29 or 29 March – when Chaitra Navratri mahurat is starting

29 or 29 March – when Chaitra Navratri mahurat is starting: Chaitra Shukla Pratipada has began onTuesday, March 28 at 8.26 am. Chaitra Amavasya is ended on 8.27 am in the morning of March 28 this year and Chaitra Shukla Pratipra has started  from 8.28 minutes and the sunrise standard will end on March 29 at 6.44 minutes. Many Pandit ji has different opinion about it and some are saying that as Chaitra Shukla Pratipra has started  from 8.28 minutes, so Chaitra Navratri mahurat is from 8.28 minutes on 28th march and it is until 29th march morning.

The auspicious day symbolises victory over evil. The term ‘Nav’ means nine, and ‘ratri’ means nights and this festival is dedicated to the Shakti which is a symbol of the ultimate strength. Navratri is celebrated twice in a year, one during the spring season and the other one during the winter. Chaitra Navratri has begin on March 28 and end on April 5.

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Chaitra Navratri Calendar:

28th March 2017 (Tuesday): Ghatasthapana, Kalash Sthapana, Shailputri Puja

29th March 2017: Dwitiya

30th March 2017: Tritiya

31th March 2017: Chaturthi

1st April 2017: Panchami

2st April 2017: Shashthi

3st April 2017: Saptami

4st April 2017: Ashtami

5st April 2017: Navami