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 August 23, 2013 

Nav-durga sadhana

Each one of the many Navadurga is believed by a specific name and the deity has a particular dhyana-mantra.

Mata Shailaputri

May the illustrious Shailputri Durga whom I salute and whose head is adorned by a halfmoon, who rides nandi, a bull and carries a spear fulfill the requirements of my heart. She is known as 1st part of Durga when she took birth as the daughter of Great Himalayas.

Mata Brahmacharini

May the supreme Brahmachari Durga, who holds rosary and kamandalu in her lotus hands and whose nature is to achieve Sachchidanandamaya Brahmaswarupa the Existence-Information-Bliss absolute, be propitious on me. Devi is Devi's that phase when Maa Parvati earlier than marriage was Devi Yogni and Devi Tapsvini.

Mata Chandraghanta

May that Durga Devi, who rides on Tiger, who's endowed with intense anger and violence and is famend by the identify of Maa Chandraghanta, bestow her grace on me. Chandraghanta Maa is thought and named Chandraghanta or Chandra-Khanda as Maa Durga wears the semi-circular moon (Chandra) which looks like a bell (Ghanta) on her forehead.

Mata Kushmanda

May Kushmanda Ma Durga who holds pitchers full of blood in her lotus hands and the universe is created, sustained and drawn within Devi's ownself in a wink be propitious for me. In this form Mother Durga creates solar system by liberating her energy to Lord Sun.

Mata Skandamata

Might the famend Durga Devi Skandamata who's eternally seated on a throne and whose hands are adorned with lotuses, be ever propitious to me. As Mother of Skanda or Kartikeya, Maa Parvati or Maa Durga is named Skandmata.

Mata Kathyayini

May the ever watchful Durga Devi Katyayani, who holds shining Chandrahasa (Sword) in Devi's hand and rides a powerful lion and destroys the demons, bestow welfare on me. When Maa Parvati's Partial enlargement took birth in Sage Katya's home and will get power from trinity and demi Gods, then the Goddess was often generally known as Maa Katyani.

Mata Kaalratri

May she Bhayankari Maa Durga who's with long lips, riding an ass, shining in various hues appears formidable because of the halo of Devi's lustre and is adorned with multi colored ornaments remove my darkness of ignorance. In Skand Purana, Maa Parvati liberates Devi's golden outer sheath and turns into dark complexioned then Goddess turns into Goddess Kaalratri.

Mata Mahagauri

Might the Mahagauri Ma Durga who rides a white Vrishaba the bull and who wears spotless white garments and stays ever pure and in addition provides ever lasting bliss to Mahadeva Lord Shiva bestow all auspiciousness. Devi is sixteen years old unmarried Goddess Parvati.

Mata Siddhidaatri

May the ever victorious Siddhidayini Ma Durga, who's all the time worshipped by the hordes of siddha, gandharva, yaksha, asura, and Deva, bestow success at my every venture. She is one who was worshiped by Lord Shiva to become in the form of Goddess Ardhnarishwara, then Goddess Shakti Appeared from the left side of Lord Shiva