On Day 8 Of Chaitra Navratri 2023, Worship Maa Mahagauri & Bring Happiness In Life

Maa Mahagauri, Chaitra Navratri 2023 Day 8 (मां महागौरी, चैत्र नवरात्रि 2023 का आठवां दिन

Navratri 2023 Day: Eighth Day

Form of Durga Maa to worship: Maa Mahagauri

Colors to wear: orange or red, pink color

Maa Mahagauri’s Favorite Flower: Mogra

As the eighth manifestation of Adishakti Shri Durga, devotees worship Mata Mahagauri on the eighth day of Chaitra Navratri. Because of her exceptionally light skin, devotees refer her to Mahagauri. She had allegedly achieved Strong qualities through her stringent penance. Since then, devotees refer to her as Mata Mahagauri, who abducts physical, mental, and material heat and Ujjwala Swaroopa Mahagauri, Dhan Aishwarya Pradayini, and Chaitanyamayi Trilokya Pujya Mangala.

People also believe that Lord Shiva commanded the goddess to bathe in the Ganges after he was happy with her penance. Mata Ganga performed it, at which point Kaushiki, another manifestation of the Shyam Varna, emerged from her body. Another incarnation- Mata Mahagauri, emerged that resembled the brilliant moon. One can overcome all their troubles and sorrows if one honors the goddess. People unable to keep fast for all nine days of Navratri must sustain a fast on Pratipada and Ashtami Tithi. The person achieves the same outcome by doing this as by fasting for nine days. 

Let us look at how to worship the goddess on the eighth day of Navratri.

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Day 8 of Chaitra Navratri 2023: Puja tithi of Maa Mahagauri 

Devotees worship Mata Mahagauring on Mahashtami, the eighth day of Navratri. On this day, worshipers especially honor Mata Mahagauri. The Mahashtami Mahagauri Puja for Chaitra Navratri 2023 will be on March 29, Wednesday.

There are quite a few rituals for performing Puja Tithi of Maa Mahagauri, let us have a look. 

  • You should get up early on Ashtami Tithi and take a shower.
  • Like other Navratri dates, devotees revere Ashtami Tithi.
  • According to the traditional practice, the devotees should worship the goddess on Ashtami Tithi in the same way as is on Saptami Tithi.
  • Devotees should chant the goddess’ Kavach mantra, Om Devi Mahagauryai Namah, on this day and give the goddess a red Chunri.  
  • Also, people who worship girls or do Kanya puja should give red Chunri to the girls.
  • Spread a red cloth on a wooden stake before offering vermilion and grains to the Maa Mahagauri image or deity.
  • Keeping the yantra is another way to honor Maa Durga on this day.
  • Her followers, people believe that the goddess blesses with brilliant beauty.
  • Keep white flowers in your hands as you focus on the goddess, then present them to her and properly honor her.
  • Perform her aarti after that and give her coconuts or other items made of coconuts.
  • You can give coconuts to worshippers or brahmins as prasad.
  • On Ashtami, all the girls who are worshipped by devotees seek her prasad.

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Benefits of worshiping Devi Mahagauri 

During Navratri, the devotion of Goddess Durga in her various manifestations has varying significance. Every devotee who properly worships Durga Maa in her eighth form on the eighth day of Navratri will have all their unfinished business resolved. 

In addition, married ladies who worship the mother and present Chunri to the goddess on this day have longer marriages. Worshiping the goddess helps the devotees to get rid of a life filled with misery, pain, or difficulties. Instead of this, they would enjoy happiness and serenity as a result of worshiping the goddess. In addition, by honoring the goddess, a devotee’s home is never devoid of positive energy and is always a happy place.

How to do kanya pujan on Ashtami?

Worshipers honor such girls with special Navratri presents on Ashtami Tithi after Mata worship, and people practice Kanya Puja in their honor. Devotees believe that the little girls are the manifestation of Goddess Shakti. They wash their feet and give them halwa, puris, black gram, and other food items. Moreover, the girls also receive a red scarf, bangles, and other tokens in recognition of their status as the heavenly embodiment of the goddess. The native then offers a prayer for the girls’ good fortune.

Mantras to worship Mata Mahagauri 

Mantra

ॐ देवी महागौर्यै नमः॥

Om Devi Mahagaurya Namah 

Prarthana Mantra 

श्वेते वृषेसमारूढा श्वेताम्बरधरा शुचिः।

महागौरी शुभं दद्यान्महादेव प्रमोददा॥

Shvete Vrishesamarudha Shvetambardhara Suchi

Mahagauri Shubham Dadyan Mahadev Pramodda 

Stuti 

या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ महागौरी रूपेण संस्थिता।

नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Mahagauri Rupen Sansthita

Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

Dhyaan Mantra 

वन्दे वाञ्छित कामार्थे चन्द्रार्धकृतशेखराम्।

सिंहारूढा चतुर्भुजा महागौरी यशस्विनीम्॥

पूर्णन्दु निभाम् गौरी सोमचक्रस्थिताम् अष्टमम् महागौरी त्रिनेत्राम्।

वराभीतिकरां त्रिशूल डमरूधरां महागौरी भजेम्॥

पटाम्बर परिधानां मृदुहास्या नानालङ्कार भूषिताम्।

मञ्जीर, हार, केयूर, किङ्किणि, रत्नकुण्डल मण्डिताम्॥

प्रफुल्ल वन्दना पल्लवाधरां कान्त कपोलाम् त्रैलोक्य मोहनम्।

कमनीयां लावण्यां मृणालां चन्दन गन्धलिप्ताम्॥

Vande Vanchit Kamarthe Chandrardhakrit Shekharam

Sinharudha Chaturbhuja Mahagauri Yashswinim

Purnandu Nibham Gauri Somchakrasthitam Ashtamam Mahagauri Trinetram.

