The Holi festival (playing with colors) is observed on the first day during the waning phase of moon of Chaitra Month. The Navratri 2018 after Holi begins after 15 days from Chaitra Shukla Paksha Pratipada or the first day during the waxing phase of moon. Navratri 2018 after Holi Dates are as follows:
- Navratri day one is on March 18, 2018 and begins with Ghatasthapana.
- The next important day during the nine-day festival is on March 25. This year Ashtami and Navami are observed together on March 25. The day is also observed as Rama Navami.
- Ashtami Puja and Kanya Puja will be observed on March 25, 2018.