Best way to approach Navrathri
The Indian festival of Navratri is dedicated to the feminine nature (PRAKRUTHI) of the Divine. Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are seen as three dimensions of the womanhood, symbolic of the earth, the sun and the moon, or of tamas (inertia), rajas (activity, passion) and sattva (transcendence, knowledge, purity) respectively. Those who aspire for strength or power, worship feminine nature in the forms of – Mother Earth or Durga or Kali. Those who aspire for wealth, passion or material gifts worship Lakshmi or the sun. Those who aspire for knowledge, dissolution or the transcendence of the limitations of the mortal body worship Saraswati or the moon.