Navratri 2020 begins at present. The wait is over and the nine-day Navratri devoted to worshipping the 9 avatars of Goddess Durga or Shakti has arrived. This Navratri can be referred to as the Shardiya Navratri because it happens throughout ‘Sharad’ or the autumn season. Shardiya Navratri is probably the most auspicious and important of the 4 Navratris in a yr noticed by Hindu devotees. The primary day of Navratri is named ‘Pratipada’, when ‘Ghatasthapana’ or ‘Kalash Sthapana’ is completed and the primary avatar of Navdurga – Goddess Shailputri- is worshipped. ‘Ghatasthapana’ could be described because the establishing of the seat the place Goddess Durga will keep for 9 days.
You will need to have already cleaned your own home and decorations with flowers and rangoli have been executed. Most devotees begin the Navratri quick at present. They eat particular vrat meals solely as soon as a day – within the night. Navratri is a time for feeling contented, having fun with with household and pals dressing up and naturally rangoli, Garba dance and lights! However do take precautions because the Covid pandemic remains to be raging. Make this Navratri memorable with household at residence.
Shardiya Navratri 2020: Learn about Shailputri, the primary avatar of Goddess Durga
The primary day of Navratri is ‘Pratipada’ and Goddess Shailputri is worshipped at present. In line with scriptures, Shailputri is the daughter of Lord Himalaya. She is also called Parvati, Bhavani and Hemavati. She has a half moon on her brow and holds a trident in her proper hand and a lotus in her left hand. Shailputri is seated on Nandi (bull).
Shardiya Navratri 2020: Muhurat for Ghatasthapana and Shailputri Puja
- ‘Ghatasthapana’: Saturday, October 17
- ‘Ghatasthapana’ Muhurat: 6.23 AM to 10.12 AM
- ‘Ghatasthapana’ Abhijit Muhurat’: 11:43 AM to 12:29 PM.
Shailputri Puja is completed instantly after ‘Ghatasthapana’. Devotees recite particular prayers – Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Shailaputri Rupena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah.