Navratri – 9 Avatars of Durga and the Colours of 9 Avatar

Spiritual festival of the Indian people

Navratri is the most important spiritual festival of the Indian people, devoted to nine shape of Goddess Durga. Navratri is celebrated twice an every year in india. One is called Shardiya Navratri falls in lunar month of Ashwina (September – October). This is the most popular Navratri and the other one named as Chaitra Navratri Very few people know about that. This Navratri is the beginning of summer in the month of Chaitra (March – April).

Both these Navratris are celebrated for nine day and night are dedicated solely to Maa Durga and her nine avatars. All the nine days of the festival are dedicated to each distinct avatar of Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati on Navratri. In the first three days of Navratri, the Goddess is respected as Durga, the following three days, Lakshmi is worshiped and the concluding days are dedicated to Saraswati.

Men and Women, particularly in Maharashtra and Gujarat in India, beautify themselves with 9 different color dress and accessories during each day of Navratri. Whether it is going to work or going for Dandiya and Garba, women are excited about wearing specific color dress during each day of Navratri. Each weekday is ruled by one the planets or Navgrahas and accordingly colors are assigned to each day.

The first color of the Navratri is decided based on the weekday when Navratri begins and remaining 8 days follow a fixed cycle of colors.

Navratri Colours With Date – 9 Colors To Wear During Nine Days Of Navratri

Navratri Day 1 

29 September  2019 Sunday

Pratipada
Ghatasthapana
Navratri color of the day 1 – Orange
Shailputri Puja
This is the avatar of the collective power of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. It is also referred appearance that the Goddess Parvati was worshipped as the consort of Lord Shiva.

Navratri Day 2 

30 September 2019 Monday

Dwitiya
Navratri color of the day 2 – White
Brahmacharini Puja
The one is practices devout graveness. She enlightens us in the magnificent embodiment of Durga with great powers and divine grace. She is blissful and endows happiness, peace, prosperity and grace upon all devotees who devotion her. Filled with enjoyment and cheerfulness, she is the way to moksha. Bhramacharini stands for self-existence and power.

Navratri Day 3 

01 October 2019 Tuesday

Tritiya
Navratri color of the day 3 – Red
Chandraghanta Puja
She represents gorgeousness, beauty and is worshipped on the third day for peace, stillness and prosperity in life. She is the supporter of bravery and possesses great strength.

Navratri Day 4 

02 October 2019 Wednesday

Chaturthi
Navratri color of the day 4 – Royal Blue
Kushmanda Puja
She is considered the inventor of the universe. It is believed that Kushmunda created the universe through a bout of laughter and made it verdant with vegetation.

Navratri Day 5 

03 October 2019 Thursday

Panchami
Navratri color of the day 5 – Yellow
Skandamata Puja
She is the mother of Skanda, or Karthikeya, who was selected by the gods as their commander-in-chief in the battle against the demons. She is accompanied by Skanda in his infant appearance.

Navratri Day 6 

04 October 2019 Friday

Shashthi
Navratri color of the day 6 – Green
Katyayani Puja
Katyayani was born to the great sage, Kata, as an avatar of Durga. Dressed in orange, she exhibits immense courage.

Navratri Day 7 

05 October 2019 Saturday

Saptami
Navratri color of the day 7 – Grey
Kalaratri Puja
She has a dark skin, disheveled hair and a brave posture. She has three eyes that shine bright, with blaze emanate from her breathing. She is black like the goddess Kali. She is the fiercest form of goddess Durga.

Navratri Day 8 

06 October 2019 Sunday

Ashtami
Navratri color of the day 8 – Purple
Mahagauri Puja
Maha Gauri is intelligent, peaceful and calm. It is said that due to her long austerities in the deep forests of the Himalayas, her colour transformed from white to back. However, later, when Shiva cleaned her with the waters of the Ganga, her body regained its beauty and she came to be known as Maha Gauri.

Navratri Day 9 

07 October 2019 Monday

Navami
Navratri color of the day 9 – Peacock Green
Siddhidatri Navdurga Puja and Navami Homa

Ninth and the last aspect of Goddess Durga, is worshipped on the last day Mahanavami day during Durga Navaratri. Siddhidatri has paranormal medicinal powers. She has four arms and is always in a happy state of mind. She blesses all gods, saints, yogis, tantriks and all devotees as a demonstration of the mother goddess.

Happy Navratri !!!

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