New Delhi: The auspicious 9-day agelong festival of Navratri is present and excitement amongst the devotees is palpable. Chaitra Navratri began this twelvemonth connected April 13 and volition past till Ram Navami connected April 21 respectively. The goddess is worshipped during these 9 days successful assorted forms.
There are 4 types of Navratris successful the year, retired of which lone wide celebrated - the Chaitra (spring) and Shardiya Navratri (autumn). The different 2 are Ashada and Magha Gupt Navratri.
According to the Gregorian calendar, the Chaitra Navratri festival takes spot successful the months of March-April each year. The Ghatasthapana puja, Chandra Darshan took spot connected April 13, 2021 - the archetypal time of Chaitra Navratri.
On the 2nd time of Navratri, Maa Brahmacharini is worshipped. She is Sati - the girl of Daksha Prajapati, who aboriginal marries Lord Shiva. However, arsenic Brahmacharini, she is worshipped successful the unmarried form.
Maa Brahmacharini is depicted arsenic walking bare feet, carrying a Japa Mala (rosary) successful her close manus and a Kamandalu successful her near manus respectively. Her governing satellite is Mars (Mangal), the controller of fortunes, truthful her devotees commune to her connected the 2nd time of Navratri, seeking her blessings for bid and blessings for peace, virtuousness and prosperity.
You tin chant these mantras of Maa Brahmacharini:
ॐ देवी ब्रह्मचारिण्यै नम:
Oṃ Devī Brahmacāriṇyai Namaḥ
देवी प्रसीदतु मयि ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा॥
Dadhana Karpadma Abhyamaksh Mala Kamandalu
Devi Prasidatu Mayi Brahmacharinya Nuttam
Here's wishing everyone a precise Happy Navratri!