It's the third day of Navratri. The puja of the day is dedicated to Maa Chandraghanta, the third avatar Of Goddess Durga. On Navratri, the nine avatars of Navdurga or Shakti is worshipped. Navratri days are considered as the most auspicious by Hindu devotees across India. Navratri and Durga Puja are celebrated across the country and each region has its unique rituals and festivities but the common factor binding all is the worship of 'Shakti'.
Navratri 2020: Know all about Maa Chandraghanta
Maa Chandraghanta, the third form of Goddess Durga, symbolises bravery and welfare. She rides a tigress and wears bright yellow. Maa Chandraghanta has half moon or chandra on her forehead. She has ten hands - the four on the left carry Trishul (trident), Gada (mace), Sword, and Kadal (stoup). Her fifth hand is in the Varada Mudra. The four arms on the right carry lotus, arrow, bow and japa mala or beads. The fifth arm on the left is in Abhaya Mudra.
Navratri 2020: Maa Chandraghanta puja stotra, prarthana
The Tritiya tithi upto 2:07 PM today.
Devotees recite Om Devi Chandraghantayai Namah a hundred and eight times
Prarthana: Pindaja Pravararudha Chandakopastrakairyuta || Prasadam Tanute Mahyam Chandraghanteti Vishruta
Stuti: Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Chandraghanta Rupena Samsthita || Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah
Navratri 2020 Day 3: Wishes, Images, Messages
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took to Twitter and greeted people today. "... May all the devotees receive the blessings of Maa Chandraghanta... May everyone flourish...," he posted.
वीरता, निर्भीकता, सौम्यता और विनम्रता की अधिष्ठात्री देवी 'माँ चंद्रघंटा' की आराधना सभी साधकों में नवोन्मेष का भाव संचारित करें।— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) October 19, 2020
'माँ चंद्रघंटा' का आशीर्वाद सभी भक्तों को प्राप्त हो।
सबका उत्कर्ष हो।
सर्वमंगल का पथ प्रशस्त हो।
यही कामना है-यही प्रार्थना है।
देवी माँ की जय। pic.twitter.com/ZNbzDaDGu0
Happy Navratri 2020: Wish you safe and happy festive days!