The nine colours of Navratri and their significance

Colours of navratri 

Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrated by Hindus that is popularly known as the ‘festival of colour’ since the onset of each day is adorned with different vibrant colours. Each colour has a special significance in the various prayers and rituals performed during the nine days of Navratri. How are the colours represented during the Navratri? Navratri revolves around nine forms of deity Durga, each day is dedicated to one of the nine forms of Durga. 

Specific colors and their significance on Navratri

Day 1 : Yellow ( October 7, 2021, Thursday Yellow )

Yellow is the colour of bullishness, of knowledge and creativity, light and spring. It’s enthusiasm and enlightenment, and yellow is – in practical terms – the reverse of dark and dull. Yellow is the colour of kindliness. If you love wearing similar classic colours also yellow will be on the first day of Navratri. On this day Maa Shailputri Worship is there. 

Day 2:  Green  (October 8, 2021, Friday)

Hey, It’s the 2nd day of the carnival and the improvised day will appeal to Maa Brahmacharini goddess with beautiful green color. 

 Green, the color of life, renewal, nature, and energy, is associated with meanings of growth, harmony, newness, peace, safety, fertility, and environment. Green is also traditionally associated with capitalist, finances, banking, ambition, acquisitiveness, covetousness, and wall street. 

Day 3: Grey (October 9, 2021, Saturday)

The meaning of grey colour is cool, neutral, and balanced colour. Its color meaning likely comes from being the shade between white and black. The Color Gray Symbolizes Compromise and Control, neutral and Unbothered. 

On this day we worship goddess Maa Chandraghanta. You can show your style on this day with classic grey colour.

Day 4: Orange (October 10, 2021, Sunday)

 Uff! This colour will always take first place on all of our wish lists because of its charm. You can break the heart of many by showing off this colour. 

 Orange is associated with meanings of joy, warmth, heat, sun, enthusiasm, creativity, success, confidence, change, determination, health, stimulation, happiness, fun, enjoyment, balance, sexuality, freedom, expression, and fascination. Orange is a combination of yellow and red and is considered an energetic color. Orange is the color of joy and creativity. On this day Maa Kushmanda Worship is there. 

Day 5: White (October 11, 2021, Monday )

 Some of the positive meanings that white can convey include cleanliness, novelty, and simplicity, get-goes, sterility, spirituality, possibility, humility, sincerity, protection, softness, and perfection. The color white much seems like a blank slate, representing a new beginning or a fresh start. We always have at least one couple of white colour cloths in our closet. On the 5th day, we worship Skandamata. 

Day  6: Red  (October 12, 2021, Tuesday)

 We all know that the red colour will always be used to depict life, health, vigour, war, courage & wrath, love, and religious passionateness. The common thread is that all these take passion, and the” life force” that drives passion blood is red. When people turn angry their faces become flushed with color. This colour has a vibe of love and sensibilities. On the 6th day, we pray to Maa Katyayani Devi. 

Day  7: Royal Blue (October 13, 2021, Wednesday)

 Royal Blue colour is the colour of power, responsibility, tranquillity, understanding. blue is associated with trustworthiness and reliability, superiority. The expression “ true blue” stands for someone who’s devoted, good, and faithful. On the day 7th, we will rock with royal blue colour and make the deification of Kalratri. 

Day 8: Pink (October 14, 2021, Thursday)

 For many ladies, pink colour has a special place and many ladies love to wear pink colour on any occasion. On this day will rock the stage with the colour pink which depicts the universal love of oneself and of others. Pink represents friendship, affection, harmony, inner peace, and approachability. On the day 8th, make the deification to MahaGauri.

Day 9 : Purple (October 15, 2021, Friday)

 On the last day Worshipping Navdurga wearing purple colour which represents kingliness, nobility, luxury, power, and ambition. Purple combines the calm stability of blue and the fierce energy of red. Purple also represents meanings of wealth, extravagance, creativity, wisdom, quality, nobleness, devotion, peace, pride, mystification, independence, and magic. 

 On this day we have a big pooja on and celebrate all 9 days of Nav-Durga pooja. On the day 8th, make the deification to Siddhidatri 


Colour has affected our lives since the Egyptians used colour to alter their passions. We’ve always been intrigued by the sensations that colours can give and the grades that one individual colour holds. 

 A lot has been said about the significance of the 9 colours, their colours are as varied as their people. Presently we present you with the significance of each colour during Navratri. Please let us know which colour tidy suits your personality and which one you feel like wearing on Navratri.