Chaitra and Shardiya Navratri Date 2024

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 honoring the Mother Goddess Durga – The Cosmic Energy that protects and preserves life on this planet Earth. Know the Navratri Date for 2024, 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 honoring 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 2017

Navratri Dates in 2024

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 2024

  • Navratri Starts on 9th April 2024, Tuesday
  • Last Navratri on 17th April 2024, Wednesday

Navratri Day 1 – Ghatasthapana, Shailputri Puja: 9th April 2024, Tuesday
Navratri Day 2 – Brahmacharini Puja, Sindhara Dooj: 10th April 2024, Wednesday
Navratri Day 3 – Gauri Puja, Chandraghanta Puja: 11th April 2024, Thursday
Navratri Day 4 – Kushmanda Puja, Vinayaka Chaturthi: 12th April 2024, Friday
Navratri Day 5 – Naag Puja, Skanda Sashti: 13th April 2024, Saturday
Navratri Day 6 – Katyayani Puja, Yamuna Chhath: 14th April 2024, Sunday
Navratri Day 7 – Maha Saptami, Kalaratri Puja: 15th April 2024, Monday
Navratri Day 8 – Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Mahagauri Puja: 16th April 2024, Tuesday
Navratri Day 9 – Rama Navami: 17th April 2024, Wednesday

Shardiya Navratri Date 2024

  • Shardiya Navratri Starts on 3rd October 2024, Thursday
  • Last Shardiya Navratri on 12th October 2024, Saturday

Navratri Day 1 – Ghatasthapana, Shailputri Puja: 3rd October 2024, Thursday
Navratri Day 2 – Chandra Darshana, Brahmacharini Puja: 4th October 2024, Friday
Navratri Day 3 – Sindoor Tritiya, Chandraghanta Puja: 5th October 2024, Saturday
Navratri Day 4 – Vinayaka Chaturthi: 6th October 2024, Sunday
Navratri Day 5 – Kushmanda Puja, Upang Lalita Vrat: 7th October 2024, Monday
Navratri Day 6 – Skandamata Puja: 8th October 2024, Tuesday
Navratri Day 7 – Katyayani Puja, Saraswati Avahan: 9th October 2024, Wednesday
Navratri Day 8 – Saraswati Puja, Kalaratri Puja: 10th October 2024, Thursday
Navratri Day 9 – Maha Navami, Durga Ashtami, Mahagauri Puja, Sandhi Puja: 11th October 2024, Friday
Navratri Day 10 – Vijayadashami, Ayudha Puja, Navami Homa, Navratri Parana, Durga Visarjan: 12th October 2024, Saturday

Wishing All of You, “A Very Happy Navratri”.

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