Saturday, September 23, 2017

NAVARATRI, 9 MANTRAS, 9 DISHES, 9 BENEFITS & MORE

Navarathri Day 1
Devi : Shailputri
Devi is manifestation of Green Light with her and reduces ANGER and also cures diseases and illness
Flower : Jasmine
Naivedya : Any sweet made from PURE GHEE / Halwa/ Rice Kheer
Colour : YELLOW
Mantra : देवी शैलपुत्र्यै नमः॥ Om Devi Shailaputryai Namah.

Devi Shailaputri is the Lord of Moon (hence the reduction in Anger when we do the Devi Shailaputri Pooja)
In Some parts of India, (my family does it), it a practice to do GHATASTHAPANA.
Seeds of 1,3,5,7 or 9 are sown on a SOIL BED created and watered daily. These seeds grow over the 9 days.


Navarathri  Day 2
Devi: Bramacharni (unmarried form of Mata Parvati)
Devi Bramacharni dispels DEEPEST sorrows by removing all mental afflictions of her devotees.
Devi Brahamacharini is the ruler of MARS
Devi is store house of Wisdom personifies Loyalty and empowers ACTUAL REALISATION OF GOALS.
Worshipping Devi Bramacharni also helps you in getting your OWN HOUSE early.

Flower:Sevanthi  (as she is associated with Pious Strictness)
Neivedhya:  Sweet Bondhi / Puliyora/Simple Sugar and Fruit of Bowl/ Rice Kheer
Goddess Brahmacharini is also known as Tapasyacharini and hence simple food which is easily digestable is offered.
Colour : GREEN
 Mantra : Om Hreem Shri Brahamacharini Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Brahmcharinyai Namah
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Brahmacharini Rupena Samsthita 
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah


Dadhaanaa Kar Padmaabhyaamakshmala Kamandaloo | Devi Prasidatu Mayi Brahmcharinyanuttamaa




Navarathri  Day 3
Devi: Chandraghanta
Devi is giver of Peace and Purpose of LIfe. 

Flower: Lotus

Neivedhya: Kheer / Sweet pongal / Medu Vada


Colour : Grey/Orange
Mantra :
Om Hreem Shri Chandra Ghanta Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Chandraghantayayi Namah
Pindaj Pravaarudh chandkopastrkairyuta | Prasadam Tanute Madhyam Chandraghanteti vishrutaa ||
ह्रीम श्री चंद्र घंटे दुर्गायै नमः |
देवी चंद्रघंटयई नमः |
पिंडज प्रव्रुद्ध चण्डकोपास्त्रकैर्युता |
प्रसादं तनुते माध्यम चन्द्रघण्टेति विश्रुता ||
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Chandraghanta Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

Devi Chandraghanta is the ruler of Planet SHUKRA.  Thus she gives Pleasures of Life and gives Wealth & Prosperity to all her devotees.

Navarathri  Day 4
Devi:   Kushmanda
Devi Kushmanda is the ruler of Planet SUN.
She blesses her devotees with GOOD HEALTH and blesses with Good Social Image / High Social Status and enhances SELF RESPECT.

Flower: RED COLOUR FLOWERS / Jaji / Jasmine
Neivedhya: Kara Pongal / Malpua / Kadhamba Saadham
Colour : Orange / yellow
Mantra : 
Om Hreem Shri Kushmanda Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Kushmandayayi Namah
Suraasampoorna Kalasham Rudhiraaplutamev Cha | Dadhaanaa Hastpadmaabhyaam Kushmanda Shubhdaastu Me ||
ह्रीम श्री कुष्मांडा दुर्गायै नमः |
देवी कुष्मांडायई नमः |
सुरासंपूर्ण कलशं रुधिराप्लुतमेव |
दधाना हस्तपद्माभ्यां कुष्मांडा शुभदास्तु में ||
||OM HREEM SHRI KUSHMANDA DURGAAYE NAMAHA||
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Kushmanda Rupena Samsthita 
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah


Navarathri  Day 5
Devi:  Skanda mata
Devi Skandamata is mother of Karthikeya,  who bestows PURITY OF MIND in us. By worshipping Devi Skandamata, devotees also get the blessings of Lord Kartikeya too.
Devi SkandaMata is ruler of Planet BUDHA (Mercury). Worshipping the Devi Skandamata will make you attain IMMENCE PEACE in both Soul and Mind.
ALSO CALLED AS LALITHA PANCHAMI

Flower: Rose / Paarijaatha & Mallige
Neivedhya: Lenthil Vada / Compulsory BANANAS / Pulihora /  Curd Rice
Colour : White
Mantra :
Om Hreem Shri Skanda Mata Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Skandmatayayi Namah
Sinhaasangataam Nityam Padmaanchit Kardwayaa | Shubhdaastu Sadaa Devi Skandmata Yashaswini ||
देवी स्कन्दमातायै नमः॥
Om Devi Skandamatayay Namah
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ स्कन्दमाता रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Skandamata Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyay Namastasyay Namastasyay Namo Namah

||OM HREEM SHRI SKANDA MATA DURGAAYE NAMAHA||

Navarathri  Day 6
Devi : Katyayani/ Saraswathi

Devi Saraswathi instills knowledge even in the MOST ILLITERATE person.
Devi Katyayani is the ruler of GURU (Jupiter).
Worshipping Devi Katyayani gives her devotees immense prosperity, success and satisfaction in their life.
She instills SELF CONFIDENCE.
Devi Katyayani grants her devotees BOUNTEOUS WEALTH that does not fade away. She gives STIRA AASTI.
She also blesses her devotees to have a HARMONIOUS and peaceful relationship with Life Partner with good understanding.
Devi Katyayani Pooja is also helpful to those whose marriage is delayed.
Devi Kayayani Pooja removes obstacles for a Blissful Fruitful Married Life.

