Kajari Navami puja, Kajri Navmi festival is observed on Navami in Shravan Month, the ninth day after Shravan Amavasya in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh. In 2017, Kajari Navami puja date is August 1.
The celebrations of Kajari Purnima begin on the Kajari Navami, Shravan Shukla Navami. On Kajli Navami day, women go to fields and bring clay in leaves. The place around the puja room is cleaned and sanctified with cow dung. With rice flour rangoli patterns are designed. Drawing of rangoli patterns or designs is referred as ‘Navami. After doing all these, the clay in the leaf is worshipped.