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Navratri Colours 2018 With Date – 9 Dress Colors To Wear During Nine Days Of Navratri 2018

During the nine days of Navratri there is a custom of wearing 9 different colour dress – Sarees (Sari) and Churidhar – mainly in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Information on what are the Navratri colours 2018 (September - October) usually appears a couple of days before in local Gujarati and Marathi newspapers. This is the latest information regarding the nine colors of Navratri in 2018 with date. The colors are not followed during Chaitra Navratri (March - April).

The nine Navratri colors for 2018 are:

Pratipada - October 10, 2018 (Wednesday) - Blue (Navy Blue) 
Dwitiya - October 11 (Thursday) - Yellow 
Tritiya - October 12 (Friday) -  Green 
Chaturthi - October 13 (Saturday) - Grey 
Panchami - October 14 (Sunday) Orange
Sashti - October 15 (Monday) (white) White  
Saptami - October 16 (Tuesday) - Red  
Ashtami - October 17 (Wednesday) - Sky Blue
Navami - October 18 (Thursday) - Pink

Spiritual Significance and Importance of the Nine Navratri Colours
The nine colors symbolically represent the nine forms of Goddess Durga that are worshipped during Navratri. Traditionally the colors change from year to year. In some regions the form of the Goddess worshipped and name varies from region to region on nine days. Women, girls and children wear the particular color of dress (like Saris (Saree), churidhar) on each day of Navratri.

Amba, Tara, Shorashi, Bhuvneshwari, Chinnamasta, Bhairavi, Dhoomavati, Bagala, and Matangi are forms of Durga worshipped in Gujarat during the nine days of Navratri.

Amba, Chamunda, Ashtamukhi, Bhuvaneshwari, Upang Lalita, Maha Kali, Jagdamba, Narayani and Renuka are forms of Durga worshipped in Maharashtra and neighboring regions.

The colors and respective Goddess - Please note this has nothing to do with deciding the color

Parrot Green – Goddess worshipped is Amba.
Orange – Goddess Tara in some regions, Chamunda in other places.
Yellow – Goddess Shorashi or Ashtamukhi
Sky Blue – Goddess Bhuvneshwari
Pink – Goddess Chinnamasta or Upang Lalita
Grey – Goddess Bhairavi or Maha Kali
Green – Goddess Dhoomavati or Jagdamba
Ink Blue – Goddess Bagala or Narayani
Royal Blue – Goddess Matangi or Renuka

Red – Goddess worshipped is Kamala or Durga 

The nine Navratri colors are Red, Orange, Yellow, Sky Blue, Pink, Grey, Green, purple and Royal blue. (Also Parrot green, white, peacock green etc are found in some years)