Navratri

 Navratri Wishes, Quotes,images,pictures

List of Navratri 2018 colors with date:

  • Day 1 – 10 October 2018 – Royal Blue
  • Day 2 – 11 October 2018 – Yellow
  • Day 3 – 12 October 2018 – Green
  • Day 4 – 13 October 2018 – Gray
  • Day 5 – 14 October 2018 – Orange
  • Day 6 – 15 October 2018 – White
  • Day 7 – 16 October 2018 – Red
  • Day 8 – 17 October 2018 – Sky Blue
  • Day 9 – 18 October 2018 – Pink

List of Navdurga

Navdurga which means Nine Durga that is nine different forms of Durga.

  • Devi Shailputri : She is the very first form among the different roops of Durga and is also known as the “Daughter of Mountain”.
  • Devi Brahmacharini : Brahmacharini is the second form Durga. Goddess Parvati was a great Sati.  her unmarried form is worshipped as Goddess Brahmacharini.
  • Devi Chandraghanta : The name of the third form of Goddess Durga is Chandraghanta. This form is identified by the half-circular moon on her forehead.
  • Devi Kushmanda :  Kushmanda is the Goddess who has the power and capability to live inside the Sun.
  • Devi Skanda Mata : Parvati became the mother of Lord Skanda(Kartikeya) and known as Skanda Mata.
  • Devi Katyayani : The sixth form of Durga is known as Katyayani. To destroy Mahishasura, Parvati took the form of Goddess Katyayani. It is warrior form of Parvati .
  • Devi Kalratri : Kalratri  means dark as night.
  • Devi Maha Gauri : The eight form of Goddess Durga is known as MahaGauri. Due to Durga’s  extreme fair complexion she was known as Goddess Mahagauri.
  • Devi Siddhidatri : Lord Shiva worshipped “Maha Shakti” or Siddhidatri  and in return, got these Siddhis

Dates of Navratri 2018

Name of Festivals Days Date of Festivals
Pratipada (Navratri Day 1) Wednesday 10 October 2018
Dwitiya (Navratri Day 2) Thursday 11 October 2018
Tritiya (Navratri Day 3) Friday 12 October 2018
Chaturthi (Navratri Day 4) Saturday 13 October 2018
Panchami (Navratri Day 5) Sunday 14 October 2018
Sasthi (Navratri Day 6) Monday 15 October 2018
Saptami (Navratri Day 7) Tuesday 16 October 2018
Ashtami (Navratri Day 8) Wednesday 17 October 2018
Navami (Navratri Day 9) Thursday 18 October 2018
Dashami (Vijayadashami) Friday 19 October 2018

