Saturday, 1 October 2016

Happy Navratri



India is going to be in a festive mood for 9 days as Navratri is around the corner. Navratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped all over in india.


The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are considered to be important junctions of climatic and solar influences. These two periods are taken as sacred opportunities for the worship of the Divine Mother Durga. Navratri represents a celebration of the power , Truth and Love. People play Garba to celebrate this festival and welcome mother durga  to their houses.West Bengal is famous for its Durga Pooja  all over the india.






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