Navratri, the festival of nine divine nights is full of festivity and merry making. The festival of Navratri is the perfect blend of fun, dance and worship of Goddess Durga.

Navratri is celebrated twice in a year, once in the month of March or April and other in the month of September or October. Navratri is dedicated to worship of goddess Durga and is the most awaited festival for all age groups.

Goddess Durga on Navratri

Chaitra Navratri or Chait Navratras or Ram Navratri or Vasant Navratri, is observed during the Chaitra month (March – April) in a traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India.

Chaitra Navaratri 2013 begins on 11 April and ends on 19 April. The festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and her other three forms– Goddess Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

It begins on the first day of the Chaitra month and ends with Ram Navami.

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