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The Colors of Navratri

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The nine-day Navratri festival is getting underway soon and you can add a dash of color to the festivities by using this guide.

Call it by any name Dasara, Dussehra or Navratri is a nine-day long festival that celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura.

These nine nights have a specific color of the day and you can celebrate by wearing clothes and accessories of these shades too. Here is a helpful guide.

Navratri Colors courtesy
Navratri Colors courtesy
  • Ghatasthapana/Pratipada, Day 1: October 7 – Yellow
  • Dwitiya, Day 2: October 8 – Green
  • Tritiya, Day 3: October 9 – Grey
  • Panchami, Day 4: October 10 – Orange
  • Sashti, Day 5: October 11 – White
  • Saptami, Day 6: October 12 – Red
  • Ashtami, Day 7: October 13 – Royal Blue
  • Navami, Day 8: October 14 – Pink
  • Dashami, Day 9: October 15 – Purple

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