Navratri


Updated: Sep 25, 2017 08:12 AM About | Dates | Shardiya Navratri | Chaitra Navratri


नवरात्रि (Navratri), नवदुर्गा (Navadurga) is nine days festivity, all nine days are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Aadi Shakti. Shardiya Navratri also celebrated as दुर्गा पूजा - Durga Puja.

नवरात्रि (Navratri), नवदुर्गा (Navadurga) is nine days festivity, all nine days are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Aadi Shakti. Shardiya Navratri also celebrated as दुर्गा पूजा - Durga Puja.

Information

Next Dates
Shardiya Navratri: 21-29 September 2017 [212223242526272829]
Related Name
नवदुर्गा (Navadurga), दुर्गा पूजा (Durga Pooja or Durga Puja), चैत्र नवरात्रि (Chaitra Navratri), वसंत नवरात्रि (Vasanta Navratri), महा नवरात्रि (Maha Navratri), Ram Navratri (राम नवरात्रि), राम नवमी (Ram Navami), Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
Frequency
Half Yearly
Duration
9 Days
Begins (Tithi)
Chaitra Navratri: Chaitra Shukla Prathama
Shardiya Navratri: Ashvin Shukla Prathama
Ends (Tithi)
Chaitra Navratri: Chaitra Shukla Navami
Shardiya Navratri: Ashvin Shukla Navami
Months
Chaitra Navratri: March - April
Shardiya Navratri: September - October
Type
Chaitra Navratri, Shardiya Navratri
Futures Dates
Chaitra: 18-25 March 2018
Shardiya: 10-18 October 2018
Past Dates
Chaitra: 28 March - 5 April 2017[28, 29, 30, 31, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Shardiya: 1-10 October 2016[1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
Chaitra: 8-15 April 2016[8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
Shardiya: 13-22 October [13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22]
Chaitra: 20-28 March [20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28]

Mata Shailputri - माता शैलपुत्री

21 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ शैलपुत्री रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
She is also known as Hemavati and Parvati.
Rides (सवारी): Bull(वृष) and because of that she is also known as Vrisharudha (वृषारूढ़ा)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Two Hands: She carries Trishul in the right hand and the lotus flower in the left hand.
Expression (मुद्रा): She has pleasant smile and blissful looks.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Moon (चंद्रमा) - The provider of all fortunes, is governed by Goddess Shailputri and any bad effect of the Moon can be overcome by worshipping this form of Adi Shakti.

Mata Brahmacharinid - माता ब्रह्मचारिणी

22 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ ब्रह्मचारिणी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
She spent 1000 years on the diet of flowers and fruits and another 100 years on the diet on leafy vegetables while sleeping on the floor. She was on diet of Bilva leaves for 3000 years while She prayed to Lord Shankar. Later She even stopped eating Bilva leaves and continued her penance without any food and water. She was known as Aparna when She left eating Bilva leaves.
Rides (सवारी): Walking on the bare feet.
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Two Hands: She carries Jap Mala in the right hand and Kamandal in the left hand.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Mangal (मंगल) the provider of all fortunes.

Mata Chandraghanta - माता चंद्रघंटा

23 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ चंद्रघंटा रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
She is the married form the Goddess Parvati. After getting married to Lord Shiva Goddess Mahagauri started adorning her forehead with half Chandra and due to which Goddess Parvati was known as Goddess Chandraghanta. She wears the semi-circular moon (Chandra) on her forehead. The half-moon on her forehead looks like the bell (Ghanta) and because of that she is known as Chandra-Ghanta.
Rides (सवारी): Tigress(बाघिन)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Ten Hands: She carries Trishul, Gada, Sword and Kamandal in her four right hands and keeps the fifth right hand in Varada Mudra. She carries lotus flower, Arrow, Dhanush and Japa Mala in her four left hands and keeps the fifth left hand in Abhaya Mudra.
Expression (मुद्रा): Peaceful and for welfare of her devotees.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Shukra (शुक्र)

Mata Kushmanda - माता कूष्माण्डा

24 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ कूष्माण्डा रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
Kushmanda is the Goddess who has the power and capability to live inside the Sun. The glow and radiance of her body is as luminous as that of the Sun. also known as Ashtabhuja Devi. She also likes Bali of white pumpkin known as Kushmanda (कुष्माण्ड).
Rides (सवारी): Loness(शेरनी)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Eight Hands: She has Kamandal, Dhanush, Bada and Kamal in the right hands and Amrit Kalash, Jap Mala, Gada and Chakra in the left hands in that order.
Expression (मुद्रा): Just flashing little bit of her smile.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Sun (सूर्य) - Direction and energy provider to the Sun.

