Each year Navratri is celebrated with great joy, enthusiasm, devotion, and dedication. There is an atmosphere of festivity worldwide as people celebrate the Mega Festival honouring the Mother Goddess Durga – The Cosmic Energy that protects and preserves life on this planet Earth. Know the Navratri Date for 2022, which includes Chaitra and Shardiya Dates.
During Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped in the form of Kaali, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. Each day of the Navratri is dedicated to honouring divine avatars of Goddess Durga in the form of Mata Shailputri, Mata Brahmacharini, Mata Chandraghanta, Mata Kushmanda, Maa Skanda Mata, Maa Katyayani, Mata Kalratri, Mata Maha Gauri, and Mata Siddhidatri.
It is one of the foremost and most important festivals in India. Navratri is celebrated in different ways in various parts of India. Each region has its unique way of celebrating the festival.
People fast and pray to the Mother Goddess to bless them with success, glory, and riches. Big Idols of Goddess Durga are placed and worshipped. People sing, dance, and celebrate the festival with great joy and enthusiasm. Aarti (Devotional Song dedicated to the Goddess) is sung, mantras are chanted, and prayers are performed in the mornings and evenings throughout the Navratri Festival.
Navratri Dates in 2022
Navratri is celebrated twice every year for nine days. One at the beginning of summer in March or April, known as “Chaitra Navratri.”
The Other Navratri is celebrated at the beginning of winter in September or October and is known as “Shardiya Navratri.” Of these Navratris, Sharadiya Navratri is the most popular and significant Navratri. That’s why it is also known as “Maha Navratri.” The nine-day festivity culminates on the tenth day with Dussehra or Vijaya Dashami.
Chaitra Navratri Date 2022
Navratri Starts on 2nd April 2022, Saturday
Last Navratri on 11th April 2022, Monday
Shardiya Navratri Date 2022
Navratri Day 1 – Ghatasthapana, Shailputri Puja: 26th September 2022, Monday
Navratri Day 2 – Chandra Darshana, Brahmacharini Puja: 27th September 2022, Tuesday
Navratri Day 3 – Sindoor Tritiya, Chandraghanta Puja: 28th September 2022, Wednesday
Navratri Day 4 – Kushmanda Puja, Vinayaka Chaturthi: 29th September 2022, Thursday
Navratri Day 5 – Upang Lalita Vrat, Skandamata Puja: 30th September 2022, Friday
Navratri Day 6 – Katyayani Puja: 1st October 2022, Saturday
Navratri Day 7 – Saraswati Avahan, Kalaratri Puja: 2nd October 2022, Sunday
Navratri Day 8 – Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Mahagauri Puja: 3rd October 2022, Monday
Navratri Day 9 – Maha Navami, Ayudha Puja, Navratri Parana, Navami Homa: 4th October 2022, Tuesday
Navratri Day 10 – Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami: 5th October 2022, Wednesday
Wishing All of You, “A Very Happy Navratri”.