- 1 What are the 9 days of Navratri?
- 2 What are the 9 avatars of Durga?
- 3 What is the date of first Navratri 2020?
- 4 Why is Navratri celebrated twice a year?
- 5 Which car is Maa Durga coming this year 2020?
- 6 Which day is for Durga Maa?
- 7 How is Durga Maa coming this year 2020?
- 8 Is Kali a form of Durga?
- 9 Is Lakshmi a form of Durga?
- 10 Why is Navratri so late in 2020?
- 11 What are the 9 Colours of Navratri 2020?
- 12 Which Colour to wear on Navratri?
- 13 Can we kiss during Navratri?
- 14 What is the story behind celebrating Navratri?
- 15 Which festival is celebrated twice in a year?
People also wear nine different colours during the nine days of Navratri.
- Day 1: Green.
- Day 2: Blue.
- Day 3: Red.
- Day 4: Orange.
- Day 5: Yellow.
- Day 6: Blue.
- Day 7: Purple.
- Day 8: Pink.
What are the 9 avatars of Durga?
The nine forms of Goddess Durga are: Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidhatri.
This year, the festival will be held from October 17-25, 2020.
This festival is also know as Vasant Navami and is celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil. The devotees worship Goddess Durga and her nine forms during the nine days of Navratri and also observe fasts and abstinence. Navratri falls twice every year.
Which car is Maa Durga coming this year 2020?
This year Mahisasurmardini arrives on a palanquin and departs on a boat. As per the scriptures, her arrival on the palanquin indicates plague. The boat heralds flood, but leaves fertility and a high yield of crops at its wake as well.
Which day is for Durga Maa?
The day of Durga’s victory is celebrated as Vijayadashami (Bijoya in Bengali), Dashain (Nepali) or Dussehra (in Hindi) – these words literally mean “the victory on the Tenth (day)”.
How is Durga Maa coming this year 2020?
This year, Durga Puja will begin on October 22 and will continue will October 26, 2020. The festival is preceded by Mahalaya, believed to mark the start of Durga’s journey to her natal home, with her children. The main celebrations, however, begin on the sixth day or Shashti.
Is Kali a form of Durga?
According to legend, on this day, Goddess Durga begins her journey towards Earth. Scriptural recitations and prayers are sung to summon the Goddess so she may efface all evil. In destroying evil, Durga transforms into Goddess Kali, who is regarded as her most ferocious avatar.
Is Lakshmi a form of Durga?
No, GODDESS LAXMI IS NOT THE DAUGHTER OF SHIVA AND DURGA. SHE IS THE GREAT GODDESS AND SHE IS EVERYTHING AS DURGA IS ALSO ONE OF HER FEROCIOUS FORM, SHE IS KALI, MAHAKALI, BHADRAKALI, CHANDI, CHAMUNDA, ADI PARASHAKTI, ADI SHAKTI, JAGATMATA AND THE GREATEST GODDESS.
Navratri 2020 will not commence after Pitru Paksha: 2020 is one such year, when the Adhik Maas, also known as Purushottam Maas is added to the Lunar calendar. The nine-day festival of Navratri dedicated to Goddess Durga in the month of Ashwin usually commences soon after Pitru Paksha ends.
Navratri 2020: Nine colours of Navratri and their significance
- DAY 1 – ORANGE. The festival begins with the bright and vibrant Orange.
- DAY 2 – WHITE. White is the colour for Day 2, which is a symbol of peace and purity.
- DAY 3 – RED.
- DAY 4 – ROYAL BLUE.
- DAY 5 – YELLOW.
- DAY 6 – GREEN.
- DAY 7 – GREY.
- DAY 8 – PURPLE.
To represent brightness, happiness and energy, one should wear orange colour on this day. This day is dedicated to Goddess Skandamata. The day represents purity and one should wear white colour. The day is dedicated to Devi Katyayani and the colour for this day is red.
In view of the spirituality, in the house where Navaratri is worshiped, the couple should avoid sexual relations at this particular time. It is believed that those who do not follow this rule, their mind does not seem to be settle in mother’s worship. Those who keep fast during Navratri, their body energy decreases.
The story associated with Navratri is the battle that occurred between Goddess Durga and the demon Mahishasura. Finally Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva together created Goddess Durga, who finally defeated Mahishasura. She fought with him for 15 days, and the demon kept changing his form.
Which festival is celebrated twice in a year?
Eid is celebrated twice a year as Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.