Navratri Day Two – Chandra Darshan

chandra darshanThe first lunar night of Navratri 2015 covers two days according to the Indian Panchang. On the second day of Navratri, it is still the Pratipada, the first night of the moon. The significance of the second day in 2015 is Chandra Darshan, the first day of the sighting of the Moon after the Amavasya, or New Moon Day. The first sighting of the Moon after the new moon has a powerful significance, as the Amavasya fast is broken at the sighting of the Moon, about an hour after sunset, just before the Moon, also, will set.