The Sixth Manifestation of Durga on the Sixth night of Navratri-Maa Katyayini
Maa Katyayini on the Sixth day:
Maa Katyayini is worshiped on the sixth Day of navratri. She is the sixth manifestation of Goddess Parvati. Her name Katyayani, is derived from her father’s name Katyayna. Maa Katyayini is considered as one of the violent avatar of Goddess Parvati. She was the slayer of Mahishasura.
One should wear red coloured clothes on this day. She governs the planet Jupiter. So any dosh of Brahaspati can be removed after her puja. In many cases it has been found that the girl or boy marriage is delayed due to many obstacles such as Manglik Dosh. Or due to other doshas in the horoscope or Kundali. Such problems can be resolved if a person
Depiction of Katyayani:
Goddess Katyayani : The sixth Manifestation of Goddess Parvati is Goddess Katyayani. She has a shield, a sword and a lotus flower in her three hands. And the fourth hand is in the blessing pose., that mounted on a ferocious Lion. Therefor, she is also known as the warrior Goddess in this form . Her luscious, Golden Skin.
Various other religious texts and isms
In Shaktism, Maa Katyayani is often associated with fierce form of Shakti or Durga. Her fights with demons are also described in Devi Bhagwat Purana, and Markandeya Purana attributed to Sage Markandeya Rishi. Thus, the one who wrote it in Sanskrit ca. 400-500 CE.
Hence, her Presence is also felt in Buddhist and Jain texts, along with Tantric Texts, especially the Kalika Purana.
According to ancient legends, she was the daughter of Katyayna Rishi. And belonging to the lineage originating from the Rishi Vishwamitra, in tartaric traditions. As it is revealed further through the north face. Which is one of the six faces of Shiva. This face is blue in color and three eyed.
Benefits of Maa Katyayini Puja:
- Maa Katyayini blesses the worshippers by removing all sorts of obstacles especially pertaining to marriage.
- The puja of Katyayani Maa also enables to remove all sorts of Mangal dosh.
- She helps in getting the desired life partners.
- Most of all she gives the blissful life.
- As she is the goddess of penance and Sanyas. She also blesses her devotees with health, wealth and prosperity.
Since Goddess, Katyayani is also an incarnation of Goddess Durga, so she also provides with strength and fearlessness. As the Goddess is the symbol of strength for the female devotees. Hence, it would be good if you perform the Durga Puja, to get the divine blessings on this Navratri.
Maa Katyayini blesses you with happy married life. As this Puja is performed for the purpose of early and timely marriage of the girl or boy. Thus, in many cases it has been found that the girl or boy marriage is delayed due to many obstacles such as Manglik Dosh. Or due to other doshas in the horoscope or Kundali.
On sixth day of Navratri, get blessings of Maa Katyayini - Askganesha by Acharya Dharam Shastri