Navratri festival will be celebrated from Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month till Navami. During this 9 days different forms of Maa Durga are worshipped. During Navratri, people worship the mother with reverence and faith. They get special blessings of their mother. At this time Sharad Navratri will run from 26 September to 5 October. This time Navratri will last for 9 days. During Sharad Navratri, devotees perform Ghatasthapana at home. Maa Durga is invoked by law. At this time a special concept of sattvikta has been laid. There are some things that should not be done during Navratri. So know what not to do.
Do not keep the house empty during Navratri
In Sharad Navratri, people worship Maa Durga by setting up a Kalash at home. If you also do Ghatasthapana in the house, then do not keep the Akhand Jyoti of the place of worship alone in the house. According to the belief of the scriptures, it is necessary for some members to stay in the house during Navratri. Apart from this, avoid sleeping during the day during Navratri.
don’t hurt the girl
Do not insult any girl for 9 days in Navratri. Also, do not give them any kind of trouble at this time. According to religious belief, unmarried girl is considered to be the form of Maa Durga. Apart from this, no woman should be insulted during Navratri. Maa Durga is pleased by respecting women in Navratri.
don’t eat vengeful food
According to religious belief, Navratri is a festival of sattvikta. At this time do not use garlic or onion in home food. Both these things are considered to be tamasic. If you consume it during Navratri then you will not have any objection during worship. Therefore, it is considered good to eat sattvik food during Navratri.
Remember Maa Durga
According to religious beliefs, do not get entangled in unnecessary things during Navratri. It is believed that the more Goddess Durga is worshiped during Navratri, the more meritorious the path of worship is. It is considered auspicious to recite Durga Saptashati and Durga Chalisa in Navratri.