Significance of Navaratri Festival
Puttaparthi, Prasanthi Nilayam (Dasara )
What is the meaning of ‘Devi navaratri”? ‘Navaratri’ means nine nights. What is the meaning of ‘ratri’ or night? Night is associated with darkness. What is meant by darkness? Ignorance is darkness. Human beings suffer from nine forms of darkness. The nine types of ego are the nine types of night.