New Delhi: The much-revered pageant of Navratri began this yr on October 7 and can final until Vijayadashami (Dussehra) on October 15 respectively. The 9-day lengthy pageant of Sharad Navratri coincides with Durga Puja throughout September-October yearly. During Navratri, the goddess is worshipped in her totally different avatars.
On the ninth Day of Navratri, i.e on Navmi, Maa Siddhidhatri is worshipped by devotees.
This type of Durga blesses her bhakts with wish fulfilment. All the divine aspirations of the devotees are fulfilled by the ninth type of Durga—Maa Siddhidhatri. Siddhi means supernatural energy or meditative skill and Dhatri refers back to the giver or awarder.
The goddess is believed to own a number of sorts of therapeutic powers. In this type, Goddess Siddhidatri is seen having 4 fingers holding a discus, conch shell, trident and mace, sitting on a completely bloomed lotus or a lion.
MAA SIDDHIDHATRI MANTRA FOR CHANTING:
सिद्ध गन्धर्व यज्ञद्यैर सुरैर मरैरपि |
सेव्यमाना सदा भूयात् सिद्धिदा सिद्धि दायिनी ||
वन्दे वांछित मनोरथार्थ चन्द्रार्घकृत शेखराम्।
कमलस्थितां चतुर्भुजा सिद्धीदात्री यशस्वनीम्॥
स्वर्णावर्णा निर्वाणचक्रस्थितां नवम् दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्।
शख, चक्र, गदा, पदम, धरां सिद्धीदात्री भजेम्॥
MAA SIDDHIDHATRI AND LORD SHIVA CONNECTION:
Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati’s Ardhanareshwar Swaroop is linked with Lord Maa Siddhidhatri. It is believed that one aspect of Mahadev is goddess Siddhidhatri—the type of Durga, Shakti. As per many beliefs and historical Vedic scriptures, Lord Shiva achieved siddhis by praying to Goddess Siddhidhatri.
Maa Siddhidhatri’s weapons embody Mace, Chakra, Shankha, lotus wherein 8 siddhis are absorbed. The goddess is mounted on a lion or a completely bloomed lotus.
Here’s wishing everybody a really Happy Navratri!