The Navdurgas – Day 6 – Day 924

By 6 October, 2016Uncategorized

Devi Katyayini

Devi Katyayini: Her mission was to destroy demon Mahishasura, the Mother Goddess manifested as Goddess Katyayani. This is one of the more violent forms of the Mother Goddess in which she manifests as a Warrior Goddess.

Day of worship: 6th day of Navratri

Governing planet: Jupiter

Mantra: Om Devi Katyayanyai Namah ॐदेवीकात्यायन्यैनम

Iconography: Goddess Katyayani rides on a magnificent lion and is depicted with four hands. She carries a lotus flower and sword in her left hands respectively and keeps her right hands in Abhayamudra and Varadamudras.


(to be continued tomorrow)

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