Pratipada /Ghatasthapana – YELLOW The first day is the day of Shailaputri Devi

Pratipada /Ghatasthapana – YELLOW
The first day is the day of Shailaputri Devi. Shailaputri literally means the daughter (putri) of the mountains (shaila). Variously known as Sati Bhavani, Parvati or Hemavati, the daughter of Hemavana – the king of the Himalayas, she is the first among Navadurgas. Her worship takes place on the first day of Navaratri – the nine divine nights. The embodiment of the power of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, she rides a bull and carries a trident and a lotus in her two hands. The color to wear on the first day is Yellow. Happy Durga Puja 2013 Gold Images Golden Durga Maa Navratri Special : Know the 9 Avatars of Durga and 9 Colors to Wear This Festive Week