Sharad Navratri is the nine-day Hindu festival which is dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine forms. Devotees take blessings during the nine days of celebration. It is celebrated to rejoice in the victory of God over evil and dharma over adharma.
According to Panchang, this year Navratri will start from September 26 (Monday) and will end on October 5 (Wednesday). Day 1/Pratipada (September 26) Day 2/Dwitiya (September 27) Day 3/Tritiya (September 28) Day 4/Chaturthi (September 29) Day 5/Panchami (September 30) Day 6/Shashti (October 1) Day 7/Saptami (October 2) Day 8/Ashtami (October 3) Day 9/Navami (October 4)
Maa Shailaputri is worshipped on the first day of Navratri, and the colour of the first day of Navratri is white.
Maa Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratri and the colour of the second day of Navratri is red.
Maa Chandraghanta is worshipped on the third day of Navratri, and the colour for the third day of Navratri is royal blue.
Maa Kushmanda is worshipped on the fourth day, Maa and the colour of the fourth day of Navratri is yellow.
Maa Skandmata is worshipped on the fifth day, and the colour for the fifth day of Navratri is green.
Maa Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri and the colour for this day is grey.
Maa Kaalratri is worshipped on the seventh day of Navratri and the colour of the day is orange.
Maa Mahagauri is worshipped on the eighth day and the colour for the eighth day of Navratri is peacock green.
Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped on the ninth day and the colour for the ninth day of Navratri is pink.