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    Happy Navratri & Dussehra Greetings, Wallpapers, Graphics, Cards

    Navratri Festival is celebrated for nine nights-Navratri Festival of Goodess Durga. Navratri is a very important and major festival in the western states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka during which the traditional dance of Gujarat called "Garba" is widely performed. The tenth day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or "Dussehra."

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    Navratri ' title='Chaitra Navratri '>Chaitra Navratri is observed in the month of Chaitra. This is very popular festive season in North Indian states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

    Devotees worship Maa Shakti, Goddess of cosmic power, during this time and wish to be bestowed by divine benediction from Goddess. Fasting and praying mark the Navratri celebrations.

    On the first three days Durga or Goddess of Energy is worshipped.The next three days are devoted to Lakshmi or Goddess of Wealth and the last three days for Saraswati or Goddess of Knowledge.

    On the eighth and ninth day, Yagna (sacrifice offered to the fire) is performed to honor Durga Mata and bid her farewell. On these days Kanya Puja is performed. Nine young girls (those who have not reached at the puberty stage) representing the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshiped. In some regions a young boy also accompanies them who symbolizes Bhairav, who is considered as protector against all evils.

    Navratri in India follows the lunar calendar and is celebrated in March/April as Navratri ' title='Chaitra Navratri '>Chaitra Navratri and in September/October as Sharad Navratri.

    Vasanta Navratri is nine days festivity which starts on the first day of Hindu Luni-Solar calendar and falls in the month of March or April. Chaitra is the first month of Hindu lunar calendar and because of it Vasanta Navratri is also known as Chaitra Navratri. Rama Navami the birthday of Lord Rama usually falls on the ninth day during Navratri festivity. Hence Vasanta Navratri is also known as Rama Navratri.

    All nine days during Navratri are dedicated to nine forms of Goddess Shakti. Rama Navratri is more popular in northern India and most customs and rituals followed during Shardiya Navratri, which falls in the month of September or October, are also followed during Chaitra Navratri.

    Chaitra Navratri, also known as Chait Navratras, as the name indicates is observed during the Chaitra month (March – April) in a traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Chaitra Navaratri The festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and three of her most popular forms– Goddess Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati – are worshipped during the period. It begins on the first day of the Chaitra month and ends with Ram Navami.

    The Dussehra festival is one of the famous and ancient festivals of India. It is celebrated every year in the India and in the world by many Indians. This year the Dussehra festival is to be celebrating. So some days are left to this festival and everyone is ready to celebrate this festival with their family, friends and others
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