nandi the bull and her weapons are a Trishul and a lotus. People worship her with puja thali items. 


The second day or Dwitiya is to worship Goddess Brahmacharini. She is the second incarnation of Durga Mata and the name means an ardent female follower. Devotees offer pooja things to her on this day.


On Tritiya or the third day, we worship Goddess Chandraghanta with the necessary pooja items. She is the third incarnation of Goddess Durga. Her name Chandra-Ghanta means “one who has a half-moon shaped like a bell. Her third eye is always opened and she is always ready for war against demons”.


On day four we worship Goddess Kushmanda with online puja samagri. Kushmanda helps in improving our health and restores wealth.


Panchami or the fifth day is to worship Goddess Skandamata. Her name means mother and war of god. Get the necessary things from a puja store online.


On sasthi we worship the sixth manifestation of Goddess Durga and get things from puja thali items shop.


Devotees worship Goddess Kalaratri on Saptami. She is the seventh form of Durga. We offer her pooja samagri online.


Ashtami is for Mahagauri. People worship her on this day and also pray to her for the well being of the ly.


Navami is the ninth and also the last day of Chaitra Navaratri and we worship Goddess Siddhidatri on this day. 

One can buy indian saman online for Navaratri from Pujashoppe. It is a reputed store that fulfills all your spiritual needs.

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