Mumbai: Every time when the powers of evil resurrected on the Earth, for the destruction of the demon, Kaal Ratri has incarnated as a divine power to salvage her devotees from the evil. Navaratri, nine days religious festival, is for worshipping Ma Shakti. Hindu devotees worship Maa Kaal Ratri Avatar on the 7th day. When the evil power resurrected on our Earth, Kaal Ratri is the devine power to save their devotees from evil power. Kaal Ratri is one of the most worshipped avatar of Maa Shakti.
Navratri 2020: Maa Kaal Ratri Significance
Each name of Maa has a particular meaning. Kaal means death and time. Maa Kaal Ratri’s vehicle is donkey and she has four arms. Yhe bottom hand is in Abhaya Mudra and right hand is in Barada Mudra. Upper hand on the left side has iron fork and lower hand is holding Khadga. Her appearance is fearsome but she has a powerful devine light and she is a eternal source of wisdom. Ans so, she is also known as Shumbhakari.
Navratri 2020: Kaal Ratri/ Navratri Mahasaptami 2020 Puja Vidhi, Mantra
There is a custom perfoming puja and vrat on the seventh day of Navratri. The devotees who are observing fast should complete their chores in the morning and sit for puja with pure mind and body. Gather all the material required for Puja like perfumed water, Ganga Jal, dry fruits, panchamrita, flowers, laml, incense sticks, rice, etc. Do the puja according to the procedure. Recite the Goddess Kaal Ratri mantra. Every mantra has its own significance and purpose. We are providing some important mantras which are required for Mahasaptami Puja.
दंष्ट्राकरालवदने शिरोमालाविभूषणे। चामुण्डे मुण्डमथने नारायणि नमोऽस्तु ते।।
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु दयारूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः।।
Danstra-karala-vadane siromala-vibhusane |
Chamunde munda-mathane narayani namo stute ||
Ya devi sarvabhuteshu daya – rupena samsthita |
Namas tasyai, namas tasyai, namas tasyai namo namah ||
Om Bhurbhuva svah kalaraatri iha gaccha ihatisha
kalaratryai namah kalaratrimavahayami sthapayami
namah padhyadibhih pujanaambidhaaya
Navratri 2020: Maa Kaalratri Bhog
On Saptami of the Navratri festival, one should offer jaggery or jaggery dishes to please the Goddess. By doing so, Maa Kaalratri removes poverty and brings happiness to everyone’s life.