On 12 February 2021 Gupt Navratri begins (Magha Navratri). Gupt Navratri ends on 20 February 2021. It is observed in the Shukla Paksha during Magha maas or Magh month. Magh Navratri is called as Gupt Navratri.
This festival is dedicated to Goddess Shakti and each form of the Goddess is worshipped on each day. In some places Navadurga forms and in some other places Nava Devi forms are worshipped.
Magh Navratri is mainly observed in North Indian states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. Another Gupt Navratri celebrated to worship nine forms of Durga is Ashad Navratri.
Another least known Navratri festival is Paushya Navratri observed in Paush month. The famous and most celebrated Navratri festivals are observed during Chaitra month (Vasant Navratri) and Ashwin month (Sharad Durga Navaratri).
Festivals during Magh Navratri 2021
Chandra Darshan – 13 February 2021
Ganesh Jayanti – 15 February 2021
Vasant Panchami – 16 February 2021
Varuna Shashti – 17 February 2021
Ratha Saptami – 19 February 2021
Bhishmashtami – 19 February 2021
Bhishma Navami, Nandini Devi Puja – 20 February 2021