New Delhi: Chaitra Navratri 4th Day Goddess Devi Kushmanda Puja: On the fourth day of Navratri, the form of Goddess Maa Kushmanda (Devi Kushmanda) is worshipped. On this day, the mind of the seeker is situated in the ‘Anahata’ cycle. Therefore, on this day, she should be engaged in the work of worship, keeping in mind the nature of Goddess Kushmanda Devi (Devi Kushmanda Pujan Vidhi) with a very holy and unshakable mind. When the universe did not exist, it was these Goddesses who created the universe. Therefore, these are the initial forms of the universe, the Adishakti. She resides in the inner world of the sun. Only they have the ability and power to reside there. Kanti and Prabha of his body are also as resplendent as the Sun.
Ten directions are being illuminated by their light and light. She is the shadow of all the objects and creatures of the universe. Mother has eight arms. Therefore, they are also known as Ashtabhuja Devi. In her seven hands, respectively, there are kamandal, bow, arrow, lotus-flower, nectarous urn, chakra and mace. In the eighth hand there is a Japamala giving all the siddhis and funds. The lion is his conveyance.
Puja Vidhi of Goddess Maa Kushmanda
On the fourth day of the bright fortnight of Chaitra month, retire from morning bath etc. After this, remember the Goddess Devi Maa Kushmanda and offer them incense, smell, intact, red flowers, white litter, fruits, dry fruits and good luck. Now offer pudding and curd to Goddess Devi Maa Kushmanda. Then she can take the form of Prasad. Perform the aarti of Goddess Devi Maa at the end of the puja and express your wishes to her.
Mantras of Goddess Kushmanda: (Devi Kushmanda Mantra)
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु मां कूष्मांडा रूपेण संस्थिता.
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:
वन्दे वांछित कामर्थेचन्द्रार्घकृतशेखराम्.
सुरासम्पूर्णकलशं रुधिराप्लुतमेव च.
दधाना हस्तपद्माभ्यां कूष्माण्डा शुभदास्तु मे॥
– वन्दे वांछित कामर्थे चन्द्रार्घकृत शेखराम्.
सिंहरूढ़ा अष्टभुजा कूष्माण्डा यशस्वनीम्॥
– दुर्गतिनाशिनी त्वंहि दारिद्रादि विनाशिनीम्.
जयंदा धनदां कूष्माण्डे प्रणमाम्यहम्॥
– जगन्माता जगतकत्री जगदाधार रूपणीम्.
चराचरेश्वरी कूष्माण्डे प्रणमाम्यहम्॥