Navratri as the name suggests it is a festival which is celebrated for 9 days. The festival is dedicated to worshipping and celebrating different forms of Goddess Durga. She symbolizes the power and victory of good over evil. The 9 days of Navratri are considered very auspicious and people observe fast and offer prayers to cleanse their body and mind.
Navratri also marks the beginning of celebrations which continue till Dussehra. It is one of the most social festivals in India. People participate in Garba & Dandiya dances all night long, visit various Pandals, feasts are prepared to break the fasts and variety of sweets are made specially to mark the occasion.
People are dressed in new and their best clothes and also prepare gifts for their loved ones. Especially for women, Navaratri is a time for shopping for new clothes, Home Appliances, and Kitchen Essentials. The popular e-commerce sites provide Navratri special deals and offers to bank on the shopping spree.
Navratri is the beginning of the most festive and bling season for India and it offers something for everyone!