The nine day festival of Navratri in Hindu religion is dedicated to the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga. The most important Navratri in a year is the Sharadiya Navratra which begins on the first day of the bright half of Ashvin or Ashwayuja (September-October) as per traditional Hindu calendar.
Navratri 9 days & the importance
Navratri Day 1 – Ghatsthapana – Navratri Begins
Navratri Day 1 – Chandra Darshan (Tithi is repeated)
Navratri Day 2 – Sindoor Tritiya
Navratri Day 3 – Varad Vinayak Chaturthi
Navratri Day 4 – Upang Lalita Vrat – Lalitha Panchami
Navratri Day 5 – Saraswati Awahan
Navratri Day 6 – Saraswathi Puja (western parts of India)
Navratri Day 7 – Saraswathi Balidan – Maha Lakshmi Puja (western parts of India)
Navratri Day 8 – Mahashtami – Annapoorna Parikrama – Saraswati Visarjan
Navratri Day 9 – Saraswati Visarjan – Mahanavami
Navratri Day 10 – (Dashami) – Navratri Parana, Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami Sharadiya Navratri ends The tenth day is celebrated as Dasara or Vijaya Dashami in some regions in North and Western Parts of India. Vidyarambham in Kerala.