Shardiya Navratri, also known as Autumn Navratri, is one of India’s most important Hindu holidays. It is a nine-day celebration that honors the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga. The 9-day celebration begins today, October 15, and will go through October 23.
To commemorate this wonderful day, we’ve compiled a compilation of meaningful greetings, photographs, quotations, and messages for you to share with your loved ones.
Happy Navratri 2023:
Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023! May Maa Durga’s heavenly blessings of good health, money, happiness, and success pour upon you and your loved ones.
I wish you a Navratri of devotion, pleasure, and serenity. May Maa Durga’s blessings always be with you.
May Navratri’s nine auspicious nights give you new beginnings, good fortune, and success in all your endeavors.
A Shardiya Navratri filled with love, laughter, and light to you. May Maa Durga keep you safe and lead you on the road of virtue.
May Maa Durga’s nine forms bestow upon you the power to conquer all obstacles and achieve your goals. Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023!
Accept Maa Durga’s heavenly benefits by embracing her captivating aura. Best wishes for a pleasant event in 2023 to you and your loved ones!
Fasting develops self-discipline and self-control. Let us vow to do what is best for ourselves and others. May Ma Durga bless all of us!
Let us direct our efforts toward empowering ourselves and others around us. I wish you a pleasant holiday season!
May the world be filled with peace and pleasure, and may you leave all of your problems and tension behind during this holiday!
May Goddess Durga bestow upon you the courage to always do what is right!
As a devotion to Goddess Durga, let us provide love and pleasure to everyone around us!
May Goddess Durga’s heavenly grace illumine your journey with wisdom and truth!
Maa Durga is both an inspiration and a source of power. Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023!
Let us celebrate Maa Durga’s blessings and make this Durga Puja a memorable occasion as we welcome Maa Durga.
May the next nine days bring you hope and bravery!
Everyone has a wonderful Durga Puja filled with pleasure and wealth. Best wishes to everyone! Happy Navratri in the year 2023.
Durga Puja infuses our hearts and thoughts with enjoyment and the will to move forward. Best wishes for Durga Puja!
May Maa Durga constantly guide us and illuminate us with her knowledge. Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023!
May Maa Durga’s nine avatars bestow upon you nine qualities: humanity, renown, name, health, peace, wisdom, power, happiness, and devotion. Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023!
May Maa Durga erase all hurdles and flaws. Merry Navratri!
I wish Maa Durga abundant success and happiness in all your pursuits. Merry Durga Puja!
May the festival’s bright lights enlighten your house and life. Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023!
I hope this fasting helps you avoid lying, deception, lust, greed, and laziness in your life. I wish you a wonderful Navratri in 2023.
HAPPY NAVRATRI 2023 MESSAGES
May Navratri’s holy spirit flood your life with infinite love, happiness, and success.
May Maa Durga’s blessings be with you and your loved ones always.
Let us observe Navratri with devotion and thankfulness for all that is good in our lives.
May the nine nights of Navratri lead us to virtue and assist us in achieving our goals.
Happy Maha Shivaratri 2023! May Maa Durga’s blessings be with you and your loved ones always.
IMPORTANCE OF NAVRATRI
Navratri is an important Hindu event for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it is a moment to honor the divine feminine spirit. Goddess Durga is Hinduism’s mother goddess, and she is revered as a symbol of power, strength, and protection.
Second, Navratri is a spiritual rejuvenation festival. During Navratri, devotees fast and pray to purify their minds and bodies. They also meditate and repeat mantras to strengthen their connection with the Almighty.
Third, Navratri is a moment to rejoice in the triumph of good over evil. Goddess Durga is revered as a demon hunter and guardian of the pious. Navratri serves as a reminder that in the end, good will always win over evil.
NAVRATRI 2023 DATES
Day 1: October 15, 2023 (Shailputri)
Day 2: October 16, 2023 (Brahmacharini)
Day 3: October 17, 2023 (Chandraghanta)
Day 4: October 18, 2023 (Kushmanda)
Day 5: October 19, 2023 (Skandamata)
Day 6: October 20, 2023 (Katyayani)
Day 7: October 21, 2023 (Kalratri)
Day 8: October 22, 2023 (Mahagauri)
Day 9: October 23, 2023 (Siddhidhatri)
HOW TO CELEBRATE NAVRATRI
There are several methods to celebrate Navratri. Some individuals fast during Navratri, while others exclusively consume vegetarian meals. Some people also opt not to use alcohol or other intoxicants.
Visiting a temple or shrine devoted to Goddess Durga is one of the most popular methods to celebrate Navratri. Devotees give prayers, flowers, and sweets to the goddess at the shrine. They also take part in aarti, a Hindu ceremony in which they shout prayers and wave lights in front of the god.
Dancing and singing are two more popular ways to celebrate Navratri. Two prominent folk dances performed during Navratri are garba and dandiya. To commemorate the event, devotees assemble in groups and dance and sing.
Navratri is also a feasting season. After fasting for nine days, worshippers feast on a variety of delectable meals. Kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour) roti, sabudana khichdi, singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour) puri, aloo ki sabzi (potato curry), kheer (rice pudding) and halwa (sweet dessert prepared from semolina) are some famous Navratri meals.
Navratri is a holiday of spiritual rebirth, eating, and rejoicing. It is a time to worship Maa Durga and her nine forms, as well as to rejoice in the triumph of good over evil. Navratri is a crucial festival for Hindus worldwide, and it is a time for them to gather together and celebrate their common faith.
HOW IS IT CELEBRATED IN OTHER PARTS OF INDIA?
Navratri is celebrated with tremendous zeal and dedication in North India. People fast for nine days and adore Maa Durga in her nine manifestations. They also do aarti and dance the Garba and Dandiya.
Navratri is known as Golu in South India. Dolls and figurines of gods and goddesses are used to adorn dwellings. They also pray and perform bhajans.
Navratri is known as Durga Puja in East India. People construct massive pandals to honor the goddess Durga. They also take part in cultural activities and processions.
Navratri is celebrated with much pomp and spectacle in West India. People fast for nine days and adore Maa Durga in her nine manifestations. They also do aarti and dance the Garba and Dandiya.