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Worshipping of Goddess Shailputri on Navratri 2023 Day 1

By April 13, 2021October 12th, 2023No Comments

Navratri 2023 falls in the month of October. The holy Navaratri is associated with the worshipping of nine forms of Mother Durga. On the first day of Navratri, devotees worship Mata Shailputri, who is also famous by other names such as Parvati, Hemvati, Sati, and Bhawani, among others. Read this content and find out an introduction to Goddess Shailputri. Also, read more about puja, bhog, mantra, and worshipping methods to please the daughter of mountains.

Goddess Shailputri: An Introduction

  • Origin – Shailputri means the daughter of the mountain, whereas ