Navratri is a nine-day festival showing gratitude towards the world's creator. As per Hindu beliefs, the utmost feminine power, Goddess Durga has nine manifestations and all of them are worshipped during the festival.
The festival has a deep religious significance and is celebrated as – Vasanta or Chaitra Navratri, Ashadha Navratri, Sharad Navratri, Paush Navratri and Magha Navaratri. However, Vasanta Navratri and Sharad Navratri are celebrated with much fanfare throughout the country.
NEWS WORLD INDIA | March 18 , 2018