9 Colours of Durga Navratri

What are the 9 colours to be used for Durga Navratri? What are the nine special colours of sarees to wear by women during Durga Navratri? The tradition of 9 colours is very common in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some other North Indian states during Durga Navaratri puja.

In 2013, Navratri begins on October 5 with Kalasha Sthapana and ends on October 13 with Vijaya Dashami. Read this article for Colors for 9 days of Navratri 2014..

Navratri Colours – Nine Colours for Nine days:

Durga Navratri is the most sacred and most celebrated festivity season of India. The Navratri festival has a unique tradition of colors.

During the festival, devotees wear different colors of dresses that are referred by the Brahmins and other Pandits. Generally the nine colors represent the nine avatars or incarnations or manifestations of Goddess Durga Maa.

During Durga Navratri festival, devotees perform alankar (make up) to Durga Mata idol with the referred colour of the saree.

Which coloured dress to be worn during Navratri?

The colours of Navratri remain same for every region but, the manifestations or the forms and the names of the Goddesses may vary from the region to region. Generally the nine colours of Durga Navaratri are – Parrot Green, Orange, Yellow, Sky Blue, Pink, Grey, Green, Ink blue and Royal blue. On the tenth day or on Vijaya Dashami day, Red colour is used.

Nine Colors of Navratri 2014 – 9 dresses to wear during Durga Navratri 2014

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  118. Do we need compulsory wear these color dresses on navaratri….. and why should wear red color on 10th day of navaratri, can you please explain.

    Jai bloe durga mata ki JAI

    By Nagaraju at October 4, 2012 at 1:14 pm
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  122. thanks 4 giving information n i m following these colour 4 nine days

    By varsha at September 28, 2011 at 12:05 pm
  123. plz tell me the colors of durga navratri for 2012

    By nidhi at March 23, 2011 at 4:14 am
  124. A complete guide to Navratri festivities taking place all over :

    By zindigi at October 12, 2010 at 10:22 am
  125. thanks for giving this information of 9 days Navratri colours
    and this is benefitial for us

    By simran at October 11, 2010 at 7:45 am
  126. thanks for this navratri colours information its very helpful

    By Rosy at October 8, 2010 at 10:13 am
  127. Will this order changes as per year? If so, Please explain in detail.

    By Raghu at October 8, 2010 at 12:02 am
  128. THANK YOU FOR THE ARTICLE ON NAVRATRI COLOURS FOR 2012.

    By I.K.DESAI at October 7, 2010 at 6:19 am
  129. I love Navratri very much. Nine colours of Navratri is a great concept to wear nine different dresses / sarees and to decorate navdurga goddesses in different colors

    By Durga Agarwal at October 6, 2010 at 3:09 pm
  130. Thanks for the updated article of Navratri colours 2012

    By Krishna at October 6, 2010 at 3:08 pm
  131. Nice concept. I like it too. I got to know from a friend of mine. and will try to follow this. lets see how far i succeed. This trend will be new for Delhi wale i guess.

    By hema at October 5, 2010 at 9:22 am
  132. pls send me the list of colours that should wear in durga navratra puja.

    By lata at October 5, 2010 at 9:20 am
  133. Quite informative. I found some more info about the same in some other websites.

    By Neha at September 29, 2010 at 8:30 am
  134. hey please i need d navratri 9 days colours of 2012 so plz send me a mail
    thanxx a lot……

    By sneha metalia at September 27, 2010 at 7:16 am
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    By SWATI DEEPAK SATHE at August 9, 2010 at 6:46 am
  136. What are the nine special colours of sarees or dress to wear by women during Durga Saran Navratri

    By soniya Bhagat at June 15, 2010 at 7:09 am
  137. i like this website very much. thank you very much for the information.

    By knj at January 3, 2010 at 9:57 pm
  138. what are the 9 colours of navratri 2010

    By raghunath patel at November 23, 2009 at 8:09 am
  139. thank you very much for this beautiful informations

    By Smita Vartak at September 23, 2009 at 2:33 pm
  140. I had no clue about the colors to wear for navratri…I do now, dhanyavaad. We are in the USA and have los of garba / dhandia raas all over as well as lots of Devi Bhagwats so this info is good to know.

    By savitri at September 22, 2009 at 6:15 pm
  141. thanx for the information about the colours of Maa Durga

    By Manisha at September 19, 2009 at 9:03 pm
  142. please send the details for navaratri 2009 saree colours.

    By SUREKHA at September 18, 2009 at 12:04 pm
  143. I am following these colours for nine days of Navratri since last three years…..and its being followed all over here in Mumbai as I can see ladies dressed in the same saree colour as the colour of the day….its really enjoyable and fun!!….We are going to follow the same this year too in our office also…..Subh Navratri to all in advance……..

    By Sonali at September 12, 2009 at 7:19 pm
  144. Thank you very much. Till date, I don’t know about this information. But got this year. Will surely try to wear sarees in these colours.

    By Rajeswari at September 9, 2009 at 11:59 am
  145. Thank you for the article on Navratri colours for 2009 Maha Navratri Durga Puja. In Ahmedabad, Surat, Gandhi Nagar and Ambaji temple we celebrate Durga Pooja with great devotion.

    By Manish C Patel at August 29, 2009 at 9:09 pm
  146. awesome Color Information…wears these colors of dresses and Play the Dandiya Ras at Ahmedabad. Thanks for the information on Navratri colors

    Enjoy!!!!

    By amdcommu at August 28, 2009 at 4:19 pm
  147. Nice blog Naveen :)

    Various info about the Hinduism and festivals of Hindus.

    By Vikiraj at August 13, 2009 at 11:48 am