#Navratri

Rama Navami marks the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @ArvinderLovely)

  • Rama Navami falls on the last day of Chaitra Navratri
  • This year, the auspicious day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 21
  • The day celebrates the birthday of Hindu god Lord Rama

The eighth and ninth day of Chaitra Navratri will fall on April 20 and 21 this month. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @TechieLannister)

  • Chaitra Navratri is celebrated in the month of March and April every year
  • This year, the nine holy days of Navratri were from April 13 and it will end on April 21
  • On the eighth and ninth day, kala chana (chickpeas), Poori and Sooji Halwa are offered to Goddess Durga 

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Navratri is a celebration of nine days during which Goddess Durga is worshiped. (Photo Credit: Envato Elements)

  • Chaitra Navratri will be observed from April 13 to April 21 this year
  • During this time, Goddess Durga is worshiped and most people observe fasts
  • Enjoy the food items that can give you energy 

Katyayani devi is a form of Goddess Durga. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @arvindvarchaswi)

  • Katyayani Devi is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri
  • She symbolised knowledge, courage and was the one who killed demon Mahisasura
  • The prayers are performed on the Shashthi tithi of Shukla Paksha in the morning 

Lucknow, Apr 15 (PTI) Most of the main markets here, including Hazratganj and Aminabad, were voluntarily closed by traders for a few days on Thursday, to check the spread of COVID-19 and ...

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Starting from April 13, Chaitra Navratri is the celebration of good over evil. (Picture Credit-PTI)

  • Navratri is also known as Sharada Navaratri or Navrata
  • Devotees worship nine different forms of Goggess Durga on Navratri
  • It is believed that Maa Durga killed Mahishasura, the demon who tortured the three-spheres (Trilok)

Chaitra Navratri is also known as Vasant Navratri. (Picture Credit-representative image/Unsplash)

  • Chaitra Navratri is celebrated for nine days
  • This year Chaitra Navratri starts on April 13 and will conclude on April 22
  • People worship nine different forms of Goddess Durga

Jammu, Apr 12 (PTI) Adorned with thousands of multi-hued flowers, the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi here is all set to welcome pilgrims from Tuesday for the nine-day celebrations of ...

Ahmedabad, Mar 25 (PTI) Tourist footfalls in the renowned 'Rann Utsav' in Gujarat's Kutch region fell by over half in 2020 amid the coronavirus outbreak, the state Assembly was informed on Thursday.

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Designers say that the festive season is the right time when men can flaunt their kurtas and Jackets with their own twist (Photo credit: Gargee brand)

  • We are already soaked in festive fervour, a time when dressing up becomes as important as food
  • While women’s wear is all about experimenting with your elegant ethnic wear, men of the house got some trends too
  • Curve kurta, nice pin tuck jackets are some of the trends that are making waves in 2020, says designers