Navratri is just around the corner and people are excited to get dressed and play Garba all night! The most exciting part of Navratri apart from playing Garba is actually following the specific Navratri colours assigned to each day. Women who celebrate nine nights festivals of Nav Durga follow the particular colour of the day. This tradition is very popular among states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. We have listed the Navratri colours 2019.
Listed below are the Navratri colours 2019:
Navratri Day 1 – September 29, (Sunday)
The first day of Navratri is called Pratipada and the colour of the day is ORANGE
Day 1 of this festival celebrates Goddess Shailputri. This avatar of goddess Durga is an incarnation of the collective power of Lord Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. The goddess in this avatar is worshipped as a companion of Lord Shiva.
Navratri Day 2 – September 30, (Monday)
The second day is called Dwitiya and the colour of the day is WHITE
Day 2 celebrates goddess Brahmcharini who is the 2nd avatar of Maa Durga. She is ecstatic and spreads happiness, peace, prosperity and grace.
Navratri Day 3 – October 1, (Tuesday)
The third day is called Tritiya and the Navratri colour of the day is RED
Day 3 celebrates Goddess Chandraghanta. She represents beauty and grace and is worshipped for peace, tranquillity and prosperity in life. She is the symbol of bravery.
Navratri Day 4 – October 2, (Wednesday)
The fourth day is Chaturthi and the colour of the day is ROYAL BLUE
Day 4 of Navratri celebrates goddess Kushmunda. This avatar of the goddess is considered as the creator of the universe.
Navratri Day 5 – October 3, (Thursday)
The fifth day is called Panchami and the colour of the day is YELLOW
Day 5 of Navratri celebrates Goddess Skand Mata. She is the mother of Karthikeya and represents the vulnerability of a mother who can fight anyone.
Navratri Day 6 – October 4, (Friday)
The sixth day of Navratri is called Sashti and the colour of the day is GREEN
Day 6 celebrates goddess Katyayani who was born to the great sage, Kata, as an avatar of Durga.
Navratri Day 7 – October 5, (Saturday)
The seventh day is called Saptami and the colour of the day is GREY
Day 7 of the festival celebrates Goddess Kalratri. This avatar of the goddess has a dark complexion, dishevelled hair and a fearless posture. She is the most fierce form of goddess Durga
Navratri Day 8 – October 6, (Sunday)
The eighth day of Navratri is called Ashtami and the colour of the day is PURPLE
Day 8 of the festival celebrates goddess Maha Gauri, the eighth avatar of Maa Durga. The Goddess represents intelligence, peace, prosperity and calm.
Navratri Day 9 – October 7, (Monday)
The ninth day of Navratri is called Navami and the colour of the day is PEACOCK GREEN
The last day of Navratri celebrates Goddess Siddhidatri. The goddess is known for having supernatural healing powers and represents a blissful state of mind, just like the sky on a clear day.
Let us know if you followed all the Navratri colours 2019!