Navaratri


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Navaratri

(nævəˈrɑːtrɪ)
n
(Hinduism) an annual Hindu festival celebrated over nine days in September–October. Observed throughout India, it commemorates the slaying of demons by Rama and the goddess Durga; in some places it is dedicated to all female deities. Also called: Durga Puja
[from Sanskrit navaratri nine nights]
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