First Navratri, Maa Durga Puja 2016 Ghatasthapana Date, Timings, Muhurat, Vidhi, Shubh Muhurat


A very auspicious festival of the Hindu dharma is Navratri, which comes every year in the collapse of 6 months. People celebrates the festival with huge devotion and welcomes the 9 Goddess to their houses. Every year there is huge celebrations during the festivals and people organise many programs for the same.

Navratri Durga Puja Vidhi, Date, Timings

The Navratri lies in the month of October or November is called as Sharad Navratri. These auspicious days are celebrated differently at different locations. On these days people celebrate Durga pooja and pray the goddess for 9 days. On the 10th day, the idol will be immense by the people with the belief that Goddess had come to bless them with the wealth and health and had taken their sorrows and problems with her.


Shubh Muhurat For Ghatasthapana

Ghatasthapana Muhurta = 06:32 to 07:39 (1 Hour 6 Mins)

Ghatasthapana Muhurta falls on Pratipada Tithi

Ghatasthapana Muhurta falls during Dvi-Svabhava Kanya Lagna

Pratipada Tithi Begins at = 05:41 on 1st Oct, 2016

Pratipada Tithi Ends at= 07:45 on 2nd Oct, 2016

Durga Pooja is mainly celebrated in the areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. People celebrates the festival with a great pump and show without any partiality of caste and religion. On the first day of Navratri, Goddess Shailputri’s is prayed with huge devotion.

There are different colours of the 9 days as well. Before Navratri, people clean up their house and decorate it with different themes. At some places, womens also make rangoli for the welcome of the goddess in the house. We all get to see huge arrangements of fairs and plays at different areas.

On the tenth day of Navratri, a festival called as Dusshera is celebrated by the Hindu’s for the victory of right over the wrong. After 20 days from the Dusherra people celebrate Diwali festival and welcomes Lord Ram to their houses. Stay tuned with us for more updates like this.