Navaratri 2019: Know the date, auspicious time, Puja method, Kalash establishment and rules of fasting

Navaratri 2019: Know the date, auspicious time, Puja method, Kalash establishment and rules of fasting

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The 10-day festival Navaratri 2019 is of great importance in Hinduism and is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm in every corner of the country. In this Navaratri festival, Maa Durga is worshiped. Many people also fast for 9 days during this Navaratri festival. Some people worship Maa Durga by establishing Kalash.

Navaratri is worshiped in nine days in different forms of Maa Durga, Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayini, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidhatri.

Kalash is established on the first day of Navaratri. At the same time, the fast is opened on the tenth day after Kanya Pujan.

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Why is Navaratri celebrated?

It is believed that Lord Rama started this Sharadiya Navaratri. Actually, Lord Rama worshiped Shakti for 9 consecutive days and then he conquered Lanka. This is the reason why Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day after worshiping Durga Maa for nine days in the Sharadiya Navratras.

Apart from this, there is another religious legend associated with it that the mahasangram of Maa Durga and Mahishasura Raksha was run for nine days. On the tenth day, Maa Durga killed Mahishasura and since then the Navaratri festival started.

From which day will Navaratri begin?

This year Navaratri will start from 29 September 2019 i.e. the day on which the Kalash will be established and will be celebrated till 7 October. The festival of Dussehra will be celebrated on the tenth day of Navaratri on 8 October. The tenth day will be the farewell of Maa Durga and visarjan the idol of Maa Durga.

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When is the auspicious time for the establishment of Kalash?

This time, the auspicious time of establishment of Kalash on Navaratri is from 6.16 am to 7.40 am. Apart from this, you can also establish the urn in the day. The auspicious time for this is from 11:48 am to 12:30 pm. Let us tell you that Ashwin Pratipada date will start from 11 am to 56 min on 28 September and will be at 8:14 pm the next day.

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What should be the puja material for Navaratri?

  • Idol or picture of maa durga
  • Red chunari
  • Mango leaves
  •  Rice
  •  Durga Saptashati’s book
  •  Lal Kalawa
  •  Ganges water
  • Sandalwood
  •  Coconut
  • Camphur
  •  Barley seeds
  •  Clay pot
  • Gulal
  •  Betel
  •  Betel leaves
  • Cloves
  •  Cardamom

Know the method of worship of Navaratri

Wake up early in the morning and wear clean clothes after bathing. Collect the puja material given above. Decorate the plate of worship. Keep the idol of Maa Darga in red-colored clothes. Sow barley seeds in an earthen pot and sprinkle water every day till Navami. According to the complete method, install the Kalash in the auspicious time. In it, first fill the Kalash with Ganges water, apply mango leaves on its front and place coconut on top. Wrap the Kalash with a red cloth and tie it through Kalawa. Now place it near an earthen pot

Worship Panchopchar with flowers, camphor, Incense stick, Jyot. Chant the mantra related to Maa Durga for nine days and welcome the Maa and wish her happiness and prosperity in your home. After Durga Puja on Ashtami or Navami, worship nine girls and offer them a variety of dishes (Pudi, Chana, Halwa). After the worship of Durga on the last day, do a lot of immersion, sing Maa’s Aarti, offer them flowers, rice and lift the Kalash from Bedi.

How is the festival of Navaratri celebrated in India?

On the auspicious occasion of Navaratri, lakhs of devotees of Maa Durga worship her wholeheartedly. So that they can get the fruits of their reverence as maa Durga’s blessings. Devotees of Maa Durga decorate the temple of Maa Durga in their homes during Navaratri. In it, a statue or picture of various forms of maa is kept. On the tenth day of Navaratri, the idol of the maa durga flows in the water with great pomp.

Sindoor Khela’s custom runs in West Bengal. In which women apply vermilion to each other. Garba dance is organized in Gujarat. In which people dance with Dandiya. In North India, Ramlila is organized at various times during Navaratri and on the tenth day, large effigies of Ravana are made and burnt.

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