Navratri has started from Chaitra Shukla Pratipada Tithi, Wednesday 22 March, which will run till 30 March. On the first day Navratri will start in Gajakesari, Budhaditya and Siddha Muhurta. After this, Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga will remain for four days in the entire nine days. All these yogas are considered very auspicious for worshiping and shopping of Mata. During the auspicious days of Navratri, every worship material used in the worship and meditation of Goddess Bhagwati has symbolic significance.
Swastik – This auspicious symbol, considered a symbol of truth, eternal, peace, infinite divine, opulence, prosperity and beauty, is very auspicious. For this reason, before the beginning of any auspicious work, there is a law to worship by making a swastika symbol.
Importance- It has the power to defeat all the obstacles and remove evil. One who does auspicious work without respecting it. That work is not successful smoothly.
Kalash- According to religious scriptures, Kalash has been considered a symbol of happiness-prosperity, splendor and auspicious wishes. All the planets, constellations, deities and pilgrimages reside in the Kalash. That’s why Ghat Sthapana is of utmost importance in Navratri Puja.
Significance- All the deities are worshiped by methodically worshiping the Kalash during Navratri, which brings happiness, prosperity and good fortune in the house.
Barley is sown along with the establishment of Kalash during Navratri, without which the worship of the mother is considered incomplete. Barley is a symbol of prosperity, peace, progress and prosperity. It is believed that future events can be predicted by the quality of barley growing.
Significance- It is believed that if barley grows fast, then happiness and prosperity comes in the house, the negative energy of the house goes away.