On occasion of Navaratri (9 nights and 10 days of celebration and fasting), listen to chanting of the Goddess (devi) on Chants of India Podcast.
Tag: festivals of India
Welcome to Episode 2 of Season II of Chants of India Podcast by Sriram, brought to you by gaatha story.
Celebrating the Festival(s) of Gudi Padwa, Navarati, Ugadi and Cheti Chand
In this episode, Sriram explains the significance of the festival of Gudi Padwa/ Ugadi/ Cheti Chand and Devi Navaratri. Listen to the chanting of 4 mantras of Devi (Goddess) to mark the start of Navaratri and the beginning of Vasant (Spring) Rutu or season.
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.