The auspicious Hindus festival Chaitra Navratri
The auspicious Hindus festival Chaitra Navratri, the nine-day festival starts on the first day of Hindu calendar in the month March and April every year.The festival marks the worshiping of nine incarnations of Goddess Maa Durga Devi
or Goddess Shakti. The Hindu lunar calendar signifies the celebrations in the month of Chaitra, which is also known as beginning of New Year.
The festival is celebrated with zeal in all the parts of Northern and Western India. Based on different beliefs, there are 18 different Shakti Peethas which are also known as holy places of cosmic power consecrated to the Goddess Shakti showered throughout the India.
According to Hindu vedic panchang following is the calendar to worship nine Shakti Peethas and get the blessings
|Navratri (Day 1)- 18th March 2018 – Sunday (Pratipada)||Ghatasthapana – Shailputri Puja|
|(Day 2)- 19th March 2018 (Dwitiya)||Brahmacharni Puja|
|(Day 3)- 20th March 2018 (Tritiya)||Chandraghanta Puja|
|(Day 4)- 21th March 2018 (Chathurthi)||Kushmanda Puja|
|(Day 5 )- 22nd March 2018 (Panchami)||Skandamata Puja|
|(Day 6)- 23rd March 2018 (Shashthi)||Katyayani Puja|
|(Day 7)- 24th March 2018 (Saptmi)||Kalratri Puja|
|(Day 8)- 25th March 2018 (Astami)||Mahagauri Puja, Ashtami, Rama Navami Pooja|
|(Day 9) – 26th March 2018||Navaratri Parana, Siddhidatri Puja|