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Navratri Day Five - Worshipping Goddess Skandamata


Navratri Day Five - Worshipping Goddess Skandamata

On the fifth day of Navratri, Goddess Skandamata is worshiped. Skanda is another name for Kartikeya and Mata means mother. In other words, she is the mother of Lord Kartikeya. She is known to bless her devotees with power, salvation, prosperity and treasures and can grant wisdom to the most illiterate person provided he worships her. When someone worships her, Lord Skanda, who is on her lap is also worshiped and devotee gets the dual blessings of the son and mother. She is also known as the Goddess of Fire. She has four arms and rides a lion. She carries water material, a bell and lotus. She is seated on a lotus and is also known as the Goddess with a lotus seat.


Puja Vidhi

Place the Goddess's idol or picture on a table and clean that place. Sprinkle ganga jal. Keep a pot made out of brass or sand and place a coconut above it. On the same table, keep Lord Ganesha, Lord Varun, Navagraha and all the other Gods and Goddesses. After that perform puja using items such as milk, fruits, flowers, sindoor, roli, clothes for the Goddess and other adornments. Finish the puja by performing aarti.


Mantra

Vande Vanchit Kamarth Chandrardhkrit Shekharam
Sinharuda Chaturbhuja Skandamata Yashswanim 
Dhwalvarna Vishudhd Chakrstithto Pancham Durga Trinetram
Abhay Padya Yugam Karaan Dakshin Uru Putradharam Bhajem 
Patambar Paridhanan Mriduhasya Nanalankar Bhooshitam 
Manjeer Haar Keyoor, Kinkini, Ratnakundal Manditam 
Praful Vandana Pallavandhara Kaant Kapolan Peen Payodharam
Kamniya Lavanya Charu Trivali Nitambaneem


Stotra Path

Namami Skandmata Skandharineem
Samagrtatvasagarrampaarpaar Gehraam
Shivaprabha Samujwalan Sphuchshagshekharam
Lalatratnabhaskaran Jagatprintibhaskaram
Mahendrakashyaparchita Sanantkumarrasstutam
Surasurendravandita Yatharthnirmaladbhutam
Atarkyrochiruvijan Vikar Doshvarjitam
Mumukshubhivirchintta Visheshtatvamuchitam
Nanalankar Bhushitan Mrigendravahnagrajam
Sushudhtatvatoshna Trivendmarbhustam
Sudhamirkawpkarini Surendrakaurighatineem
Shubhan Pushpamalini Sukarnkalpshakhineem
Tamondhkaryamini Shivsvabhao Kaminineem 
Sahastrasuryarajika Dhanjjyogkarikaam
Sushudh Kaal Kandala Subhadvrindmajullam
Prajayini Prajavati Namami Matarn Sateem
Svakarmakarini Gati Hariprayach Parvateem
Anantshakti Kantidan Yashoarthbhuktimuktitdam 
Puna Punarjagdavitan Namamyhan Surachirtam
Jayeshwari Trilochane Praseed Devipahimaam.


Expert Vedic astrologers at Astroyogi could guide you on how to perform Navratri Poojas based on a detailed horoscope analysis.


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