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. The second Navratri is dedicated to worship of goddess Durga and is the most awaited festival for all age groups.
According to Hindu calendar, Navratri is observed on the first day of the Shukla Paksha (Waxing Phase of moon) in the Hindu month of Ashwin (September- October). In 2012, the date of Navratri Sthapana is October 16th and the date of Mahanavami is October 24th.
|The 9 day long, Navratri Festival will be celebrated from October 16th to October 24th in the year 2012.|