Colourful Nine Days: The Hues of Navrathri

The fervor of Navrathri (the Nine Days) or Dussehra – a nine day celebration excites Indians, especially the women, than any other festival. Observed predominantly by the Hindus in honour of Goddess Durga, each day people worship Durga Devi in different avatars, represented by different colours. As the festive season approaches the Indian subcontinent, a wide assortment of rites and rituals are followed by the people of different states in ...Continue Reading