The Significance of Navratri Goddess Each Day

Navratri, the famous Indian festival occurs within a span period of nine days. In these nine days of Navratri celebration, different forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped and Navratri Goddess each day have their own significance.

People from different parts of country have their own ways of celebrating this festival performing, different rituals. On this auspicious occasion, we celebrate the victory of good over evil.

On these nine days of Navratri, we offer prayers and prasad to nine forms of Maa Durga. Each day is associated with an incarnation of the goddess. So, celebrate this religious festival with your friends & family by sending them some beautiful WhatsApp status & quotes, warm wishes & greetings of Navratri. Here we have significance of each Navratri Goddess each day:-

 Shailaputri

On the first day of Navratri, Maa Shailaputri is worshipped where (Shaila means mountain) and (Putri means daughter). She is an incarnation of Goddess Parvati who is a wife of God Shiva- the creator of the universe, and the mother of Lord Ganesha & Kartikeya. According to scriptures, she is decipted as holding Trishul in one hand, lotus in the other hand and riding a bull called Nandi. She wears a red saree, which signifies action & vigour.

Shailaputri

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Brahmacharini

On the second day of Navratri, Maa Bramcharini is worshipped where (brahma means sacred knowledge) (charini means to follow). She is another incarnation of Goddess Parvati. According to scriptures, she is decipted to walk bare feet, wear white clothes, holding a japamala and kamandal in her hands. She was a devoted female who became Sati and symbolizes happiness & calmness.

Brahmacharini

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Chandraghanta

On the third day of Navratri, Maa Chandraghanta is worshipped where (Chandra means moon) and (ghanta means bell). She is the third incarnation of Goddess Parwati. She symbolizes courage & bravery. By her blessings all the sins, sufferings & hurdles of her devotees are eradicated. She always keeps her third eye open to destroy and kill demons.

Chandraghanta

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 Kushmanda

On the fourth day of Navratri, Maa Kushmanda is worshipped where (Ku means some), Ushma means energy) and (Anda means Cosmic egg). She is the fourth incarnation of Goddess Durga. She is the one who has created the whole universe. According to scriptures, she is decipted to have eight hands and rides on a Tiger. She resides inside the sun to give light and life to the whole universe.

Kushmanda

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 Skandamata

On the fifth day of Navratri, Maa Skandamata is worshipped where (Skanda is a war god and her son Kartikey) and (Mata is Mother). She is the fifth incarnation of Goddess Durga. She blesses all her devotees with power, prosperity & success in life. According to scriptures, she is decipted to have four arms in which two hands have a lotus flower, a baby Kartikey in her lap. She is seated on a lotus and rides on a lion.

Skandamata

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Katyayani

On the sixth day of Navratri, Maa Katyayani is worshipped. She is the sixth incarnation of Goddess Durga. She is the fierce form of goddess Durga and known as Warrior Goddess. She has four hands and rides on a lion. She is considered to be the most violent form of Maa Durga.

Katyayani

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Kalaratri

On the seventh day of Navratri, Maa Kalaratri is worshipped. She is the seventh incarnation of Goddess Durga. As per Hindu Mythology, she is the destroyer of evil spirits, ghosts, demons, and negative energies. Also referred to as Shubankari, the Goddess is depicted as someone with four arms and born to conquer asuras and evil forces of nature. All over the world she is worshipped as an epitome of courage and fearlessness.

Kalaratri

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Mahagauri

On the eighth day of Navratri, Maa Mahagauri is worshipped. She is the eighth incarnation of Goddess Durga. According to legends, when Goddess Parvati underwent a penance to get Lord Shiva as her husband, her complexion turned dark. After the lord was pleased with her devotion, she purified her entire body by washing herself in the Ganges, eventually regaining her beauty. After that, she was named ‘Mahagauri’, meaning extremely fair-complexioned. She is considered and worshipped as the epitome of peace and tranquillity throughout the world.

Mahagauri

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Sidhidatri

On the ninth day of Navratri, Maa Sidhidatri is worshipped where (Siddhi means Supernatural power). She is the ninth incarnation of Goddess Durga. She is also known as Mahalakshmi Devi. She bestows all types of siddhis to her devotees. She is decipted to have four hands holding a lotus, mace, discus and a book and sits on a lion. She bless her devotees with all achievements and perfection.

Sidhidatri

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So, these are the nine incarnations and significance of Navratri Goddess each day. So, Let me know in the comments section, how do you celebrate Navratri? For more details visit our website at whatsapplife.com

 

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