Navratri 2020 is around the corner and despite the coronavirus pandemic, people are all geared up for this 9-day long celebration. Observed from October 17 this year, this auspicious occasion will last till October 25. The nine-day long festival concludes with Vijaya Dashami also known as Dussehra celebrations, which falls between October 25-26 due to the timings.
As we are all set to celebrate Navratri, here are the dates to keep in mind and the puja timings.
October 17, Day 1 (GREY)
Pratipada, Ghatasthapana,Shailputri Puja
Ghatasthapana Muhurat – 06:23 AM to 10:12 AM
Ghatasthapana Abhijit Muhurat – 11:43 AM to 12:29 PM
October 18, Day 2 (ORANGE)
Dwitiya, Chandra Darshana, Brahmacharini Puja
October 19, Day 3 (WHITE)
Tritiya, Sindoor Tritiya, Chandraghanta Puja
October 20, Day 4 (RED)
Chaturthi, Kushmanda Puja, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Upang Lalita Vrat
October 21, Day 5 (ROYAL BLUE)
Panchami, Skandamata Puja, Saraswati Avahan
October 22, Day 6 (YELLOW)
Shashthi, Katyayani Puja, Saraswati Puja
October 23, Day 7 (GREEN)
Saptami, Kalaratri Puja
October 24, Day 8 (PURPLE)
Ashtami, Durga Ashtami, Mahagauri Puja, Sandhi Puja, Maha Puja 2020 calendar.
October 25, Day 9 (PEACOCK GREEN)
Navami, Ayudha Puja, Navami Homa, Navratri Parana, Vijayadashami. The last day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Siddhidhatri.