Navratri festival

Warriors thank, decorate and worship their weapons, offering prayers to Saraswati. In this ritual nine young girls are dressed as the nine goddess aspects celebrated during Navratri and are worshiped with ritual foot washing and given offerings such as food and clothing.

Navratri Festival

Sitting on a lotus, she is believed to possess and bestows all type of Siddhis. Lehenga cholis are a novelty for celebrants of different ethnicities who are called to join the celebration. This is an air-conditioned indoor venue where there is no limit on time.

Navratri – The Traditional Hindu Festival

Women dress elaborately each day for the puja or rituals and nightly dances. It is locally called Dasara, and Navratri festival is the state festival Navratri festival of Karnataka. Festive performance arts and celebrations are held at the local Hindu temple dedicated to Sita, Hanuman, Durga, and Ganesha.

Of these, the Sharada Navaratri near autumn equinox September-October is the most celebrated, and the Vasanta Navaratri near spring equinox March-April is next most significant to the culture of Indian subcontinent.

After this, fast is kept and prayers are offered to the Goddess for nine Navratri festival days. In some regions Dussehra is collected into Navratri, and the entire day celebration is known by that name. One pays obeisance to them and after serving them food, breaks the 9 day fast and eats.

Bandhini is a type of Tie and Dye cloth that is created by dyeing a fabric that has been wrapped and tied tightly Navratri festival pieces of string to create different types of shading and styles of this such as Ekdali, Leheriya, Mothra and Shikara.

These features make it quiet easy for one to spot and identify a Gujarat or Rajasthani ensemble meant to be worn on Navratri.

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On the tenth day after Sharad Navratri, Dussehra or Vijaya Dashmi is celebrated as the victory of good over evil. The kurtas are long and reach the knees while the pajamas are slim fitted and can be tied with a drawstring. Last three days of Navratri are devoted to Goddess Saraswati.

Durga annihilated the demon Mahishasura after a relentless battle lasting nine days and nights. It is said that Shiva gave permission to Durga to see her mother for nine days in the year and this festival also remembers this visit.

Both Chaitra Navratri also Sharad Navratri fall about 2 major seasonal shift of the year. Navratri takes place at the beginning of October around harvest time and, as the name implies, this festival is celebrated for nine days.

It is the largest cattle trading fair, and attracts Navratri festival large handicrafts market in pottery, kitchen and house ware, as well as traditional clothing. Season ticket is Rs 3, and daily ticket range from Rs to Rs 1, In other parts, such near Sitamarhi close to Nepal border, the spring Navratri attracts a large Ramanavami fair which marks the birth of Lord Rama as well as a reverence for his wife Sita who legends place was born at Sitamarhi.

Athletic tournaments and hunting expeditions are often organized. Among fasting customs are observing a strict vegetarian diet and abstaining from alcohol and certain spices.

For them, these Navratras are very important. Pushpanjali Gardens Ground is a large venue where 30, people can indulge in Dandiya and Garba dance. The festival is celebrated for nine nights once every year during this month, which typically falls in the Gregorian months of September and October.

The celebrations vary by region, leaving much to the creativity and preferences of the Hindu. The clay pot is lit, and this is believed to represent the one Atman soul, self. For example, a notable pan-Hindu tradition during Navratri is the adoration of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge, learning, music and arts through Ayudha Puja.

History Navratri dates back to the Vedic Age in India. This is a popular venue for Garba and Dandiya Raas in mumbai. As per Mumbai rules, 55 decibels is the maximum level of noise allowed in residential areas before Season tickets are Rs 3, and daily tickets range from Rs to Shailaputri is considered to be the direct incarnation of Mahakali.

Goddess Durga is worshipped for the first three days of Navratri followed by Goddess Laxmi for the next three days. To celebrate a good harvest and to propitiate the nine planets, women also plant nine different kinds of food grain seeds in small containers during these nine days and then offer the young saplings to the goddess.

Navratri Festival and Garba in Mumbai: Venues, Performers, Photos

Regional practices[ edit ] Navaratri is celebrated in different ways throughout India. This Navratri Utsav is organized by Alive Kraft. In many regions the festival falls after autumn harvest, and in others during harvest.

Some celebrate by erecting bonfires and burning effigies of Ravana, sometimes by stuffing them with fireworks. Some people break the diet on the morning of ashtmi, when the final prayers are conducted, while others break it on the next day.Navratri Festival is celebrated by Hindus with great devotion for 10 days.

Idol of Goddess Durga is worshipped during Navratri. People stay awake the whole night during the nine days of Navratri and play Dandiya and Garba. Navratri Festival - Navratri is one of the most important festivals of Hindus and is celebrated with great endeavour.

It is a nine-day festival during which people pray to Maa Durga and seek her bless. Navratri: Navratri, (Sanskrit: “nine nights”) in Hinduism, major festival held in honour of the divine feminine.

Navratri occurs over 9 days during the month of Ashvin, or Ashvina (in the Gregorian calendar, usually September–October).

Navaratri (Navratri)

It often ends with the Dussehra (also called Vijayadashami) celebration. Navaratri is a nine night festival that honors the Mother Goddess in all her manifestations, including Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

It's a festival full of worship and dance. The festival culminates with Dussehra, the victory of good over evil, on the tenth day.

Usually in late September/early. Significance of Navratri – the festival of nine nights Homas: Enhances the positivity in us and reduces the negativity Ancient Sanskrit chants help one to go deep into meditationFounder: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Navratri is a 9 day Hindu festival for Goddess Durga (Shakti).

Navratri is one of the biggest festivals among Mumbai’s Gujarati community.

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