Navratri 2013, Navaratras in 2013, Navratri schedule 2013, Navratri 2013 timetable, when Navratri begins, when Navratri 2013 ends?
Navratri, nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga is celebrated for four times in a year. But, Sharad Navratri which falls in Ashwin Month in Hindu calendar, is considered highly meritorious.
In 2013, Navratri Durga Puja begins on October 5 with Kalash Sthapana (Ghatsthapana) and ends on October 13 with Mahanavami…
Here is the detailed calendar of Navratri 2013…
- 1st Day of Navratri 2013 – Kalasha Sthapana (Ghatasthapana), Prathami Puja, Installation of earthen pot, Ashwin Shukla Pratipada: October 5, Saturday: Shailputri Puja. Chandra Darshan. Dwitiya Tithi.
- 2nd Day of Navratri 2013 – Preethi Dwitiya (Preeti Vidiya), Ashwin Shukla Dwitiya, October 6, Sunday: Brahmacharini Puja. Sindhara Dooj. Tritiya Tithi.
- 3rd Day of Navratri 2013 – Sthana Vriddhi Gauri Vrata, Ashwin Shukla Tritiya (Aswayuja Shukla Thadiya): October 7, Monday. Tritiya Tithi. Sindhur Tritiya. Mata Chandraghanta Puja.
- 4th Day of Navratri 2013 – Bhauma Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chaturthi: Ashwin Masa Shudda Chaturthi: October 8, Tuesday. Mata Kushmanda Puja.
- 5th day of Navratri 2013 – Upang Lalitha Gauri Vrata (Sri Lalitha Panchami or Maha Panchami): Ashwin Masa Shudda Panchami – October 9, Wednesday – Mata Skandamata Puja.
- 6th Day of Navratri 2013 – Maha Sashti; Ashwin Shudda Sashti; Saraswati Avahan; Saraswati Puja: October 10, Thursday. Katyayani Puja.
- 7th Day of Navratri 2013 – Maha Saptami, Ashwin Shudda Saptami, Triratra Vrata Aarambha Utsava Puja (Trirathrotsavam): October 11, Friday. Mata Kalratri Puja.
- 8th Day of Navratri 2013 – Durga Ashtami (Maha Astami), Ashwin Shudda Astami, Sri Maha Durga Puja, Bathukamma Festival in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh: Goddess Saraswati Mata Puja: October 12, Saturday. Mahagauri Puja.
- 9th Day of Navratri 2013 & 10th day of Navratri 2013 – Maharnavami Puja (Maha Navami), Suhasini Puja, Ayudha Puja; Kanya Puja or Kumari Puja; Ashwin Shudda Navami; October 13, Sunday. Mata Mahagauri Puja. Vijaya Dashami (Dussera / Dasara / Dussehra): Mahishasura Vadha; Ashwin Shudda Dashami, Maa Siddhidhatri Puja.