Shardiya Navratri 2019 Day 6: Goddess Katyayani
By: Future Point | 12-Sep-2019Views : 867
Navratri or the 9-sacred day holds great importance in the Hindu culture. It is celebrated all over India with a lot of fun and enjoyment. This auspicious day is dedicated to the goddess Durga and her nine Avatars. Sharad Navratri festival is dedicated to Maa Durga which is celebrated with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm, especially in Northern and Eastern India. Thus, the celebration of Navratri festival is done in the month of Ashvin (October) every year. Accordingly, the goddess is worshiped as Goddess Katyayani Mata on the 6th day of the Navratri.
On 6th Day Of Navratri 2019, Goddess Maa Katyani is worshipped. As per Hindu mythology, Goddess Parvati took the form of Goddess Katyayani to kill the demon Mahishasura. Maa Katyayini appears as a warrior Goddess. She took birth as the daughter of Sage Katyayan and that is why she is named Goddess Katyayani. Navratri 6th day will be observed on 4th October 2019.
Who is Goddess Katyayani Mata?
According to the legends, there was a sage known as “Kat” who had a son named “Katya”. Later on, a sage named “Katyayani” took birth as a descendant. Sage Katyayan had no offspring. Meanwhile, the demon Mahisura was creating a lot of troubles for the gods. His oppression was increasing day- by- day. Maa Katyayani has 3 eyes and 4 hands. She is holding a sword in her one left-hand and a lotus in another. The other 2 hands symbolize protection. If you make a vow of fasting and worshipping her, she would bless you with the husband you have wished and prayed for. If the individual’s marriage is getting delayed due to one or the other reason, she/he may worship Maa Katyayani to remove all obstacles that may be causing delays in her marriage.
Significance of Katyayani Puja
It is believed that by worshipping the Goddess Katyayani, her devotees can be free from all the hurdles and obstacles of life. Praying to Goddess Katyayani helps in improving one’s marital life and provides relief to her devotees from all the troubles in his/her life. The devotee should use honey in prasad on this day. With this effect, the seeker receives a beautiful appearance. According to the Hindu story, the Goddess got this name Katyayini because she was born to the Katyayana Rishi. However, some texts also explained that she is an Avatar of Goddess Shakti and got this name because Rishi Katyayana was the first one to worship her.
Navratri 6th Day Puja
The 6th day of the Navratri Puja is dedicated to Maa Katyayani, also the 6th Avtar of Goddess Durga. Once there was a great sage named Katya and it was his wish that Maa Durga be born his daughter. He practiced severe penance for several years to please the Gods. The trinity of Gods – Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva – got enraged and they designed Goddess Durga, who was an end result of the abilities of all deities. May maa also bless every individual with better health and wealth. By worshipping Maa Katyayani, one may develop great strength and courage to fight all disease, sorrows, and fears. In order to remove sins accumulated over your several lives, one should religiously worship Maa Katyayani.
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Katyayani Mata Puja Vidhi
Puja Vidhi should be followed on the 7th day of Navratri. This would bring much improvement in one’s life.
- At midnight, we should worship the goddess by wearing yellow or red clothes.
- Burn the lamp in front of Katyayani Mata’s idol.
- Offering her yellow flowers and honey is really auspicious.
- After this, offer 3 tbsp turmeric powder.
- After this, chant their mantra in front of Mata Katyayani.
- With proper Navratri puja learn by Brahmin priests, one can be assured that he/she will be blessed abundantly and surely will reach new heights in life.
कात्यायनि महामाये महायोगिन्यधीश्वरि ।
नन्द गोपसुतं देविपतिं मे कुरु ते नमः ॥
Kātyāyani mahāmāyē mahāyōgin'yadhīśvari |
Nanda gōpasutaṁ dēvipatiṁ mē kuru tē namaḥ ||
A time for new beginnings and offering your dedication and reverence to the Goddess Durga. This Navratri, bring home a beautiful, divine symbol of the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi herself. We highly recommend you to Book Navratri Durga Pooja as this puja is very much important for the individual for getting the desired life partner. Also, this puja would end any undue delay in a native’s life.
With this, we hope that the individual will make the best of Navratri’s Sixth day. May Goddess Katyayani blesses you with all the goodness of life!