With the entire nation immersing in the festivities, scores of Bollywood celebrities took to their social media to extend wishes to their fans on the beginning of Navratri.
Navratri 2019: Nine-day festival celebrating avatars of Goddess Durga begins today; Dussehra on 8 October this year
Even though several states in India observe Navratri and partake in the revelry, the festival holds upmost prominence for devotees in Bengal and Gujarat. In Bengal, the streets are decorated with thousands of temporary stages called pandals that house the idol of Goddess Durga
Mythology, folklore are full of animal-human hybrid but evolution has left animals out of spiritual fulfilment
The tragedy is that, as we “evolve” we do not include animals in our spiritual fulfilment anymore. There are no religions and cults anymore that embrace all of Earthkind.
The festival of Navratri, celebrating the triumph of good over evil is started with people across India commemorating the 9-day event.
Artist gets ready for Ramleela, the Hindu religious epic Ramayana, ahead of Dussehra.
The Navratri festival (a Hindu festival during which many Indians fast for nine days) begins from Sep 25 and ends with Dussehra on Oct 3. Modi would be in the US from Sep 26 to 30.