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Worshiping the mother in the holy days of Navratri, every wish is fulfilled

Worshiping the mother during the holy days of Navratri has special significance in Hinduism. Shardiya Navratri is considered to symbolize the victory of good over evil. Therefore, people worship the mother with full devotion and keep fast during these days.

Devotees worship and worship Goddess Durga during the holy days of Shardiya Navratri. It is believed that if one is worshiped with true devotion and devotion during these nine days, the goddess takes away all their troubles and becomes all their bad deeds. This festival of Navratri is considered auspicious and holy in Hinduism itself. So today in this article we are telling you about the glory of Navratri festival-

Know the importance of Navratri

Worshiping the mother during the holy days of Navratri has special significance in Hinduism. Shardiya Navratri is considered to symbolize the victory of good over evil. Therefore, people worship the mother with full devotion and keep fast during these days.

Also read: Know in what unique ways the festival of Navratri is celebrated in different states

This is how worship is done

Maa is worshiped in a special way during Navratri. It is celebrated in different ways in different states of India. On the first day the Kalash is established which is also known as Ghatasthapana. At the same time, Durga Utsav is celebrated in West Bengal till the last four days of Navratri i.e. from Shashti to Navami. Similarly, during the nine-day festival of Navratri in Gujarat, the mother is worshiped by performing Garba dance.

Why is Navratri celebrated?

Celebrating the festival of Navratri has special significance. Although the festival of Navratri is celebrated four times a year, Shardiya Navratri is seen as a symbol of the victory of truth over falsehood. There are two mythological stories related to this in the scriptures-

According to the first legend, a demon named Mahishasura had done severe penance and sought a boon from Lord Brahma that no god, demon or person living on earth could kill him. After getting the boon, Mahishasura started creating terror in the three worlds. After which the mother goddess killed Mahishasura. There was a fierce battle between Devi Maa and Mahishasura for nine consecutive days. According to legends, Mahishasura was very clever. During that fight he kept changing his form to confuse the goddess. On the tenth day when the demon took the form of a buffalo, Goddess Durga killed him with her trident.

According to another legend, Lord Rama worshiped Goddess Durga for nine days before fighting Ravana. Pleased with his devotion, Mother Goddess blessed Lord Rama with victory. On the tenth day Rama defeated Ravana and conquered Lanka. This day is celebrated as Vijayadashami or Dussehra.

– Mithali Jain

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