Navratri is a hindu festival dedicated to nine goddess and celebrated in the all parts of India. It is continuously celebrated till nine days and ten nights. On the first three days goddess Saraswati, next three days goddess Lakshmi and on the last three days goddess Durga is worshipped. During navratri, people indulge in lots of rituals like worshipping goddess at morning & evening, do fasting, singing aarti, hymns, chanting mantra and do jagran at night.
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु शक्ति-रूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥
Navratri is the perfect time to complete intense Sadhana. These auspicious nine days are considered as the most sacred days in a year for havan, puja and mantra chanting during navratri. The Mantras work as the bridge to connect one person from the Deities. By reciting sacred navratri mantras, Shadhaka can get blessing of the deities in the form of health, wealth, knowledge and happiness for him and his/her beloved ones. Chanting of navratri Mantra also helps you to free from all the worries and evils. When a devotee worships nine goddess and jaap mantras then devi maa first destroys all the evils which are in his mind and purify it. After this, she endows the divine qualities and spiritual knowledge into his life. Chant navratri mantra, slokas, stutis and verses in the praise of Maa Durga to get the blessing.
Prathamam Shailputri cha Dwitiyam Brahmcharini. Tritiyam Chandrghanteti Kushmandeti Chaturthakam. Panchamam Skandmateti Shashtam Katyayniti cha. Saptamam Kalratri Maha Gauri cha Ashtmam. Navmam Sidhidatri cha Nav Durga Prakirtitah.
Ya devi sarva bhutesu, shanti rupena sansitha, Ya devi sarva bhutesu, shakti rupena sansthita, Ya devi sarva bhutesu, matra rupena sansthita, Namastasyai, namastasyai, namastasyai, namo namaha!
The meaning of above sloka is - “The goddess who is omnipresent as the personification of universal mother, The goddess who is omnipresent as the embodiment of power, The goddess who is omnipresent as the symbol of peace I bow to her, I bow to her, I bow to her again & again.”
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Shive Sarvaartha Saadhike | Sharanye Trayambake Gauri Narayani Namosthute ||
There are many benefits of chanting navratri mantra. These mantras affect your health, mind and your views. Below are some benefits -
1- Chanting brings peace of mind and real happiness in life.
2- Chanting navratri mantras give you freedom from reincarnation.
3- The best fruit of chanting navratri mantras is realization of nine Goddess and their love.
4- It improves the concentration.
5- Through chanting mantras, you can get the good health as well. If you are chanting mantras regularly then it can boost immunity, reduces anxiety & depression and help you in losing weight also.
Find the more navratri mantras (shlokas) here with their meaning. During navratri, chant these powerful mantras after the Durga puja and get the blessing of Maa Aadi Shakti.
Ya Devi Sarva Bhutesu Daya Ruupena Samsthita | Namas Tasyai Namas Tasyai Namas Tasyai Namo Namah ||
To that Devi Who in All Beings is Abiding in the form of Kindness, Salutations to her, Salutations to her, Salutations to her, Salutations again and again.