Navratri, the nine-day Hindu festival is celebrated in full swing with Chaitra Navaratri beginning from 28th March and end on 5th April 2017. A majority of the Hindu households in India are well-versed with Jai Mata Di wishes to seek blessings of Goddess Durga. Navratri, which is one of the significant festivals in the country, is dedicated to Devi Durga with devotees worshipping Navdurga – nine forms of Devi Durga on nine days, according to the Hindu calendar. Apart from observing fast, rituals and traditions and worshipping nine avatars according to Shubh Muhurat Time and Puja Vidhi, the devotees are also quite enthusiastic about sending Navratri messages, WhatsApp GIFs, SMSes, Navratri images to family and friends. During Chaitra Navaratri, Shaktism followers set Navratri HD Wallpapers, pictures and quotes as WhatsApp and Facebook statuses. They are also used to decorate mobile, laptops and desktops’ backgrounds. Chaitra Navaratri 2017 Dates & Calendar: Importance and Puja Shubh Muhurat Time of nine-day Navratri Festival.
The word Navratri literally translates to ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, with ‘nav’ meaning nine and ‘ratri’ meaning nights. Navratri or the nine divine nights is observed four times in a year, popularly known as – Chaitra Navratri (March-April), Sharad Navratri (September-October), Maha Gupta Navratri (January) and Ashadha Gupta Navratri (June). Navratri festival is observed in honour of the Navadurga – Devi Shailputri, Devi Brahmacharini, Devi Chandraghanta, Devi Kushmanda, Devi Skandamata, Devi Katyayani, Devi Kalaratri, Devi Mahagauri and Devi Siddhidatri. Chaitra Navratri 2017 began with Devi Shailputri Puja on Day 1 falling on March 28, Tuesday. The festivities commenced with Ghatasthapana, also known Kalash Sthapana or Kalashsthapana. In the shubh muhurat time, an invocation of Goddess Shakti is done along with mantras mostly repeated 108 times at each sitting during the Navratri Puja to seek blessings from the divine power.Chaitra Navaratri 2017: Goddess Durga’s nine avatars, its significance, pictures, mantras and celebration dates of Navratri festival.
During the nine-day Navratri celebrations, there are numerous other festivals celebrated in different parts of the country. Among the most popular festivals, Gangaur Teej in Rajasthan, Chandra Darshan, Varad Vinayaka Chauth, Lakshmi Panchami, Skanda Sashti or Kanda Sashti Vratam 2017, Yamuna Chhath and Ram Navmi. On the occasion of Navaratri 2017 festival, we have listed down a collection of religious Navratri quotes and messages both in Hindi and English for you to send to your family and friends.
WhatsApp Reads: N = Nav Chetna, A = Akhand Jyoti, V = Vighna Nashak, R = Ratjageshwari, A = Anand Dayi, T = Trikal Darshi, R = Rakhan Karti, A = Anand Mayi Maa. May Nav Durga bless you always. Wish you and your family a very Happy Navratri!
WhatsApp Reads: This festival brings a lot of color in our lives. May bright colors dominate in your life this year. Wishing you and your family a happy Navratri!
WhatsApp Reads: माँ की आराधना का ये पर्व हैं, माँ के नौ रूपों की भक्ति का पर्व हैं, बिगड़े काम बनाने का पर्व हैं, भक्ति का दिया दिल में जलाने का पर्व हैं. शुभ नवरात्री!
WhatsApp Reads: माँ दुर्गे, माँ अंबे, माँ जगदांबे, माँ भवानी, माँ शीतला, माँ वैष्णाओ, माँ चंडी, माता रानी, मेरी और आपकी मनोकामना पूरी करे. !! जय माता दी !!
WhatsApp Reads: Nine NAVRATRI Prasads For You: 1) Shanti 2) Shakti 3) Saiyam 4) Sanmaan 5) Saralta 6) Safalta 7) Samridhi 8) Sanskaar 9) Swaasthya. Happy Navratri 2017
WhatsApp Reads: Maa Durge,Maa Ambe,Maa Jagdambe,Maa Bhawani,M aa Sheetla,Maa Vaishnao,Maa Chandi,Mata Rani meri aur apki manokamna puri karey. HAPPY NAVRATRI 2017.
WhatsApp Reads: May goddess Durga shower. All her blessings on you and your family during this Navratri. May her sights be always with you. May her hands be on you through the year. Happy Navratri!!
WhatsApp Reads: Those empty spaces were my silent prayers, asking Maa Durga to guide & protect you always, in whatever YOU do & wherever YOU are!
WhatsApp Reads: Nine nights of festivity, With dances and revelries, May this divine occasion bring success to you, And embrace victories too. Have a delightful Navratri!
WhatsApp Reads: जगत पालनहार है माँ, मुक्ति का धाम है माँ, हमारी भक्ति का आधार है माँ, सबकी रक्षा की अवतार है माँ. शुभ नवरात्रि!
WhatsApp Reads: May This Navratri be as splendid as ever. May this Navratri move joy, Illness as well as resources to you. May a legal holiday of lights lighten up we as well as your nearby as well as dear ones lives. — Chaitra Navratri symbolizes the beginning of the Hindu New Year with devotees praying Goddess Durga to bless them with health, wealth, happiness, prosperity, peach of mind, her continuous blessings and care. We wish all the devoted followers Happy Navratri 2017.