Chaitra Navratri Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for Marriage

3 benefits of worshipping Maa Katyayani on Navratri! Goddess Durga is the deity of courage, bravery, confidence and success. Her sixth Avatar, Maa Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Chaitra Navratri. Read more about this divine and magnificent Goddess and also know Puja Vidhi to appease her.



Maa Katyayani - Destroyer of Pain and Sufferings


According to religious scriptures, Maa Parvati was born as the daughter of Rishi Katyayana and thus, named Katyayani. Goddess Katyayani is said to be one of the most fiercest form of Goddess Durga, as she was born out of the anger of Gods. She is also known as Mahishasuramardini, the slayer of Asura Mahishasura. It is believed that if a devotee worship Goddess Katyayani and fasts for her on sixth day of Navratri, all his/her problems and sufferings will end.

The magnificent form of the Goddess rides a lion and has four hands. She holds lotus and a sword on her two left hands while her right hands always remain in Abhaya and Varada Mudra. Women worships her for getting married early or to have a blissful married life. If girls fast on this day, the mangal dosha from their horoscope is removed with blessings from the Goddess.

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Puja Vidhi for Worshipping Maa Katyayani


Worship Goddess Katyayani on sixth day of Chaitra Navratri and seek her blessing for a happy and successful married life. Following is the Puja Vidhi for worshiping Goddess Katyayani for a healthy and prosperous future:

  • First, worship the Kalash and the gods, goddesses, pilgrimage/village/city deities, and the nine planets in it.
  • After that, start offering prayers to Maa Katyayani. Take a flower in your hand and ruminate the name of the Goddess.
  • Perform Panchopchar by offering red flowers, Akshat, Kumkum and vermilion to the Goddess.
  • Also perform Aarti and Bhajans and pray to the Goddess for forgiveness while burning ghee/camphor.
  • Chant this mantra for appeasing Maa Katyayani for getting married early...

    Katyayani Mahamaye Mahayoginyadheeshwari |
    Nandgopsutam Devipatim Me Kuru te Namah | |

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Astrological Significance & Benefits of Worshipping Goddess Katyayani


According to Vedic Astrology, Goddess Katyayani administers planet Jupiter. So, by worshipping the Goddess on Chaitra Navratri Day 6, one gets rid of all the malefic effects of Planet Jupiter. It is also believed that during Dwapara Yuga, Gopis worshipped Maa Katyayani to get Lord Krishna as their husband. From that time onwards, girls fast on this day to appease the Goddess, so that they could get a desired and wonderful husband. Katyayani Mantra is chanted while fasting, and has following benefits:

  • Removes Manglik Dosha and other negative effects of planets on a girl’s horoscope.
  • Offers with a fruitful and prosperous married life.
  • Blesses married couples with a child.

Thus, Goddess Katyayani endows her pure and divine blessings on people to offer them a peaceful and wonderful life.

Know remedies to appease Planet Jupiter: Guru Puja and Beej Mantra

AstroSage wishes that this Chaitra Navratri Maa Katyayani confers her grace upon you and you can march on the path of righteousness.

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