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  Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Devi are worshipped. 2016 Date:  October 1, 2016 – October 10, 2016 2017 Date:  September 21, 2017 – September 29, 2017 Observances:  Goddess Durga is worshipped