New Delhi: The nine day auspicious festival of Navratri celebrated in the honor of the many forms of Goddess Durga, is one of the most vibrant festivals celebrated in different ways in different parts of the nation. While most people observe fasts to pay respect to the three forms of the Goddess-Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati, here is a comprehensive guide by one of the most renowned astrologers, numerologists, palmists and a vaastu experts in India, Ms. Jai Madaan to welcome prosperity in your life during this auspicious period that is celebrated with a lot of vigor and zeal.
Day 7 – Saptami – 8th October, 2016
Goddess Kaalratri is the seventh form of Goddess Durga and is known to protect all her devotees from trouble and negative powers. It is the beginning of Maha Saptami and Utsava Puja is performed as the goddess is believed to bless her devotees with freedom and happiness. The goddess is adorned with a Peacock Green colored saree to welcome the auspicious energies. Lucky Color -Peacock Green Quick Tip- Feed water and grains to birds in your plot’s yard, this attracts positive energy and wealth.
Day 8 – Ashtami (9th October, 2016)
On the eighth day, Goddess Maha Gauri, who is known to forgive the sins of her devotees and help them get purified, is worshipped. The goddess is dressed in Purple color on Durga Ashtami and Saraswati Mata Puja is conducted.Lucky Color-Purple Quick Tip- Keep a purple colored plant in your home. If you find it difficult to get a purple colored plant, then keep a money plant in a purple colored pot to bring wealth and prosperity.
Day 9 10- 10th October, 2016
On the ninth day, Goddess Siddhidatri, who is the last form of Maa Durga and who is known to have great supernatural powers, is worshipped. She is known to provide knowledge to her devotees. The goddess is dressed in purple attire and Maha Navami puja and Kanya puja is performed on this auspicious day. Lucky Color- Sky Blue Quick Tip- Keep a fish aquarium in your home in the North-East portion of the hall or living room. Always keep the fish aquarium clean and aerated.