Summary Of Navratri Day 9
The ninth day of Navratri indicates that the colorful festival of Navratri is about to end. People take a break from their busy schedule to celebrate every moment of Navratri day 9 before the festive season ends. Moreover, People play the last round of Garbas till midnight in order to say goodbye to the Navratri festival. People perform Garba with their family and friends wearing colorful dresses. Apart from this, People also worship Maa Siddhidatri to get their desires fulfilled. The ninth day of Navratri is known for worshipping Maa Siddhidatri. Maa Siddhidatri is the ninth avatar of Maa Durga who symbolizes purity, peace, success and wealth. Let’s find out what myths have to say about Maa Siddhidatri but before that know the date and timings for Navratri day 9.
Important Date and Timings For Navratri Day 9
Date: October 25, 2020
Navami Tithi Begins: 06:58 AM (Oct 24, 2020)
Navami Tithi Ends: 07:41 AM (Oct 25, 2020)
Goddess Siddhidatri Bestows Siddhis To Her Devotees
As per Hindu Myths, once Lord Shiva worshipped Maa Siddhidatri and was granted all 8 siddhis by Goddess Siddhidatri. Lord Shiva received Anima, Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakamya, Ishita and Vashita in the form of blessings from Maa Siddhidatri. Because of Lord Shiva’s devotion, his half of the body turned into the form of Maa Shakti. And therefore, Lord Shiva is also known as Ardhanareshvar. The Goddess who is known for granting Siddhis to her devotees came to be known as Maa Siddhidatri. Siddhidatri the word is a combination of two words, Siddhi (a wish) and Datri (a giver).
Following scriptures, the Goddess Siddhidatri appears on the flower of Lotus having four arms. Maa Siddhidatri keeps a mace and a chakra on the two right hands while two left hands carry a flower and a Shankha. Maa Siddhidatri has a Lion as her procession. Maa Siddhidatri also granted special powers to the trinity of Gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh.
Maa Siddhidatri Is Said To Be A Governor Of Planet Ketu
According to Hindu mythological facts, Maa Siddhidatri is the ruler of Ketu as she directs the path of the planet in an individual’s life and may place Ketu in a favourable position. By worshipping her with extreme devotion one may get rid of the adverse effects of Ketu. Adding that, Maa Siddhidatri may help you to lead the path of success, happiness and knowledge. On this ninth day of Navratri, remember Maa Siddhidatri with sincerity to get her divine blessings. You may earn prosperity, wealth and peace of mind. The importance of worshipping Maa Siddhidatri is that devotees believe that the Goddess may grant up to 26 siddhis and that is why people recall Maa Siddhidatri on this auspicious day. Many people organize a Siddhidatri Puja at their home. You too can learn how to perform Puja or what are the mantras to be chanted. Below are the detailed explanations about Siddhidatri Puja.
Siddhidatri Puja Vidhi
Below are the steps to perform Siddhidatri’s puja. It might help you to overcome life hurdles, fear or anxiety.
Begin puja with Kalash sthapana
Offer nine different fruits and flowers before the idol of Maa Siddhidatri
Invoke Goddess to accept your wishes by chanting Siddhidatri’s mantra
Some people also perform Kanya Puja by inviting nine young girls to their home
Gift some fruits or new clothes to nine unmarried girls
Before concluding your puja, perform Siddhidatri’s aarti
Have prasad of Siddhidatri and then distribute it to other devotees
Maa Siddhidatri Mantra
Here is the Goddess Siddhidatri’s mantra used to perform Siddhidatri puja.
Om Devi Siddhidatryai Namah
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ सिद्धिदात्री रूपेण संस्थिता ।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः ॥
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Siddhidatri Rupena Samsthita।
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah
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Summary Of Navratri Day 9