Friday, September 22, 2017

Worshipping Goddess Chandraghanta Of Navratri

Ward off any negativity! Enlighten yourself with the importance of third day (Tritiya) of Navratri arriving tomorrow and find out how to get blessed by Goddess Chandraghanta.

On the third day of Navratri, Goddess Chandraghanta is glorified and worshipped by her devotees. By venerating her, one can get rid of all fears and obtain courage and valour.

Worshipping Goddess Chandraghanta in Navratri

Tomorrow, the third day of Sharad Navratri will be celebrated by devoting oneself to Goddess Chandraghanta. It is believed that by her blessings all the sufferings are eliminated and harmony makes its way in life. The forehead of the goddess is adorned with a bell-shaped crescent moon, which is where she got the name Chandraghanta.

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Appearance of Goddess Chandraghanta

Goddess Chandraghanta has a golden aura and mounts a lion. She has 10 hands and scintillates in a bright red saree. She also has a fierce form-yielding weapons, which is only seen at times of war and combat.

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Puja Vidhi

The Puja Vidhi for the third day of Navratri is as follows:

  1. Before commencing the Puja, duly worship the Kalasha and all the gods and goddesses residing in it. 
  2. Take a flower in your hand and immerse yourself in the devotion of Goddess Chandraghanta.
  3. Start the Panchopchar Puja and offer red flowers, whole rice, and vermilion to the deity.
  4. Perform the Aarti with burning camphor and ghee and seek the blessings of Goddess Chandraghanta.

Importance of the third day of Navratri​

Revering Goddess Chandraghanta is the most important facet of the third day of Navratri. The soul and mind of the devotees enter the Manipur Chakra on this day, due to which they are able to witness divine things.

Sindoor Tritiya

The third day of the Navratri is also celebrated as Sindoor Tritiya. It is also known as Saubhagya Teej and Gauri Teej. Sindoor Tritiya is celebrated in Bengal, Bihar, and many other regions of the country. It is believed that this day represents the married form of Goddess Chandraghanta.

We, at AstroSage, wish a very happy Navratri to all the readers. We hope that Goddess Chandraghanta will expel everything negative and evil from your life!

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