Nava Ratra

Nava Ratra

Shri Navratri

The 9 night’s festival of Navratri begins on the new moon day of Ashvina month in Hindu calendar. This nine-day period from the new moon day to the ninth day of Ashvina is considered the most auspicious time of the Hindu calendar and hence is the most celebrated time of the year. On the tenth day of Ashvina Navratri, the holiday of Dussehra, or Vijayadashmi is celebrated to signify the victory of good (Rama) over evil (Ravana).
 
Festival of Navratri is essentially religious in nature. The nine day festival of Navratri is the worship of the Divine Mother. It is celebrated with true devotion in the various temples dedicated to the Mother. This is a festival that is sole dedicated to female aspect of nature know as Durga, Bhawani, Amba, Uma, Parvati, Gauri..etc.