Sharad Navratri!!


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Dear Readers,

Sharad Navratri is the nine days long sacred festival.The word Navratri means nine nights in Sanskrit. Sharad Navratri falls in Kawar/Ashwina month according to Hindi Lunar calender.This year Sharad Navratri is starting from October-15th.
Padeva/1st day of Navratri is on October-15th
Ashthami is on October22nd
Navami is on October 23rd
Dussehra/ Vijavdashmi is on October 24th

Many people keep fast (or VRAT) for eight days (from Parva to Ashthami) and eat only falahari dishes (fruits, vegetables, and dishes made with specific ingredients for fasting days). They break their fast on Navami after ceremony and prayers.

Others who can not fast for eight days continuously, observe fast on the first day (beginning of the navratri) and the last day (ashthami or eighth day) of Navratri.

Sharad Navratri is passionately celebrated throughout India. Dussehra / Vijaydashmi is celebrated on the 10th day after Navratri.

For this Navratri fasting let's make some special delicacies....

Happy Navratri !!

Desserts for Fasting

Some Other Delicious dishes for Fast