Shardiya Navratri is starting from 7th October, know all important things
Navratri is starting on Thursday, 7 October 2021.
Shardiya Navratri is starting from 7th October, know all the important things
Navratri is starting on Thursday, 7 October 2021. This time Chaturthi and Panchami Tithi are falling together, that is why Sharadiya Navratri will be for 8 days only.
Shardiya Navratri, the great festival of worship of the 9 divine forms of Mother Durga, is a festival of special faith of Hindus. Navratri is celebrated in different ways in different states of the country. According to religious beliefs, this festival started when the demon Mahishasura was killed by Maa Durga. The fight between the two lasted for 9 days and on the tenth day, Maa Durga killed the demon. Since that time the tradition of celebrating the festival of Navratri is going on.
When is Shardiya Navratri starting: Navratri is starting on Thursday, 7 October 2021. This time Chaturthi and Panchami Tithi are falling together, that is why Sharadiya Navratri will be for 8 days only. Dussehra will be celebrated on 15 October.
According to the date, worship these forms of Maa Durga
The first day (October 7) - Worship of Maa Shailputri
The second day(October 8) - Worship of Mother Brahmacharini
Third day(October 9) - Worship of Maa Chandraghanta and Maa Kushmanda
Fourth day (October 10) - Worship of Mother Skandmata
Fifth day (October 11) - Worship of Mother Katyayani
Sixth day (October 12) -Worship of Maa Kalratri
Seventh-day (October 13) - Worship of Maa Mahagauri
Eighth Day (October 14) - Worship of Maa Siddhiratri
Ninth day (October 15) - Dussehra
Puja material (Navratri Puja Samagri List): Prepare the worship material for Navratri in advance. Buy red Chunari, Molly, Deepak, Ghee, Incense, Coconut, Flowers, Paan, Areca nut, Clove, Cardamom, Misri, Camphor, etc. Make arrangements for all the fruits for enjoyment.
Auspicious Muhurat for Establishment of Kalash (Navratri Kalash Sthapana Muhurat 2021): Nine forms of Maa Durga are worshiped after establishing the Kalash. On the very first day of Navratri, the Muhurta for setting up the Kalash is made. This time this Muhurta will start from 6:17 am on 7th October. Kalash installation can be done till 7:7 pm.
Worship Method (Navratri Puja Vidhi 2021): On the day of Navratri, take a bath with clean water after retiring from routine work in the morning. Take a bath by adding a few drops of Gangajal in the water or sprinkle Ganga water on the body after bath. Light a lamp at the place of installation of Kalash and offer Arghya to Durga Maa. After this, offer akshat and vermilion. Decorate the mother with red flowers and offer fruits and sweets. Light incense, incense sticks, and read Durga Chalisa, and finally do aarti.