Dates of Navratri, Navratri Calendar 2017

Dates of Navratri, Navratri Calendar 2017


Navratri is the most important festival of Hindus. Nav Ratri is made of two words which means "nine nights". During these nine nights, Goddess Durga's Nine forms are worshipped. Mahishasur, a demon was killed by Goddess Durga. To celebrate victory of good over evil, Navratri is celebrated followed by Durga Puja to worship Goddess Durga. People fast on these nine days and visit temples. Here you will find dates of Navratri for Navratri 2017.

The dates of Navratri follows. Chaitra Vasant Navratri in March 2017 are from 28th March to 05th April (Tuesday to Next Wednesday).Sharad Navratri in September 2017 are from 21st September to 30th September (Thursday to Next Saturday). For the Sharad Navratri, you can check the Navratri 2017 colours.

Names of Navratri Goddesses


The names of nine goddesses or "nau devi" are Shailputri mata, Brahmcharini mata, Chandraghanta mata, Kushmanda mata, Sakand mata, Kattyaini mata, Kalratri mata, Mahagauri mata, Siddhidatri mata.The nine-day Navratri festival occurs twice a year once in the month of Chaitra and then in Aswayuja. The Gupt Navratri are held in the months of Ashada and Magha.

The first three days of Navratri are believed to be dedicated to Durga Maa, the Goddess of power and energy, the next three days are dedicated to Lakshmi Maa, the goddess of peace and prosperity and the last three days are dedicated to Saraswati Maa, the goddess of learning and knowledge who is worshipped to acquire the spiritual knowledge. Reading and listening to Durga Chalisa and Durga Saptshati is recommended.

Here we have given Chaitra Navratri 2017 Dates, Shardiya Navratri 2017 Dates, Ashadha Gupt Navratri 2017 Dates and Magha Gupt Navratri 2018 Dates. This is a full fledged year long Navratri Calendar. Navratri Calendar 2017 as well as starting of Navratri Calendar 2018 is given.

Chaitra Navratri 2017 Dates


Navratri Day 1(Pratipada) - March 28, 2017 (Tuesday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Day 2 (Dwitiya) - March 29, 2017 (Wednesday) - Chandra Darshan, Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 (Tritiya) - March 30, 2017 (Thursday) - Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 (Chaturthi) - March 31, 2017 (Friday) - Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 (Panchami) - April 1, 2017 (Saturday) - Lakshmi Panchami, Skandamata Puja, Skanda Sashti
Day 6 (Shashthi) - April 2, 2017 (Sunday) - Katyayani Puja
Day 7 (Saptami) - April 3, 2017 (Monday) - Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 (Ashtami) - April 4, 2017 (Tuesday) - Sri Durga Mahaashtami, Mahagauri Puja
Day 9 (Navami) - April 5, 2017 (Wednesday) - Ram Navami, Siddhidatri Puja
Chaitra Navratri 2017 ends

Shardiya Navratri 2017 Dates


Navratri Day 1 (Pratipada)- September 21, 2017 (Thursday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Day 2 (Dwitiya) - September 22, 2017 (Friday) - Chandra Darshan, Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 (Tritiya) - September 23, 2017 (Saturday) - Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 (Chaturthi) - September 24, 2017 (Sunday) - Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 (Panchami) - September 25, 2017 (Monday) - Lakshmi Panchami, Skandamata Puja, Skanda Sashti
Day 6 (Shashthi) - September 26, 2017 (Tuesday) - Katyayani Puja
Day 7 (Saptami) - September 27, 2017 (Wednesday) - Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 (Ashtami) - September 28, 2017 (Thursday) - Sri Durga Mahaashtami, Mahagauri Puja
Day 9 (Navami) - September 29, 2017 (Friday) - Ram Navami, Siddhidatri Puja
Day 9 (Navami) - September 30, 2017 (Saturday) - Dashami, Vijayadashami, Durga Visarjan
Shardiya  Navratri 2017 ends

Ashadha Gupt Navratri 2017 Dates


Navratri Day 1 (Pratipada)- June 24, 2017 (Saturday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Day 2 (Dwitiya) - June 25, 2017 (Sunday) - Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 (Tritiya) - June 26, 2017 (Monday) - Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 (Chaturthi) - June 27, 2017 (Tuesday) - Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 (Panchami) - June 28, 2017 (Wednesday) - Skandamata Puja
Day 6 (Shashthi) - June 29, 2017 (Thursday) - Katyayani Puja
Day 7 (Saptami) - June 30, 2017 (Friday) - Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 (Ashtami) - July 01, 2017 (Saturday) - Sri Durga Mahaashtami, Mahagauri Puja
Day 9 (Navami) - July 02, 2017 (Sunday) - Ram Navami, Siddhidatri Puja
Day 10 (Dashami) - July 03, 2017 (Monday) - Dashami
Ashadha Gupt Navratri 2017 ends

Magha Gupt Navratri 2018 Dates


Navratri Day 1(Pratipada) - January 18, 2018 (Thursday) - Ghatsthapana, Shailputri Puja
Day 2 (Dwitiya) - January 19, 2018 (Friday) -Brahmacharini Puja
Day 3 (Tritiya) - January 20, 2018 (Saturday) - Chandraghanta Puja
Day 4 (Chaturthi) - January 21, 2018 (Sunday) - Kushmanda Puja
Day 5 (Panchami) - January 22, 2018 (Monday) - Skandamata Puja
Day 6 (Shashthi) - January 23, 2018 (Tuesday) - Katyayani Puja
Day 7 (Saptami) - January 24, 2018 (Wednesday) - Kalaratri Puja
Day 8 (Ashtami) - January 25, 2018 (Thursday) - Sri Durga Mahaashtami, Mahagauri Puja
Day 9 (Navami) - January 26, 2018 (Friday) - Ram Navami, Siddhidatri Puja
Magha Gupt Navratri 2018 ends

Check Durga Ashtami 2017 Date. Hope you have found this Navratri 2017 Dates and Navratri 2018 Dates useful and will help you prepare for the Navratri festival well in advance. Wish all of you a Happy Navratri! Jai Mata Di!