6th Day Of Chaitra Navratri – Importance, Puja, Story and Mantra

February 23, 2024

On the sixth day of Navratri, Maa Katyayani, the sixth power of Maa Durga, is worshipped. Being the daughter of sage Katyayan, she was named Katyayani. Mother Katyayani represents feminine energy and is also the embodiment of feminine energy. She is the presiding deity of Braj Mandal. It is believed that whoever is pleased with Goddess Katyayani gets wealth, religion, work and salvation. By worshiping Maa Katyayani, one gets the desired groom and all the obstacles in love marriage are removed.

Maa Katyayani Importance 

Maa Katyayani is also called the presiding deity of Braj. The Gopis of Braj worshiped this mother to get Lord Krishna as their husband. After the Gopis worshiped on the banks of Yamuna, the Mother settled here. Lord Shri Krishna also worshiped Maa Katyayani. By worshiping Mother Katyayani, the problems of life go away. Also, if there is any problem in marriage then it also gets resolved by taking mother’s name. This day is considered very auspicious for devotees who are eligible for marriage. With the blessings of Mother, devotees attain wealth, religion, work and salvation.

Maa Katyayani Puja Vidhi

Wake up early in the morning, wear clean clothes and if first of all install the picture or idol of Maa Katyayani then it is fine, otherwise install the picture or idol of Maa Durga on a post and then light the lamp and incense. Maa Katyayani is related to Jupiter and partly also to Venus. Therefore, use yellow color more in his worship. Also apply roli and vermillion tilak to Mother Katyayani. Then while chanting the mantra, offer flowers to Goddess Katyayani and offer honey. Recite Durga Saptsati. Also recite Durga Chalisa after the lesson. After this, distribute the bhog among all the members of the house.

Maa Katyayani Story 

According to legend, there lived a sage named Kat in a forest. They had a son named Katya. After this, Maharishi Katyayan was born in Katya Gotra. They did not have any child. With the desire to have Mother Bhagwati as his daughter, he performed severe penance at Paramba. Pleased with the penance of Maharishi Katyayan, the Goddess blessed him with a daughter. After some time, the atrocities of the demon Mahishasura increased considerably. Then, due to the power of Trimurti, a girl was born and she was killed. Due to being born in Katya gotra, the goddess was named Katyayani.

Maa Katyayani Mantra – Chaitra Navratri Day 6 Mantra

Om Devi Katyayanyai Namah.

ॐ देवी कात्यायन्यै नमः।

Chandra Hasojj Valkara Shardu Premi Vahana Katyayani Shubham Dadya Devi Danavghatini.

चंद्रा हासोज्ज वलकारा शार्दु प्रेमी वाहना कात्यायनी शुभं दद्या देवी दानवघातिनी।

Or Goddess Sarvabhuteshu Maa Katyayani entire organization
Namastesyaye Namastesyaye Namastesyaye Namo Namah.

या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ कात्यायनी सम्पूर्णे संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥

Wrapping Up

Pleased with the rigorous penance of Maharishi Katyayan, Maa Durga was born in the house of Maharishi. When Maharishi Katyayan was born, his mother’s name was Katyayani. Maa Durga was born in the house of Maharishi to fulfill the works of sages and gods. Mother Katyayani is the one who gives infallible results and by meditating on her, all the sorrows of life go away. After accepting the worship of sages for three days, the goddess took leave and killed Mahishasura. If you want to know more information about 6th Day Of Chaitra Navratri, then you can get information by consulting an online astrologer consultation.

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