As the October month comes, it is raining of Hindu festivals. The beginning of the festival starts with Navratri. In this post, we will read about the Navratri 2020 Start Date in October.
There are four different Navratri festivals that happened in a year, but Shardiya Navratri is one of the most popular Navratri among all others. It usually takes place in late September or in October.
The dates of Hindu festivals are determined according to the Hindu lunar calendar. In 2020, Shardiya Navratri will start in the month of October. Navratri 2020 Start Date is 17th October 2020 and other dates are given as under-
|Navratri||Date and Day||Puja|
|Navratri Day 1||17th October 2020, Saturday||Maa Shailputri Puja|
|Navratri Day 2||18th October 2020, Sunday||Maa Brahmacharini Puja|
|Navratri Day 3||19th October 2020, Monday||Maa Chandraghanta Puja|
|Navratri Day 4||20th October 2020, Tuesday||Maa Kushmanda Puja|
|Navratri Day 5||21st October 2020, Wednesday||Maa Skandamata Puja|
|Navratri Day 6||22th October 2020, Thursday||Maa Katyayani Puja|
|Navratri Day 7||23rd October 2020, Friday||Maa Kalaratri Puja|
|Navratri Day 8||24th October 2020, Saturday||Maa Mahagauri Puja|
|Navratri Day 9||25th October 2020, Sunday||Maa Siddhidatri Puja|
Shardiya Navratri commences on the first and ends on the 10th day of the bright half of the lunar month, Ashwin. This festival is dedicated to Maa Durga.
The name of Shardiya Navratri was taken from Sharad Ritu. 9 days of Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti. Each avatar of Navdurga represents a distinct characteristic of Goddess Durga.
After completion of 9 days, the tenth day is often referred to as Dussehra or Vijayadashmi. It is a festival that symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
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