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Chaitra Navratri 2022: Get the Date, Days, and Other Important Information

The Navratri celebration is held twice a year. Chaitra Navratri is observed in April, and this year it will take place from April 2 to April 11, 2022. It is a joyful time known as Vasant Navratri because it occurs in the spring season.

It is a prominent Hindu event that is celebrated with excitement and zeal. It is a nine-day celebration held to honor the nine avatars of Goddess Durga. Hindu believers observe fasts and nine-day pujas throughout India. The nine-day event commemorates the triumph of virtue over evil.

Every year, Hindus in India celebrate the four seasons of Navratri. However, only two are prioritized: Chaitra Navratri and Sharad Navratri. Gupt Navratri refers to the other two Navratris.

Chaitra Navratri occurs in March or April, according to the Gregorian calendar. According to the Hindu Calendar, Chaitra Navratri is celebrated at the Shukla Paksha or Full Moon phase in the month of Chaitra. This event is well-known in Northern India, and it is known as Navreh in Kashmir. Gudi Padwa is the foremost day of the Hindu New Year in Maharashtra, and Ugadi is the first day of the celebration in Andhra Pradesh.

When is Chaitra Navratri in the year 2022?
Chaitra Navratri will begin on April 2 (Saturday) and go through April 11 this year (Monday). Ashtami will be commemorated on April 9, while Navami will be honored on April 10.

Dates of Chaitra Navratri in 2022

  • Day 1 of Chaitra Navratri is April 2, 2022. (Saturday) Pratipada: People do Ghatasthapana, Chandra Darshana, and Shailputri Puja on this day.
  • Day 2 of Chaitra Navratri is April 3, 2022. (Sunday) Dwitiya: On the second day, worshippers do Sindhara Dooj and Brahmacharini Puja.
  • Day 3 of Chaitra Navratri is April 4, 2022. (Monday) Tritiya: Devotees traditionally perform Gauri Puja, Saubhagya Teej, and Chandraghanta Puja on Day 3 of Navratri.
  • Day 4 of Chaitra Navratri is April 5, 2022. (Tuesday) Chaturthi: Devotees perform Kushmanda Puja and Vinayaka Chaturthi on Day 4 of Navratri, also known as Chaturthi.
  • Day 5 of Chaitra Navratri is April 6, 2022. (Wednesday) Day 5 is dedicated to Naag Puja, Lakshmi Panchami, and Skandamata Puja.
  • Day 6 of Chaitra Navratri is April 7, 2022. (Thursday) Shasthi: Skanda Sashti, Yamuna Chhath, and Katyayani Puja are conducted on Day 6.
  • Day 7 of Chaitra Navratri is April 8, 2022. (Friday) Saptami: On Day 7, there is a Maha Saptami and Kalaratri Puja.
  • Chaitra Navratri Day 8: April 9, 2022 (Saturday): Annapurna Ashtami-Sandhi Puja.
  • Chaitra Navratri Day 9: April 10, 2022 (Sunday): This day is dedicated to Maa Siddhidatri.
  • Day 10 of Chaitra Navratri: April 11, 2022: Dashami, Chaitra Navratri Parana

This article was shared with Prittle Prattle News as a Press Release.

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