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On Navaratri (Part XIII)

Today is the ninth day of Navaratri, which is a very important day and it belongs to Devi Siddhidhatri. The other 8 devis come together to form Devi Siddhidhatri. She sits on a large lotus and is a Chaturbhuji Mata. She has Shankha, Chakra, Gada and Padma in Her hands. ...

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On Navaratri (Part XII)

This day belongs to Devi Maha Gauri. Gauri did penance to attain Lord Shiva as Her husband. So, her complexion became dark due to the hard penance. The moment Lord Shiva appeared before her, her complexion became light golden yellow and she looked very beautiful. Today is Ashtami as well. ...

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On Navaratri (Part XI)

Today, the Devi descended on earth in the avtaar of Kalaratri to kill Raktabeeja. Raktabeeja was a demon, when his blood fell on the earth, it brought alive several Raktabeejas. Thus, Kalaratri appeared and drank all his blood for the complete annihination of the demon. Her complexion is dark and ...

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On Navaratri (Part X)

Today is the sixth day of Navaratri. This day belongs to Devi Katyayani. She was born at the house of Maharishi Katyayan. So, She is called Devi Katyayani. Delay in marriage, obstacles in getting married, problems in marriage, etc. are sorted out by this Devi. A garland of Hibiscus flowers, ...

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On Navaratri (Part IX)

Today is the fifth day of Navaratri, belonging to Devi Skandamata. She is the mother of Lord Kartikeya. This Devi is worshipped for the birth of children and their wellbeing. On the sixth day after the birth of a child, this Devi is worshipped. She sits on a large lotus ...

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On Navaratri (Part VII)

On the fourth day of Navaratri, Devi Kushmanda is worshipped. This Devi is also called the Ashtabhuji Mata because She has 8 arms. She is sitting on either lion or tiger. Her hands have a flower, Kamandalu, Japa Mala, bow, arrow, Mace, sword, Sudarshan Chakra and Amruta Kalasha. Since it ...

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On Navaratri (Part VI)

The third day of Navaratri belongs to Devi Chandraghanta. A crescent moon adorns the forehead of this Devi like a bell. Thus, Her name is Chandraghanta. She has several weapons in her 10 hands and is always ready to vanquish the evil. She protects devotees from unknown fear, fear of ...

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