The festival of Navratri is celebrated across the country twice a year, one during the arrival of summer season and the second just before the onset of winter season, with great zeal, exuberance and jubilation. Navratri brings loads of energy and unity amongst us as it is celebrated by millions of people. Navratri that arrives just before winter is celebrated for nine consecutive days and the tenth day is celebrated as Dussehra. During Navratri, people wake up early in the morning and take bath to worship, while placing kalash, wheat seeds and coconut that are placed in the worship place. The big Akhand jyoti decorated with beautiful Diyas is placed in front of the Goddess. The diya which is placed in front of the Goddess has to be continuously lightened for the entire duration of Navratri celebration. During the day, people keep fasts and in the evening most of them take part in the religious dance.

During Navratri, people give a lot of emphasis to home decor and clean their homes with lots of excitement and religious sentiments. People decorate their homes especially the praying room with religious home décor accessories. The thallis are decorated with bright red colored cloth and diyas to complete the Navratha decoration. The worship accessories are cleaned with soaped water and the praying room is decorated to welcome Goddess Durga in an effort to make God happy and seek for well being. During Navrari, the locality is decorated with colorful lights and people adorn cloths and jewelry on the Durga murti to worship together. The religious decoration involving flowers, wall hangings, and religious crystal products give natural and authentic look. In addition, rangolis look amazing and gels well it with the overall decoration theme. Both ready-to-stick rangolis, which are available readily in the market and handmade rangolis look amazing.

Throughout the first three days of Navratri celebration, barley seeds are sown in mud which are pulled out on the tenth day when these seeds are grown up to 3 to 5 inches in length and given to devotees as blessings from Goddess Durga. The initial days are dedicated to Maa Durga as a symbol of power and energy. The fifth day is known as Lalita Panchami in which all literature books available in the house are worshipped. Furthermore, people light up the lamps and diyas to invoke Maa Saraswati which is the Goddess of Knowledge and arts. On the night day, Mahnavami is celebrated in which kanya puja is performed. Nine young girls are worshiped as a symbol of nine different Goddess forms of Maa Durga. The feet of kanyas are washed by the worshiper as a symbol of respect to the Goddess, food and sweets are offered to kanyas as gift by the worshiper of Goddess.

Along with Navratri celebration, Radha-Krishna in the house brings prosperity, well-being and good health. It spreads warmth and people find themselves in peace and harmony. New-wed couples should always keep them in the house which will always keep the love spark between them forever. There are many artifacts including Radha Krishna paintings and Radha Krishan statues and sculptures are available in the market. Wall murals and wall hangings with pictures of Radha Krishna engraved on them add charm and joy to the home. These artifacts not only look good in the house but add a spiritual value to it also.

Navratri is a festival of sentiments, positive thoughts, peace and prosperity. People refrain from wrong deeds and indulge in pure devotion. Wish you a Happy Navratri.

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  1. I know that Goddess Durga is happy with me
    …For She has made my life so rich
    with a friend like you !
    Happy Navratri !

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