When is Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2017?

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2017 will be observed on Thursday, 1st January.

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

Vasant Navratri, also known as ‘Chaitra Navratri’, ‘Basant Navratri’, marks the Hindu New Year. It is a nine-day long festival beginning on the first day of Chaitra month and ends on the ninth day which is also celebrated as the Birthday of Lord Rama. Vasant Navratri is usually observed in the month of March or April.

However, Vasant Navratri (वसंत नवरात्रि) in 2017 will begin on Tuesday, 28th March and will continue for 8days until Wednesday, 5th 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 is usually observed in the Northern part of India, specifically in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.