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22nd Sep 2022
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All About 9 Avatars of Durga and  9 Colours to Wear This Festive Week

Navratri is one of the most-awaited festivals of the year. This festival is about welcoming maa Durga from her heavenly abode to bless the people worshipping her nine avatars for nine days. However, the festival encapsulates the importance of various colours on the specific Navratri days, adding to the atmosphere’s outstanding vibrancy and festive fervour. It is proposed to wear colours in accordance with the revered deity of the day. This belief is firm among devotees who keep fast during the nine days of Navratri. It is crucial to know about the 9 avatars of Durga and the significance of their associated colours to garner maximum utility during this festive week. Would you like to join the camaraderie? If yes, read this blog and know what Durga colour you need to wear on what day of Navratri. Below are the 9 Devi name list and their auspicious colours in the week.

Day1: Goddess Shailputri

Colour of the day: White

The first day is dedicated to Devi Shailputri, and the colour of this first day of Navratri is white. The white colour stands for purity, innocence, and peace. Wearing white colour for Devi Shailputri allows one to become worthy of Goddess’ blessings and experience a feeling of inner peace and security.

Day 2: Goddess Brahmacharini

Colour of the day: Red

Wear the colour red for your Navratri celebrations on the second day of Navratri, when goddess Brahmacharni is worshipped with great zeal and devotion. She is believed to be an unmarried form of maa Parvati. Red symbolises love and passion and is the most sought-after colour for goddess Durga Chunri. 

Day 3: Goddess Chandraghanta

Colour of the day: Royal blue

A symbol of harmony and quietness, the goddess Chandraghanta is revered on the third day. One can wear royal blue on the third day of the Navratri celebration and participate with unique elegance and stateliness. 

Day 4: Goddess Kushmanda

Colour of the day: Yellow

Adorning the colour yellow on the fourth day of the Navratri, dedicated to maa Kushmanda, will suffice your whole day with unmatched optimism and joy. It is a warm colour that keeps the person cheerful and blends you with ongoing enthusiasm.

Day 5: Goddess Skandamata

Colour of the day: Green

On Navratri’s fifth day, goddess Skandmata, Durga’s fifth avatar, is revered with great zeal and dedication. Wear Green colour this day and let the Devi Skandmata shower you with enormous blessings and a sense of peace. The green colour represents originality and nature and spurs a sense of growth, fertility, peace, and serenity. The green colour also stands for new beginnings in life.

Day 6: Goddess Katyayani

Colour of the day: Grey

The sixth day of Navratri is about goddess Katyayani. One can wear grey on this day as it is a balanced colour that captures various emotions of human personality or nature and keeps the person down-to-earth. This colour helps make a subtle yet elegant style statement for those who want to participate in Navratri celebrations with a low profile.

Day 7: Goddess Kalratri

Colour of the Day: Orange

Orange is a colour of warmth and vitality, known for its positive impact and eye-soothing abilities. Worshipping maa Katyani in an orange colour dress will lead to her “special Kripa” to her devotees.

Day 8: Goddess Mahagauri

Colour of the day: Peacock Green

It is a momentous day as the fervour of the festival is at its peak. Peacock Green stands for individuality and uniqueness. Make a statement by wearing this splendid shade of blue and green on this special day of Navratri. 

Day 9: Goddess Siddhidatri

Colour of the day: Pink

This day is dedicated to Devi Siddhidatri. To avail her blessings, adorn pink attire as it is a colour of affection, harmony, and innocent love. Wear this beautiful colour on the last day of Navratri and bid farewell to this fantastic festival in style.


So make these nine days of this excellent festival special by adhering to the above-mentioned 9 colours of Navratri. Wearing specific colours during Navratri week is an “in” thing in various communities and countries. 

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What should we wear on Navratri 2022?

There are some colours mentioned as per the days in Navratri. You can choose your attire accordingly.

What colour should I wear on the first day of Sharad Navratri 2022?

It should be any dress of white colour. 

Which colour is suitable to wear on the third day of Sharad Navratri 2022?

Royal blue is the suitable colour for wearing on the third day of Sharad Navratri 2022.

Is it essential to dress up as per the colours mentioned for Navratri?

There is no written rule for the same. It is a matter of devotion and aastha towards the deity. 

Does the colour list remain the same every year?

No, the first colour of Navratri is chosen depending on the weekday that marks the start of the festival, and the subsequent eight days’ colours are determined by a set cycle.

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