Navratri special: Significance of each color in nine-day long festival

Navratri is just a day away and each and every person is really eager for this pious festival. The nine-day long festival is dedicated to the 9 different forms of Goddess Durga. Each form of Mata Rani signifies diverse qualities and is decorated in 9 diverse colours - in each of the 9 days. This article highlights the worth of the nine shades in Navratri -

  1. First Day (Red Colour)

The first day of the pious festival called Navratri is known as "Pratipada". On the very first day, Goddess Durga is worshipped as Shailputri. The energetic colour red for the Pratipada day depicts strength and accomplishment.

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  1. Second Day (Royal Blue)

On the second day of Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped as Brahmacharini. The peacock blue colour has been chosen for this day and the colour depicts serenity yet robust energy.

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  1. Third Day (Yellow)

On the third day (or Tritiya), Goddess Durga is worshipped as Chandraghanta. Yellow colour has been chosen for this day and it is a vivacious colour and livens up everyone's temperament.

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  1. Fourth Day (Green)

On the fourth day, Goddess Durga is worshipped as Kushmanda. Green colour has been chosen for this day.

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  1. Fifth Day (Grey)

On the fifth day (or Panchami), Goddess Durga is worshipped as "Skand Mata". The grey colour has been chosen for this day and the colour signifies a vulnerable mother who can turn out to be a storm cloud whenever it is wanted to defend her baby.

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  1. Sixth Day (Orange)

On the 6th day or Shasthi, Goddess Durga is worshipped as "Katyayani". Orange colour has been chosen for this day and the colour depicts bravery.

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  1. Seventh Day (White)

On the 7th day or Saptami of Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped as "Kalratri". White colour has been chosen for this day and the colour depicts prayer and peace.

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  1. Eighth Day (Pink)

On the 8th day of Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped as Maha Gauri. The pink colour portrays confidence and a new start.

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  1. Ninth Day (Light Blue)

On the 9th day of Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped as "Siddhidatri". Sky blue colour depicts nature's beauty.

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So folks, what are you waiting for, set your wardrobes ready for the next nine days!

 

by Vijay Singh | Tue, Oct 09 - 03:22 PM

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