Chaitra Navratri Kalash Sthapna- Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Ghatasthapana Muhurat 2020- 06:00 am-06:57 am
Duration of Chaitra Navratri Kalash Sthapna- 00 hours 56 minutes
Pratipada Tithi begins- Tuesday, 24th March 2020 at 02:57 pm
Pratipada Tithi Ends- Wednesday, 25th March 25, 2020, at 05:26 pm
Chaitra Navratri Kalash Sthapna Muhurat is on the Pratipada Tithi
Every year, Chaita Navratri starts from Pratipada Tithi of Chaitra month Shukla Paksha. In 2020 it will start on 25th March. Devotees also celebrate this festival in the form of Vasantik Navratri. Later, the celebration of Navami will take place on 3rd April.
In addition to this, from this day, Vikram Navamsatwar 2077 will begin. This year, planet Mercury will be the King of Hindi New Year as the year begins on Wednesday.
During this time, devotees worship nine different forms of Maa Durga on the nine days of Navratri. This year, there are many auspicious yogas that are also taking place in Navratri. According to the expert Astrologers, worship of the Goddess Durga in Navratri gives fruitful results in these yogas. On this Chaitra Navratri, there will be four Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga, five Ravi Yoga and one Guru Pushya Yoga.
With utmost devotion, whosoever pray to Goddess Durga in this auspicious yoga, receives her blessings. In addition, it is the most auspicious period to start a new work, business or lay the foundation stone of house in all the 9 days of Navratri.
With the beginning of Chaitra Navratri, the weather starts changing. Post the Winters’s bliss, the Sun of Summer starts to shine in the sky.
Each day in Navratri, devotees worship nine forms of Maa Durga in a systematic manner. Significantly, those who observe fasting for nine days in Navratri, perform the ritual of Kalash Sthapana on the first day. On Ashtami, they perform the ritual of Kanya Pujan in which they touch the feet of young girls and offer them Navratri special food.
At the same time, Mahanavami of Chaitra Navratri is also known as Ramnavami. Lord Rama was born on this day.
The day of Navratri starts with Kalash Sthapana or the establishment of Kalash. This ritual has significant importance in the Navratri Puja. Along with chanting Mantra, the next step is to sow barley and wheat in the soil beneath the Kalash.
After this, worshipping lord Ganesha, nine planets, etc takes place. Further, worshipping the first incarnation of Goddess Durga, Shailputri and reading the Shailputri Katha takes place. After this, reciting Sri Durga Saptashati and Durga Chalisa. Further, on the basis of every day, you should worship the nine forms of Maa Durga.
25th March- First day – Pratipada – Worship of Goddess Shailputri
26th March- Second day – Dwitiya – Worship of Goddess Brahmacharini
27th March- Third-Day – Tritiya – Worship of Goddess Chandraghanta
28th March- Fourth Day – Chaturthi Date – Worship of Goddess Kushmanda
29th March- Fifth Day – Panchami Tithi – Worship of Goddess Skandamata
30th March- Sixth day – Shashthi date – Worshiping mother Katyayani
31 March – Seventh-day – Saptami Tithi – Worship of Goddess Kalratri
01 April – 8th day – Ashtami Tithi – Worshiping Goddess Mahagauri
02 April – Ninth Day – Navami Date – Worship of Goddess Siddhidatri
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