Chaitra Navratri: Puja Of The Goddess Maa Katyayani – Festival

Today, it is the 6th day of the Chaitra Navratri, when the Goddess, Katyayani, shall be performed today, by her followers.

One of the 6th form of the Navadurga, or the 9 forms of Hindu goddess Durga (Shakti, Katyayani, is also known as Mahalaxmi and she is being worshipped for the period of the Navratri, festival, one of the major and crucial Hindu festival.

Maa Katyayani, one of the most important Hindu deity, and she is also promoting and encourage the female power and the women empowerment and in her status, or the image, she can be seen having 18 or 10 hands or 4 hands too.

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The Goddess, Maa Katyayani, is as per Wikipedia, the second name given for Goddess Parvati Or Adi Parashakti in Amarakosha.

As per the Sanskrit dictionary, the Goddess Parvati Names is stood for the – “Uma Katyayani Gauri Kali Haimavathi Ishwari”.

Chaitra Navratri: Puja Of The Goddess Maa Katyayani – Festival

As per the Shaktism, the Goddess Durga is connected and is associated with the fierce forms of Shakti and she is also regarded as a Warrior Goddess.

Other names of the Maa Durga, include, means the angry form of the Maa is includes, Bhadrakali and Chandrika and traditionally, she is related to the red color.

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The Hindu Goddess, Maa Katyayani , was born to the sage, Katyayana, received name as Katyayani , is said to be the reincarnation of the Goddess Durga.

She is also being displayed, to demonstrate courage that is also symbolized by the color Orange.

The Goddess, Maa Katyayana, is also the warrior goddess; who is considered as amongst the most violent forms of Goddess Parvati. In her Katyayana Avatar, the deity can be seen in ridding on over a lion and she can be seen having four hands.

The Maa Goddess Kātyāyanī, can be also seen holding the luminous sword, and she is come in her this avatar, only to destroy demon and evil and she is also always, emerged as the winner.


चन्द्रहासोज्ज्वलकरा शार्दूलवरवाहना।

कात्यायनी शुभं दध्यादेवी दानवघातिनी॥

Candrahāsojjvalakarā śārdūlavaravāhanā |

kātyāyanī śubhaṁ dadhyādevī dānavaghātinī ||

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