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Why is Navratri Celebrated - NAVRATRI Festival 2021

Navaratri 2021 in India will begin on Sunday , 7 October and ends on Monday , 7 October Dates may vary. Happy Navratri 2021   Navratri commemorates the victory of Goddess Durga over a demon, Mahishasur, who had started toturing innocent people. At the call of the gods, Goddess Durga, astride a lion, fought with the demon and cut off his head. Navratri is a joyous Hindu festival which is celebrated during early fall season - from the first to the ninth date of Ashwin Shukla Paksha of the Hindu calendar (late September / early October). The goddess in the form of the Universal Mother is worshiped for nine nights and hence the name nava-ratri. On the tenth day, the festival comes to an end with a special puja called Vijaya Dasami. Navaratri festival, which becomes Durga Puja in Bengal and Eastern India towards the latter part, is devoted to Mother Goddess known as Durga; Bhadrakali; Amba or Jagadamba; Annapurna; Sarvamangala; Bhairavi; Chan

Telling about the formation of DIWALI STORY

There are lot of stories telling about the formation of Diwali. Below are some of them. 1. Return of Rama:- The most famous legend behind the celebrations of diwali is about Return of Lord Sri Rama (Prince of Ayodya) to Ayodhya after Winning war with Ravana. Sri Ramachandra was staying in jungle for 14 years to full fill the promise his father has given to one of his wife. At that time The Devil king Ravana has kidnapped the Devi sita the wife of Rama. So Sri ramachandra conducted the war with help of monkey soldiers and won the war. He returned to Ayodhya with his wife Sita and younger brother Lakshmana after fourteen years. To Celebrate the joy of this occasion people of Ayodhya decorated their home with lamps to show the love and affection to their Price. So that day is celebrated as Diwali from there. 2. Incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi :- People believe that Goddess Lakshmi (of wealth and prosperity), was incarnated On the auspicious new moon day, whi