Navratri Colours 2016: 9 Colors List To Wear, Dress On Each Day of The Festival

Navratri Colours 2016: Navratri 9 Colors To Wear, Dress On Each Day of Festival: In India, there are many festivals which are dedicated to particular god / goddess. It is one of them, and it begins from October 1. This fest is dedicated to the Hindu deity Durga. The name of the festival tells everything. Navratri means “Nine Nights.” During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are being worshipped. (Watch: Bigg Boss.)

The tenth day is celebrated as Dussehra, which is also commonly known as Vijayadashami. This festival is celebrated with total enthusiasm in every Hindu country like India and Nepal. And after 20 days from Dussehra, Deepawali will be celebrated on 11 November 2015. (See: Jazbaa collections.)

This Navaratri is also known as Sharad Navratri. This dress colour code is followed by women mainly from the regions of Gujarat and Maharashtra. You will be surprised to know that the deity is being worshipped by Muslims of Bangladesh also. (Read: Rudhramadevi Collections.)

Navratri Colours 2016

Now, the season of the festival has been started. From Navratri to Diwali, there are lots of festive events which fills our lives with full of happiness. (See: MTV Splitsvilla 8 Winner.)

Coming to the way of celebrating Navratri festival. This fest on different days has different dress colour codes. These Nine Navratri Colours 2016 are being list below.

These Navaratri colors 2016 have their significance in this festivity. People like to wear, dress clothing like saree / sari of the following list of colors for Navratri 2015 during nine days of celebrations.

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Chaitra Navratri 2016 Dates

  1. Ghatsthapana – Navratri Day 1 – April 8, 2016
  2. Sindhara Dooj, Chandraghanta Puja, Dwitiya -April 9, 2016
  3. Kushmanda Puja – April 10, 2016
  4. Naag Pooja, Lakshmi Panchami, Skandamata Puja – April 11, 2016
  5. Katyayani Puja, Skanda Shashthi – April 12, 2016
  6. Kalaratri Puja, Maha Saptami – April 13, 2016
  7. Sri Durga Mahaashtami, Mahagauri Puja – April 14, 2016
  8. Ram Navratri – April 15, 2016
  9. Navaratri Prana – April 16, 2016
Day 1 – Ghatasthapana / Pratipada Oct. 1, 2016 Grey
Day 2 – Dwitiya 2 October 2016 Orange
Day 3 – Tritiya 3 Oct 2016 White
Day 4 – Chaturthi Oct. 4 2016 Red
Day 5 – Panchami 5 Oct 2016 Royal Blue
Day 6 – Shashti 6 October 2016 Yellow
Day 7 – Saptami 7 Oct 2016 Green
Day 8 – Ashtami Oct. 8, 2016 Peacock Green
Day 9 – Navami / Dashami / Dussehra 9 Oct 2016 Purple

Navratri Colors 2016 – List of Navratri 9 colors for 2016

Ghatasthapana / Pratipada (Oct. 1, 2016) – Grey

Shailaputri Maa is worshipped as the Navtratri festival kick-offs as it is the first form of Goddess Durga. The idol / statue is donned with red color saree. Ghatsthapana is also done.

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Navratri Colours 2016

Dwitiya (October 2, 2016) – Orange

Bharamacharini comes 2nd in the various forms of Goddess Durga. As per the mythological story, Goddess enlightened with power, divine, and spiritual grace.

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Tritiya (3rd October 2016) – White

Chandraghanta comes third in the process. This Goddess is the symbol of peace, serenity, beauty, and bravery. Goddess is donned in White while Yellow is the Navratri colors 2016 to wear.

Chaturthi (Oct. 4, 2016) – Red

nine Navratri Colours
Then comes, Kushmanda form of Durga, who is believed to be the creator of the entire world. Goddess’s idol is dressed in Red colored saree and Bhouma Chaturthi is celebrated.
Panchami ( October 5, 2016) – Royal Blue
Then arrives Skandamata, the next avatar, who is known to demolish the demons. Goddess’s attire is Blue while devotees wear Grey color.
Shashti (6th October 2016) – Yellow
Navratri Colours 2016
The next avatar is Katyayani of Maa Durga. Idol wears Yellow. People wear Orange and Maha Shashti is observed.
Saptami – (Oct. 7, 2016) – Green
The seventh avatar is Kaalratri, who is believed to be protecting people from all worries, troubles and provides freedom and happiness to all. Utsava Puja is done while idol of Goddess is adorned with Green color.
Ashtami (October 8, 2016) – Peacock Green
Navratri Colours
Then comes Maha Gauri in the list. She symbolizes forgiveness. Goddess is decorated with Peacock Green colour, and Saraswati Puja is performed. Devotees wear Pink color.
Navami / Dashami / Dussehra (9th October 2016) – Purple
Navratri Colours 2016

The last form is Siddidatri, who is believed to possess great supernatural powers. Idols of Goddess are adorned with Purple and Maha Navami puja is conducted along with Kanya Puja.

If you have any query about the festival, then feel free to ask by commenting below.


  1. Hi I’m doing my pooja on the 10th of October 2016 I need to know what colour sari should I wear.