New Delhi: The nine-day long festivity of Navratri, brings joy and happiness to one and all. On the 5th day of this celebration, pray to Maa Skanda Mata for her divine blessings.
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Maa Skanda Mata is accompanied by an infant form of Lord Skanda, Skanda Mata is the form of Durga that is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratra.
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The goddess is depicted with four arms and three eyes in popular art, and is presented as seated on a lotus.
Chant Maa Skanda Mata's mantra to seek her blessings:
सिंहासनगता नित्यं पद्माश्रितकरद्वया।
शुभदास्तु सदा देवी स्कन्दमाता यशस्विनी॥