When is Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2016

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2016 will be observed on Friday, 8th April.

As per Hindu calendar, Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) or Chaitra Navratri begins from the first day (navami) of Chaitra month.

Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि), also known as ‘Chaitra Navratri’, ‘Basant Navratri’, marks the Hindu New Year. It is a nine day long festival beginning on first day of Chaitra month and ends on the ninth day which is also celebrated as the Birthday of Lord Rama. Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) is usually observed in the month of March or April. However, Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2016 will begin on Friday, 8th April and will continue for 8days until Friday, 15th April.

During these nine days, devotees all across the country worship Maa Durga (Goddess of power), Maa Lakshmi (Goddess of wealth & prosperity) and Maa Saraswati (Goddess of knowledge). The Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) is usuallyobserved in the Northern part of India, specifically in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.