Navratri 2022 Day 3: Maa Chandraghanta

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It is customary to worship Goddess Chandraghanta Devi on the third day of Chaitra Navratri Puja. She rides a tiger and holds trishul, mace, sword and kamandal in her four left hands and lotus, arrow, bow and chanting rosary in her four right hands. It is said that his fifth left hand is in Varada Mudra, and his fifth right hand is in Abhaya Mudra. The meaning of name Chandraghanta is “one who has moon in his forehead”. Worshiping them brings many blessings.

worship method

 

The puja is started by bathing the idol of Goddess Chandraghanta in Kesar (Saffron), Ganga Jal (Holy Water) and Kevada (Flower Water) and placing it on a wooden table.

After this, dress her in golden clothes and offer her yellow flowers, lotus, sweets, Panchamrit and sugar candy.

 

Navratri 2022 Day 3 Colour: Royal Blue

 

 

Blue color represents prosperity and peace.

 

Mantra

 

Om Devi Chandraghantai Namah

 

Auspicious time

 

According to the Drik Panchang, the auspicious time will start from 02:28 in the morning (September 28) and will continue till 01:27 (September 29). The auspicious time of Brahma Muhurta starts at 04:36 in the morning and ends at 05:24 in the morning. Rahu Kalam’s inauspicious timing is from 03:12 PM to 04:42 PM

 

Importance

 

The third form of Goddess Parvati is peaceful. In this form the goddess is ready for battle with all her weapons. According to Hindu scriptures, it is believed that ringing the moon bell on his forehead drives away all evil spirits from his devotees.

 

Bhog will be offered to Goddess Chandraghanta

 

For enjoyment, you can offer kheer made from milk and makhana to the mother. You can also offer fruits and coconut along with its husk.

 

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