Shardiya Navratri 2019 Day 7: Maa Kalratri
By: Future Point | 13-Sep-2019Views : 2292
Nine days of Navratri are considered very auspicious and prosperous for each and every devotee of the Hindu religion. Among all the five Navratras (Chaitra, Aashad, Ashwin, Paush, and Magh), Sharad Navratri is the most important one. All the nine days of the Navratri festival are dedicated to each distinct avatar of the goddess; and each of these days has a significant color attached to it, which devotees are expected to wear while worshiping the puja. On the 7th Day of Navratri 2019, Maa Kalratri is worshipped. Maa Kalratri is the seventh aspect of Durga and worshiped among Navdurga.
She is considered to be the most violent Devi among Navdurga. Goddess Kalratri has a dark black complexion and her appearance is extremely fearful. She rides on a donkey. The Goddess has 4 hands; both right hands stay in Abhaya and Varada Mudra, and the left 2 hands carry a sword and a weapon. She is also honored with the name 'Kali Maa'. She has a very long tongue that can eat anything to annihilation. She wears a bead that gleams like the fire of electric power. She is recognized as quite a violent form of Maa Parvati. She is revered by name Kalratri because she represents herself as the death of Kaal appeared like a dark night for demons.
7th Day Of Navratri 2019
Navratri 7th day will be observed on 5th October 2019. During Navratri, Saptami puja of Devi Kaltari is considered as Maha puja and has a great significance of Goddess Durga. She is worshipped to destroy the agony of awry influence from the life of mankind.
Significance of Maa Kalratri puja
The seventh day of Navratri is devoted to Goddess Maa Kalratri. When it comes to other festivals, Ganesh Chaturthi proceeds Durga Saptami and Navratri. When Goddess Chandi went to the demons for war, Shumbha and Nishumbha sent Chanda and Munda to fight. Hence, she created Maa Kalratri to kill them. After killing them, she got the name Chamunda. Praying to Maa Kalratri helps her devotee to improve his/her life with success. By worshipping her the devote will be able to experience light instead of darkness in his/her life.
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Navratri 7th day pooja
The 7th day of Navratri puja is dedicated to Maa Kalratri. She teaches us that sorrow, pain, decay, destruction, and death are unavoidable and cannot be ignored. These are the truths of life and denying them is pointless. One must accept their presence and significance to realize the fullness of our being and our potential. Maa Kalratri destroys ignorance and brings light over darkness. Well, this form also depicts the dark side – the superpower that creates havoc and removes all negativity and brings courage and strength.
Kalratri Mata Puja Vidhi
An individual should perform this puja Vidhi on the 7th day of Navratri. This would bring much improvement in one’s life.
- For Bathing the idol, the individual should apply milk, curd, sugar, honey, and offer paan and supari to the Goddess.
- Now offer some flowers, Roli, Akshat, and Sandalwood to Maa Kalratri.
- Now do Kalash puja and invoke all gods and Maa Durga and Maa Kalratri.
- In bhog or Prasad pleased Maa Kalratri with milk, kheer or honey.
- Now, apply tilak on the forehead of the idol of Goddess Kalratri.
- And, after this Chant the following mantra to get better results.
ॐ देवी कालरात्र्यै नमः॥
Benefits of Maa Kalratri puja
- Navratri's seventh day has a great significance for the tantric sadhana of tantra vidya.
- Regular chanting of the Kalratri mantra can remove all the fear from the heart and make the devotees bold and self-confident.
- The mantra for Kalratri puja bestows peace and a protective shield of goddess Kalratri for her devotees.
- Planetary afflictions can also be removed by the worshipping of Maa Kalratri puja.
एकवेणी जपाकर्णपूरा नग्ना खरास्थिता।
लम्बोष्ठी कर्णिकाकर्णी तैलाभ्यक्त शरीरिणी॥
वर्धन मूर्धध्वजा कृष्णा कालरात्रिर्भयङ्करी॥
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ कालरात्रि रूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥
करालवन्दना घोरां मुक्तकेशी चतुर्भुजाम्।
कालरात्रिम् करालिंका दिव्याम् विद्युतमाला विभूषिताम्॥
दिव्यम् लौहवज्र खड्ग वामोघोर्ध्व कराम्बुजाम्।
अभयम् वरदाम् चैव दक्षिणोध्वाघः पार्णिकाम् मम्॥
महामेघ प्रभाम् श्यामाम् तक्षा चैव गर्दभारूढ़ा।
घोरदंश कारालास्यां पीनोन्नत पयोधराम्॥
सुख पप्रसन्न वदना स्मेरान्न सरोरूहाम्।
एवम् सचियन्तयेत् कालरात्रिम् सर्वकाम् समृध्दिदाम्॥
हीं कालरात्रि श्रीं कराली च क्लीं कल्याणी कलावती।
कालमाता कलिदर्पध्नी कमदीश कुपान्विता॥
कुमतिघ्नी कुलीनर्तिनाशिनी कुल कामिनी॥
क्लीं ह्रीं श्रीं मन्त्र्वर्णेन कालकण्टकघातिनी।
कृपामयी कृपाधारा कृपापारा कृपागमा॥
ऊँ क्लीं मे हृदयम् पातु पादौ श्रीकालरात्रि।
ललाटे सततम् पातु तुष्टग्रह निवारिणी॥
रसनाम् पातु कौमारी, भैरवी चक्षुषोर्भम।
कटौ पृष्ठे महेशानी, कर्णोशङ्करभामिनी॥
वर्जितानी तु स्थानाभि यानि च कवचेन हि।
तानि सर्वाणि मे देवीसततंपातु स्तम्भिनी॥
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With this, we hope that the individual will make the best of Navratri’s Seventh Day. May Maa Kalratri blesses you with all the goodness of life!