Day 3: Worship and Significance of Maa Chandraghanta

By: Future Point | 14-Mar-2023
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Day 3: Worship and Significance of Maa Chandraghanta

The third day of Navratri is associated with worshipping Maa Chandraghanta. During this Vasant Navratri, the third day will be celebrated on 11th April 2024.

Who is Maa Chandraghanta?

Maa Chandraghanta is the married form of Goddess Parvati and is the third among the nine forms of Goddess Durga or Nav Durga.

After getting married to Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati took on the specific form of Maa Chandraghanta to protect Her devotees from all problems and bestow Her auspicious blessings upon them.

Depiction of Maa Chandraghanta

Maa Chandraghanta is depicted as seated on a tigress.

She adorns half Moon (Ardha Chandra) on Her forehead which looks like a bell or 'Ghanta'. Hence, She is called as Chandraghanta by Her devotees.

She has ten hands and carries Trishul (Trident), Gada (Mace), Khadag (Sword) and a Kamandal (Sacred Pot) in four of Her left hands.

The fifth left hand of the Goddess is shown in 'Varadaan Mudra' (hand position that shows Her as granting boon).

Coming to Her right hands, the Goddess carries 'Kamal Pushp' (Lotus Flower), 'Baan' (Arrow), 'Dhanush' (Bow) and 'Rudraksha Mala' (Rudraksha Rosary) in four of Her right hands.

The fifth right hand of the Goddess is shown in 'Abhay Mudra' (hand position that shows Her as giving the blessings of fearlessness).

Read more: Day 4: Worship Maa Kushmanda

Significance of Maa Chandraghanta Worship

By worshipping Maa Chandraghanta, a devotee becomes free of all fears in life and witnesses a miraculous growth in various domains of life.

Maa Chandraghanta blesses Her devotees with abundance & prosperity and protects them from all evil influences. It is said that no negative energy can harm a person who worships this benevolent form of Goddess Durga.

One gets success in all endeavours of life with the blessings of Maa Chandraghanta and all the hurdles in the path to wealth, sound health & prosperity are removed by Her grace.

The Goddess is always ready to protect Her devotees from all enemies and a person who earns the blessings of Maa Chandraghanta emerges victorious over all enemies.

Worshipping Maa Chandraghanta, brings a devotee out of all legal troubles that he/she is facing in life.

People in both jobs as well business, flourish with the auspicious blessings of this third form of Mother Almighty!

It is said that the sound of 'Moon-Bell' on Her forehead wards off all evil spirits that intend to harm Her devotee and the devotee is blessed with a positive and pious aura around him/her.

Goddess Chandraghanta with all Her weapons, is always ready to go on a war when it comes to slaying the evil that plans to inflict harm on Her devotees. Hence, one leads a life full of bliss and happiness after getting the incredibly powerful and utmost divine blessings of Maa Chandraghanta.

Read more: Day 2: Worship and Significance of Maa Brahmacharini

How to please Maa Chandraghanta?

In order to please Maa Chandraghanta, devotees perform the “9 Day Durga Saptashati Path with Hawan”.

Durga Saptshati is an extremely powerful set of 700 divine 'Shlokas' that invoke the presence of all nine forms of Goddess Durga (including Maa Chandraghanta) in one's life.

The 'Path' or recital of Durga Saptashati dispels all negative energies from the life of a devotee and attracts the divine presence of Mother Almighty, thereby ensuring success & prosperity in life!

Not only this, a Hawan (Vedic fire ritual) on the last day of Navratri completes this pious & powerful process and amplies its auspicious results manifolds.

Future Point offers you the golden opportunity to book the highly auspicious “9 Day Durga Saptashati Path with Hawan” and get the blessings of all nine forms of Goddess Durga.

Details of the “9 Day Durga Saptashati Path with Hawan”

  • Pujan on your behalf by highly learned Brahmin Priests.
  • Recital or Chanting of the highly powerful Durga Saptashati Path, everyday for the 9 days of Navratri.
  • Participation in Maha Hawan & Kanya Pujan on the last day of Navratri.
  • You will receive a recording of the Puja that you can watch from the comfort of your home.

Note: The 9 Day Durga Saptashati Puja with Hawan is performed in strict accordance with all Vedic and Devi Puja rules & rituals.

Additionally, you can also bring the “Parad Durga Idol” to your home or office as worshipping a Durga Idol made up of Parad (Mercury) gives multifold results as compared to Durga Idols made up of other substances.


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