Navratri 2019: Get tithi, puja timing on Chaitra Navratri date and day
New Delhi : Navratri in the month of April is a substitute for Chaitra Pratipada which is the first day of the Hindu calendar. As the name suggest, the worship of Goddess Durga for nine days marks the beginning of the year. Chaitra Navratri is also known as Vasant or Vasantik Navaratri. This year, the festival starts from 6th April 2019 on Saturday and will conclude on 14th April.
Lord Rama's birthdate falls on the last day of Chaitra Navaratri, hence, it is also called Ram Navaratri. As per Hindu festival calendar and astrology, Mother Goddess will come riding on horse this year. At the festival of Navaratri, the nine Shakti forms of Goddess are worshiped by Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri. Scroll down the page to know the tithi and timing of worship of Goddess Durga on Navratri date and day.
Navratri 2019: Puja time and tithi
If you talk about the auspicious time of the Chaitra Navaratri 2019, then the best time is from 6.09 am to 10.19 am.
The nine days of Navaratri are devoted to worship and worship of different 9 forms of the Goddess.
Navaratri I - Shailpurati
Navaratri II - Brahmacharini
Navratri III - Chandraghanta
Navratri Chaturthi - Kushmanda
Navratri Panchami - Skandamata
Navratri Sheshthi - Katyayani
Navaratri Saptami - Kalaratri
Navaratri Ashtami - Mahagauri
Navaratri Navami - Siddhidathri
Chaitra navratri in North India
Chaitra Navaratri is popular in northern India. In Maharashtra it is celebrated as Gudi Padava and in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the festival is celebrated by the name of Ugadi. Devotees believe that at the time of Chaitra Navratri, the mother Durga herself comes to earth and bless everyone with their desired wishes.