9 Colours of Durga Navratri

Navratri calendar 2013 with colors

Navratri calendar 2013 with colors

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 2019, Navratri begins on September 29 with Kalasha Sthapana and ends on October 8 with Vijaya Dashami. Read this article for Colors for 9 days of Navratri 2019..

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.

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  1. Vikiraj says:

    Nice blog Naveen 🙂

    Various info about the Hinduism and festivals of Hindus.

  2. amdcommu says:

    awesome Color Information…wears these colors of dresses and Play the Dandiya Ras at Ahmedabad. Thanks for the information on Navratri colors


  3. Manish C Patel says:

    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.

  4. Rajeswari says:

    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.

  5. Sonali says:

    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……..

  6. SUREKHA says:

    please send the details for navaratri 2009 saree colours.

  7. Manisha says:

    thanx for the information about the colours of Maa Durga

  8. savitri says:

    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.

  9. Smita Vartak says:

    thank you very much for this beautiful informations

  10. raghunath patel says:

    what are the 9 colours of navratri 2010

  11. knj says:

    i like this website very much. thank you very much for the information.

  12. soniya Bhagat says:

    What are the nine special colours of sarees or dress to wear by women during Durga Saran Navratri



  14. sneha metalia says:

    hey please i need d navratri 9 days colours of 2012 so plz send me a mail
    thanxx a lot……

  15. Neha says:

    Quite informative. I found some more info about the same in some other websites.

  16. lata says:

    pls send me the list of colours that should wear in durga navratra puja.

  17. hema says:

    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.

  18. Krishna says:

    Thanks for the updated article of Navratri colours 2012

  19. Durga Agarwal says:

    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

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  21. Raghu says:

    Will this order changes as per year? If so, Please explain in detail.

  22. Rosy says:

    thanks for this navratri colours information its very helpful

  23. simran says:

    thanks for giving this information of 9 days Navratri colours
    and this is benefitial for us

  24. zindigi says:

    A complete guide to Navratri festivities taking place all over :

  25. nidhi says:

    plz tell me the colors of durga navratri for 2012

  26. varsha says:

    thanks 4 giving information n i m following these colour 4 nine days

  27. priyanka says:

    pl.tell me the colours of durga navratri for 2012

  28. sunita says:

    what is tomarrow i mean saturday’s colour of sari

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  30. Nagaraju says:

    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

  31. preeta says:

    which color should wear these nine days of navaratri 2012

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    please send me the nine color of sarees for navratri and the importance of each day withits mantra

  33. Sweety says:

    Awesome…. me so excited… v r allowed to wear a traditional outfit in school for a day…. this whole week in skul v wer discussing wat wil v wear.. and i still hav to choose… maybe according to the colorssss

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    Hi, what are the navratri colours 2013 list

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    Let me know the list of 9 colours of saris to be worn for navratri 2013

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    Pratipada – October 5, 2013 (Saturday) – Grey Dwitiya – October 6, 2013 (Sunday) – Orange Tritiya – October 7, 2013 (Monday) – White Chaturthi – October 8, 2013 (Tuesday) -Red Panchami – October 9 (Wednesday) – Blue Sashti – October 10 (Thursday) – Yellow Saptami – October 11 (Friday) – Green Ashtami – October 12 (Saturday) – Peacock Green Navami / Vijayadasami – October 13 (Sunday) – Purple