Read our post to know more about Durga Saptashati Path, Navratri Puja Vidhi, PDF Download. Navaratri is a festival dedicated to the worship of the Chandi Maa (Durga Mata, Mother Goddess Durga). The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights, The nine-day festival of Navratri in Hindu religion is dedicated to the nine Forms of Goddess Durga.
Navaratri is an important major festival of Hindus and is celebrated all over India and Nepal. Though there are in total five types of Navaratri that come in a year, Sharad Navaratri is the most popular one. This is the one festival which connects Whole India despite different names as per region like in Telangana it is celebrated as:-
Devi Mahatmyam or Devi Mahatmya or Durgā Saptashatī Patha, Puja Vidhi
For Nine Days Devotees read Durgā Saptashatī. The text contains 700 (saptashata – “seven hundred”) verses, arranged into 13 chapters.
The Devi Mahatmyam or Devi Mahatmya (Sanskrit: devīmāhātmyam, देवीमाहात्म्यम्), or “Glory of the Goddess”) is a Hindu religious text describing the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura. As part of the Markandeya Purana, it is one of the Puranas or secondary Hindu scriptures, and was composed in Sanskrit around c. 400-500 CE, with authorship attributed to the sage (Rishi) Markandeya.
Read 1000 Names of Mata Durga
Devotees chant Durga 1000 names of Goddess Durga, a very known ritual in Ouja.
1000 Names of Maa Durga,Devi Sahastranamavali
Download PDF Version of Durgā Saptashatī
You can get the PDF Version of Durgā Saptashatī Here
DEVI KAVACHAM patha- Om Maha Shakti Ambe
The Devi Kavach is a must do mantra for those pursuing the Shakti form of Yoga and meditation to invoke the power of the goddess within you. This is chanted prior to the Chandi. Its purpose is to free you from tendencies that hamper tranquility, and offers psychic protection.
The Kavach frees you from dark tendencies and experience of debilitating low periods.
Don’t recite it for material rewards, recite for its protection and strength. The courage and freedom from fear is the reward one reaps.
Navaratri timings, Durga Puja Dates, Panchang for 9 Days