Navratri Colours for each date of the 2017 celebration – how and why they are chosen

A Statue artist sculpting Eco friendly idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga as the Ganesh Chaturthi (Picture: Getty)

The Navratri 10-day Hindu festival will begin on Thursday, September 21 and will end on Saturday, September 30.

Navratri is a nine-night festival that ends with Dussehra, or Vijayadashami, which celebrates the victory of good over evil.

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During Navratri, the Goddess Durga, or the mother goddess, is worshipped in each of her nine forms, with each day having a different ritual associated with it.

People will dress in a different colour each day of Navratri,… Read the full story


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