A collection of thank you ecards on Navratri to wish your dear ones who have made your Navratri a special one, by sending you their warm wishes.
Wish your dear ones a Happy Navratri with our collection of ecards and cards and make their Navratri a special one. We have a collection of Navratri ecards with Dandia image, garba and more.
It's Navratri! A festival when Maa Ambe/ Durga is worshipped for 9 days. Navratri is celebrated twice in an year that is winters, summers. Sharad Navaratri or Navratri in the beginning of winters is the most famous Navratri and is celebrated throughout India. The second Navratri which is called Vasant Navaratri, holds importance as the Devi temple in Jammu in Kashmir celebrates this Navratri. Navratri is a festival of Raas, Dandia, Garba and lots of fun! The Dandiya sticks making noise, people performing Garba and Raas and offering their prayers to Maa Durga, Maa Lakshmi and Maa Saraswati, this is the festival of Navratri much awaited and widely celebrated in all parts of India; each in a different, colorful and unique way. The festival of Navratri lasts for nine days. Navratri begins on the first day of the fortnight of Ashwin. The festival is highly spirited and is celebrated across the country in various sections of the society with true devotion. People visit pandals and temples to offer their prayers and seek blessings of the Goddess. It is believed that the Goddess comes down to earth and records everyone’s wishes and then by the end of the festival she opens her treasure and grants everyone’s wishes. There are two Navratris celebrates in India the Sharad Navratri or the Maha Navratri and the Vasant Navratri.
There are a lot of mythological stories associated with the ways of celebration of Navratri. The first three days Maa Durga, the Goddess of power, energy and valor is worshipped in her various manifestations of Kumari, Parvati and Kali. On the first day of Navratri, barley seeds are sown and on the tenth day when they are a little grown they are offered to the Goddess to seek her blessings. From the fourth to the sixth day Maa Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, prosperity and peace is worshipped. On the seventh and the eighth day Maa Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge is worshipped. On the Mahanavami Goddess Durga in all her nine forms is worshipped. On this day kanya puja is performed where nine girls representing the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. The day after Navratri is Dusshera and it is believed that it was on this day that Lord Rama had killed Ravana. So on this day people burn the effigies of Ravana and celebrate the victory of good over evil.
People observe fasts on all nine days. In the North Dusshera, or the day after Navratri, is celebrated with gusto and enthusiasm, likewise in West Bengal, Durga Puja the 6th to 9th day of Navratri, is the biggest festival and the whole city comes out on the streets, visits highly decorated pandals, offer prayers, spend time with their family and indulge into merrymaking. Each region celebrates the festival in its own way but the unique thing about the festival is that it unites people and takes them a level above the caste, creed and color, region and religion differences. The whole of India seems one, together and happy. People exchange greeting cards, gifts, sweets, flowers and lots of the warm wishes on this festival. So let your warm wishes make this festival season more special for your loved ones! This Navratri send a Navratri ecard to your loved ones and pray of their wellness and prosperity in life. Send Free Navratri cards. All cards are absolutely FREE!!