In certain pieces of India, Dussehra is viewed as a point of the celebration, making it viably range 10 days rather than 9. Furthermore, Navratri relies upon the lunar schedule, with Dussehra on the tenth. Sometimes there are only 8 days according to the lunar schedule and Dussehra is celebrated on a ninth day.
There are four comparative celebrations, additionally called Navratri, which are held at different phases of the year; be that as it may, the early harvest time celebration, likewise called Sharad Navratri, is the most important.
The celebration of Navratri (truly means nine nights) is one of the most broadly observed Hindu celebrations. It is praised and devoted to respecting Goddess Durga who symbolizes power. Navratri is also known for the custom of fasting or staying away from nourishment grains like rice, wheat, etc. for nine back to back days.
Alongside Goddess Durga (and her different various forms like Goddess Shakti), her little girls Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati are likewise adored during Navratri. Reverential music like bhajan and furthermore the Garba is famous in Gujarat to mark Navratri festival.
When is Navratri 2020?
For what reason do we celebrate Navratri?
Navratri is known and popular for various reasons and also celebrated in various ways all over India. In the East and numerous spots of Northeast India, Navratri is seen as Durga Puja, contributed to the winning day of Goddess Durga over evil demon Mahishasura.
In the North and Western states, Navratri is celebrated with exhibitions and the models of Ravana, devoting Lord Ram’s victory in the war over Ravana.
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The last day of Navratri in North India is called Dussehra and in the East, Vijay Dashami. The nine days of Navratri are likewise a noteworthy harvest season occasion.
Navratri is totally devoted to symbolizing the victory or winning over evil. Throughout the entire existence of Hindu tales, it is referenced that once there was an evil spirit called Mahisasura. He got a vow or blessings from ruler Bhrama that he won’t be killed by any man or creatures. He attempted to finish and kill the three universes. Devas moved toward Lord shiva and told everything about the issue.
The Supreme god listened to them and utilized a solitary power and send goddess Durga. At last, war occurred between the Mahisasura and the goddess. The war happened for all nine days. The last day maa Durga killed Mahisasura. It is a festival of the win over the bad and evils.
These 9 days were known as Navratri. All the people are very excited about these days. Navratri 2020 is going to be celebrated from 17 October.