Mata Skandamata - माता स्कन्दमाता

25 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ स्कन्दमाता रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
When Goddess Parvati became the mother of Lord Skanda (also known as Lord Kartikeya), Mata Parvati was known as Goddess Skandamata. She sits on lotus flower and because of that Skandamata is also known as Goddess Padmasana. The complexion of Goddess Skandamata is Shubhra (शुभ्र) which describes her white complexion. Devotees who worship this form of Goddess Parvati get the benefit of worshipping Lord Kartikeya.
Rides (सवारी): Ferocious Lion(उग्र शेर)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Four Hands: She carries baby Murugan in her lap. Lord Murugan is also known as Kartikeya and brother of Lord Ganesha. She carries lotus flowers in her upper two hands. She holds baby Murugan in one of her right hand and keeps the other right hand in Abhaya Mudra.
Expression (मुद्रा): Motherhood
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Budha (बुद्ध)

Mata Katyayani - माता कात्यायनी

26 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ कात्यायनी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
To destroy demon Mahishasura, Goddess Parvati took the form of Goddess Katyayani. It was the most violent form of Goddess Parvati. In this form Goddess Parvati is also known as Warrior Goddess. According to religious texts Goddess Parvati was born at the home of sage Katya and due to which this form of Goddess Parvati is known as Katyayani.
Rides (सवारी): Magnificent Lion(शोभायमान शेर)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Four Hands: She carries lotus flower and sword in her left hands and keeps her right hands in Abhaya and Varada Mudras.
Expression (मुद्रा): Most violent form
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Brihaspati (गुरु)

Mata Kalratri - माता कालरात्रि

27 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ कालरात्रि रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
When the Goddess Parvati removed outer golden skin to kill demons named Shumbha and Nishumbha, She was known as Goddess Kalaratri. Kalaratri is the fiercest and the most ferocious form of Goddess Parvati. Goddess Kalaratri complexion is dark black. Because of her Shubh or auspicious power within her ferocious form Goddess Kalaratri is also known as Goddess Shubhankari (शुभंकरी).
Rides (सवारी): Donkey(गधा)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Four Hands: Her right hands are in Abhaya and Varada Mudra and She carries sword and the deadly iron hook in her left hands.
Expression (मुद्रा): Most ferocious form of Goddess Parvati
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Shani (शनि)

Mata Mahagauri - माता महागौरी

28 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ महागौरी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
About
According to Hindu mythologies, the Goddess Shailputri at the age of sixteen was extremely beautiful and was blessed with fair complexion. Due to her fair complexion Goddess Mahagauri is compared with the conch, the moon and the white flower of Kunda (कुंद). Due to her extreme fair complexion she was known as Goddess Mahagauri. She adorns white clothes only and due to that She is also known as Shwetambardhara (श्वेताम्बरधरा).
Rides (सवारी): Bull(वृष)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Four Hands: She carries Trishul in one right hand and keeps the second right hand in Abhaya Mudra. She adorns Damaru in the one left hand and keeps the second left hand in Varada Mudra.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Rahu (राहू)
Mandir (मंदिर): Maa Mahagauri can be seen in a temple at Kankhal, Haridwar

Mata Siddhidatri - माता सिद्धिदात्री

29 September, 2017
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ सिद्धिदात्री रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।
About
The supreme Goddess of Power, Adi-Parashakti, appeared in the form of Siddhidatri from the left half of Lord Shiva. She is the Goddess who possesses and bestows all type of Siddhis to her devotees. Even Lord Shiva got all Siddhis by grace of Goddess Siddhidatri. She is worshipped by not only humans but also by Deva, Gandharva, Asura, Yaksha and Siddha. Lord Shiva got the title of Ardha-Narishwar when Goddess Siddhidatri appeared from his left half. She sits on Kamal.
Rides (सवारी): Lion(शेर)
Hold (अत्र-शस्त्र)
Four Hands: She has Gada in the one right hand, Chakra in the other right hand, lotus flower in the one left hand and Shankh in the other left hand.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Ketu (केतु)

चैत्र नवरात्रि - Chaitra Navratri

Chaitra Navratri (Vasanta Navratri) starts on the first day of Chaitra, first month of Hindu calendar and because of it this Navratri is known as Chaitra Navratri. Rama Navami (राम नवमी), the birthday of Lord Ram usually falls on the ninth day during Navratri therefore also known as Ram Navratri.

Chaitra Navratri is more popular in northern India. In Maharashtra Chaitra Navratri begins with Gudi Padwa and in Andhra Pradesh it begins with Ugadi. The second day of this Navratri also celebrated as Cheti Chand or Jhulelal Jayanti. List of Jhulelal Temples in Delhi NCR

शारदीय नवरात्रि - Shardiya Navratri

Shardiya Navratri strats in Sharad Ritu is more popular therefore also known as Maha Navratri. The nine days festivity culminates on tenth day with Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami.

In Indian east states celebrate this festival is दुर्गा पूजा (Durga Pooja of Durga Puja)

Mata Rani Temples Outside Delhi NCR

» श्री वैष्णो देवी धाम (Shri Vaishno Devi Dham), NH-2 Agra Road, Usaini Firozabad Uttar Pradesh - 283103
» श्री मंशापूर्ण करणी माता मंदिर (Shri Manshapurna Karni Mata Mandir), Machla Hills, Near Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Park, Udaipur Rajasthan
» किले वाली माता (Kile Wali Mata), Sasni Fort, Sasni Dehat, Sasni, Distt. Hathras UP - 204216

आरती: श्री हनुमान जी

मनोजवं मारुत तुल्यवेगं, जितेन्द्रियं,बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् ॥
वातात्मजं वानरयुथ मुख्यं, श्रीरामदुतं शरणम प्रपद्धे ॥

आरती: श्री शनिदेव जी

जय जय श्री शनिदेव भक्तन हितकारी।
सूरज के पुत्र प्रभु छाया महतारी॥जय जय..॥

आरती: ॐ जय जगदीश हरे

ॐ जय जगदीश हरे, स्वामी जय जगदीश हरे।
भक्त जनों के संकट, दास जनों के संकट, क्षण में दूर करे॥ ॐ जय जगदीश हरे ॥

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