Saptami, the day of Durga Puja, is when the holy presence of Goddess Durga is invoked into the idols in a ritual called Pran Pratisthan. The day commences with the Kola Bou bath – a banana tree is bathed before dawn in a river or a body of water, dressed in a saree like a newlywed bride, and used to transport the Goddess’s energy. Nine different types of plants are worshiped, representing the nine divine forms of Goddess Durga.
Seventh day of Navratri is dedicated to the Goddess Kaalratri. Devotees wear red coloured clothes and offer jiggery as bhog. You can add jaggery to your vrat-friendly sabudana kheer, kuttu ke atte ka halwa and even in tea. Red is the colour of energy. It signifies strength, power, determination as well as love and desire. It enhances human metabolism, increases respiration rate and is associated with sensitivity. Red is one of the favourite colours when it comes to auspicious occasions. It is a symbol of marital hood and used as a bridal colour in many regions of India. Chances are you already have a quite a few red in your wardrobe. But it’s puja time – time to deck in new fineries. Come; explore the bliss of red…
Red handloom pure linen silk saree
Red with an auspicious combo of yellow is the perfect one for occasions like this. The fall and drape of pure linen has an unmatched depth to it. So its casual with a special touch of classy element in it.
Red handloom banarasi silk unstitched lehenga fabric
Banarsi silk fabric evokes splendour of touch and feel of regality. When used in for lehenga purpose, the fabric boasts of an unsurpassed beauty. Wear this on saptami and feel like a princess yourself!
Red handloom Paithani pure silk kurti fabric
Paithani silk kurti fabric is an amazing choice to go for when you wish to opt for a red with a taste of opulence. Pair it up with churidaar of contrast shade. Go for a dupatta as it completes an ethnic get up.
Red handloom Maheshwari cotton silk saree
Red looks brightest in cotton fabric which is one of the oldest natural fibres of the world. The glaze of Mahshwari saree with glden butti and border is apt for an occasion where you wish you flaunt your religious sentiments. Go for it as it makes it a perfect choice.
The splendour of red calls for a celebration in itself. When you don a red, you feel the spirit of joyous self. Shop for yourself and for your loved ones. After all its Puja occasion – time to give and get back. Shop, splurge, laugh, enjoy and make merry. Cheers to all you beautiful people from the desk of Luxurion World.