Navratri


“Two form of Lord Shiva's power i.e. Fierce and Gentle, are capable of providing 10 aspects of divine power of Goddess Durga. Devi Laxmi the divine goddess of wealth, Lover and Prosperity is ranked 10th”



Navratri is a Hindu festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga. Navratri is a conjunction of two words “nava” means “nine” and “ratri” means “night”, literally means “Nine Nights”. In these nine nights of Navratri, three Goddess – Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati, or Durga is worshiped in nine different characters, who collectively forms Navadurga.



These 9 Goddess are:

Shri Shailputri, Shri Bramcharini, Shri Chandraghanta, Shri Kushmanda, Shri Skandmata, Shri Katyayini, Shri Kaalratri, Shri Mahagauri, Shri Siddhidatri.



The ninth manifestation of Goddess Durga is Siddhidatri. People worship Devi Siddhidatri on the ninth day of Navaratri. Devi Siddhidatri has supernatural healing powers and she admired to offer all types of perfection to her devotees and thus she is recognized as ‘Siddhidatri’. She has four arms and sits on a lotus. Her arms hold Gada (bludgeon), Chakra, Shankh (scallop shell) and lotus flower.



It is mentioned in Vedic scriptures “Devi Bhagvata Purana” that Lord Shiva obtained all Siddhis by blessings of Siddhidatri. Devi Siddhidatri is truly one of the most magnificent aspects of Navdurga. With the grace of Devi Siddhidatri, all wishes of her devotees are fulfilled and all the fear and pains are eliminated. The worshipper can satisfies and controls their all desires.



Devi Siddhidatri ends the avarice and extreme temptation toward material comforts of her worshipper. After obtaining Siddhi, humans observe improvement in their personality and for this, the one should comply with dedication and show his devotion toward Goddess Siddhidatri. The devotees of Devi Siddidatri can attain any kind of desire by worshipping her on the auspicious final day of Navratri. Her fame is endless and is she is said to be very magnanimous for all mankind. All Gods, Daemons, Humans, Gandharvas are longing for the grace, offerings and blessings of Devi Durga.

Posted By : Vinod Jindal on Jan 20, 2015


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