Navratri News

Dussehra 2019: Vijayadashami Date, Puja timings, history and significance of Dussehra

Dussehra (Vijayadashami) 2019 Date, Puja Timings: As part of Dussehra celebrations, huge and colourful effigies of Ravana, most times along with that of his brothers Meghanada and Kumbakaran, are burnt in large open grounds.

Kolkata household worships Muslim girl in Kumari puja

The Dutta family have been holding Durga Puja in their residence since 2013, but this year they decided to move away from tradition to send a message of "inclusiveness and communal harmony".


Happy Navratri 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, Photos, Messages, SMS, Pics and Greetings

Happy Navratri 2019 Wishes Images, Quotes, Status, Wallpaper, SMS, Messages, Photos: While the eastern and north-eastern states refer to the celebrations as Durga Puja, the northern and western belt celebrate the nine nights as the victory of Rama over Ravana.

Durga Navami, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Puja, Durga Puja 2019 Live Updates: India celebrates with much fervour

Durga Navami, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Puja, Durga Puja 2019 Pooja Vidhi, Mantra, Timings Live Updates: Maha Navami celebrations in India vary from state to state, but the underlying reason for celebration remains the victory of good over evil.

Navratri colour 2019: Peacock green is the colour for the ninth day

Each day of Navratri has a representative colour, upholding an aspect of the nine-day festival. The colour of the last day is peacock green. It is believed that the colour fulfills the wants and desires of the devotees.

This Navratri, enjoy millet fried rice with the goodness of saatvik ingredients

While Navratras are ending, you may still continue to reap the benefits of seasonal superfoods.


Navratri celebrations in South India: All you need to know

The 'nav ratris' or nine nights are dedicated to the three goddesses - Lakshmi, Durga and Saraswati.

Happy Navaratri 2019 Wishes Images, Photos, Quotes, Messages, Wallpapers and Status for Facebook and Whatsapp 

Happy Navratri 2019 Wishes Images, Messages, Photos and Status: As per the Hindu calendar, it is celebrated in the month of Ashvin, which generally falls in September and October. This year it started from September 29 and will end on October 7.

Feeling sluggish while fasting on Navratri? Simple ways to keep your energy levels up

Instead of binging on the snacks and cherishing the delicacy, it’s important to give the body the nutrition it needs.

Navratri colour 2019: Take cues from Bollywood’s closet to wear purple on day 8

To make your look festive, you can pick a traditional sari and give it a modern twist. You can also opt for more comfortable clothes like an anarkali or lehenga, if dandiya is on your mind.

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Navratri 2017: A glimpse of the Kumari Puja ritual in Bengal on 'Ashtami'

On the auspicious festival of Durga Puja, Kumari Puja is a special attraction. It is held to celebrate faith on mother nature by ceremoniously worshipping young girls as an incarnation of the Divine Mother.

Durga Puja 2017: Stunning pandals across India you should visit this Navami

This year Durga Puja festivities will begin on September 26 and conclude on September 30, while Navratri will commence from September 21.


Dussehra 2017: Craftsmen prepare Ravana effigies ahead of Dussehra to celebrate the victory of good over evil

Keeping up with the tradition of burning Ravana effigies on Dussehra eve, here are some interesting pictures of craftsmen gearing up for the final day of this festive season.

Navratri 2017: Puja, music, dance and food, how India is celebrating Navaratri

Navratri celebrations of have begun and devotees across the country are geared up to pay homage to the Goddess Durga and her many forms. Here is a collection pictures showing people from different regions celebrating Navaratri.

Happy Saptami: Durga Puja celebrations on in full swing

Happy Maha Saptami!! As Bengalis gear up for Durga pujo here are some outstanding pictures of Maha Saptami from across the country.

Join the fun and frolic of Navratri with these stunning Garba and Dandiya Raas pictures

Navratri is incomplete without a round of Garba and Dandiya. Here are a few stunning pictures of dance lovers who grooved to the music this festive season.


Navratri 2017: 10 detox foods that can help you stay fit this festive season

Fasting during Navratri to detoxify your body is a good thing, but it's equally important that you do it in a healthy way, If you are new to this, then these are the 10 food items you should include in your diet.

Katrina Kaif joins Mammootty, Manju Warrier, Nivin Pauly, Prabhu and Karthi for Navratri celebrations in Kerala

Katrina Kaif took time out to attend the Navratri celebrations organised by Kalyan Jewellery in Kerala. But Katrina was not alone here. Mammootty, Manju Warrier, Nivin Pauly, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu and Karthi joined in the celebrations.

Durga Puja 2017: 9 different avatars of Mata Durga

As we celebrate Navratri and Durga Puja, one of the biggest festivals in India, here are the nine avatars or forms of Goddess Durga, collectively known as Navadurga, who are worshipped on each of the nine days of the 10-day festival.