Popular Names of Durga

Names of Durga Meaning
Durga One who is inaccessible
Devi The deity
Tribhuvaneshwari Ruler of the three worlds
Yashodagarba Sambhoota One who’s emerged from Yashoda’s womb
Narayanavarapriya Fond of Narayana’s blessings
Nandagopakulajata Daughter of Nandagopa Race
Mangalya Holy and auspicious
Kulavardhini One who develops the race
Kamsavidravanakari One who threatened Kamsa
Asurakshayamkari One who reduces the number of demons
Shilathata Vinikshibda One who’s slammed at birth by Kamsa
Akashagamini One who flew in the sky
Vasudevabhagini Vasudeva’s sister
Divamalya Vibhooshita Decorated with garlands
Divyambaradhara Beautifully dressed
Khadgaketaka Dharini One who holds the sword and shield
Shiva Auspicious
Papadharini One who bears others’ sins
Varada One who offers blessings and boons
Krishna Sister of Lord Krishna
Kumari A young girl
Brahmacharini Seeker of Brahman
Balarkasadrushakara One who’s like the rising sun
Purnachandra Nibhanana As beautiful as the full moon
Chaturbhuja Having four arms
Chaturvakttra One who has four faces
Peenashroni Payodhara Large Bosomed
Mayoora Pichhavalaya One who wears peacock-feathered bangles
Keyurangadadharini Wearing armlets and bracelets
Krishnachhavisama Like Lord Krishna’s radiance
Sankarshanasamanana Equal to Sankarshana
Indradhwaja Samabahudharini Having shoulders like the flag of Lord Indra
Patradharini Holder of the vessel
Pankajadharini Holder of the lotus
Kanttadhara One who holds Shiva’s neck
Pashadharini Holder of rope
Dhanurdharini Holder of bow
Mahachakradharini One who holds chakra
Vividayudhadhara One who bears various weapons
Kundalapurnakarna Vibhooshita One who wears earrings covering the ears
Shree Auspicious
Dhruti Valiant
Chandravispardimukha Gorgeous like the moon
Mukutavirajita Adorned with a crown
Shikhipichhadwaja Virajita Having peacock-feathered flag
Prasanna Cheerful
Surashreshtta Supreme of all the celestials
Kaumaravratadhara One who observes fasts just as young girls do
Tridivabhavayirtri Goddess of three worlds
Tridashapujita Goddess of the celestials
Trailokyarakshini One who protects the three worlds
Mahishasuranashini One who has destroyed Mahishasura
Shiva Lord Shiva’s half
Jaya One who attains victory
Vijaya Conqueror
Sangramajayaprada One who grants victory in war
Kamacharini One who acts on one’s own accord
Papaharini One who destroys sins
Kirti One who is famous
Siddhi One who has achieved success
Hri Holy chant of hymns
Vidhya Wisdom
Santati One who grants issues
Mati One who’s wise
Sandhya Twilight
Ratri Night
Prabha Dawn
Nitya Eternal
Jyotsana Radiant like flames
Kantha Radiant
Khama One who is the embodiment of forgiveness
Daya One who’s compassionate
Bandhananashini One who’s detached from attachments
Mohanashini One who ruins all desires
Putrapamrityunashini Sustainer of son’s untimely death
Dhanakshayanashini Controller of wealth decrease
Vyadhinashini One who eliminates ailments
Mruthyunashini Destroyer of death
Bhayanashini One who eliminates all fears
Padmapatrakshi Having eyes like lotus leaf
Sharanya One who provides refuge
Bhaktavatsala Lover of devotees
Saukhyada Bestower of well-being
Arogyada One who grants good health
Rajyada Bestower of kingdom
Ayurda One who grants longevity
Vapurda One who grants good looks
Sutada One who grants issues
Pravasarakshika Protector of travelers
Nagararakshika One who protects the land
Sangramarakshika Protector of wars
Shatrusankata Rakshika One who protects from distress caused by foes
Ataviduhkhandhara Rakshika Protector from ignorance and distress
Sagaragirirakshika Protector of seas and hills
Sarvakaryasiddhi Pradayika One who grants success in every attempt

7 Grains used for Navratri Puja

  • Jau
  • Til
  • Dhan
  • Moong
  • Kangani
  • Chana
  • Gehun

Happy Navratri 2018 Wishes

May the candle light, flame your life,
May you always be happy and victorious,
May the sunshine create glorious mornings,
May all your darkness fly away,
Wishing U Happy Chaitra Navratri!

May Mata bless you
On this auspicious day of Navratri,
And may on this festive season dhan,
Yash and samriddhi come your way

Life has ups and down,
Some days might be rough,
But Maa Durga will give you the courage,
And the ability to be tough.
Have a Happy Chaitra Navratri!

On this auspicious day of Navratri,
My greetings to you and your family,
Happiness and betterment at all levels,
For today and all time to come,
Success at the end of all your pursuits,
In the most truthful way.

This Navratri, I want to thank you for being on my side,
And to hold my hands through rough times,
Thank you for making it easier for me to face all challenges,
For each and every moment you made me feel special,
May Maa Durga always keep you in her blessings,
And remove all your worries,
Have a great Chaitra Navratri!

N = Nav Chetna
A = Akhand Jyoti
V = Vighna Nashak
R = Ratjageshwari
A = Anand Dayi
T = Trikal Darshi
R = Rakhan Karti
A = Anand Mayi Maa
May Nav Durga bless you always.

Its the time of the year
To get together with family,
Its the time of the year
To smile happily.
Its the time of the year
When Maa Durga is there to bless,
Our homes and lives in excess.
Happy Navratri!

May Goddess Durga protect you from all the problems in life. This Navratri may there only be happiness in your life. Wishing you a happy Navratri!

May these auspicious days of Chaitra Navratri bring no struggle and no envy for everyone… enjoy a blessed Navratri this year!

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