Navratri 2020 : Let us worship Maa & seek forgiveness!
Chaitr Navaratri 2020 is all set to begin from March 25. This one of the biggest Hindu festivals. It is celebrated with a lot of zeal all across Northern India. But this year everything has changed. Due to COVID 19 outbreak most of the states of India are on lockdown till March 31st. The cases have soared in India and now, it has reached up to 419. Notably, all the religious places in India are on lockdown. In that case, it is important to worship Maa Durga from home only. After several announcements by the government people are still going out and if we doesn’t stop it now, situation can go out of hands. Maa Durga is also requesting ghar par jo hai usi se Puja karo na.
How to start your day?
1.Bring idol of Maa Durga if don’t have it. Worship the god you have at your Puja Ghar.
2. Clean your house properly, take shower and wear clean clothes.
3. Keep Akshat, betel nuts, honey, yogurt, cardamom, roli, clothes, dhurva grass, chandan, flowers, coconut, among others in front of the idol.( Don’t Rush to get it from market)
4.Keep Kalash along with the Mango leaves in it.
5. Chant mantra according to the day of Maa.
6. Do Aarti, offer delicacies and share prasad with everyone.
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Here are the various avatars of Goddess Durga worshipped on each day during Navratri
March 25: Maa Shailputri (Ekadashi)
March 26: Maa Brahmacharini
March 27: Maa Chandraghanta
March 28: Maa Kushmanda
March 29:Maa Skandamata (Panchami)
March 30:Maa Katyayani
March 31:Maa Kalaratri (Saptami)
April 1: Maa Mahagauri (Ashtami)
April 2: Maa Sidhidatri (Ram Navami)
Timing: From 6:19 am to 7:17 pm on March 25.
Nine forms of Maa Durga are worshipped during these nine days. They are worshipped to achieve wealth, luck, and happiness. It signifies the symbol of woman power.
Chaitra Navratri also marks the beginning of a Hindu New Year. Navami or the last date of Navratri also holds special importance. It is said that Lord Shri Ram was born in Tretayuga on this day. Notably, this year Ram Navami celebration will not take place in Ayodha this year.This year let us seek forgiveness from our mother earth & pray for people who have been affected with this virus.
The only message – Be Safe & stay home – Happy Navratri to all
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