Chaitra Navratri 2021; See Pics

Chaitra Navratri 2021: Maa Durga is worshipped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her avatars. The first night of Navratri is dedicated to Shailputri, the daughter of the mountains.

  • New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): A deserted inside view of the closed Jhandewalan temple on the first day of Navratri festival amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): A deserted inside view of the closed Jhandewalan temple on the first day of Navratri festival amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): A deserted inside view of the closed Jhandewalan temple on the first day of Navratri festival amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

  • Jammu and Kashmir, April 12 (ANI): A view of the Vaishno Devi temple ahead of the Navratri preparation in Katra on Monday. (ANI Photo)

  • Jammu and Kashmir, April 12 (ANI): A worker sprays disinfectant on the railings at Vaishno Devi premises ahead of the Navratri preparation in Katra on Monday. (ANI Photo)

  • Jammu and Kashmir, April 13 (ANI): Devotees offer prayers on the first day of Navratri at Sharika Devi Temple, in Srinagar on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

  • Jammu and Kashmir, April 13 (ANI): Devotees offer prayers on the first day of Navratri at Sharika Devi Temple, in Srinagar on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

  • Jammu and Kashmir, April 13 (ANI): Devotees offer prayers on the first day of Navratri at Sharika Devi Temple, in Srinagar on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)