Devi Navaratri is starting from Saturday 5th October to Sunday 13th October. The Devi Navaratri celebrated on the first day of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Ashwin (September And October). Devi Navaratri is a festival Goddess Durga Devi is worshiped in nine avatars. During these nine holy days, each day goddess Durga Maata is worshiped in different avatar. Devi Navaratri which occurs in Chaitra Masam is called as Vasant Navaratri. Devi Navaratri is also called as Sharad Navaratri. Sharad Navaratri is most important As it also called as Maha Navaratri. Navaratri is celebrated in different ways throughout India.
October 5 2013, 1st of Navaratri : Kalasha Sthapana (Kalasha Pooja) or Ghata Sthapana or Shailaputri Puja
October 6 2013, 2nd of Navaratri : Preeti Dwitiya (Brahmacharini Puja), Sindhara Dooj
October 7 2013, 3rd of Navaratri : Chandrakanta pooja or Chandraghanta puja
October 8 2013, 4th day of Navaratri : Kushmanda pooja
October 9 2013, 5th day of Navratri : Skandamata Puja (Lalitha Panchami)
October 10 2013, 6th day of Navratri : Katyayani Puja (Maha Shashti or Durga Shashti)
October 11 2013, 7th day of Navratri : Kaalratri Pooja (Durga Saptami or Maha Sapthami), Saraswati Puja
October 12 2013, 8th day of Navaratri : Maha Gauri Pooja (Durgashtami Puja or Maha Ashtami)
October 13 2013, 9th day of Navaratri : Siddhidatri Puja (Mahanavami or Durga Navami)
October 14 2013, 10th day of Navaratri : Aparajitha Puja or Shami Pooja or Vijayadasami or Dasara.
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The Nine Avatars Worshiped during the Navaratri are Durga, the inaccessible one
2. Amba or Jagadamba (Mother of the Universe)
3. Annapoorna devi
6. Chandika or Chandi