Nava means nine Ratri means night. Thus, Navaratri is a Hindu festival that spans nine nights and is celebrated every year in the autumn. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian cultural sphere. The tenth day is celebrated as Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra marking the victory of good over evil. Here, is a small attempt to create awareness about this festival along with how it’s celebrated throughout India through our Navratri printables.
There are two myths related to Navratri. One states that Maa Durga was created from the powers of Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva & Lord Brahma , when all the gods of heaven requested a solution to be freed from the cruelty of Mahisasura, the king of asuras. Maa Durga armed with all kinds of weapons gifted by the Gods fought Mahisasura for nine days & on the tenth day killed Mahisasura.
Other according to Ramayana, the battle between Lord Rama and Ravana started on Saptami and Rama killed Ravana on Navami. Ravana’s body was cremated on Dashami. Thus, Vijayadashami is celebrated with Raavan Dahan throughout India.
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