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The third Shakti of Maa Durga is Devi Chandraghanta. She is worshipped on the third day of Navratri puja.

The third Shakti of Maa Durga is Devi Chandraghanta. She is worshipped on the third day of Navratri puja. Those who worship Devi Chandraghanta get eternal strength and sprinkles happiness in your life.  Devi Chandraghanta is married form of Goddess Parvati. After getting married to Lord Shiva Devi Mahagauri started adorning her forehead with half Chandra and due to which Goddess Parvati was known as Devi Chandraghanta.


Her Iconography

Devi Chandraghanta has a half moon or Chandra on her forehead in the shape of a Ghanta or bell and therefore she is known as Chandraghanta. She personifies peace, serenity and prosperity in life of her devotees. The Devi has a golden color skin reflects a charming bright personality. She rides on Lion who describes dharma, possesses ten hands and three eyes; eight of her hands display weapons while the remaining two are in mudras of gestures of boon giving and stopping harm. Chandra Ghanta means the bliss and knowledge, showering peace and love. Her pleasant looks clears all distraught and sadness of her devotees.


Adoration of Maa Chandraghanta

The adoration of Maa Chandraghanta is very simple. The devotee should worship all the God, Goddess and planets in the Kalash and then the family members of Goddess are to be worshipped which includes Lord Ganesha, Lord Kartikeya and Devi Saraswati, Laxmi, Vijaya, Jaya and should be concluded by worshipping Devi Chandraghanta followed by praying to Lord Shiva.

Devi Chandraghanta blesses her devotees and followers to achieve respect and glory and one can attain spirituality by worshipping her. Her idol symbolizes a position in which she is ready to go for war means embodying the strength and bravery and her devotees becomes brave.

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