9 Days Of Navaratri Festival 2017 With Wats App Images
Navaratri, Goddess Durga (Goddess Parvati), is worshiped in each of her nine forms.
Goddess Durga is worshiped during the first three days of the Navaratri festival, followed by Goddess Lakshmi during the next three days, and finally Goddess Saraswati on the last three days.9 Days Of Navaratri
Day 1 : Pratipada (September 21, 2017)
Also known as “Ghatasthapana”. The day marks the beginning of the first day of Navratri. The Puja of Ghatsthapana marks the beginning of the invocation of the powers of Goddess Kali. Ghatasthapana is performed to invoke the energy of the goddess. Goddess Parvati meaning “Daughter of the Mountain”. She represents nature and purity.The most suitable of the right time is to perform during the third half of the day. Is is being advised that one shouldn’t perform the Puja during nakshatra mahurat. One should keep in mind that Ghatsthapana is to be performed during the third half of the day or before the mid-day when Pratipada is in phase.
The color to be worn on this day is yellow.
Day 2: Dwitiya (September 22, 2017)
The meaning of the word “Brahma” is tapasya. Goddess Brahmacharini did tapasya following the advice of Narada Muni. Divine Mother is Maha Shakti . To obtain liberation, a seeker worships Divine Mother in the form of Brahmacharini, Her name is Brahmacharini and Her work is to give knowledge of the Supreme to devotees. the unmarried form of Goddess Parvati. As she undertook great penance to get Lord Shiva to marry her, she’s associated with pious strictness.9 Days Of Navaratri
The color to be worn on this day is green.
Day 3: Tritiya (September 23, 2017)
Bharmacharini is the second form of Goddess Durga. The married form of Goddess Parvati is known as Goddess Chandraghanta. She adorns a semi-circular Chandra or a moon on her forehead. The half-moon on her forehead resemble a “Ghanta” or a bell and hence she is known as “Chandraghanta”. She’s depicted riding on a tigress, and is associated with bravery and courage to fight evil.
The colour to be worn on this day is “Gray”9 Days Of Navaratri
Day 4: Chaturthi (September 24, 2017)
Goddess Kushmanda is the fourth form of Durga. The name ‘Kushmanda’ consists of three words ‘Ku’ means ‘a little’, ‘Usma’ means ‘energy’ and ‘Anda’ means ‘the cosmic egg or universe.’ She is also known as Ashtabhuja. She is considered as the creator of the entire universe. The Goddess was known as Kushmanda since then. Goddess Kushmanda is the Goddess with capability and power to live inside the Sun. The Goddess Kushmanda governs the God Sun by providing energy and direction to the Sun. She represents the form of Durga that is the source of all. On the fourth day of Navratri the Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped.
The Colour to be worn on this day is “Orange”.
Day 5: Panchami (September 25, 2017)
Goddess Skandamata is the fifth form of Maa Durga. Goddess who is has been known for demolishing the demons. She became a mother of Lord Skanda also popularly known as Lord Kartikeya. Skand is none other than son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati – Kartikeya. Hence, it is the holy being Parvati only who is also known as ‘Skandmata’.She has four hands. With one hand, she holds Skand. With two other hands, she holds two lotuses and her fourth hand appears as a gesture of granting, probably the wishes of her devotees.
The colour to be worn on this day is “White”.
Day 6: Shasthi (September 26, 2017)
Goddess Katyayani is the sixth form of Goddess Durga, who is worshiped on the sixth day of Navratri. Goddess Parvarti morphed into in order to fight and destroy the buffalo demon Mahishasura. She represents a warrior form of the goddess.
The colour to be worn on this day is “Red”.
Day 7: Saptami (September 27, 2017)
Goddess Kaalratri is the seventh form of Goddess Durga who is known to protect all her devotees from trouble and negative powers. The goddess is worshiped as Kalaratri, the dark night. She appeared to destroy some particularly evil demons in the battle against Mahishasura. It is believed that this Goddess grants her devotees with freedom and happiness.
The colour to be worn on this day is “Royal Blue“
Day 8: Ashtami (September 28, 2017)
Goddess Maha Gauri is the eighth form of Goddess Durga . She is regarded for forgiving the sins of her devotees and also helping them to get purified. the goddess is worshiped as Mahagauri, the younger version of Shailputri who had a very fair and perfect complexion. She represents beauty and grace, and the cleansing of sins. It is believed that due to the intense Tapaya, she performed without moving which caused soil and dust to collect on her body. Later on, Lord Shiva cleaned her with water from Ganga. Purity is depicted in this form of Durga.
The colour to be worn on this day is “Pink”.
Day 9: Navami (September 29, 2017)
Goddess Siddhidatri is the last form of Maa Durga who is known to have great supernatural powers. It is said that this Goddess is the god who provides knowledge to her devotees. who embodies all eight siddhis (supernatural powers). She is believed to have granted them to Lord Shiva when he worshiped her, the end of Navratri. On this day, Goddess Durga is worshipped in different forms in different parts of the country. Devi Durga’s battle against Mahishasur, the king of demons lasted for nine days. The ninth day is the final day before the Goddess won over the evil with her power and wisdom. So Maha Navami is also considered the eve of starting anything new on Vijaya Dashami.
The colour to be worn on this day is”Purple”.
May this Navratri be as bright as ever,
May this navratri bring joy,
Health and wealth to you.