Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sharad Navratri Day 5, get blessed by Goddess Skandmata

Get blessed by Goddess Skandmata! Today is the Panchami of Sharada Navaratri and devotees are venerating Goddess Skandmata, the incarnation of Goddess Durga to be worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri. Know more about how the day is to be celebrated and the ways to please the paragon of motherly love, Goddess Skandmata. 

Venerate Goddess Skandmata on Panchami (fifth day of Navratri)

The fifth day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Skandmata, who is regarded to be the fifth manifestation of Goddess Durga. She is the mother of Lord Kartikeya (also known by the name Skanda Kumar), and this is why she is known by the name Skandmata. It is believed that she fulfills all the wishes of her devotees who worship her with unfaltering devotion. She also confers upon them the invaluable gift of intelligence and leads them to the gateway of Moksha. 

Appearance of Goddess Skandmata

The goddess possesses four arms. She holds her son Lord Kartikey in one arm, lotus in two of her arms, and the fourth one is in Abhaya Mudra. As she is ensconced on a lotus flower, she is also known by the name Padmasana. As she is the symbol of motherly love, she loves and blesses all her devotees like a mother.

Buy the Navdurga Kavach to get the blessings of Goddess Durga during this Navratri.

Astrological Significance

According to Vedic Astrology, Goddess Skandmata governs the planet Jupiter. Therefore, one can get rid of the malefic effects of Jupiter by worshipping her. 

At AstroSage, we wish all our readers a very happy Sharada Navratri! We hope that you bask in glory and joy with the blessings of Goddess Skandmata.

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