Wear these colors on each day of Navratri 2021 and welcome prosperity to your home
The nine days of the Navratri 2021 festival are filled with vibrant colors that are visible through the decor, dresses, and all the items around you. There is a pattern and meaning behind every day, color, and the order of the color that varies depending on the day Navratri falls. Each color symbolises some of the qualities of the Devi.
So, let us understand the significance of each day, color, and what blessings Nav Durgas will bring this Navratri. Start your festival of Navratri with this mantra.
“प्रथमं शैलपुत्री च द्वितीयं ब्र
तृतीयं चन्द्रघण्टेति कूष्माण्
पंचमं स्कन्दमातेति षष्ठं कात्
सप्तमं कालरात्रीति महागौरीति चा
नवमं सिद्धिदात्री च नवदुर्गा:
उक्तान्येतानि नामानि ब्रह्म्
Navratri is beginning from Oct 7, 2021. On the first day of Navratri is the incarnation of Devi Durga, Shailaputri. She is the daughter of mountains. She is the form of Mother Nature and symbolises strength. She governs the queen of planets and the moon.
Colour of the day: Yellow
Yellow is the color of brightness, happiness, and cheer.
Mantra for first day of Navratri is शैलपुत्रीः ह्रीं शिवायै नमः
Om Deveyai Shailaputryai Namah
The second day belongs to Goddess Brahmacharini, the female seeking spiritual knowledge. In this form of Durga, Parvati goes to the verdant mountain to do Tapasya.
Colour of the day: Green
The color green symbolises growth, nature, and energy.
Mantra for second day of Navratri is ब्रह्मचारिणीः ह्रीं श्रीं अ
Tritiya : Chandraghanta
On the third Day, Maa Chandraghanta showers her blessings.
Color of the day: Grey
She wears a grey-colored half-moon on her forehead. The grey also signifies her mood where she is ever ready to destroy the foes of her devotees.
Mantra for third day of Navratri is चद्रघंटाः ऐं श्रीं शक्तयै न
Kushmanda is the fourth avatar of Devi Durga. The luminosity and brightness of this Devi light up the sun even.
Color of the day: Orange
The Color orange symbolises her happiness and energy.
Mantra for fourth day of Navratri is कूष्मांडाः ऐं ह्रीं देव्यै
The Fifth is celebrated in honor of Devi Skandamata. She is the mother of Skanda or Kathyayini. The Devi shows the purity of the mother’s love.
Color of the day: White
It symbolises peace, purity, and prayer. However, married women should avoid wearing white. They can wear off-white or creamy colored clothes.
Mantra for fifth day of Navratri is स्कंदमाताः ह्रीं क्लीं स्
The sixth incarnation of Devi is Katyayani. She is the fierce form of goddess Durga and believed to be formed out of anger of God.
Colour of the day: Red
Red symbolises action and vigor.
Mantra for sixth day of Navratri is कात्यायनीः क्लीं श्री त्रि
Kaalratri is the destructive form of Goddess Durga. She is also known as Maa Kali.
Colour of the day: Royal blue
Kaalratri’s powerful energy is embodied in the color blue.
Mantra for sixth day of Navratri is कालरात्रिः क्लीं ऐं श्री का
The eighth goddess amongst Navdurga is Mahagauri. She is the fulfiller of all desires.
Color of the day: Pink
The color pink symbolises hope and freshness of perspective.
Mantra for the eighth day: महागौरीः श्री क्लीं ह्रीं
Siddhidatri is the ninth form of Shakti. Devi Siddhidatri emerged from the right side of Lord Shiva. She is the giver of knowledge and helps to achieve all our aspirations.
Color of the day: Purple
The Color for this day is purple. It represents ambition and power. One can also wear multi-colored clothes or peacock green.
Mantra for the ninth day: सिद्धिदात्रीः ह्रीं क्लीं
It is advisable not to apply Neel on the clothes you are planning to wear on Navratri puja. The clothes should not be torn, dirty, or re-used. They should be properly washed and cleaned. Avoid wearing torn jeans during these nine days.