Sunday, 13 October 2013

Jai Maa Durga - Happy Navratri



Maa Durga manifests herself in nine forms called Navdurga. One of these nine forms of Maa Durga is worshiped every day in Navratri.

The first form of Maa Durga known as "Shailputri". Goddess Durga was born in the house of King of Mountains "Parvat Raj Himalaya", so she is called "Shailputri" means the daughter of mountain.

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 Vande Vanchitlabhaya Chandradhakritshekhram |
Vrisharudh Shooldharan Shailputri Yashaswineem ||


वंदे वाद्द्रिछतलाभाय चंद्रार्धकृतशेखराम |
वृषारूढां शूलधरां शैलपुत्री यशस्विनीम्‌ ||

The Second form of Maa Durga known as “Brahmacharani”. Goddess Brahmchaarini wears white color clothes, she holds rudraksh mala, lotus flower, kamandalu, in her hands. Goddess brahmcharini is the "tapaswini" roop of goddess. Who gives freedom from Kaama, krodha.
  
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 Dadhana karpadmabhayaamaqshmala kamadalu !
Devi prasidatu mayi brahmchaarinyanutama !!



दधाना करपद्माभ्यामक्षमाला कमण्डलु !
देवी प्रसीदतु मयि ब्रह्म्चारिन्यनुतमा !!
The Third form of Maa Durga known as “Chandraghanta”. She is known as Chandraghanta because she is adorned by a Crescent Moon (Chandra) shaped like a Ghantaa (a metallic bell).  Maa Chandraghanta punishes the demons and devilish persons. She ensures justice by saving her devotees from all kinds of dangers.

 

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Pindaj Pravaraarudha Chandkopastra Kairyutaa
Prasaadam Tanute Mahyam Chandram Ghanshteti Vishruta.


पिण्डज प्रवरारुढ़ा चण्डकोपास्त्र कैर्युता |
प्रसादं तनुते मह्यं चंद्र घंष्टेति विश्रुता ||

The fourth form of Maa Durga known as “Kushmanda”. On the fourth day Maa Durga is worshipped as her Maa Kushmanda swarup. She is depicted as seated on a lion, and possesses eight arms. She resides in solar systems and represents all knowledge.


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"Surasampurnakalasham Rudhiraplutmeva Cha |

 Dadhana Hastpadhyabhayam Kushmanda Shubhdastu Me"


 या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ कुष्मांडा रूपेण संस्थिता।

नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
   
The fifth form of Maa Durga known as “Skanda Mata”. Her elegant appearance mesmerizes the worshippers. She is the true Goddess of purity. By offering invocation to this almighty, worshippers can travel the tranquil Universe to pacify their soul and mind. This great journey makes them realize the heavenly truth of life. They leave their sorrows behind and achieve the great and divine contentment in life.


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Singashangata Nityam PadmashritKardwaya !
Shubhdaastu Sada Devi SkandMata Yashashwini !!


 सिंघासनगता नित्यम पद्माश्रितकरद्वया !
शुभदास्तु सदा देवी स्कन्द माता यशश्विनी !!

The sixth form of Maa Durga known as “Katyayani”. The general purpose of Maa Katyayani Pooja is to pray the Goddess Katyayani for the early or timely marriage of an individual, mostly girls. Even the boy who is facing such problems is suggested to perform this puja to get the favorable results.


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Chandra Haasojja Walakara Shaardu Lavar Vahana
Katyaayanee Shubham Dadya Devi Daanav Ghatini.


चंद्र हासोज्ज वलकरा शार्दू लवर वाहना |
कात्यायनी शुभं दद्या देवी दानव घातिनि ||

The seventh form of Maa Durga known as “Kalratri”. Generally “Kal” means Time & Death and “Ratrin” means darkness, so Kalratri means who control over time or death & remove darkness, negative energy from the universe.

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Vaam Paadolla Sallohalata Kantak Bhushna
Vardhan Moordh Dhwaja Krishna Kaalratri Bharyankaree.


वाम पादोल्ल सल्लोहलता कण्टक भूषणा |
 वर्धन मूर्ध ध्वजा कृष्णा कालरात्रि भर्यङ्करी ||

The eighth form of Maa Durga known as “Maha Gauri”. Mahagauri is the avatar of Durga which finds worship on the eighth day of the Navratri. She is worshipped for relief from life’s sufferings and for the fulfillment of wishes. The worship of Mahagauri is believed to give potent results, washing away the sins of devotees.


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Shvete Vrishe Samaarudha Shvetaambar Dhara Shuchih
Mahagauri Shubham Dadyantra Mahadev Pramodada.


श्वेते वृषे समारूढा श्वेताम्बरधरा शुचिः |
महागौरी शुभं दद्यान्त्र महादेव प्रमोददा ||

The ninth form of Maa Durga known as “Siddhidatri”. Siddhidatri has supernatural healing powers. She has four arms and she is always in a blissful happy enchanting pose. She rides on the lion and blesses all Gods, saints, yogis, tantriks and all devotees as a manifestation of the Mother Goddess. In ‘Devi Bhagvata Purana’ it is mentioned that Lord Shiva worshipped her and was blessed with all siddhis (supernatural powers). By her blessing, half his body became female and other half male. As a result, the avatar of Ardhnarishvara came into being.

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Siddh Gandharv Yagyadhair Surair Marairapi
Sevyamana Sada Bhooyaat Siddhida Siddhi Dayanee.


सिद्ध गन्धर्व यज्ञद्यैर सुरैर मरैरपि |
सेव्यमाना सदा भूयात्सिद्धिदा सिद्धि दायिनी ||



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Satender Kumar Mall
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