Navratri is celebrated in all over India with much pomp and gaiety. In this nine festival all the devotees get filled with enthusiasm and devotion towards the goddess durga. People worships nine different forms of the goddess Durga to seek her blessing. We all know so much about this festival but only few are ware about the story behind the celebration of Navratri. Although there are many stories behind Navrartri but we bring the most prevalent one.
One of the fiercest daemons, Mahishasura worshipped Lord Shiva with full devotion. The lord got so impressed by his great dedication that he gave him a boon to not get killed either by man or by God, after getting boon he started creating havoc everywhere. The gods gets scared and tries to find the solution to kill him. Finally, a solution was obtained by creating a new Goddess by amalgamating the powers of all the male Gods. The demon kept hiding and disguising himself for nearly 8 days but finally at the 9th day that Maa Durga was able to find him ad kills him.
The killing of the demons by Durga symbolizes the victory of good over evil, therefore every year devotees celebrates this great festival.