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Significance of various colours in Navratri

Significance of various colours in Navratri

Navratri is worshipping of Goddess Durga. It is celebrated throughout the country with great joy and devotion. The festival is celebrated for nine days. It begins from October 13 and ends on October 22 with Vijayadashami or Dasara. Devotees wear various colours of dresses during these nine days.

Here is the significance of various colours that are worn by devotees. Even Goddess Dugra is also adorned with various colours of sarees.

On the first day, devotees wear bright red colour dress and worship Shailaputri Maa. Goddess Durga is also dressed in a bright red saree. Red signifies power.

On the second day, devotees worship Brahmacharini in royal blue colour dress. Royal blue represents power, divinity, emancipation and the divine grace of the Goddess.


On the third day, Goddess is worshipped in the form of Chandraghanta by wearing yellow clothes. Yellow symbolizes courage and tranquility of the Goddess.

Devotees worship Maa Durga in the form of Kushmanda in green costumes on the fourth day. Green symbolizes nature and life.

Skandamata is the form of Goddess on the fifth day. Grey is the colour to be worn by devotees. Grey is a stable colour and is symbol for calmness.

Next form of the Goddess is Katyayani. Orange colour is worn on this day. Orange indicates emotional strength, warmth and happiness.

Goddess Durga is worshipped as Kalratri in white dress on the seventh day. White represents purity, perfection and completeness.

Maha Gauri is the form of Goddess on the eighth day. Pink is the colour of the day which signifies compassion, tenderness and beauty.

Maa Durga is worshipped as Siddhidatri on the ninth day. It is believed that this form of Goddess has abundant supernatural powers since Siddhidatri embodies all Siddhis. Colour of the day is sky blue. It represents peace and serenity.

Vijayadashami or Dasara is celebrated on the tenth day. It represents the victory of good over evil i.e. the victory of Goddess Durga or Kali on demon Mahishasura.

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