It is believed that Lord Ram is an avatar of lord Vishnu. Ram Navmi is a part of Chaitra Navratri. During the nine days of Navratri, devotees worship different avatars of Goddess Durga and keep a fast. The customs vary from people to people according to the region. Devotees end their fast on a ninth day by offering prayers and performing aartis.
Ram Navmi 2017 will be celebrated on April fifth this year. Ram Navmi is celebrated on the last day of the nine long Navratri celebration.
According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Hindu lord Ram was born on this day and this the reason that people across the country celebrate this day.
Shri Rama Mantras :
Namame Ramam Raghuvanshnatham
Rama Gayatri Mantra:
Om Daserathaya Vidhmahe
Sita Vallabhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Rama Prachodayat
Here’s all you need to know about Ram Navmi 2017:
- Ram Navami falls on the 5th of April.
-Hindu god Lord Ram is believed to have been born in Ayodhya.
-Devotees offer ‘halva’ and ‘poori’ and by serving the ‘prasad’ to God and nine little girls who are considered to be the nine avatars of Goddess Durga.