Cheerful 9 colours of Navratri 2020.August 19, 2020
Navratri 2020 is one of the widely celebrated festivals in India. On this occasion, the nine avatars of the divine Goddess Durga are celebrated with much grandeu for all the 9 days of Navratri. The festival of Navratri signifies the victory of good over evil. The festival is celebrated in different forms in different states.
Many rituals are associated with Navratri festival. One of them is of wearing specific color of dress during each day of Navratri. A unique aspect of the worship shown on this day is that the idol is draped with a dress of a specific color to symbolize a specific avatar. The tradition of dressing in the same color as that of the avatar has evolved over the years.
Colours List for Navaratri 2020
DAY 1 – GREY
The colour of the FIRST day is grey, a colour which stands for the strength of transforming. Hindus worship Goddess Kalaratri on Day 6 and this day is called the Saptami.
DAY 2 – ORANGE
The festival begins with the bright and vibrant Orange. This colour signifies energy and happiness. Hindus worship Goddess Shailputri on this day.
DAY 3 – WHITE
White is the colour for Day 3, which is a symbol of peace and purity. Hindus worship Goddess Brahmacharini on this day.
DAY 4 – RED
People wear red colour on the FOURTH day of Navratri. It signifies beauty and fearlessness. Hindus worship Goddess Chandraghanta on this day.
DAY 5 – BLUE
The colour of the FIFTH day of Navratri is royal blue. This colour is considered good for health and wealth. Hindus worship Goddess Kushmanda on this day.
DAY 6 – YELLOW
People wear the colour yellow on the SIXTH day of the festival. The colour stands for happiness and brightness. Hindus worship Goddess Skandamata on Day 5.
DAY 7 – GREEN
This colour of the SEVENTH day signifies new beginnings and growth. Hindus worship Goddess Katyayani on Day 6.
DAY 8 – PEACOCK GREEN
This day is called Navami and is the last day of the Navratri festival. Rituals are performed on this day and Goddess Siddhidhatri is worshipped. The colour peacock green is believed to fulfill the desires of devotees.
DAY 9 – PURPLE
Called Ashtami, many people perform Kanjaks on this day. The colour of the day, purple, signifies the power of intellect and peace. People worship Goddess Mahagauri on this day.
The 9-day festival commences on Vijayadashami or Dussehra, which is the tenth day of the festivities. Dussehra as we all know signifies the victory of good over evil. However, the stories vary from region to region. People from the South, East and North-east celebrate this day as the victory of Maa Durga – also known as Durga Puja.
May the great goddess Maa Durga provide you with the strength, wisdom, and courage to overcome all obstacles in life. Have an auspicious Navratri.
May you have a very Happy Navratri 2020. I hope you have the best pooja and celebrations in life this year.
May the great goddess Maa Durga provide you the strength, wisdom and courage to overcome all obstacles in life. Have an auspicious Navratri.
Let us pray that this Navratri, Maa Durga bestows upon you and your family, All nine forms of her blessings.
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