Navratri 2022: know Durga Puja & Dussehra dates
The longest Hindu festival will begin with the shardiya Navratri on 26 September 2022. The nine days festivals with each day have their own significance. At the end of these nine days, Durga Puja and Dussehra are celebrated.
In Hinduism, the Navratri festival is considered special as Goddess Parvati is worshipped as the superpower.
According to the Hindu calendar, there are four Navratri in a year – two Gupt Navratri, one Chaitra Navratri and one Shardiya Navratri. Shardiya and Chaitra Navratri have special significance. During Navratri, Goddess Durga comes from the Himalayas and visits the homes of her devotees for nine days.
During the nine days of Navratri, nine different forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. Devotees of Maa Durga do the sadhana while fasting during these nine days. During this time, Maa Durga bestows special grace on her devotees.