First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024 is dedicated to Maa Shailputri

First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024: You know that during the holy period of Chaitra Navratri, nine forms of Adishakti are worship. Today is the first day of Chaitra Navratri 2024. 

By worshiping Goddess Durga, her blessings are obtaine. you also know that first day of Chaitra Navratri 2024 is dedication to Maa Shailputri.

First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024: Maa Shailputri

On the first day of Chaitra Navratri, there is a tradition of special worship of Maa Shailputri. Besides, a fast is also observe for Maa Shailputri. 

According to religious scriptures, Maa Sati was born as Maa Shailputri in the house of mountain king Himalaya. This happened after attaining sateetv (chastity).

Let me tell you that Mother Shailputri rides a Taurus. He has a trident in one hand and a lotus flower in the other. Radiant glow is visible on the face of Maa Shailputri.

Kalash is establishes on the first day of Navratri. Then Maa Shailputri, the first power of Maa Durga, is worshippers.

There is a religious belief that worshiping Maa Shailputri increases happiness and good fortune in the seeker’s family.

Importance of the first day of Chaitra Navratri 2024

Devotees worship Maa Shailputri with devotion to fulfill all their wishes. According to the Panchang, Chaitra Navratri starts from the Pratipada date of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. Hindu Nav varsh is also celebrate on this day.

Devotees celebrating Navratri on this day install Kalash in their home or temple. Which is also calling Ghatasthapana.

This is the first day of nine days of sadhana to awaken the spiritual power within oneself. It is considering a very holy and important day.

The first day of Chaitra Navratri 2024 is on Tuesday, April 9. The worship of Adishakti starts from this day.

Chaitra Navratri 2024 start date

TithiDate and timing
Beginning of Pratipada TithiMonday 08 April at 11:50 pm
EndingTuesday 09 April at 08:30 pm

Chaitra Navratri 2024 Shubh Yog

TuthiDate and timing
Abhijeet Yog11:57 am to 12:48 pm today
Sarvartha Siddhi Yog9th April at 7:32 am to 10th April at 5:06 am
Amrit Siddhi Yog9 April at 7:38 am to 10 April at 5:02 am

Chaitra Navratri 2024 puja vidhi tips

First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024
Maa Shailputri, image credit: Wikipedia
  • On the first day, establish the Kalash with full rituals.
  • During Navratri, worship and chant mantras and also perform aarti both in the morning and evening for the entire nine days.
  • It would be best to regularly recite Durga Saptashati during Navratri.
  • During Navratri, ask your Pandit and offer different Prasad on different days.
  • Offer two cloves, cardamom and honey every day during Navratri.
  • Near Mata’s chowki where the Kalash and Akhand Jyoti are lit. Never leave that place deserted.
  • Maintain purity in your home during Chaitra Navratri. Consumption of garlic, onion or meat and fish is prohibited in the house.
  • People observing fast should not wear black colored clothes at all.
  • Both should worship Vela Devi. If you keep fast then consume only water and fruits.

First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024 Mantra

Devi kavacha

ओमकार:में शिर: पातुमूलाधार निवासिनी।



हूंकार:पातुहृदयेतारिणी शक्ति स्वघृत॥

फट्कार:पातुसर्वागेसर्व सिद्धि फलप्रदा।

Devi Shailputri Stotra

वंदे वांच्छितलाभायाचंद्रार्धकृतशेखराम्।


पूणेंदुनिभांगौरी मूलाधार स्थितांप्रथम दुर्गा त्रिनेत्रा।


प्रफुल्ल वदनांपल्लवाधरांकांतकपोलांतुंग कुचाम्।


Chaitra Navratri 2024 Kalashsthapana material list

Various types of puja materials can be taken for setting up the Kalash during Navratri. In which

Turmeric, kumkum, camphor, sacred thread, incense sticks, niranjan, mango leaves are included.

Along with this, you can take puja betel leaf, garland-flowers, panchamrit, jaggery, copra, kharik, almonds, betel nut, coins, coconut.

You can take five types of fruits, naivedya etc. for offering to the Goddess.

Along with this, you can take Chowki Pat, Kush’s seat, Devi Mantra book, photo or statue of Goddess etc.

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Disclaimer: All the information given in this article is based on religious beliefs and faith. For puja, you must take advice from a knowledgeable person, a Pandit. do not confirm all the information given in this article of First day of Chaitra Navratri 2024.

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