There is no better and brighter colour to start this festival of different hues and shine than orange! This colour suits anyone who is energetic and enthusiastic! The festival commences by worshipping goddess Parvati, Bhavani and Hemvati. No festival can really start without this one ball of energy pulling everyone to the dance floor.
Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratri. The colour white not only signifies purity and peace but also meditation. This colour hints at that friend who is loyal as well as wise. That one friend whom you can rely on for advice is the one that symbolises white.
On the third day of Navratri people worship Goddess Chandraganta. The colour red signifies beauty and fearlessness. This day of Navratri rewards every friend of yours that projects bravery, grace and courage. Every friend that has stood up for you when you didn’t ask them to and fought against injustice without hesitation.
The colour of the 4th Day of Navratri is nothing but royal blue. This hue signifies good health and prosperity. Goddess Kushmanda is worshipped on this day. This day hints at every friend of yours that maintains their diet even when you are gobbling Pani puris after a long garba session.
The colour of the 5th Day is yellow. The colour stands for happiness and brightness. On this day Goddess Skandmata is worshipped and is also known as the mother of Lord Kartikey or Skanda.
The colour green signifies new beginnings and growth. The Hindu Goddess Katyayani is worshipped on this day. This denotes that one friend who is always working and pushing you to cross your limits. This colour holds a lot of significance in this festival of prosperity.
The colour of the 7th day is grey, which stands for the strength of transforming. The Hindu Goddess Kalaratri is worshipped on this day. The goddess is believed to be the destroyer of all demons, negative energies, evil spirits and ghosts. This is the thug of every group who dominates everyone and plays an important role in decision making. It’s the day for the “gunda” of your group.
This day is called Ashtami where many people perform Kanjaks. The colour of eighth day is purple and it signifies the power of intellect and peace. People worship Goddess Mahagauri on this day. It is dedicated to the mother of the group who keeps everyone together and does not get mad about anything.
The final day of Navratri is called Navami. Rituals are performed on this day and Goddess Siddhidhatri is worshipped. The colour blue is believed to fulfil the desires of devotees. This day is dedicated to that friend who just cannot say no. Every group has that one friend who gets taken for granted sometimes due to this habit.
Enjoy this day and respect every friend and bestow them with love and clothes!