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- Navratri Calendar 2018
Ninth day of Navratri is the last day of navratri Puja. This day is dedicated to Maa Siddhidatri who is the ninth incarnations of goddess Durga. She offers all type of Siddhis (Perfection) to the devotees so she is known as Siddhidatri Maa. Other name of Maa Siddhidatri is Goddess Lakshmi who represents the wealth, happiness and success. 9th avatar of Goddess Durga, Maa Siddhidatri is worshipped by Siddha, Gandharva, Asura, Deva and Yaksha. According to Markandeya Purana, there are eight types of Siddhis, which are Anima, Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakamya, Ishitwa and Vashitva. By worshipping with full devotion and pure heart, devotees can achieve all these Siddhis as the blessings of Maa Siddhidatri.
Ninth Day of Navratri 2018 Date:
9th day of navratri or the last day of navratri will be celebrated on 18th October, 2018. The meaning of Siddhidatri is - “Siddhi” means Perfection while “Datri” means “the one who gives” that’s why she is recognized as Mata Siddhidatri.
Mata Siddhidatri eliminates all the ignorance, fear & sufferings from the life of the devotees, provides knowledge and full fills all their desires.
About Goddess Siddhidatri:
Siddhidatri Maa sits on a lotus flower while her procession is lion. She dresses the red cloths and has four hands. In her lower left hand, she holds a lotus flower while a Shankha is in the upper left hand. She has the Chakra in the upper right hand while a bludgeon (Gada) is in the lower right hand.
According to Hindu mythology, legend says that lord Shiva worshipped Goddess Maha Shakti to get all the Siddhis as blessings. With the gratitude of Goddess Siddhidatri, Lord Shiva attains the half body of Goddess Shakti that is why lord Shiva is also known as “Ardhanarishvara”.
Ninth Day of Navratri Rituals:
Each day of Navratri is important for devotees but the ninth day has special significance because this is the final day to conclude navratri pooja. On the ninth day of navratri, many grand celebrations like Yagya, Durga Pooja, Maha Puja have been performed by the devotees to please the goddess Durga, Lakshmi (Siddhidatri) and all other goddess. On the ninth day of navratri, Kanya Puja ritual (Kanjak) has also been performed, in which nine little girls have been worshipped as nine forms of goddess Shakti. After worshipping them, meal is offered to them and some gifts are also offered as Daan. After the ninth day of navratri worship, the devotees also perform one ritual Durga Visarjan, in which the procession of Maa Durga idols carried out in the streets, devotees sing the songs and chant Jai Mata Di - Jai Mata Di. Finally all these idols has been immersed in the river by the devotees. Ramleela functions are also ended on the 9th day of navratri, as on the tenth day Dussehra is celebrated all around the world.
Mantras for Ninth Day of Navratri:
On the last and ninth day of Navratri, devotees should chant below listed mantras, Stuti and shlokas to please the goddess Maa Siddhidatri and attain siddhis.
सिद्ध गन्धर्व यक्षाद्यैरसुरैरमरैरपि। सेव्यमाना सदा भूयात् सिद्धिदा सिद्धिदायिनी॥
Siddha Gandharva Yakshadyairasurairamarairapi । Sevyamana Sada Bhuyat Siddhida Siddhidayini ॥
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ सिद्धिदात्री रूपेण संस्थिता । नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः ॥
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Siddhidatri Rupena Samsthita। Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah॥
वन्दे वाञ्छित मनोरथार्थ चन्द्रार्धकृतशेखराम्। कमलस्थिताम् चतुर्भुजा सिद्धीदात्री यशस्विनीम्॥ स्वर्णवर्णा निर्वाणचक्र स्थिताम् नवम् दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्। शङ्ख, चक्र, गदा, पद्मधरां सिद्धीदात्री भजेम्॥ पटाम्बर परिधानां मृदुहास्या नानालङ्कार भूषिताम्। मञ्जीर, हार, केयूर, किङ्किणि रत्नकुण्डल मण्डिताम्॥ प्रफुल्ल वन्दना पल्लवाधरां कान्त कपोला पीन पयोधराम्। कमनीयां लावण्यां श्रीणकटिं निम्ननाभि नितम्बनीम्॥
Vande Vanchhita Manorathartha Chandrardhakritashekharam। Kamalasthitam Chaturbhuja Siddhidatri Yashasvinim॥ Swarnavarnna Nirvanachakra Sthitam Navam Durga Trinetram। Shankha, Chakra, Gada, Padmadharam Siddhidatri Bhajem॥ Patambara Paridhanam Mriduhasya Nanalankara Bhushitam। Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala Manditam॥ Praphulla Vandana Pallavadharam Kanta Kapolam Pin Payodharam। Kamaniyam Lavanyam Shrinakati Nimnanabhi Nitambanim॥
Navratri Day team wishes you a Happy Navami on the ninth day of Navratri. May Maa Siddhidatri bless you with all the siddhis and lead you to the path of successes. Jai Mata Di !!