Chaitra Navratri or 9 nights of fasting and praters begin in the month of Chaitra (which falls in the month of March or April). This festival starts after the Gudi Padwa or Ugadi festival, and is also known as Rama Navratri. All 10 forms of Goddess Shakti are worshipped during this festival. In this episode, your host Sriram explains the significance of this festival, what pujas (prayers) are to be performed on each day, and concludes with the mention of Rama Navami festival, which we will cover in depth in a later episode. 

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