Shardiya Navratri 2022 (शारदीय नवरात्रि कब है): Date, First Day, Colours to wear, Paran, What to Eat

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Navratri 2022 is the most auspicious nine-day long Hindu festival. The first day of Sharad Navratri in 2022 falls on Monday, September 26, 2022 and is dedicated to Maa Shailputri. During navratri we worship 9 forms of Goddess Durga. There are 5 Navratris in Hindu calendar and they are- Chaitra, Aashad, Ashwin, Paush and Magh. Navratri falls in Paush, Magh, and Ashadha are known as Gupt Navratris.

Different forms of Goddess Durga- Maa Shailputri, Maa Brahmacharini, Maa Chandraghanta, Maa Kushmanda, Maa Skandamata, Maa Katyayani, Maa Kalaratri, Maa MahaGauri, Maa Siddhidatri are worshipped during Sharad Navratri 2022.

When is Shardiya Navratri 2022?

Festival Sharad Navratri 2022 (शारदीय नवरात्रि 2022)
First day of Sharad Navratri 2022 Monday, September 26, 2022
Sharad Navratri 2022 Date September 26 to October 5, 2022
Other Navratri in a year Chaitra navratri, Gupt navratri
Dedicated 9 forms of Maa Durga
Vrat Paran October 5, 2022

Shardiya Navratri 2022 Date (शारदीय नवरात्रि  2022 कब है?)

When is Shardiya Navratri 2022: This year, Sharad Navratri is starting from 26th September 2022 while the Vijaya Dashmi falls on 5th October 2022. Have a look at full Sharad Navratri 2022 schedule:

Day 1 Maa Shailputri Puja, घटस्थापना 26th September 2022
Day 2 Maa Brahmacharini Puja, Dvitiya, चंद्र दर्शन 27th September 2022
Day 3 Maa Chandraghanta Puja, Tritiya 28th September 2022
Day 4 Maa Kushmanda Puja, चतुर्थी 29th September 2022
Day 5 Maa Skandamata Puja, Panchami 30th September 2022
Day 6 Maa Katyayani Puja, Shashti 1st October 2022
Day 7 Maa Kalaratri Puja, Saptmi 2nd October 2022
Day 8 Maa MahaGauri Puja, Maha Ashtami 3rd October 2022
Day 9 Maa Siddhidatri Puja, Maha Navami 4th October 2022
Day 10 Vijaya Dashmi, Dussehra, Durga Puja Visarjan 5th October 2022

Navratri Colours 2022

Navratri is a 9-day long Hindu festival when we worship Goddess Durga and her 9 avatars. Each day in Navratri is associated to a special colour and it has massive religious significances. Let’s have a look at 9 different colours you should wear on 9 days of coming Sharad Navratri 2022.

Navratri Day 1 Yellow
Navratri Day 2 Green
Navratri Day 3 Grey
Navratri Day 4 Orange
Navratri Day 5 White
Navratri Day 6 Red
Navratri Day 7 Royal Blue
Navratri Day 8 Red
Navratri Day 9 Pink

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9 Avatars of Goddess Durga we worship on Shardiya Navratri 2022

Navratri Day 1 Mata Shailputri The festival of Sharad navratri starts with worshipping Mata Shailputri. She is daughter of Mountains. We should wear yellow colour on this day which marks the brightness and happiness.
Navratri Day 2 Mata Brahmacharini On second day, we worship Mata Brahmacharini. This unmarried form of Maa Parvati was born at the home of Daksha Prajapati.
Navratri Day 3 Mata Chandraghanta Mata Chandraghanta is the third form of Goddess Durga we worship on the third day of Navratri. This form of Maa Dugra is also known as Chandika, Chandrakhanda, or Rannchandi. The third eye of Mata Chandraghanta is always open which means she is always prepared to fight against demons.
Navratri Day 4 Mata Khushmanda We worship Mata Khushmanda (smiling goddess) on fourth day of sharad navratri. She is the fourth form of Goddess Durga. It is believed that Maa Khushmanda created the universe with her radiant smile.
Navratri Day 5 Maa Skandmata Maa Skandmata is the fifth form of goddess durga we worship on 5th day of sharad navratri. This form of goddess durga protects her devotees like a mother protects her child.
Navratri Day 6 Mata Katyayani We worship Mata Katyayani on the sixth day of sharad navratri. She is the slayer of the tyrannical demon Mahishasura. This day is associated to colour red as fearlessness and beuty both are associated to Red colour.
Navratri Day 7 Maa Kalaratri Maa Kalaratri is worshipped on seventh day of sharad navratri. This form of Goddess durga is believed as her fiercest form who destroys darkness and evil.
Navratri Day 8 MahaGauri The day 8 of sharad navtri is dedicated to MahaGauri who is the 8th form of goddess Durga. We should wear red clothes on this day. It is believed that Goddess Mahagauri can fulfill all wishes of her devotees.
Navratri Day 9 Mata Siddhidatri On last day of Navratri, we worship the 9th form of goddess durga Mata Siddhidatri. Worshipping to Mata Siddhidatri brings fortune and luck in our life.

Foods allowed during Navratri Vrat

If you are observing navratri fast then you must be curious to know that which food you can eat during the vrat. Here is the list of foods which are allowed during navratri vrat.

  • Flours and Grains– Kuttu ka atta, Singhare ka atta, Sama ke chawal ka atta, Rajgira ka atta, Paniphal flour, Barnyard millet
  • Spices and herbs- Cumin, Ginger, Hari mirch, Dry pomegranate seeds, Sendha namak, Black pepper powder, Ajwain, Lemons, Amchur powder
  • Vegetables– Sweet potato, potato, Pumpkin, Arbi, unripe papaya, Tomatoes
  • Other- Makhana, Sabudana, nuts and dry fruits, fruits, milk, sugar, honey, tea, coconun milk

Shardiya Navratri 2022 Significances

Out of 5 navratris, chaitra navratri and sharad navratri are broadly known and celebrated worldwide. We worship nine forms of goddess durga on sharad navratri to take blessings from Goddess Shakti.

  • Different forms of Maa shakti are worshiped on 9 days of sharad navrati. There are certain colours associated to each day of navratri.
  • Sharad Navratri is also known as Maha navratri and celebrated at the beginning of winter and therefore it is also called as Shardiya Navratri.
  • Sharad Navratri is observed during the lunar month of Ashvin and it also marks the end of monsoon.
  • We celebrate victory of maa shakti against the demon Mahishasura during sharad navratra 2022.
  • This festival is dedicated to 9 forms of maa durga only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 1: शारदीय नवरात्रि  2022 कब है?

Answer: शारदीय नवरात्रि  26 सितंबर 2022 से शुरू होकर 5 अक्टूबर 2022 को खत्म होगा

Question 2: अक्टूबर में नवरात्रि कब से शुरू है?

Answer: इस साल शरद नवरात्रि 26 सितंबर 2022 से शुरू हो रही है।

Question 3: क्या देवी गौरी और देवी पार्वती एक ही हैं?

Answer: देवी गौरी देवी पार्वती के अनेक नामों में से एक है।


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