Maha Navami- A precious occasion dedicated to goddess Durga
Maha Navami, or the ninth day of the Navratri, is one of the special occasions devoted to the goddess Durga. Goddess Durga is an ultimate manifestation of the commanding goddess Parvati. She is one of the most fierce and glorious deities in Hindu cosmology. The principal divinity is cherished for her bravery and courage. The great divinity is known to shatter evil beings and vicious energies.
Significance of Maha Navami
Maha Navami is one of the most significant days devoted to the goddess Durga. The festival is celebrated in the Ashwin month of the Hindu lunar calendar. A prominent legend linked with Maha Navami's celebration is that on this day, goddess Durga defeated an evil monster called Mahishasura. The buffalo faced demon spread negativity and illness in the world with his evil actions. The goddess throws her ultimate weapons on the monster on Maha Navami’s day only. The day next to Maha Navami is cherished as Dashami or Vijayadashami or the day when goddess Durga accomplished victory over Mahishasura.
How to celebrate Maha Navami?
Maha Navami is celebrated by observing a fast devoted to the goddess Durga. An extraordinary ritual linked with Maha Navami is the execution of kanjak or Kanya puja in North India. In Kanya puja, feasts and celebrations are organised for young girls as they are deemed aspects of supreme goddesses only. Worshippers execute grand rituals, ceremonies and homa rituals for goddess Durga. They chant legends, mantras, stotras, Durga saptashati in goddess Durga’s glory. Shodhasopachar puja is also an essential ritual linked with Maha Navami.
Boons of celebrating Maha Navami
Here are a few notable boons of celebrating Maha Navami-
- ● Maha Navami adores devotee’s life with the supreme blessings of goddess Durga.
- ● It grants courage and vitality to overcome all odds.
- ● This pious festivity integrates life with peace and stability.
- ● It brings immense prosperity and abundance in life.
- ● The glorious occasion brings joy and eternal bliss to devotees.
- ● The glorious festival eradicates doshas and afflictions that hinder life's peace and harmony.
Seek all the above boons by celebrating Maha Navami. This pious festival will enrich your life with goodwill and fortune. If you wish to know more about the significance and rituals of Maha Navami, then get in touch with us. Our team will guide you about the tithis and timings, helping you celebrate the event with glee.