The Hindu calendar starts its new year on this very auspicious day – Day 1 of the Chaitra Navratri falling on 8th April this year. The Hindus celebrate their new year by observing a fast for 9 consecutive days and worshipping all the forms of Goddess Durga, Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Saraswati.
Chaitra Navratri, marks festivity for 9 days for any Hindu devotee. Each day different goddesses are worshipped and offerings are made to them. People seek blessings for their good health, happiness and well being and also for their families.
Hereâ€™s a brief look of the dates and goddesses to be worshipped:
8th April, Navratri Day 1 – Maa Shailaputri
9th April, Navratri Day 2 – Maa Brahmacharini
10th April, Navratri Day 3 – Maa Chandraghanta
11th April, Navratri Day 4 – Maa Kushmanda
12th April, Navratri Day 5 – Maa Skanda Mata
13th April, Navratri Day 6 – Maa Katyayani
14th April, Navratri Day 7 – Maa Kalaratri
15th April, Navratri Day 8 – Maa Mahagauri
16th April, Navratri Day 9 – Maa Siddhidatri
On the last day, Ram Navmi is celebrated to mark the end of 9 days festivities.
Navratras are considered auspicious to start a new venture or buy anything new. Therefore the companies roll out numerous offers and discount to lure the customers to make new purchases. Mobiles, tablets, two-wheelers market notice a major rise in their sales during this particular period. The brick and mortal stores along with their online counterparts make heavy sales during this period. Since it has a religious inclination towards it, people also wait for the right time to make heavy purchases. Booking a new home or shifting in a new place or office is also a common practice during Navratri.
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