Navratri for the year 2005 starts on Tuesday, October 4th and ends the 9 day festival on Wednesday, October 12th.
Navratri is a 9 day festival dedicated to the Hindu deity Durga which starts on the first day of the Lunar month of Ashwin. In Sanskrit Navratri broken up mean nine nights.
Tuesday, October 4th is day number 277 of the 2005 calendar year with -13 years, -8 months, -20 daysto start the 9 day festival of Navratri 2005.
More information on Navratri. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|Name(s):||Navratri, Navratri, Navarathri, Durga Puja|
|When:||First day of the month of Ashwin on Hindu Calendar|
October 2005 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 3||Child Health Day 2005||Observance||-5012|
|Oct 4||Rosh Hashana 2005||Jewish||-5011|
|Oct 5||Navratri 2005||Hindu||-5010|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2005||Observance||-5006|
|Oct 10||Columbus Day 2005||Federal Holiday||-5005|
|Oct 12||Dussehra 2005||Hindu||-5003|
|Oct 13||Yom Kippur 2005||Jewish||-5002|
|Oct 17||Boss's Day 2005||Observance||-4998|
|Oct 18||Sukkot 2005||Jewish||-4997|
|Oct 25||Shemini Atzeret 2005||Jewish||-4990|
|Oct 26||Simchat Torah 2005||Jewish||-4989|
|Oct 30||Laylat al Qadr 2005||Muslim||-4985|
|Oct 30||Daylight Saving Time - ends 2005||Daylight Saving||-4985|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2005||Observance||-4984|