Navratri 2020: Nine days of festivities begin on Saturday (October 17) to welcome Goddess Durga, the auspicious occasion of Navratri 2020.
Like a ray of hope, this Indian festival is more important this time because of favorable planetary positions this year. This year, the festival starts on October 17 and ends on October 25.
The nine days of Navratri 2020 are dedicated to worshiping nine different forms of Durga or feminine power, and is one of the most famous festivals in India. Maa Durga is worshiped in nine forms and each day is dedicated to one of her incarnations.
The first night of Navratri 2020 is dedicated to Shailputri, the daughter of the mountains.
And today is the second day of Sharad Navratri 2020. Mother Brahmacharini is worshiped and worshiped on the second day of Navratri.
Brahmacharini i.e. the goddess who follows Brahmacharya. It is believed that Maa Brahmacharini is pleased with the devotion of the devotee and blesses her with virtue, patience, restraint, concentration and tolerance.
Brahma means penance and Charini means conductor. Have to conduct penance. Chanting of Maa Brahmacharini in right hand and Kamandal in left hand is graceful.
In her former birth, when she was born as a daughter in the Himalayan house, by the preaching of Narada, she did extremely difficult penance to get Lord Shankar as her husband.
Due to this painful penance, she was named Tapascharini i.e. Brahmacharini. He spent a thousand years eating only fruits, origin, and subsisting on herbs for a hundred years.
By fasting for a few days, the goddess endured the terrible sufferings of rain and sunshine under the open sky.
Due to this difficult austerity of several thousand years, Brahmacharini Devi’s body became completely weak, she was very sad to see this condition of her mother Maina and she gave voice to her to overcome this difficult austerity. From then on, one name of Goddess Brahmacharini also came to be called Uma. His penance caused chaos in all three worlds.
Gods, Rishis, Siddhagas, Rishis all praised Goddess Brahmacharini as an unprecedented quality for this penance.
Finally, Pitamah Brahma Ji addressed him through Akashvani and said in a happy voice – ‘O Goddess! Till date no one has done such hard penance as you have done.
Your glowing performance is being appreciated everywhere. Your wish will be fulfilled, Lord Chandramouli Shivji will definitely get you as a husband. Now you got away from penance and returned home, soon your father is coming to call you. ‘
How To Worship Maa Brahmacharini On Navratri 2020
It is believed that Maa Brahmacharini likes white color a lot. Therefore wearing white clothes during the worship of mother is considered auspicious.
Offer white things like sugar, sugar or panchamrit to the mother. To get the grace of Maa Brahmacharini, one should recite Durga Saptashati.
Sharadiya Navratri 2nd Thithi (Navratri 2020)
It will start at 9 am on 17 October and 5.27 pm on 18 October.