Navratri festival News
Mother Chandraghanta was born in the third form of Mother Shakti to destroy the Asuras. Mother Chandraghanta is the one who removes the sufferings of the world. One who worships the mother with a true heart, all his wishes are fulfilled. Chandraghanta, the form of Mother Shakti, is worshiped on the third day of Navratri. Maa Chandraghanta is considered to be the ultimate peacemaker and benefactor.
Today is the first day of Chaitra Navratri and on this day after Ghatasthapana, worship of Shailputri, the first form of Maa Durga, is performed. Today, the first day of Navratri is dedicated to Maa Shailputri. Being the daughter of the mountain king Himalaya, the mother is called Shailputri. This form of the mother is very calm, gentle and influential. Ghatasthapana is performed on the first day of Navratri and Goddess Shailputri is worshipped.
In Unlock 5, while all economic activities are being normalised in a graded manner, the service of the Indian Railways is also slowly returning to track. The Centre has recently asserted that pilgrims from across the country planning visits during Navratri festival will be able to do so. Along with special trains, Indian Railways have decided to restore their railway services connected to religious places.
On the second day of Navratri festival we bow in reverence before goddess Brahmacharini, an embodiment of Maa Parvati. The ‘gorgeous’ form of Durga, the idol of Brahmacharini is presented to her worshippers with a Kamandalu in her left hand and rosary in her right hand. Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratra and is most known as a personification of love and loyalty.