Navratri Colours 2013 or 9 colours of Durga Navratri 2013 are given here. In Maharashtra and Gujarat, women wear nine colors of sarees during Navratri. The tradition of 9 colours during Navratri Puja is very common in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some other North Indian states.
Here, we are providing detailed information on Navratri colours and the significance of the particular day.
The nine colours of Navratri list will be uploaded a day or couple before the Navratri Ghatasthapana day. In 2013, Navratri begins on October 5 and ends on October 13. Vasant Navratri begins on April 11 and ends on April 19.
Download Navratri Calendar 2012 with nine colours from this post
The colours are highlighted in Bold Black colored font. This post on 9 colours for Navratri 2012 will be updated during Navratri time (October 2012). The colours will be given in local Gujarati and Marathi newspapers.
Nine-day Navratri – Nine colours of Durga Navratri 2012
First Day: The Goddess of first day in Navratri is dressed in Red coloured saree. First Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Kalasha Sthapana (Ghatasthapana) – Prathami Puja or Padyami Puja – Installation of earthen pot – Ashwin Shukla Padyami (Ashwin masa Shudda Prathami) – 16 October 2012. Red color is the color for the first day of Navratri 2012.
Second Day: The Goddess of second day in Navratri is dressed in Sky Blue coloured saree. Second Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Preethi Dwitiya (Preeti Vidiya) – Ashwin Shukla Dwitiya - 17 October 2012. Color for second day of Navratri 2012 is Sky Blue.
Third Day: The Goddess of third day in Navratri is dressed in Yellow coloured saree. Third Day of Durga Navaratri – Sthana Vriddhi Gauri Vrata – Ashwin Masa Shudda Tritiya (Aswayuja Shukla Thadiya) – 18 October 2012. – Sindhoor Tritiya. Sowbhagya Teej. Color of third day in Navratri 2012 is Yellow. Tritiya & Chaturthi coincides on 18 October as 3rd and fourth day of Navratri are considered as on same day…
Fourth Day: The Goddess of fourth day in Navratri is dressed in Yellow coloured saree. Fourth Day of Durga Saran Navaratri 2012 – Bhouma Chaturthi – Ashwin Masa Shudda Chaturthi (Ashwayuja Shukla Chavithi) – 18 October 2012. Fourth day color of Navratri 2012 is Yellow.
Fifth Day: The Goddess of fifth day in Navratri is dressed in Green coloured saree. Fifth Day of Durga Saran Navaratri 2012 – Upang Lalitha Gauri Vrata (Sri Lalitha Panchami or Maha Panchami) – Ashwin Shudda Panchami – 19 October 2012. Fifth day Color of Navratri 2012 is Green.
Sixth Day: The Goddess of sixth day in Navratri is dressed in Grey coloured saree. Sixth Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Maha Sashti – Ashwin Shudda Sashti – Ashwin Shudda Sashti – 20 October 2012. 6th day colour of Navratri 2012 is Grey.
Seventh Day: The Goddess of seventh day in Navratri is dressed in Orange coloured saree. Seventh Day of Durga Saran Navaratri 2012 – Maha Saptami – Ashwin Shudda Saptami – Triratra Vrata Aarambha Utsava Puja (Trirathrotsavam) – 21 October 2012. 7th day colour of Navratri 2012 is Orange.
Eighth Day: The Goddess of eighth day in Navratri is dressed in White colored saree. Eighth Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Durga Ashtami (Maha Astami) – Ashwin Shudda Astami – Sri Maha Durga Puja – Goddess Saraswati Mata Puja – 22 October 2012. 8th day color of Navratri 2012 is: White.
Ninth Day: The Goddess of ninth day in Navratri is dressed in Pink coloured saree. Ninth Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Maharnavami Puja (Maha Navami) – Suhasini Puja – Ayudha Puja – Kanya Puja or Kumari Puja – Ashwin Shudda Navami – 23 October 2012. 9th day color of Navratri 2012 is: Pink.
Tenth Day: Vijayadashami. The Goddess of tenth day in Navratri is dressed in Blue coloured saree. Tenth Day of Durga Navaratri 2012 – Vijaya Dashami (Dussera / Dasara / Dussehra) – Mahishasura Vadha – Ashwin Shudda Dashami – 24 October 2012. But this time Vijaya Dashami is the 9th day of Navratri due to some shuffle in thithis. Color of dress to wear on Vijaya Dashami in 2012 is: Blue..
For Navratri 2012, the colours remain same but the day or date to use/wear will change according to Marathi / Gujarati Panchang. Local pundits will decide about colors of Navratri.
All the above information on Navratri colours 2012 will be given in Newspapers like Maharashtra Times & Bombay Times of a day or couple prior to Navratri…