Navratri 2019: Here’s the significance of nine colours of Durga puja
New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The festive season has begun in India with the advent of Navratri and people are gearing up to celebrate it in full fervor. During Nvarati people worship goddess Durga and her several avatars.
However, people also follow special colours of Navratri which have a special significance. Many devotees take the nine colours associated with goddess Durga very seriously and wear clothes accordingly. It is believed that doing so brings prosperity, blessings and good luck.
So here’s the significance of these nine colours:
Navratri has special relevance with the colour orange. In Hinduism, it signifies energy and happiness.
It is the colour of the goddess Brahmacharini. It signifies peace and purity.
People wear red colour on the third day of Navratri. It signifies beauty and fearlessness.
People wear blue on the fourth day of Navratri as it is considered good for health and wealth.
Yellow has a special significance in Navratri as it stands for happiness and brightness.
This colour of the sixth day of Navratri signifies new beginnings and growth.
Grey is the colour of the goddess Kalaratri and it stands for the strength of transforming.
Called Ashtami, many people perform Kanjaks on this day. The colour of the day, purple, signifies the power of intellect and peace.
On the last day Navratri, people wear peacock green it is believed to fulfill the desires of devotees.
Posted By: Aalok Sensharma