Navratri colors 2023: Check out the list of 9 auspicious colors of Navratri and the importance of wearing outfits on a specific day of the Navratri festival.
Navratri is a significant Indian festival celebrated with great joy and happiness all over the country. It is celebrated over the duration of nine days during which nine avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped. In 2023, the festival begins on 15th October, Sunday, and ends on 24th October, Tuesday with the Dussehra celebration on the tenth day.
It is a ritualistic festival that includes 9 days of celebration, and all the days of Navratri are devoted to the different incarnations of Goddess Durga each goddess is related to different colors and each color holds important significance during the festival.
On the auspicious occasion of the Navratri festival, before going to dandiya and garbha dance events women adorn themselves with beautiful outfits according to 9 days of auspicious Navratri colors. People also wear these different colored outfits even when they go to the office/work, Durga puja, or any religious events during the Navratri festival.
So, if you are planning to get ready for this ceremonious Navratri festival and to know what and which colored outfits to wear, then the article is just for you. Here we bring you a list of different Navratri colors to be worn and some style tips for the dandiya and Garbha events
Auspicious Navratri Colors 2023
Day 1 (15th Oct, Sun) – Orange
Day 2 (16th Oct, Mon) – White
Day 3 (17th Oct, Tue) – Red
Day 4 (18th Oct, Wed) – Royal Blue
Day 5 (19th Oct, Thu) – Yellow
Day 6 (20th Oct, Fri) – Green
Day 7 (21st Oct, Sat) – Grey
Day 8 (22nd Oct, Sun) – Purple
Day 9 (23rd Oct, Mon) – Peacock Green
Significance of Navratri Colors
Day 1 – Orange
On the first day of this Navratri, Goddess Shailputri is worshipped, and the day begins with orange color which signifies energy, joy and brightness.
Day 2 – White
The second day of Navratri is devoted to Devi Brahmacharini’s incarnation of Goddess Durga. The color of this day is white which represents purity, serenity, peace and love.
Day 3 – Red
The third day is dedicated to Goddess Chandraghanta and the Goddess is believed to be the remover of all negative energies and evil spirits. The color of this day is red which represents action, power, and anger.
Day 4 – Royal Blue
The fourth incarnation of Goddess Durga is Kushmanda. The Colour for this day is royal blue, which epitomizes divine energy.
Day 5 – Yellow
The fifth manifestation of Goddess Durga is Skandamata, the mother of Kartikeya. The Goddess holding her child on her lap depicts the purity of a mother’s love and affection. Yellow is the color for this day, it is the color to celebrate joy and cheerfulness.
Day 6 – Green
The sixth day of Navratri is devoted to Goddess Katyayani, who is considered the most ferocious form of Goddess Parvati. The Color for this day is green represents the various aspects of nature, growth, fertility, peace, and serenity, and also represents new beginnings in life.
Day 7 – Grey
The seventh incarnation of Goddess Durga is Kalratri. She is a destructive form of Goddess Parvati. The Color for this day is Grey, which represents the destruction of negative energy.
Day 8 – Purple
On the eighth day of Navratri devoted to Goddess Mahagauri. She is believed to be the fulfillment of all desires of devotees. Consequently, the color associated with Navami is purple which symbolizes power, intellect and peace.
Day 9 – Peacock Green
The ninth day of Navratri is devoted to Goddess Siddhidhatri. She is a provider of mystic powers and enlightenment. The color associated with this day is peacock green which signifies compassion and freshness.
Some style tips to keep in mind
On this auspicious occasion of the Navratri festival every woman desire to adorn herself with these auspicious colors each day and celebrate the festival with joy and happiness.
During the 9 days of the festival, you can choose to wear either traditional attire like Saree, Lehenga, Salwar kameez, Short Kurti with Sharara or Lehenga, or Indo-western attire which include Dhoti Saree, Salwar-Jumpsuit, Dhoti-Jumpsuit with Jacket, etc. and accessorize your outfit wisely with beautiful jewelry depending on the style and makeup you intend to wear.
If you are an office going, woman and still desire to wear these Navratri color outfits for a job you can choose to wear simple Indian attire like a Cotton silk saree, lightweight silk saree with a different styled blouse, Kurti-pyjama and accessorize with a simple chain neckline with a minimal earring. You can also choose to put a simple hairstyle to complement your overall look and you are sure to stun everyone with your traditional attire.
So, on this note, we conclude that this post may help you in choosing the Navratri color for the particular day of the festival and also it may help in deciding the style and look you choose to wear over the duration of the festival and celebrate this Navratri with great joy and happiness.
Happy Sharada Navratri 2023.