Nine nights celebration

Navratri or Navaratri, is a Hindu festival. It is usually celebrated in the month of September or October. Navarathri Pooja is observed in temples, houses, schools, offices and workshops. Navarathri Pooja starts with 'Kumbam', which is placed to invite god. Navratri festival observed in many ways.


 Single festival is celebrated in different ways

During Navarathri (Nine nights), First three days are dedicated to Maa Durga, the Goddess is worshiped in the form of Kali who is the destroyer of all our impurities. The next three days are devoted to Maa Lakshmi, we adore Goddess Mother in the form of Lakshmi who is considered as the giver of inexhaustible wealth, peace and prosperity. The final days are dedicated to Maa Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge, the Goddess is worshipped in the form of Saraswati, the give of knowledge and wisdom.

The nine nights came to be known as Navratri, while the tenth day was called Vijayadashmi.


Victory of the good over evil

Navratri is the battle that occurred between Goddess Durga and the demon Mahishasura. The mighty demon obtained a boon that only a female could eliminate him. He kept on defeating the Gods in the battle between the Gods and Demons due to his deceptive powers.The god Indra felt helpless and went to seek help from the couple Shiva and Parvati. TheBrahma, Vishnu and Shiv united their powers and created a divine female warrior, Durga to protect the world from Mahishasura. The war happened for nine nights and finally, the goddess Durga killed the Demon Mahishasur with her Trishul.


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