9th Day Of Chaitra Navratri – Importance, Puja, Story and Mantra

February 23, 2024

Maa Siddhidatri is worshiped on the last day of Chaitra Navratri. There is a religious belief that by worshiping Maa Siddhidatri, all the wishes of the seeker are fulfilled. For this, devotees worship Maa Siddhidatri with reverence and devotion. They also observe fast for Mother Goddess. There is also a tradition of worshiping the girl after the end of the puja on this day.

Maa Siddhidatri Importance 

The glory of mother has been described in the Vedas, Puranas and scriptures. Mother’s glory has been specially praised in Markandeya Purana. Mother has also been called Ashta Siddhi in Markandeya Purana. This means that Maa Anima, Mahima, Precious Dignity, Laghima, Prapti, Ishitva and Vashitva are the complete form of Ashta Siddhi.

Maa Siddhidatri Puja Vidhi

  • On the last day of Chaitra Navratri i.e. on Navani Tithi, one should wake up before sunrise and take bath.
  • On this day, worship for Mother Goddess should include Prasad, Navras food, nine types of flowers, fruits, bhog etc.
  • Before starting the puja, meditate on the Goddess and chant mantras related to her.
  • After this, offer fruits, food, sweets, five dry fruits, coconut etc. to the mother.
  • After offering Bhog, apply Roli to Mother Goddess.
  • After this meditate on the Goddess.
  • After meditating you should recite Durga Saptashati.
  • In the end, perform Aarti of Mata.
  • After worshiping Mother Goddess, you should perform Kanya Puja in your home with full rituals.
  • Ask the Goddess for your wish and distribute the Mata Prasad among all the people participating in the puja.

Maa Siddhidatri Story

According to the legend, when there was darkness in the entire universe, a small ray of energy appeared in that darkness. This ray of energy gradually grew larger and took the form of a divine woman. It is said that Maa Siddhidatri was the ninth form of Goddess Bhagwati. It is said that Mother Siddhidatri appeared and gave birth to Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. It is said that Lord Shiva Shankar attained eight Siddhis only by the grace of Mother Siddhidatri. It was due to Mother Siddhidatri that half of Lord Shiva’s body became that of a goddess due to which Shiva got the name Ardhanarishwar. Apart from this, according to another legend, when all the gods and goddesses were troubled by the atrocities of Mahishasura, the Trinity gave birth to Siddhidatri. Who fought with Mahishasura and killed him and freed the three worlds from his terror.

Maa Siddhidatri Mantra – Chaitra Navratri Day 9 Mantra

Om Devi Siddhidatrya Namah.

ॐ देवी सिद्धिदात्र्यै नमः।

Siddha Gandharva Yakshadyarasurairmarraapi
sevyaman sada bhuyat siddhida siddhidayini.

सिद्ध गंधर्व यक्षाद्यरासुरैरमर्रापि।
सेव्यामन सदा भूयात् सिद्धिदा सिद्धिदायिनी॥

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Siddhidatri Sarva Sansthita
Namastesayee Namastesayee Namastesayee Namo Namah.

या देवी सर्वभूतेषु मां सिद्धिदात्री सर्व संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥

Wrapping Up

Maa Siddhadatri has eight achievements like Anima, Mahima, Prapti, Prakamya, Garima, Laghima, Ishitva and Vashitva. All these achievements are achieved by the worship and grace of Mother Siddhadatri. These eight Siddhis have been mentioned in Hanuman Chalisa as ‘Ashta Siddhi Nav Nidhi Ke Daata, As Var Dinh Janaki Mata’. Lord Mahadev had attained all the eight Siddhis by doing penance of this goddess. By the grace of Mother Siddhadatri, half of Mahadev’s body became that of a goddess and he was called Ardhanarishwar. Navratri is considered to end only after worshiping them on the ninth day of Navratri. Kanya Puja is also performed on this day. If you want to know more information about 9th Day Of Chaitra Navratri, then you can get information by consulting an online astrologer consultation.

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