Navratri Celebrations Kerala


Navratri Festival

Navratri is one of the peak festivals of Hindus celebrated with devotion, love and fervor all over India. It is also called as Navratras. The Navratri Celebrations is very colorful & exclusive.  ‘Nava’ means ‘nine’ and ‘ratri’ is made up of ‘ra’ which also means ‘night’ and ‘tri’ meaning the three aspects of our life – body, mind and soul. So the idea behind Navaratri is the time for refinement of our own evil characteristics like hatred, jealousy, ignorance, anger, greed, violence, etc inside and outside of us. Navratri exactly means “nine nights” is one of the best celebrated Hindu festivals in India. Kerala information provides the best details about the Navratri Celebrations Kerala, Navratri Celebrations, top navratri wallpaper, navratri wallpaper, navratri pictures, navratri etc.

In the Navratri Celebrations, first three days of Navratri are dedicated to Goddess Durga (Warrior Goddess) dressed in red and mounted on a lion. Her various embodiments – Kumari, Parvati and Kali – are worshipped during these days. They correspond to the three different classes of womanhood that include the child, the young girl and the mature woman. Next three days are dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi (Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity), dressed in gold and mounted on an owl and finally, last three are dedicated to Goddess Saraswati (Goddess of Knowledge), dressed in milky white and mounted on a pure white swan. Sweetmeats are prepared for the celebrations. Children and adults dress up in new bright-colored dresses for the night performances.

However, this year the Navratri poojas will start on Wednesday, the 28th of September and will continue for 9 days until Thursday, the 6th of October Navratri in March-April period is called Vasantha Navratri which is good for attaining success in endeavors. Navaratri stimulates the Earth from a sleep.  The last three days of concluding the puja are known as Durgashtami, mahanavami and vijayadasami. It is said that Durgashtami is the day of ayudya puja. At this day all the tools and vehicles of the home are worshipped. On the day of Durgashtami, a traditional event called Pujavaipu is performed in the evening and due to this service any effort associated to studies is kept suspended and books are reserved away. Trodden rice, roasted paddy (malar), jaggery, fruits and so on are presented to Saraswati, as worshipping the divinity of knowledge in the next day called Mahanavami. Next morning of Vijayadasami after the puja, the books and the study materials which are kept for puja are taken away from the room and this ceremony is called `Puja Eduppu\u2019. Since, it is interesting to see the Hindu people, belonging to different regions of India, to celebrate Navratri with equal enthusiasm, every year.

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