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, 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. 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. Each weekday is ruled by one the planets or Navgrahas and accordingly colors are assigned to each day.
The first color is decided based on the weekday when Navratri begins and remaining 9 days follow a fixed cycle of colors.
Navratri Colours With Date – 9 Colors To Wear During Nine Days
Navratri Day 1
15 October 2023 Sunday
Color of the day 1 – Orange
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
16 October 2023 Monday
Color of the day 2 – White
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
17 October 2023 Tuesday
Color of the day 3 – Red
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
18 October 2023 Wednesday
Color of the day 4 – Royal Blue
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
19 October 2023 Thursday
Color of the day 5 – Yellow
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
20 October 2023 Friday
Color of the day 6 – Green
Katyayani was born to the great sage, Kata, as an avatar of Durga. Dressed in orange, she exhibits immense courage.
Navratri Day 7
21 October 2023 Saturday
Color of the day 7 – Grey
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
22 October 2023 Sunday
Color of the day 8 – Purple
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
23 October 2023 Monday
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.