There are a total of five types of Navratri that comes in a year. Among them Sharad Navratri is the most popular one. You can easily find Navratri images in the internet if you are totally unaware about the festival and thus know about the festival. Navratri begins on the first day of the bright fortnight of the month of Ashwin.
On the first day of Navratri known as Pratipada the ‘Shailaputri Maa’ form of Durga is worshiped.
The second day of Navratri known as Dwitiya worships ‘Brahmacharini’ form of Durga.
The third day of Navratri is called Tritiya. On this day the ‘Chandraghanta’ form of Durga is worshiped.
Chaturthi is the name given to the fourth day of Navratri. ‘Kushmanda’ is the form of Durga being worshipped on the fourth day.
‘Skandamata’ is the form of Durga being worshipped on the fifth day, known as Panchami.
On the sixth day or Shashthi the ‘Katyayani’ form of Durga is worshipped.
On seventh day or Saptami the form of Durga being worshipped is ‘Kaalratri’.
Eighth day or Ashtami worships ‘Maha Gauri’.
And finally on the ninth day or Navami the ‘Siddhidatri’ form of goddess Durga is worshipped.