New Delhi: On the auspicious occasion of Navratri, many Bollywood, television celebs took to their social media handles to extend the festival’s greetings to their fans.
Today is the first day of Navratri and it marks the auspicious occasion of Shardiya Navratri or Sharad Navratri.
Many celebs such as Sanjay Dutt, Paresh Rawal, Anupam Kher, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan and Pooja Bhatt took to Twitter to share warm celebratory posts on the joyous occasion.
Take a look at their tweets:
— Sanjay Dutt (@duttsanjay) October 7, 2021
मां दुर्गा का प्रथम स्वरूप मां शैलपुत्री हैं. पर्वतराज हिमालय के घर पुत्री रूप में जन्म लेने के कारण माता का नाम शैलपुत्री पड़ा. इनकी कृपा से धन, धान्य और सौभाग्य की प्राप्ति होती है। pic.twitter.com/C87krlefpg
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) October 7, 2021
आप सभी को नवरात्रि की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ।माँ दुर्गा हम सबकी रक्षा करे और हमें स्वस्थ रखें। pic.twitter.com/Q33kHsyufp
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) October 7, 2021
The auspicious Navaratras begin today,when Ma Durga resides amongst us for 9 days,showering her blessings& ending with Vijaya Dashami to celebrate the conquest of the evil Mahishasura.May these holy days benefit all of us, bringing peace and happiness to everyone. Happy Navratri! pic.twitter.com/CPxcVeyanR
— Hema Malini (@dreamgirlhema) October 7, 2021
T 4051 – या देवी सर्वभूतेषु शक्ति-रूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥
“नवरात्रि के पावन पर्व पर हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं” pic.twitter.com/2rExCfvdJC
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) October 6, 2021
Other stars such as Rubina Dilaik, Shamita Shetty, Sushmita Sen and Shilpa Shetty shared their wishes on Instagram.
Check them out:
For the unversed, there are five known types of Navratri falling in a year, out of which Sharad Navratri or Shardiya Navratri is the most significant one.
Shardiya Navratri starts on the pratipada or the first day of the lunar month of Ashwin. The dates of Navratri vary each year depending upon the Hindu Lunar calendar.
On Day 1 of Navratri, goddess Shailputri is worshipped. During these 9 days of festivity, different avatars of goddess Durga are evoked and prayed to. People are dressed in their colourful best to mark the occasion.