Shakambari Navratri is a nine-day festival celebrated during Paush Month as per Hindu calendar. In 2017, Shakambari Navratri begins on January 6 and ends on January 12.
Shakambari Navratri is observed with great gusto at Shakambari temples across India, especially in states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, and some other states where Shakambari Temples are located.
This Navratri, also known as Paush Navratri, begins on Ashtami in Shukla Paksha of Paush Maas and ends on Paush Purnima.
On the concluding day, Shakambari Jayanti is celebrated.
Shakambari Navratri in major temples of Goddess Shakambari:
Paush Navratri is celebrated in Shakambari temples located in Badami, Bangalore in Karnataka, in Nagewadi, Maharashtra, Kumbhoj near Satara, Sharanpur in Uttar Pradesh and Sambhar in Rajasthan.