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Navratri (Hindi: नवरात्री Gujarati: નવરાત્રી) [literally meaning nine nights] is a festival celebrated for nine nights dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga.

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Why do we wear different colors on different days of Navratri?

Each day of Navratri is associated with a different color as mentioned in this article. How are Navratri colours decided and why do they change every year? The first colour of the Navratri is decided ...
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How many times and what all we can eat in Navratri?

I want to know that how many times in a day we can eat when we are doing Navratri fast? Some are saying that we can have sattvik any number of times and some are saying two times. Please help me with ...
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What is 'Datta Navaratri'?

What is 'Datta Navaratri'? I only know that on its first day, 'Krishna-Veni' pooja is observed, but do not know the details of this navaratri.
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What is the story behind the celebration of the Magha Navaratri?

I read somewhere that tomorrow is the beginning of the Magha Navaratri in which the Mahavidyas are worshipped. What is the story behind this celebration can anyone share something from the Puranas or ...
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What is the fast timing in navratri?

The time of starting the fast and the time it ends in IST. Like if I ate something on the fasting day after 12 AM then will it be spoilt ?