Navratri

Goddess Siddhidatri

Goddess Siddhidatri

  Goddess Siddhidatri (सिद्धिदात्री)   Origin – Siddhidatri (“Siddhi” means “Perfection” and “Datri” means “Giver’) means the one who gives perfections and achievements to her devotees.It is believed that, Lord Shiva worshipped Adi-Shakti for creation of the Universe. Then the supreme…

Goddess Mahagauri

Goddess Mahagauri

  Goddess Mahagauri (महागौरी) Origin – According to Hindu mythologies, Devi Mahagauri is 16 years old unmarried Goddess Parvati.When Goddess Parvati was a sixteen year girl, she was extremely beautiful and blessed with fair complexion. Thus she was known as Goddess…

Goddess Kalaratri

Goddess Kalaratri

  Goddess Kalaratri (कालरात्रि) – The Dark Goddess   Origin – In Skand Purana, when the Goddess Parvati removed outer golden skin and becomes dark complexioned to kill demons named Raktabeej, she was known as Goddess Kalaratri. She is the most…

Goddess Katyayani

Goddess Katyayani

  Goddess Katyayani (कात्यायनी)   Origin – Goddess Parvati took the form of Goddess Katyayani to kill demon Mahishasura. She was the most violent form of Goddess Parvati and hence she is also known as Warrior Goddess. Navratri Day ofWorship –…

Goddess Skandamata

Goddess Skandamata

  Goddess Skandamata (स्कन्दमाता)   Origin – Goddess Skandamata or Maa Parvati is the mother of Lord Skanda (also known as Lord Kartikeya/Murugan). Navratri Day of Worship – Goddess Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri. Ruling Planet –…

Goddess Kushmanda

Goddess Kushmanda

    Goddess Kushmanda (कूष्माण्डा) - The Smiling Goddess   Origin – Goddess Parvati started living inside the center of the Sun so that she can release energy to the universe and therefore Goddess is known as Kushmanda (‘Ku’ means ‘a little’;…

Goddess Chandraghanta

Goddess Chandraghanta

  Goddess Chandraghanta (चंद्रघंटा)   Origin – Goddess Chandraghanta is the third form of Shakti and is the married form the Goddess Parvati. She also started embellishing her forehead with half Chandra after getting married to Lord Shiva and thus Goddess…

Goddess Brahmacharini

Goddess Brahmacharini

  Goddess Brahmacharini (ब्रह्मचारिणी)   Origin – The unmarried form of Sati, daughter of Daksha Prajapati is worshipped as Goddess Brahmacharini. Navratri Day of Worship – Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratri. Ruling Planet – She rules…

Goddess Shailputri

Goddess Shailputri

Goddess Shailputri (शैलपुत्री)   Origin – Shailputri- in Sanskrit, “Shail” means mountains, “Putri” means daughter, the daughter of the King of the Mountains Himavan or Lord Himalaya. She is also known as Hemavati and Parvati. Goddess Shailputri got married to Lord Shiva.…

Navratri Navdurga

Navratri Navdurga

Navratri Navdurga   Navdurga means Nine Goddess Durga the manifestation of Durga in nine different forms. According to Hindu mythology, Navdurga originates from Goddess Parvati who is considered supreme power among all Goddesses. Conceptually Navdurga is the life phase of Goddess Parvati. Navdurga are…