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What can I cook on 9th day of Navratri?

Devotees on this day, break their nine-day fast and worship all the nine forms of Goddess Durga. Dishes like halwa, puri and chana are offered to the goddesses as bhog. The colour for the ninth day is Purple.

What do the 9 days of Navratri signify?

Navratri worships Goddess Durga, but it is a nine-day celebration of the victory of Rama over Ravana. On the other hand, Durga Puja is for the victory of Durga over the demon Mahishasur.

What Prasad is offered in Navratri?

Sweet pongal, ven pongal, rice payasam (made with cow’s milk & jaggery), curd rice (daddojanam), kesari, medhu vada / garelu, poornam burelu, black chana sundal, panakam, vadapappu and chalimidi are mainly offered to Goddess Durga during these 9 days as naivedyam.

What is the importance of each day in Navratri?

The festival is associated to the prominent battle that took place between Durga and the demon Mahishasura to celebrate the victory of good over evil. These nine days are solely dedicated to Durga and her nine avatars – the Navadurga. Each day is associated to an incarnation of the goddess: Day 1 – Shailaputri.

Which colour wear on 9th day of Navratri?

Navratri Day 9: Pink She depicts compassion and purity and pink colour is considered auspicious on this day as it depicts hope, self-refinement and social upliftment.

What do you offer goddess Durga during the nine days?

Devotees offer pure desi ghee to the first form of Durga on the first day. The second day marks Durga’s second avatar, Goddess Brahmacharini. This monastic goddess is a symbol of penance, renunciation and nobility. She is served a bhog of sugar and fruits on the second day.

What do we do on Navaratri?

Navratri is the most auspicious puja that Hindu households perform with a great religious fervor and enthusiasm. Here is a simple do at home puja procedure for Navratri. Durga, the goddess of victory is worshipped in nine forms. Each day of Navratri is dedicated to worshipping one of these forms.

What are the 9 colors of Navratri?

Navratri 2021: Nine colours of Navratri and their significance

  • DAY 1 – ORANGE. The festival begins with the bright and vibrant Orange.
  • DAY 2 – WHITE. White is the colour for Day 2, which is a symbol of peace and purity.
  • DAY 3 – RED.
  • DAY 5 – YELLOW.
  • DAY 6 – GREEN.
  • DAY 7 – GREY.
  • DAY 8 – PURPLE.

What is the story behind Navratri?

It is believed that Goddess Durga is a reincarnation of Goddess Parvati, who is the wife of Lord Shiva. The Navaratri festival that celebrates the defeat of Mahishasura by Goddess Durga signifies the victory of good over evil. In some parts of India, people observe fast during Navaratri.

Which is the 10th day of Navratri festival?

The 10th day is called Dusshera (or dussera or also as Vijayadashami). This festival begins on the first day of Ashwin shukla-paksha (1st day of the bright fortnight of lunar month Ashwin). Every night of the festival a new avatar (or cosmic form) of Durga is worshipped.

What kind of food is served at Navratri?

Variety of food and snacks are prepared from breakfast to dinner, and everyone has a gala time. The delicacies prepared are usually first offered as bhog, naivedyam to the Goddess and therefore the menu is planned in accordance to its importance to the festival.

Who is worshipped on the first day of Navaratri?

Goddess Shailputri (daughter of the mountain) is the deity of worship on the first day of Navaratri. By offering ghee or bhog prepared in ghee, devotees are believed to be blessed with good health. The ascetic Maa Brahmacharini is worshiped on the second day of Navratri.

Which is the date of puja in Navratri?

In the evening devotees sing bhajans, perform puja, offer specially prepared naivedyams (or bhog or navratri recipes) and then distribute naivedyam among other devotees and friends. This year Navratri will begin on Thursday 7 October 2021, and ends on Friday 15 Ocatober 2021