'Navrathri is one of the most popular Hindu festivals that is dedicated to worshipping the nine forms of Goddess Durga. The word Navrathri means 'Nine Nights' in Sanskrit. Navrathri is one of the most vibrant and long festivals in Hindu and Indian culture. There are many types of Navrathris being celebrated in India. One that falls during Sepember - October is known as 'Maha Navrathri'.
In South India, it is also called as 'Navarathri Golu' - festive display of idols and figurines. During this season, friends and relatives visit each other's homes. To show their gratitude, people will gift their guests with idols, utility gifts etc.,
This year, Navrathri will begin on 29 September 2019 and ends on 8 October 2019.