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On the sixth day of navratri Goddess Katyayani is worshipped all over the world. Devi Katyayani is the sixth manifestation among Navdurga. According to Hindu mythology, there was a sage named Katyayana who had a wish that Goddess Durga take the birth as his daughter at his home so he performed the hard penance to please the God. After years of hard penance, God accepted his wish and Goddess Durga was born to sage Katyayana’s Home on Dakshin Krishna Chaturdashi that is why she is known by the name of Katyayani in all over the world. To protect the Devas, Devi Katyayani leads the war from the side of the Gods. When demon Mahishasur crossed all the limits then she killed the demon Mahishasur and freed all the Gods from the torment of Asuras. Goddess Katyayani is one of the violent Devi in the nine goddess of navrati. At the same time, she shows mercy upon devotees and blessed the devotees with affection and full-fill all their true wishes.
Sixth Day of Navratri 2018 Date:
This year in 2018, sixth day of navratri will be celebrated on October 15 (Monday) and all the rituals of Pooja is performed like other days. Mata Katyayani who is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri Pooja, is known as the Warior Goddess among nine Goddess. Devi Katyayani has ended the torments of devils and demons with her divine power.
Below we are mentioning the destinations where Goddess Katyayani’s temple is located in India. The devotees, who want to specially worship Maa Katyayani, can go to these temples.
1- Maa Katyayani Temple, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
2- Maa Katyayani Peeth Temple, Vrindavan
3- Chhatarpur Temple, Delhi
4- Sri Kartyayani Temple, Kerala
5- Maa Katyayani Shakthipeeth Adhar Devi, Mount Abu, Rajasthan
6- Sri Kathyayini Amman Temple, Tamil Nadu
About Maa Katyayani:
Navratri sixth day’s goddess, Maa Katyayani is dressed in pink attire and wearing white rosary in her neck. She has four arms and three eyes and lion is her procession. In her upper left hand, she holds the weapon Sword while Lotus Flower in the lower left hand. The right upper hand is in Abhaymudra pose while lower right hand is in Varmudra.
The girls, who worshipped Maa Katyani on the sixth day of Navratri pooja are blessed with desired husband as they wish and all other wishes also has been full filled. If a lady’s marriage is getting late or there is any other trouble then she should worship and do fast to confiscate all the hurdles and problems from her life. The devotees, who worship goddess with huge devotion, faith and with pure mind lead to accomplishment of Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha.
Mantras for Sixth Day of Navratri Pooja:
Devotees should worship the sacred Kalash and all the family of God & Goddess on the sixth day of navratri pooja. At the time of ending of navratri puja, Goddess Katyayani worship has to be done by offering flowers and chanting mantras.
चन्द्रहासोज्वलकरा शार्दूलवरवाहना । कात्यायनी शुभं दद्याद्देवी दानवघातिनी॥
Chandrahasojvalakara Shardulvarvahna | Katyayani Shubham Dadhyadevi Danavaghatini ||
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ कात्यायनी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
Ya Devi Sarva Bhutesu Maa Katyayani Rupena Samsthita, Namestasyai Namestasyai Namestasyai Namo Namah.
वन्दे वाञ्छित मनोरथार्थ चन्द्रार्धकृतशेखराम्। सिंहारूढा चतुर्भुजा कात्यायनी यशस्विनीम्॥ स्वर्णवर्णा आज्ञाचक्र स्थिताम् षष्ठम दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्। वराभीत करां षगपदधरां कात्यायनसुतां भजामि॥ पटाम्बर परिधानां स्मेरमुखी नानालङ्कार भूषिताम्। मञ्जीर, हार, केयूर, किङ्किणि, रत्नकुण्डल मण्डिताम्॥ प्रसन्नवदना पल्लवाधरां कान्त कपोलाम् तुगम् कुचाम्। कमनीयां लावण्यां त्रिवलीविभूषित निम्न नाभिम्॥
Vande Vanchhita Manorathartha Chandrardhakritashekharam। Simharudha Chaturbhuja Katyayani Yashasvinim॥ Swarnavarna Ajnachakra Sthitam Shashthama Durga Trinetram। Varabhita Karam Shagapadadharam Katyayanasutam Bhajami॥ Patambara Paridhanam Smeramukhi Nanalankara Bhushitam। Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala Manditam॥ Prasannavadana Pallavadharam Kanta Kapolam Tugam Kucham। Kamaniyam Lavanyam Trivalivibhushita Nimna Nabhim॥
NavrariDay Team wishes Happy Shasti Navratri to you and your family. May Maa Katyayani listen to all your desires and accomplished these very soon. Jai Mata Di !!