According to the Hindu calendar, the beginning of Chaitra Navaratri will begin on 13 April. The special thing is that Navratri will last nine days this time. Ramnavami will be celebrated on 21 April. On April 12, at 8:01 am, the Ekam Tithi will be started, which will remain till 10:17 am on April 13 on the second day. Navratri will begin on April 13 with the Ekam Tithi in Udaya Tithi.
Navratri will conclude on 22 April. With this, Hindu New Year i.e. New Year 2078 will begin on 13 April at Gudi Padwa. Nav Samvatsar 2078 Vikram Samvat is named Anand. Both the king and the minister of this new era will remain Mars. New Year will be arrived at Gudi Padwa by offering arghya to the sun god.
Astrologers say that it is believed that Goddess Durga comes to Earth on Navratri. Here she dwells for nine days and blesses the devotees with her happy sadhana. The practice of worshiping and worshiping Goddess Durga on Navratri yields many times the fruits of worship than on normal days. Lord Rama had also performed the Goddess Sadhana for victory in the battle with Ravana before climbing Lanka.
April 13: Pratipada – Mother Shail Putra Puja and Ghatasthapana, Dwitiya – Maa Brahmacharini Puja, Tritiya – Maa Chandraghanta Puja, Chaturthi – Maa Kushmanda Puja, Panchami – Maa Skandamata Puja, Shashthi – Maa Katyayani Puja, Saptami – Maa Kalratri Puja, Ashtami – Maa Mahagauri, Ramnavami – Maa Siddhidatri, 22 April: Dashami – closing of Navratri.