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Nine Forms
There are nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshiped with nine different prasads or bhog. (This article was first published on 17 October 2020 and is being reposted from The Quint’s archives for Navratri.)

Which are the 9 Colours of Navratri?

Navratri 2021: Nine colours of Navratri and their significance

  • DAY 1 – ORANGE. The festival begins with the bright and vibrant Orange.
  • DAY 2 – WHITE. White is the colour for Day 2, which is a symbol of peace and purity.
  • DAY 3 – RED.
  • DAY 5 – YELLOW.
  • DAY 6 – GREEN.
  • DAY 7 – GREY.
  • DAY 8 – PURPLE.

What are the 9 days of Navratri called?

Nine different avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped during the Navratri. The 1st day is dedicated to Goddess Shailputri, 2nd to Brahmacharini, 3rd to Chandraghanta, 4th day to Kushmanda, 5th day to Skandamata, 6th day to Katyayani, 7th day to Kaalratri, 8th to Mahagauri and 9th day to Siddhidatri.

What is the name of Maa Durga lion?

Dawon, is a sacred tiger in Tibetan lore, and was later known as Gdon after it was introduced into Hinduism. In Hinduism, the tigerish Gdon was offered by gods to serve goddess Durga as a mount for rewarding her victory.

How was Durga mata born?

The making of Durga Durga, literally meaning the protector, was born to defeat the conquerer-king, Mahishasura. Once Saraswati, Lakshmi and Parvati combined to incarnate as Durga, the ten-armed super-goddess received gifts and boons from the other gods.

Who is the husband of Durga mata?

Durga (Sanskrit: दुर्गा, IAST: Durgā) is a major deity in Hinduism….

Festivals Durga Puja, Durga Ashtami, Navratri, Vijayadashami
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Siblings Vishnu
Consort Shiva

Who are the 9 divine forms of Maa Durga?

So, Navratri nine nights considered to be very auspicious to worship the nine planets and nine divinities. Names of 9 forms of Maa Durga are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayini, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidhatri.

Which is the most auspicious mantra of Durga?

Meaning: I bow down to the Goddess Narayani, who makes everything auspicious as she is the most auspicious one and also fulfills all the desires of those who come for the shelter to the Three-eyed Gauri. This beautiful Durga mantra is recited during almost all the celebrations, rituals and events of Maa Durga.

How many forms of Durga are there in the world?

The evolution of MahaSaraswati, MahaLaxmi and Mahakali (the 3 main forms of “Shakti”) took place from Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh respectively. Each of these 3 deities gave rise to 3 more forms and hence in all, these 9 forms together are known as Nav-Durga. Here are the details of the 9 manifestations of Goddess Durga.

How is Maa Durga a manifestation of Shakti?

Devi Durga is the nurturer, caregiver, protector, and at times, also the destroyer when necessary. Just like a mother, she loves everyone intensely like her children and gets angry too in the same way. Maa Durga is the truest manifestation of Shakti and the core essence of the whole cosmos at its roots.