The Festival Of Rama-Navami, also known as the SreeRama Navami, is celebrated every year on this date at sacred shrines throughout India. It honors both the great Hindu God Rama (the seventh incarnation of Vishnu) and the Goddess Sita.
The SreeRama Navami festival falls in the Shukla Paksha on the Navami, the ninth day of the month of Chaitra in the Hindu calendar. Thus it is also known as Chaitra Masa Suklapaksha Navami, and marks the end of the nine-day Chaitra-Navratri celebrations. At some places the festival lasts the whole nine days of the Navratras, thus the period is called ‘Sri Rama Navratra’.
Since Rama is the 7th incarnation of Vishnu having been born at noon, temples and family shrines are elaborately decorated and traditional prayers are chanted together by the family in the morning.