What should be done on Navaratra Puja?
Navaratri is a significant multi-day Hindu festival which is observed for nine days followed by Vijaya Dashmi (also called Dussehra 30 September 2017)
Navaratri, puja -day Hindu festival is celebrated in honor of Goddess Durga. It will be observed between the dates starting from 21 to 29 Sept. Goddess Shakti is worshipped in nine forms on nine days schedule, according to the Hindu calendar. Here’s a complete schedule of Navaratri 2017 dates along with Shubh Muhurat timings, according to the Hindu Calendar.
The first day of Navaratri festival will fall on 21 sept. Goddess Shailputri is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. Most of rituals and traditions remain similar during the spring festival celebrations. Ghatasthapana Muhurta is the most important ritual which is to be followed addict day as it marks the beginning of Navratri festivity. Ghast hapana is an invocation of Goddess Shakti and to be done only in shubh muhurat time. As per Drik Panchang. com, the Ghatasthapana muhurat will begin from 6:13 am to 8:10 am on September 21. The Pratipada Tithi will begin on September 20 at 10:59 am and end next day at 10:34 am. Ghatasthapana is one of the important rituals in Navratri as this puja means invocation of Maa Durga., a duration of 1 Hour 57 Mins. Kindly check accordingly for various states across India.
1 – Devi Shailputri
Shailputri Puja takes place on the first day (pratipada) of Chaitra Navaratri, i.e will be worshipped on 21 September 2017
2 – Devi Brahmacharini
On the second day (Dwitiya) of Chaitra Navaratri, Devi Brahmacharini is worshipped by the devotees. It will be celebrated on
22 September 2017
3 – Devi Chandraghanta
The third day (Tritiya) of Navratri, Devi Chandraghanta is worshipped by devoted followers. This year it will be celebrated on 23 September 2017
4 – Devi Kushmanda
On the fourth day (Chaturthi) of Chaitra Navaratri, devotees worship Devi Kushmanda, i.e will be worshipped on 24 September 2017
5 – Devi Skandamata
The fifth day (Panchami) of Chaitra Navaratri is celebrated in the honor of Devi Skandamata. It will be celebrated on 25 September 2017
6 – Devi Katyayani
The sixth form of Navdurga is Devi Katyayani, who is worshipped on the sixth (Shasthi) day of Chaitra Navaratri. This will be celebrated on 26 September 2017
7 – Devi Kalaratri
On the seventh day (Saptami), Devi Kalaratri is worshipped as the seventh manifestation of Goddess Durga. This year it will be celebrated on 27 September 2017
8 – Devi Mahagauri
The eighth day (Ashtami ) of Chaitra Navaratri is celebrated in honor of Devi Mahagauri. It will be celebrated on 28 September 2017
9 – Devi Siddhidatri
The ninth and final form of Goddess Durga is Devi Siddhidatri, who is worshipped on the ninth day (Navami) of Chaitra Navaratri. This year it will be celebrated on 29 September 2017.