Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Navratri Day Four - Maa Kushmanda Puja Vidhi

Maa Kushmanda blesses her devotees on the 4th day of the Shardiya Navratri. She is believed to have resided inside the Sun Mandala for years. AstroSage has compiled an informative blog on the Goddess of warmth and knowledge.


The 4th day of Shardiya Navratri commemorates Maa Kushmanda, avatar of Maa Bhagwati. As the popular belief states, with just a flash of her radiant smile the goddess created the whole universe (Brahmanda) and thus the name, Kushmanda came into being. It is also believed that when the universe had no form and darkness cocooned it, Maa Kushmanda with her laughter spawned the universe to the form that we know today. Due to this, she’s known as Aadishakti or Aadiswaroopa of the universe. Maa Kushmanda has 8 arms, which popularised her another name Ashtbhuja. Her seven hands carry Kamandal, Bow, Arrow, Lotus flower, Amrit Kalash, Chakra, and Gada, and the eighth hand carries a Jap mala which delivers Siddhis and Niddhis. The goddess likes ‘Malpua’ as her offering. Worshipping Maa Kushmanda activates the Anahat Chakra, which cures all health ailments, sadness, and ends your sorrows.

To know more about Maa Kushmanda.

Chant the below mentioned mantra while worshipping the goddess to get her blessings: 

Surasampurnakalasha Rudhiraplatumev cha
Dadhana Hastapadmastabhyam Kushmanda Shubhdastu Mei 

सुरासम्पूर्णकलशं रुधिराप्लुतमेव च।
दधाना हस्तपद्माभ्यां कूष्माण्डा शुभदास्तु मे॥

Maa Kushmanda is the fourth avatar of Goddess Durga. Devotees worship Maa Kushmanda for health, wealth, bliss, and prosperity. Offer ‘Malpua’ to the goddess on the pujan day. The goddess is believed to like brown color so it’s advised that you wear brown as well as inculcate as much brown as you can in the pujan ingredients. 

Click here to know about the pujan vidhi and visit our Ultimate Shardiye Navratri 2016 Guide.

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AstroSage wishes you all a very Happy Shardiya Navratri 2016

May your day be filled with love and warmth.

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