Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Navratri 2019 Dates - When is Sharan Navrathri in 2019? - Shardiya Navaratri September-October - Start, End Dates

Navratri 2019 Schedule:


Shardiya (Sharan) Navaratri celebrations 
- starts from September 29 (Sunday) 
- ends on October 7, 2019 (Monday).

- In Sringeri, Sri Saraswathi Puja is celebrated on Moola Nakshatra on October 5th (Saturday)

- Durgashtami is celebrated on October 6th (Sunday)
- Mahanavami is celebrated on October 7th (Monday)
- In Tamil Nadu, Ayudha Puja & Sri Saraswathi Pooja celebrated on October 7th (Monday).
- Vijayadasami is celebrated on October 8th (Tuesday)


Navaratri Meaning:


Navarathri literally means nine nights. Goddess Mother in various forms like Sri Durga, Sri Lakshmi, Sri Saraswathi will be worshipped with great devotion during Navaratri.

Navaratri is celebrated four times each year viz., 

1) Vasanta Navaratri in Chaitra month (March-April), 
2) Sharan Navaratri or Maha Navaratri or Shardiya Navaratri in Ashvin month (September-October), 
3) Ashad Navaratri or Gupt Navaratri in  Ashada month (June-July)
4) Shakambari Navaratri or Pausha / Magha Navaratri (December-January)


Sharan Navratri in Sringeri Sharadambal Temple :


In Sringeri, Sharan Navaratri is celebrated in a grand manner. Each day Goddess Sharadambal will bless devotees in special Alankaram. 

The ruling pontiff Jagadguru Shankaracharya will perform special puja to Goddess Sharadamba in the noon.

There will be Darbar in the night, which is a special programme during Sharan Navaratri in Sringeri since the time of Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Vidyaranya.

At the start of Darbar, Jagadguru Shankaracharya wearing crown and ornaments will face mother & walk in front of Golden Ratha of Goddess Sharadambal. 

After Rathotsava, Jagadguru Shankaracharya will take his seat in the Golden throne, which is kept facing Goddess Sharadambal. Then there will be chanting of one or two chapters of Saptashati, Astavadana Seva, Aarti.

Special Shata Chandi Homam will be held during Navaratri. There will be Veda Parayanam, Valmiki Ramayan Parayanam, Sri Devi Bhagavatam Parayanam, Suvasini puja, Kanya puja, Laksharchanai and numerous other devotional event during Navaratri.


Golu in South India:


During Sharan Navaratri, Dolls depicting god, goddess, and various themes will be arranged beautifully in the pooja room of South Indian houses and Temples. This is called Bommai (doll) Kolu or Golu. 

Kalasam will be kept, Rangoli will be drawn in front of the Golu and Puja will be done on all days of Navratri.


Relatives, friends, girl children and married women in the neighborhood will be invited to see the golu. Prasad, gifts and kumkums will be given to those who come to see the Golu.

Next Year Navratri:

Vasanta Navratri (Chaitra Navaratri) celebrations 
- starts from March 25, 2020  (Wednesday) 
- ends on April 2, 2020 (Thursday).

In 2020,  Shardiya (Sharan) Navaratri i.e, Maha Navratri is from October 17 (Saturday) to October 25, 2020 (Sunday);
Durgashtami - Oct 24th, 2020 (Saturday); 
Maha Navami - Oct 25th, 2020 (Sunday)
Vijayadasami - October 26, 2020 (Monday)

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