Chaitra Navratri is marked with pomp all across the country annually by Hindus. This year, the festival began on March 22 and ends on March 30.
Ram Navami is an auspicious Hindu festival which is celebrated every year and marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ram. It falls on the Shukla Paksha Navami which the ninth day of the Chaitra month and is also the conclusion of Chaitra Navratri. He was born to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya. The festival also celebrates the descent of Vishnu as the Rama avatar.
According to the Hindu Calendar, Chaitra Navratri is marked in the month March or April. This year, Ram Navami falls on 30 March. As per Drik Panchang, Lord Rama was born during Madhyahna period which is middle of Hindu day. Madhyahna which prevails for six Ghatis (approximately 2 hours and 24 minutes) is the most auspicious time to perform Rama Navami Puja rituals. According to Drik Panchang, it will last from 11:11 am to 1:40 pm this year. The Rama Navami Madhyahna Moment will be at 12:26 pm.