Navratri for the year 2008 starts on Tuesday, September 30th and ends the 9 day festival on Thursday, October 9th.
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, September 30th is day number 274 of the 2008 calendar year with -10 years, -8 months, -24 daysto start the 9 day festival of Navratri 2008.
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|
September 2008 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Sep 1||Labor Day 2008||Federal Holiday||-3948|
|Sept 3||Ganesh Chaturthi 2008||Hindu||-3946|
|Sep 7||National Grandparents Day 2008||Observance||-3942|
|Sep 11||Patriot Day 2008||Observance||-3938|
|Sep 17||Constitution Citizenship Day 2008||Observance||-3932|
|Sept 22||Fall/ Spring - September equinox 2008||Season||-3927|
|Sept 27||Laylat al Qadr 2008||Muslim||-3922|
|Sept 29||Navratri 2008||Hindu||-3920|
|Sept 30||Rosh Hashana 2008||Jewish||-3919|