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 2021.
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 colors 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 2021, dates and significance
Ghatasthapana/Pratipada, Day 1 - October 7, (Thursday)
Navratri color of the day - Yellow
As this day of Pratipada 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 first Navratri day with a sense of unparalleled optimism and joy. Be happy and cheerful throughout the day.
Dwitiya, Day 2 - October 8, (Friday)
Navratri color of the day - Green
The second day of Navratri is Dwitiya in which devotees pay homage to Brahmacharni. 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.
Tritiya, Day 3 - October 9, (Saturday)
Navratri color of the day - Grey
The auspicious Grey colour is to be worn on the third day of Navratri, that is, Tritiya. 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. Grey is also a unique colour in terms of creating a subtle-toned fashion statement.
Panchami, Day 4 - October 10, (Sunday)
Navratri color of the day - Orange
The Orange color which represents warmth and exuberance is to be worn on the fourth day of Navratri.
Sashti, Day 5 - October 11, (Monday)
Navratri color of the day - White
White colour is forever the serene symbol of eternal peace. It represents the beauty of purity and innocence. On the day of Panchami,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.
Saptami, Day 6 - October 12, (Tuesday)
Navratri color of the day - Red
On the day of Shashthi, 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 the sixth day of Navratri.
Ashtami, Day 7 - October 13, (Wednesday)
Navratri color of the day - Royal Blue
Wear Royal Blue colour, the day of Saptami 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.
Navami, Day 8 - October 14, (Thursday)
Navratri color of the day - Pink
Wear the sublime Pink colour on the eighth day of Navratri celebrations. Pink symbolizes universal love, affection and feminine charm. It is the colour of harmony and kindness. It is a subtle shade of tenderness that promises unconditional love and nurturing.
Dashami, Day 9 - October 15, (Friday)
Navratri color of the day - Purple
Purple colour is the chosen colour for the ninth and final day of Navratri. It combines the energy and vibrancy of red colour and royalty and stability of blue colour. Purple makes you feel one with infinite luxury, grandeur and nobility. On this day, we worship Navdurga where the goddess is seen decked in Purple and who blesses the devotees with the supreme sense opulence and richness. Wear the exotic purple shade to receive the blessings of the Goddess.