Shardiya Navratri 2023 Date: In this Sharadiya Navratri, Mata Durga will not arrive on her vehicle Lion but on the elephant.
Shardiya Navratri 2023: According to the Hindu calendar (Panchang 2023), Navratri begins on the pratiprada date of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month. Ghat sthapana is performed on this day. It is believed that worshiping Goddess Durga in this nine-day long festival brings happiness and prosperity in life. In such a situation, let us know when is Navratri, the muhurat of Ghat Sthapana and this time Maa Durga (Maa Durga Savari 2023) will arrive.
When will Navratri start? When is Shardiya Navratri Starts
This year, the pratiprada tithi of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month will start from 14.11 pm on October 24 and will end at 16.12 am on October 32. Therefore, Sharadiya Navratri will start on October 15.
Ghat Sthapana Muhurat | Ghat Sthapana Muhurat
In Navratri, ghat sthapana is performed on the day of Pratiprada. In such a situation, the muhurat of ghat installation is from 15.11 am to 44.12 am on October 30.
Maa Durga will come riding on an elephant
This Sharadiya Navratri, the arrival of Goddess Durga will not be on her vehicle lion but on the elephant. It is believed that it is very auspicious for Goddess Durga to come riding on an elephant. According to beliefs, if Navratri ends on Sunday or Monday, then the mother leaves riding on a buffalo, which is not considered auspicious. If Navratri ends on Tuesday and Saturday, then the mother leaves riding on the chicken. This is a sign of vehicle distress. On Wednesday and Friday, when Navratri ends, the mother leaves riding on an elephant, indicating more rain. At the end of Navratri on Thursday, the mother leaves riding on a human being, which is a sign of happiness and prosperity.
(Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on common assumptions and information.