3rd Day of Navratri 2020
3rd Day of Navratri – Tritiya commemorates the worship of Chandraghanta-the name derived from the fact that Parvati decorated her forehead with the ardhachandra (lit. half-moon) after marrying Shiva. She is the embodiment of grace and symbolizes courage as well. Yellow is the third day’s color, which is a vivacious colour that can pep up the mood of anyone.
The tigress is mounted by Goddess Chandraghanta. On her forehead, she wears the semi-circular moon (Chandra). The half-moon looks like the bell(Ghanta) on her forehead, and hence, her name. With ten hands, she is portrayed. In Her four left hands, Goddess Chandraghanta bears Trishul, Gada, sword and kamandalu and in Varadamudra holds the fifth left hand. In her four right hands, she bears the lotus flower, spear, Dhanush and Japa Mala, and in Abhaya Mudra, she holds the fifth right hand.
Chandraghanta Devi is the “Shakti” of Lord Siva in the form of Chandrashekhara, according to Shiva Maha Purana. Shakti accompanies each aspect of Shiva, so they are Ardhanarishvara.
Chandraghanta Mata has ten hands where a Trishula(trident), Gada(mace), bow-arrow, khadak(sword), Kamala(lotus flower), Ghanta(bell) and kamandal(waterpot) are held in two hands, while one of her hands remains in a place of blessing or abhayamudra. The Chandraghanta idol in the paintings during the Mangalore Dasara procession.
Like her car, Chandraghanta Devi rides a tiger or lion, representing courage. This is a bad factor and rage is roaring. This Durga shape is not entirely different from earlier forms. It proves that she can be malevolent when provoked. It is said her malevolent type is Chandi or Chamunda Devi. Otherwise, she is the very personification of serenity.
Chandraghanta’s devotees who adore and worship grow an aura of divine splendour. They emit invisible waves of force that have a great effect on those that come into contact with them. They attain success in life quickly. Goddess Chandraghanta is ready to kill the wicked, but she is a kind and caring mother who shows peace and prosperity to her devotees. The horrific sound made by her bell sent thousands of wicked demons to the abode of the God of Death during the war between her and the demons. She is always in a fighting stance that reflects her determination to kill her devotees’ enemies so that they can live in peace and prosperity. By her grace, divine vision is gained. If a devotee happens to enjoy the scent of God and hears different sounds, the Mother is said to bless him.
3rd Day of Navratri Puja
On the Navratri Tritiya Tithi, Chandraghanta Puja is done. With Ganga Jal or Gaumutr, Purify. By putting coconut on a water-filled pot of silver , copper, or earth, do Kalash sthapna. Now, take the Sankalpa for the Puja and do Maa Chandraghanta’s shodopchar puja. Then give to all the gods all the appropriate pujan samagri. Aarti eventually does it and distributes Prasad. Milk and milk items appease Chandraghanta Mata. Maa Chandraghanta is appeased by this and she eliminates all barriers.
3rd Day of Navratri Color:
third day of navratri colour is red
3rd Day of Navratri Mantra
Oṃ Devī Candraghaṇṭāyai Namaḥ
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3rd Day of Navratri Images/ Chandraghanta Devi Images