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Navratri prasadam

Navratri prasadam !! In India festive season has started with navratra ....we celebrate these nine days with full josh. Navratra is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Ma durga. The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit , nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Goddesses are worshipped. The tenth day is commonly referred to as vijayadashmi or "Dashera". Navaratri is an important major festival and is celebrated all over India and Nepal. Every part of India celebrates this festival in different ways ..

 In north India Navaratris are celebrated with much fervor by fasting on all nine days and worshiping the Mother Goddess in her different forms.
Navaratri is known as Navratras or Naratey where the first seven days are for fasting. On the eighth day or Ashtami, devotees break their fast by calling young girls home and these girls are treated as the goddess herself. They are called "…