Maa Chandraghanta – The Third Manifestation of Devi
Maa Chandraghanta is the third manifestation of Devi Durga and is worshipped on the 3rd of Navratri. Since she has a Chandra or half moon, in the shape of a Ghanta (bell), on her forehead, she is addressed as Chandraghanta. A symbol of peace, serenity and prosperity, Maa Chandraghanta has three eyes and ten hands holding ten types of swords, weapons and arrows. She establishes justice and gives Her devotees the courage and strength to fight life challenges.
Maa blesses her devotees and followers to achieve respect, fame and glory and one can attain spirituality and spiritual delight by worshipping her. Her idol symbolizes a position in which she is ready to go for war thus embodying the strength and bravery and her devotee becomes brave and fearless like a lion .By worshipping Maa Chrandraghanta, you will open the doors to great respect, fame and glory. Maa also helps you attain spiritual enlightenment. Her idol, which symbolises both beauty and bravery, gives you the strength the keep the negative energy away and repels all the troubles from your life.
She is the mother residing in Swadhishthan Chakra . This Chakra is influenced by the planet Mars The devotees are blessed and get success in all aspects of life by worshipping the goddess.
Mantra to worship Maa Chandraghanta
पिण्डज प्रवरारुढ़ा चण्डकोपास्त्र कैर्युता |
प्रसादं तनुते मह्यं चंद्र घंष्टेति विश्रुता ||
Piṇḍaja pravarāruṛhā caṇḍakōpāstra kairyutā |
prasādaṁ tanutē mahyaṁ candra ghanṣṭēti viśrutā ||
Let us worship Maa Chandraghanta form and take her blessings to keep the evil away and gain bliss in our life and with her grace let us fill our life with everlasting happiness.
Jai Maa Chandraghanta