Sharad Navratri 2020: Day, date, shubh muhurat and significance of this nine-day festival

New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: The festival of Navratri is celebrated with full fervour and enthusiasm across the country. The Sharad Navratri is just around the corner and people have already started the preparations for the festivities of nine-day long Sharad Navratri 2020.

Navratri is a nine-day-long festival during which devotees worship nine forms of Goddess Durga namely Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skanda Mata, Katyayani, Kalaratri, Mahagauri, and Siddhidatri.

There are total four Navratis in Hindu calendar — Magha (winter), Chaitra (Spring), Ashadha (Monsoon) and Sharad (Autumn). Of the four Navratris celebrated every year, the Sharad Navratri, also known as Shardiye Navratri is the most important.