Navaratri Nine Days Timings, Durga Puja Dates – Panchang, Calender

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Navaratri or Durga Puja is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga Mata( Mother Goddess Durga). The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights, The nine-day festival of Navratri in Hindu religion is dedicated to the nine Forms of Goddess Durga .  During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped.

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The tenth day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or “Dussehra” (also spelled Dasera). Navaratri is an important major festival and is celebrated all over India and Nepal. Diwali the festival of lights is celebrated twenty days after Dussehra. Though there are in total five types of Navaratri that come in a year, Sharad Navaratri is the most popular one. Navaratri or Durga Puja 2016 will be celebrated from 1st October to 10th October 2016.

Navaratri timings, Durga Puja Dates, Panchang for 9 Days

Navratri Day 1

Shailputri Puja

Panchang for Ghatasthapana DayNavratri color of the day -Grey 1-1stOctober 2016(Saturday)

Navratri Day 2

Pratipada Chandra Darshan

Panchang for Chandra Darshan Day

Navratri color of the day – Orange 2- 2nd October 2016 (Sunday)

Navratri Day 3

Dwitiya Brahmacharini Puja

Panchang for Brahmacharini Puja Day

Navratri color of the day – White 3 3rd October 2016

Navratri Day 4

Tritiya Sindoor Tritiya
Chandraghanta Puja

Panchang for Sindoor Tritiya Day

Navratri color of the day – Red 4 4th October 2016

Navratri Day 5

Chaturthi Kushmanda Puja
Varad Vinayaka Chauth
Upang Lalita Vrat

Panchang for Kushmanda Puja Day

Navratri color of the day – Royal Blue 5 5th October 2016

Navratri Day 6

Panchami Skandamata Puja

Panchang for Skandamata Puja Day

Navratri color of the day – Yellow 6 6th October 2016

Navratri Day 7

Shashthi Saraswati Awahan
Katyayani Puja

Panchang for Saraswati Awahan Day

Navratri color of the day – Green 7 7th October 2016

Navratri Day 8

Saptami Kalaratri Puja

Panchang for Kalaratri Puja Day

Navratri color of the day – Peacock Green 8 8th October 2016

Navratri Day 9

Ashtami Saraswati Puja
Durga Ashtami
Mahagauri Puja
Sandhi Puja

Panchang for Saraswati Puja Day

Navratri color of the day – Purple 9 9th October 2016

Navratri Day 10

Navami Maha Navami
Ayudha Puja, Navami Homa Panchang for Maha Navami Day 10 10th October 2016

Navratri Day 11

Dashami Navratri Parana
Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami Panchang for Navratri Parana Day 11 11th October 2016

Durga Puja(Navaratri Calendar)

Navratri Day 1 – October 1, 2016 – Ghatsthapana – Navratri Begins
Navratri Day 1 – October 2, 2016 – Chandra Darshan (Tithi is repeated)

Navratri Day 2 – October 3, 2016 – Sindoor Tritiya

Navratri Day 3 – October 4, 2016  – Varad Vinayak Chaturthi

Navratri Day 4 – October 5, 2016 – Upang Lalita Vrat – Lalitha Panchami

Navratri Day 5 – October 6, 2016 – Saraswati Awahan

Navratri Day 6 – October 7, 2016 – Saraswathi Puja (western parts of India)

Navratri Day 7 – October 8, 2016 – Saraswathi Balidan – Maha Lakshmi Puja (western parts of India)

Navratri Day 8 – October 9, 2016 – Mahashtami – Annapoorna Parikrama – Saraswati Visarjan – Mahanavami fasting

Navratri Day 9 – October 10, 2016 – Mahanavami

Know Detailed Durga Puja Calendar at Drikpanchang.

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