Day-6: Katyayini Devi:
day is Shashthi and was celebrated to Goddess Katyayani. Katyayini is named
because she born as the daughter of the sage Katyayana.
This is the daughter form of Durga. She rises up in anger to defend righteousness and dharma. This form of Durga is with four hands caries sword, lotus, and shield. One hand is depicted as giving blessings. She rides on a Lion.
Katyayini Mata worship may give devotees a evil free life. She also has the power to remove severity, pride and all negative forces of all individual while doing any work. Maa Katyayini vrat is performed to get married earlier.
Color of Navaratri - Day 6(18.10.2015):
Color for the sixth day of Navaratri which occurs on Oct 18th 2015 is calculated as orange . Devotees wear orsnge color dress and pray to Goddess
Mantra to Chant:
Om Devi Katyayanyayi Namah (108 recitation of this mantra)
OM HREEM SHRI KATYAYANI DURGAAYE NAMAHA
Chandrahaasojjval Karaa Shaardoolvarvaahanaa |
Katyayani Shubham Dadyaad Devi Daanavghatini
Devi Katyayani, who holds Chandrahaas Sword and other weapons in her ten hands, rides on Lion, and destroying demons, be propitious to me.