When is Navratri 2021? What is its significance?

Navratri 2021: Sharadiya Navratri falling for 8 days this year, know the correct information about Mahaashtami, Mahanavami and Dashami date

Navratri 2021

Shardiya Navratri 2021:

Shardiya Navratri is starting from Thursday, October 7, which will end on Friday, October 15.

During the nine days of Navratri, different forms of Maa Durga are worshipped. It is believed that during Navratri, Mata Rani showers blessings on her devotees after worshiping them according to the law.

Devotees also observe a fast for nine days to please Goddess Durga. Many times during Navratri, there is a situation of confusion in Ashtami, Navami and Dashami Tithi due to shifting of dates.

Navratri 2021

In such a situation, we are telling you that on which date and day Mahaashtami, Mahanavami and Dussehra are falling in Sharadiya Navratri 2021.

(Navratri 2021 Maha Ashtami Puja) 

This year Maha Ashtami is falling on 13 October (Wednesday). According to Jyotishacharya, due to the decay of Chaturthi Tithi this year, Sharadiya Navratri is falling for eight days.

In such a situation, it is best to keep Ashtami fast on 13 October. Mahagauri is worshiped on the eighth day of Navratri.

According to the Hindu calendar, this year Mahanavami Tithi is falling on 14 October (Thursday). There is a law to worship Maa Siddhidatri on the day of Navami.

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Spiritual significance of Navratri

According to mythology, Goddess Durga fought for nine days against the demon king Mahishasura. That is why this festival lasts for nine days. This is the last day for the power of the Goddess and the victory over evil. Which is called Mahanavami.

Dussehra 2021

This year the festival of Dussehra will be celebrated on Friday, October 15.

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Dussehra

Sharadiya Navratri 2021 Dates-

October 7 (1st day) – Puja of Maa Shailputri

8 October (2nd day) – Puja of Mother Brahmacharini

9 October (3rd day) – Puja of Mother Chandraghanta and Mother Kushmanda

10 October (fourth day) – Puja of Mother Skandmata

11 October (fifth day) – Puja of Mother Katyayani

12 October (sixth day) – Puja of Maa Kalratri

13 October (seventh day) – Puja of Maa Mahagauri

14 October (8th day) – Puja of Mother Siddhidatri

October 15 – Dashami Tithi (Vrat Paran), Vijayadashami or Dussehra