The Ninth lunar day each of the two lunar phases (Krishna Paksha and Sukla Paksha) is called Navami. The Navami which comes after the full moon (Purnima) is called Krishna Paksha Navami. And the Navami after Amavasya is called Shukla Paksha Navami. It comes 24 times in a year; the list of 2020 Navami dates, you will find in this Navami calendar.
Navami dates 2020
2020 Navami Calendar with dates, festivals, and vrats.
|Navami dates 2020||Tithi||Festivals and Vrats|
|Saturday, 04 Jan||Pausa, Shukla Paksha|
|Saturday, 18 Jan||Magha, Krishna Paksha|
|Monday, 03 Feb||Magha, Shukla Paksha||Mahananda Navami|
|Monday, 17 Feb||Phalguna, Krishna Paksha||Sri Ramdas Navami|
|Wednesday, 04 Mar||Phalguna, Shukla Paksha|
|Tuesday, 17 Mar||Chaitra, Krishna Paksha|
|Thursday, 02 April||Chaitra, Shukla Paksha||Rama Navami|
|Thursday, 16 April||Vaisakha, Krishna Paksha|
|Saturday, 02 May||Vaisakha, Shukla Paksha||Sita Navami|
|Saturday, 16 May||Jyestha, Krishna Paksha|
|Sunday, 31 May||Jyestha, Shukla Paksha||Mahesh Navami|
|Sunday, 14 June||Ashadha, Krishna Paksha|
|Monday, 29 June||Ashadha, Shukla Paksha|
|Tuesday, 14 July||Shravan, Krishna Paksha|
|Tuesday, 28 July||Shravan, Shukla Paksha|
|Thursday, 13 Aug||Bhadra, Krishna Paksha||Goga Navami|
|Thursday, 27 Aug||Bhadra, Shukla Paksha|
|Friday, 11 Sept||Ashwina, Krishna Paksha||Avidhava Navami|
|Friday, 25 Sept||Adhik, Shukla Paksha|
|Sunday, 11 Oct||Adhik, Krishna Paksha|
|Saturday, 24 Oct||Ashwina, Shukla Paksha||Maha Navami|
|Monday, 09 Nov||Kartika, Krishna Paksha|
|Monday, 23 Nov||Kartika, Shukla Paksha||Akshaya Navami|
|Wednesday, 09 Dec||Marga, Krishna Paksha|
|Wednesday, 23 Dec||Marga, Sukla Paksha|
Important festivals on Navami 2020
Ram Navami a Hindu spring festival observed on Chaitra, Shukla Paksha Navami. It is celebrated on the ninth and last day of Chaitra Navratri in the month of March/April. In 2020 Rama Navami falls on Thursday, 02 April. Eight Prahar fasting is suggested during Rama Navami. Which means devotes should observe the fast from sunrise to sunrise.
Sita Navami or Jayanti is the day that celebrates the birth of Goddess Sita. It is also known as Janki Navami. It is celebrated during Shukla Paksha of Vaishakha month. In 2020 Sita Navami falls on Saturday, 02 May. Even Lord Ram was born on Navami Tithi during Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month. Hence according to the Hindu calendar, Sita Jayanti falls after one month of Rama Navami.
It is important to note that depending on the starting time of Navami Tithi on the previous day Maha Navami Puja and Upavas might be done on Ashtami Tithi. The precise rule is that if Ashtami and Navami merge before Sanyakal on Ashtami Tithi then Ashtami Puja and Navami Puja including Sandhi Puja are done on the same day.
Other Festivals on Navami Dates
- Mahananda Navami: This vrat falls on Navami tithi of Margashirsha Shukla Paksha. It is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Lakshmi. If you lack happiness, prosperity, wealth, and wealth for any reason. Then by observing this vrat; Goddess Lakshmi removes all these shortcomings. Fasting and donating on this day removes poverty.
- Sri Ramdas Navami: Samarth Ramdas (1608-1681) is one of the greatest Hindu saints of Indian history. Sri Ramdas was born in 1606 on Krishna Paksha Navami in Magh Month. Hence, it is celebrated as Sri Ramdas Navami.
- Mahesh Navami: Mahesh Navami is the biggest festival of the Maheshwari community. It falls on Jyeshtha Shukla Paksha Navami. This festival is mainly dedicated to the worship of Lord Mahesha and the Goddess Parvati.
- Goga Navami: It is also known as Guga Naumi and dedicated to worship of Lord Guga – the Snake God. Goga Navami falls on the Bhadrapad Krishna Paksha Navami tithi.
- Avidhava Navami: It falls on Ashwina Krishna Paksha Navami i.e. the 9th day of Pitru Paksha. Avidhava Navami is mainly observed in the northern states of India and is also popularly known as ‘Adukha Navami’.
- Akshaya Navami: It is also known as Amla Navami. Akshaya Navami falls on Kartik Shukla Paksha Navami. According to traditional beliefs, on the day of Akshaya Navami, devotees worship Amla tree and seek blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. This day has a similar significance as Akshaya Tritiya.
Other Important Dates: Ashtami Dates