In this year the Chaitra Navratri starts from 6th April 2019 and will end on 14th April 2019. The timing of Puja (Ghatasthapana) will be: In between the Abhijit Muhurat from (11:56 AM to12:47PM)
Whenever the universe needs a real warrior, women will become the best one, (supreme) who can never lose any war.
Goddess Durga with her different forms teaches us the inner strength that is within us and explore feminine energy, through the divine Nine Nights of Navratri.
The various forms of goddess Durga shape our inner strength into enlightenment with its feminine energy, through the divine nine nights of Navratri
Navratri is the festival, which sets our mood and environment for celebrations because, after Navratri, many more festive seasons get started like as Eid, Diwali, and Christmas etc.
Everyone feels the joy and the aura of festival within themselves in these divine nights of Navratri, which is for the Nine divine Nights in the presence of Goddess Durga as the primary life force for all of us.
The nine divine nights of Navratri become fresh for each person as everyone enjoys the joy and aura of the festival under the existence of Goddess DURGA.
Navratri is the supernatural combination of Tithi and Solar month, which also plays an important role in our birth as well.
When the specific placement of the Sun and Moon happen, based on the Lunisolar year, for Nine Nights then these became the Mega Nights for all of us in the blessing of cosmic feminine energy and we celebrate this as Navratri.
The apparent movement of the Sun and Moon in a particular zodiac sign and Nakshatra gives the date to celebrate this magnanimous festival of Goddess Durga.
During Navratri, The major change in the season gets to happen to occur, due to which we get affected and to protect us our Ancient civilization got the blessings protection from the divine energy in the form of Goddess Durga.
According to the Vedic text, Shakta and Vaishnava Puranas Navratri fall four times in a year. Navratri falls in the bright half in Luni-solar months.
The Vasant and Sharada Navratri get celebrated all over in India. The Magha and Ashada Navratri are known as the secret one, are unrevealed as they mostly acknowledge among which is celebrated among the saint monks and Naga sadhus who are towards the path of liberation.
The people in Assam, West Bengal, and Bihar give the importance of this Navratri especially the day of the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Tithi.
South Indian celebrates the Navratri as the festival of Knowledge and in Maharashtra, this festival is known for the new venture to start. Start of the new venture
All over in India the Navratri gets celebrated for Nine days fast and with full enthusiasm
People will have pure devotion for the Divine Goddess Durga, who has incarnated as Vaishno Devi, and to give her the reverence, little girls are worshiped and get respected by all...
The better half of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati has incarnated as Durga who is known as Jagdamba in the final day of Navratri, who is the real cosmic mother of all the living and non-living being.
Goddess Durga gets all the combined power of all Demi-God and Goddess in all her different nine forms. She became the Adi-Para-Shakti,
Through the worship of Goddess Durga in Nine forms in the Nine divine Nights of Navratri, who get the strength related to the Planets, who owns our Ascendant and Moon sing, in which we have born.
The earth rotates on its axis slightly tilted, which is known as precession and cause varying temperatures on the earth. Vedic Astrologer knew this term and given the name Ayanamsa, which causes the change in the apparent movement of the Sun as well and gives different seasonal change and Ayanamsa also play the vital role in the calculation of the Horoscope as well.
The Navratri signifies the major seasonal change, also known as the Spring Equinox, Monsoon, Autumn and Spring season when the Sun gets transiting from one zodiac sign to another zodiac sign.
The Goddess Durga, who nurtures all of us through the cosmic rays of the Moon and Sun, from which the herbs get healing in that Nine important night of Navratri and the Sun makes things alive through transit the zodiac sign and Moon nurture that also through transiting within the various Nakshatra as well.
Durga is the goddess, who rides the Lion or Tiger by holding many weapons in her ten hands, which signifies that we all should be in active mode to fight with the inner enemy like jealousy, anger, proud, inferiority-complex, depression, Ignorance, judgmental, laziness, aggressiveness and unconventional desire, and to get stronger so that nothing over beat us upon even tougher challenges.
All the above mention negative traits are the reality of the demon within us like Mahishasura ,Chand-Munda, Rakta-Beej, Madhu-Kaitabha, Dhumralochana, Sumbha and Nishumbha who were slain by the brave and powerful Goddess Durga.
She has got the divine beauty and charismatic smile on her face, even on the battlefield with extraordinary courage. She is the one who gets manifest in the cosmos with the combined power of every Gods and Demigod and the trinity god, known as Brahma, Vishnu Mahesha well.
The Inner Goddess within you: Have a great meeting with your own Insuperable Durga. Goddess Durga gets worshiped in the Nine sacred nights, with different Nine forms. These Nine forms also signify the Nine Divine Planets, which work as the animated being in our birth chart and get energies through worshiping Pure form of cosmic energy, the Goddess Durga.
1. Shailputri: Navratri begins from the placement of Ghata, the pot which is full of water with the Panch-Palwa the five leaves of the Mango tree in that and covered by the coconut on it. This first day is also known as Pratipada. The Goddess Durga gets invoked in her first magnanimous form known as Shailputri, with two hands, holding trident and lotus with that.
Shailpurti is known as the daughter of great Himavan, the king of the mountain. She has the crescent Moon on her forehead, which signifies on the very first day she will empower your mind and the mental strength.
Your mind will get all the positive energy from the surroundings and through the help of Planet Moon, she also strengthens your Moon Chart as well to fructify all the yoga which is promised through your personal Moon sign.
2. Brahmcharini: In the second night of Navratri, which is known as Dwitiya tithi in which the Goddess Brahmcharni gets invoked, who has control over Mercury the Planet of our Intelligence. She had done great austerities to Lord Shiva like the Planet Mercury did to Lord Shiva as well, to get the authority over the intelligence and became the Planet of intellect in our birth chart.
Brahmcharni, the incarnation of Goddess Parvati, who knows the Shiva is the ultimate intelligence so she asked him to be her consort, and in this way, she has full command over Planet Mercury. If your Mercury has any affliction from the malefic Planets or the Budh–Aditya is not giving the result as expected in your birth chart, come under the blessing of Brahmachari and live with the pure consciousness of your Mercury.
Venus is the teacher of Demon and has command over them and negative force as well, which signifies the negative traits to disturb the marriage and relationship.
The happiness of Marriage and relationship will get improved by worshiping Chadraghanta and the Planet Venus also get energies in your birth chart, as the Venus will give the real essence of marriage and love relationship.
The feminine energy signifies the divine power of the Moon, which gives the mental strength in our birth chart. The Moon is the only one Planet on which your life gets predicted and based on the placement of natal Moon all the Mahadasha and Yoga get manifest in our lives.
If you chant or hear the mantra from the sacred book of Durga Saptshati/ Devi Mahatmyam the part of the Markandeya Purana, which is the glory to Goddess Durga, contain 700 verses within 13 chapters, you will get divine cosmic power within you and the promises in your chart based on the Ascendant and Moon sign will start to give unimaginable result.
With the blessing of Goddess Durga and having the fast for her, you will get the happiness and success and full support from the Planets present in the cosmos, which has control over you through the birth chart.
Enjoy the full essence of life and celebrate the Navratri with the Garba and Dandiya and full night Jagrata for the benevolent mother who loves you.
Distribute and also have the fruits and delicious Bengali khichudi as Mahanavmi Bhog Prasad
Wish you all very happy Navratri