Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for blissful married life

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. 

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Day 6 - Worship Maa Katyayani for blissful married life

Devi Durga was jointly created by the holy trinity - Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Shiva (the destroyer) to eliminate a demon named Mahishasur, who's treachery ruined peace and sanctity in the three worlds. 

Known as the destroyer of evil and enforcer of good sense and morality, Durga, the ten-armed Goddess is worshipped during Navratri, a festival spread over nine days during four different times of the year.

Out of the four Navratris, the Chaitra and the Sharadiya are the most popular. The others are Aashada and Magha Gupta Navratri.

Durga, who represents the feminine form, is worshipped during Navratri - Nav meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. 

The sixth day of Navratra is dedicated to Mata Katyayani, the sixth form of Durga. Katyayani was born to Sage Katya of the Katya clan, and hence her name reiterates that same fact. The epitome of love and anger, the idols of Katyayani are portrayed as ones with four arms and three eyes, and mounted on a lion.

Here's a mantra dedicated to Goddess Katyayani:

कात्यायनि महामाये महायोगिन्यधीश्वरि । नन्द गोपसुतं देविपतिं मे कुरु ते नमः ॥

Katyayani Mahamaye Mahayoginyadheeshwari
Nandgopsutam Devipatim Me Kuru Te Namah

Benefits of Katyayani Mantra:

If your marriage is getting delayed, this mantra will remove all the hurdles, Manglik Dosha from your horoscope.

Married couples too can chant this mantra for blissful married life and to have a child soon.

Katyayani Mantra can also be chanted by couples who are in love but are yet to get their parents’ consent for marriage.

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