Navratri comes two times in a year, first time it is celebrated as Chaitra while second time celebrated as Sharad Navratri. This is a huge festival for Hindu people. People wait for navratri festival every year to get the blessings of goddess Durga. During navratri, people perform many puja, chant mantra, visit to temples and participate in the Dandiya & Garba dance. Many devotees keep fast for nine days and do the kanya puja at the end of navratri festival.
In the year 2020, Sharad navratri is starting from 17th October, 2020 and last day will be on 25th October, 2020. During navratri, people should worship nine goddess with pure heart and by following all the rituals.
With the navratri puja, people should also try these ways to please Goddess Durga. Here are some following points to do
1 - During navratri, devotees should help the needy people and offer foods to the needy people.
2 - People should offer (daan) wealth to the poor people. It helps in decreasing old sins and increase prosperity.
3 - During navratri, devotees who keep navratri fast, should do daan of banana, mango and papaya etc. to the people and in the temples.
4 - People should recite Durga Saptashati path during navratri.
5 - Devotees should chant Navratri Mantras and other types of mantras with the right pronunciation, wrongly chanting mantras could harm the people.
6 - People should clean the puja area daily and always worship with cleanliness and pure heart.
7 - People should chant following mantra
8- People should recite Durga Chalisa during 9 days of navratri.
9 - Goddess always be happy with those devotees who offer honey and scent (Itra) to the goddess. She blesses the devotees with attractive personality.
10 - Devotees should light the Akhand Jyot 24 hours till 9 days of navratri.
11 - Devotees should do Durga Aarti at early morning and at the time of evening.
12 - While worshipping goddess, devotees must offer flowers, garland, Kumkum, rice, honey, scent and Prasad to the goddess.
13 - People should chant the Goddess name, whenever they get free time in whole day.
14 - Devotees should sing bhajans with the group of devotees. People should also listen Navratri Songs whenever they get free time at home.
15 - People should take light food daily only two times in a day during navratri fast.
16 - People should keep fast and worship nine little girls daily according to their condition.
17 - Devotees should offer Prasad (bhog) to goddess according to each nine days. Offer nine different Prasad to Nine different goddesses.
18 - Devotees should recite the 108 names of goddess Durga to please Maa Shakti.
Devotees should follow all the above points to get the special blessings of Maa Durga. You should not miss any point to get the best results of Maa Durga’s blessings. Goddess Durga bless the devotees with good health, wealth, prosperity and bring good luck to your way.