Maa Katyayani Mantras are very effective in eradicating all problems, obstacles such as Manglik Dosha in Kundli or malefic influence of planets in the girl’s horoscope.

Flower: Any Red Flower especially ROSE
Neivedhya: Sweet Pongal /Honey / Coconut rice
Colour : Royal Blue
Mantra :
O im Hreem Kleem Aam Kam Katyayaneya Namah"
Om Hreem Shri Katyayani Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Katyayanyayi Namah
Chandrahaasojjval Karaa Shaardoolvarvaahanaa | Katyayani Shubham Dadyaad Devi Daanavghatini ||
Stuti –
या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ कात्यायनी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Katyayani Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

||OM HREEM SHRI KATYAYANI DURGAAYE NAMAHA||
Om Kajathvajaayai vidhmahe Vajra Hasthaaya Dheemahi*Thanno Iyndree Prachodayaath




Navarathri  Day 7
Devi: Maa Kalarathri 
Devi Kaalratri destroys FEAR and IGNORANCE.
Devi kalaratri rules over Planet SHANI (Saturn).
Devi Kalaratri blesses with goodness and removes all the SINS of her devotees, thus leading them towards the RIGHT PATH in Life
Flower: Krishna kamal / Mallige
Neivedhya: Payasa / Sweet made from Jaggery / Lemon rice
Colour : Royal Blue
Mantra
Om Hreem Shri Kaala Ratri Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Kalratryayi Namah
Ma Kalratri Stuti on Navratri 7th Day

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Kalaratri Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

Ekveni Japakarnpoora Nagna Kharaasthita | Lamboshthi Karnika karni Tailaabhyaktshariirini ||Vaam Paadollasallohlata Kantakbhushanaa | Bardhan Moordham Dhwajaa Krishnaa Kalratrirbhayankari ||
ॐ ह्रीम श्री काल रात्रि दुर्गायै नमः |
ॐ देवी कालरात्र्यायी नमः|
एकवेणी जपाकर्णपूरा नग्न खरास्थिता |
लम्बोष्ठी कार्णिक करनी तैलाभ्यक्तशरीरिणी ||
वाम पादोल्लसल्लोहलता कान्ताक्भुषणा |
बर्धन मूर्धामे ध्वजा कृश्णा कालरात्रिर्भयंकरी ||

||OM HREEM SHRI KAALA RATRI DURGAAYE NAMAHA||
Om Vaakdevyai  vidhmahe
Vrinji pathnyai sa Dheemahi Thanno Vaani Prachodayaath

 


Navarathri  Day 8
Devi: Durga
Devi Durga is the ruler of Planet RAHU. She blesses her devotees with Material Prosperity and Spiritual Attainments.
Worshipping MAA DURGA removes Confusions from mind and instills hope to lead a successful life.

Devi destroys ALL SINS and purifies her devotees. Blesses childless couple with a child
Flower: Mogra / Roja
Neivedhya:  Coconut / Paayasaannam
Colour : RED

Mantra :
Om Hreem Shri Maha Gauri Durgaaye Namaha Om Devi Mahagauryayi Namah Shwete Vrishesamarudha Shwetaambardhara Shuchih | Mahagauri Shubham Dadyanmahadev Pramodadaa || Sarava Mangala Mangalye Shive Sarvartha SadhikeSharanyei Trymbake Gauri Narayani Namosthute
ॐ ह्रीम श्री महा गौरी दुर्गायै नमः |
ॐ देवी महागौरयाई नमः |
श्वेते वृषेसमारूढा श्वेताम्बरधरा शुचिह |
महागौरी शुभम दद्यान्महादेव प्रमोददा ||
स्राव मंगल मांगल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थ साधिके शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरी नारायणी नमोस्थुते ||

Om Magisha mardhinyai vidhmaheDurga devyai Dheemahi Thanno Devi Prachodayaath



Navarathri  Day 9
Devi: Chamundaa
Devi Chamudi is the ruler of Planet KETU.
She is creator of all SIDDHIS and blesses her devotees with Ultimate PERFECTION and gives them Spiritual Splendor, Power and  Glory.
Devi Chamundi motivates her devotees towards a disciplined & spiritual Life and leads them to a Higher Spritual Knowledge and Self-Exploration.
Flower: Champa / Kanakambra
Neivedhya: Sweet Pongal / any dish with Compulsory use TIL(Sesame Seed)Akaaravadisil
Also offer HAYAGREEVA (a sweet made of Bengal gram dal) and OBBATTU (Stuffed Pancakes)
Colour : Purple
MANTRA :
Om Hreem Shri Ram Navmi Durgaaye Namaha
Om Devi Siddhidatryayi Namah
Siddha Gandharva Yakshdyairasurairamarairapi | Sevyamaanaa Sadabhuyaat Siddhida Siddhidayini ||
STUTI :
Ya Devi Sarvabhutesu Siddhidatri Rupena Samsthita!
Namestasyai Namestasyai Namestasyai Namoh Namah I
Om Krishna varnaayai vidhmahe Soola Hasthaayai Dheemahi Thanno Saamundaa Prachodayaath




Vijaya dasami
Devi: Vijaya
Flower: Mallige/Roja
Neivedhya: MAHANAIVEDYA including sakkarepongal,sweets
Fruits : Any
Colour : Sky Blue / Green
MANTRA : 
Om Vijayaa devyai vidhmahe Mahaa Nithyaayai*Dheemahi
Thanno DEVI Prachodayath

SHAMI PUJA is compulsory.
Dressin in NEW clothes and get the leaves of SHAMMI TREE.