Navratri has a specific color for devotees for each of the nine days. Explore list of colors to be followed and their significance during Sharad Navratri in 2023.
Navratri Colors - People especially women who celebrate nine nights festivals of Nav Durga follow the particular color of the day. This tradition is very popular among states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Keeping fast and wearing clothes according to Navratri color of the day is considered very sacred in Hindu religion. Women follow this tradition widely and adorn themselves with similar color clothes and accessories during Navratri. Here, we have listed below list of Navratri colours to be followed this year. Leading Newspaper in Maharashtra and Gujarat publishes article highlighting what colors to wear during the upcoming Navratri festival and their significance in Navratri. This trend is very popular among devotees observing the fast during nine days of Navratri. Explore colours to be followed during Shardiya Navratri with dates and significance.
Navratri colours 2023, dates and significance
Ghatasthapana/Pratipada, Day 1 - October 15, (Sunday)
Navratri color of the day - Orange
Wear Orange colour, the first day of Navratri, which is on Sunday and participate in the fervours of Navratri celebrations.
Dwitiya, Day 2 - October 16, (Monday)
Navratri color of the day - White
As this day of Pratipada falls on Monday, Wear White Dress. White colour is forever the serene symbol of eternal peace. It represents the beauty of purity and innocence. On this day,which is a Monday, adorn yourself inpristine White to receive the blessings of all-powerful Goddess. White will enable you to feel the sense of brilliance, illumination along with softness and perfection. It shall lend you inner peace and security.
Tritiya, Day 3 - October 17, (Tuesday)
Navratri color of the day - Red
The third day of Navratri is Tritiya in which devotees pay homage to Brahmacharni. On 3rd day of Navratri, that is on a Tuesday, wear the vibrant Red colour for your Navratri celebrations. Red symbolizes health, life, infinite courage and intense passion. Most significantly it is the colour of love. The ‘chunri’ that is offered to the Goddess is also mostly red. Thus, Red is a special colour to wear on the second day of Navratri.
Chaturthi, Day 4 - October 18, (Wednesday)
Navratri color of the day - Royal Blue
This special day is dedicated to Devi Chandraghanta, who is seen carrying half-moon on her forehead that represents emotional balance and keeps the mortals rooted to the basics. Wear Royal Blue colour, on the fourth day, Chaturthi, of Navratri which is on Wednesday and participate in the fervours of Navratri celebrations. The Royal Blue colour goes hand in hand with the sense of royalty, elegance and unmatched elegance. The richness of the colours spreads the warmth of trust worthiness and reliability.
Panchami, Day 5 - October 19, (Thursday)
Navratri color of the day - Yellow
As this day of Panchami falls on Thursday, wear the mellowed shade of Yellow colour to celebrate the joy and enthusiasm of Sharad Navaratri. Get infused with the sense of mirth and enlightenment. Be creative bathing in the colour of the bright sunshine. Celebrate the 5th Navratri day with a sense of unparalleled optimism and joy. Be happy and cheerful throughout the day.
Shashti, Day 6 - October 20, (Friday)
Navratri color of the day - Green
The 6th day of Navratri is Shashthi. This day is celebrated by wearing Green colour which is also the colour of nature and prosperity. Evoke the blessings of spiritual knowledge, growth, fertility, peace and serenity. It falls on a Friday and symbolises the divine blessing of tranquillity from the Goddess. It also marks the holy beginning of life.
Saptami, Day 7 - October 21, (Saturday)
Navratri color of the day - Grey
On the day of Saptami, that is on a Saturday, wear the vibrant Grey colour for your Navratri celebrations. Grey is also a unique colour in terms of creating a subtle-toned fashion statement.
Ashtami, Day 8 - October 22, (Sunday)
Navratri color of the day - Purple
Purple is the chosen colour for the Ashtami and eighth day of Navratri. It combines the energy and vibrancy of red colour and royalty and stability of blue colour. On this day, we worship Navdurga where the goddess is seen decked in Pink and who blesses the devotees with the supreme sense opulence and richness.
Navami, Day 9 - October 23, (Monday)
Navratri color of the day - Peacock Green
The 9th day of Navratri is Ashtami. Wear the sublime Peacock Green on the ninth day of Navratri celebrations.