Varabhitikaran Trishul Damrudharan Mahagauri Bhajem

Patambar Paridanam Mriduhasya Nanalankar Bhushitam

Manjir, Haar, Keyur, Kinkini, Ratnakundal Manditam.

Prafulla Vandana Pallavadharan Kant Kapolam Trilokya Mohanam

Kamaniyan Lavanya Mrinalan Chandan Gandhaliptam

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Strota

सर्वसङ्कट हन्त्री त्वंहि धन ऐश्वर्य प्रदायनीम्।

ज्ञानदा चतुर्वेदमयी महागौरी प्रणमाम्यहम्॥

सुख शान्तिदात्री धन धान्य प्रदायनीम्।

डमरूवाद्य प्रिया अद्या महागौरी प्रणमाम्यहम्॥

त्रैलोक्यमङ्गल त्वंहि तापत्रय हारिणीम्।

वददम् चैतन्यमयी महागौरी प्रणमाम्यहम्॥

Sarvsankat Hantri Twanhi Dhan Aishwarya Pradayneem

Gyanada Chaturvedmayi Mahagauri Pranamamayham 

Sukh Shantidatri Dhan Dhanya Pradayanim 

Damruvadya Priya Adya Mahagauri Pranamamyaham 

Trailokyamangal Twanhi Tapatray Harinim

Vaddam Chaitanyamayi Mahagauri Pranamamyaham 

Kavach Mantra 

ॐकारः पातु शीर्षो माँ, हीं बीजम् माँ, हृदयो।

क्लीं बीजम् सदापातु नभो गृहो च पादयो॥

ललाटम् कर्णो हुं बीजम् पातु महागौरी माँ नेत्रम्‌ घ्राणो।

कपोत चिबुको फट् पातु स्वाहा माँ सर्ववदनो॥

Omkar: Patu Shirsho Maa, Hing Beejam Maa, Hridayo

Kleen Beejam Sadapatu Nabho Griho Cha Padayo ॥

Lalatam karno hun bijam patu mahagauri maa netram ghraano

Kapot Chibuko Phat Patu Swaha Maa Sarvvadno ॥

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Katha of Mata Mahagauri 

In accordance with the first legend, goddess Mahagauri was a Kanya, or a 16-year-old girl, who performed arduous penance to marry Lord Shiva. Mata performed tremendous penance for many years. Hence, her skin got in the dust, giving the impression that she had a darker complexion.

Her strict penance pleased Lord Shiva, who vowed to marry her. After this, her dirt and dust were removed with the help of the water of the river Ganga, which allowed her to regain her original complexion and give rise to the name Mahagauri.

Another story tells us about when two demons, Shumbha and Nishumbha, began wreaking havoc on the planet. And it was only possible for a celestial deity to stop them. Thereafter, on the instruction of Brahma ji, Lord Shiva turned Mata Parvati into a darker complexion. After performing tremendous penance, Goddess Parvati pleaded to the Lord to take back her original form.

The Lord then encouraged her to bathe in Mansarovar. Delighted with her prayer and penance, she attained her true form. This form of Mata is known as Kaushiki, and she later killed the demon Shumbha and Nishumbha.

How each zodiac should worship Maa Mahagauri on Chaitra Navratri 2023?

Aries natives should recite Maa Durga Kavach and present vermilion to the goddess on Durga Ashtami.

On this day, Taurus natives should feed married ladies devoutly, within their means, and give them gifts.

Gemini natives must formally worship Maa Durga and recite her Beej Mantra.

On this day, Cancer men and women should honor young girls and make them happy by offering them gifts and other things.

On the day of Maha Ashtami, Leo people should give red-colored flowers to their mothers.

The Virgo zodiac sign should give Durga Mata gifts and fruits.

On this day, anyone born under the sign of the Libra zodiac sign should worship both the goddess and Lord Ganesha.

Scorpio men and women should recite Durga Saptshati.

On this day, Sagittarius natives should especially take care of women by feeding and pampering them.

On Chaitra Navratri 2023, Capricorn men and women should worship Maa Durga and perform Havan at home.

The people of the Aquarius zodiac sign should give gifts to the women and give gifts to the little girls to please them.

Pisces zodiac sign natives should fast for Maa Durga and must get a Havan done for her.

Obtain blessings from Mata Mahagauri

On the Day 8 of Chaitra Navratri 2023, devotees can do several things to obtain the goddess’ blessings, including Yajna, fasting, Kanya Bhoj, Sandhi Puja, offering crimson Chunri to the goddess, or presenting a red flag in a temple. In addition, because of Shani’s influence on Ashtami and Navami Tithi, Shani Dosh can also be removed by properly worshiping the goddess on this day. 

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Posted On - March 1, 2023 | Posted By - Kasturi Chaudhari | Read By -

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