Sharad navratri day 6

Navratri Sixth Day 2023

On the sixth day of navratri, Goddess Katyayani is worshipped all over the world. Devi Katyayani is the sixth manifestation among Navdurga. According to Hindu mythology, there was a sage named Katyayana who had a wish that Goddess Durga take the birth as his daughter at his home so he performed the hard penance to please the God. After years of hard penance, God accepted his wish and Goddess Durga was born to sage Katyayana’s Home on Dakshin Krishna Chaturdashi that is why she is known by the name of Katyayani in all over the world. To protect the Devas, Devi Katyayani leads the war from the side of the Gods. When demon Mahishasur crossed all the limits then she killed the demon Mahishasur and freed all the Gods from the torment of Asuras. Goddess Katyayani is one of the violent Devi in the nine goddess of navrati. At the same time, she shows mercy upon devotees and blessed the devotees with affection and full-fill all their true wishes.

About Maa Katyayani

Mata Katyayani who is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri Puja, is known as the Warrior Goddess among nine Goddess. Devi Katyayani has ended the torments of devils and demons with her divine power.

Goddess Kalratri eliminates all type of fears, suffers and problems from the life of devotees and fill it with calmness, power, good status and courage.

Goddess Katyayani’s Temple in India:

Below we are mentioning the destinations where Goddess Katyayani’s temple is located in India. The devotees, who want to specially worship Maa Katyayani, can go to these temples.

1- Maa Katyayani Temple, Kolhapur, Maharashtra

2- Maa Katyayani Peeth Temple, Vrindavan

3- Chhatarpur Temple, Delhi

4- Sri Kartyayani Temple, Kerala

5- Maa Katyayani Shakthipeeth Adhar Devi, Mount Abu, Rajasthan

6- Sri Kathyayini Amman Temple, Tamil Nadu


NAVRATRI DAY 6 DATE 20 October, 2023
TITHI Shasthi
OTHER NAMES Shakti, Bhadrakali, Chandika
COLOR Orange/ Yellow/Grey
FLOWER Jasmine
BHOG Honey
PLANET Jupiter
CHAKRA Ajna (Third Eye)
WEAPON Sword, Lotus, Abhayamudra, Varadamudra
NAVDURGA – AVATAR Sixth Incarnation of Goddess Durga
MANTRA ॐ देवी कात्यायन्यै नमः॥ – Om Devi Katyayanyai Namah॥

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