When is Navaratri 2023?

Navaratri 2023 is on Sunday 15th Oct, 2023 (15/10/2023) in 381 days and ends on Monday 23rd Oct, 2023 (23/10/2023) in 389 days

What is Navaratri?


Navaratri is a festival of worship and dance. It is also spelled as Navaratra or Navratri. The word Navaratri is composed of two words: Nava meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. Navaratri is divided into three-days sets, where each is devoted to a different aspect of the supreme goddess. The first three days are devoted to Durga to destroy all of our defects, our impurities and our vices. The next three days are dedicated to Lakshmi who is the donor of material and spiritual wealth while the last set is devoted to Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom.

The only way to be successful throughout one's life is to obtain the blessing of the three aspects of the divine mother.

Dates for Navaratri from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Navaratri is marked in red

When is ...?starts onends onDays away
Navaratri 2024Thursday 3rd Oct, 2024Saturday 12th Oct, 2024 starts in 735 days
Navaratri 2023Sunday 15th Oct, 2023Monday 23rd Oct, 2023 starts in 381 days
Navaratri 2022Monday 26th Sep, 2022Tuesday 4th Oct, 2022 ends in 5 days
Navaratri 2021Wednesday 6th Oct, 2021Thursday 14th Oct, 2021 ended 349 days ago
Navaratri 2020Saturday 17th Oct, 2020Sunday 25th Oct, 2020 ended 703 days ago
Navaratri 2019Sunday 29th Sep, 2019Monday 7th Oct, 2019 ended 1087 days ago
Navaratri 2018Tuesday 9th Oct, 2018Wednesday 17th Oct, 2018 ended 1442 days ago
Navaratri 2017Thursday 21st Sep, 2017Saturday 30th Sep, 2017 ended 1824 days ago
Navaratri 2016Saturday 1st Oct, 2016Tuesday 11th Oct, 2016 ended 2178 days ago
Navaratri 2015Tuesday 13th Oct, 2015Friday 23rd Oct, 2015 ended 2532 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 15, 2023
End DateOct 23, 2023
When? Starts in 381 days
Duration9 Days
Type Hindu Holidays

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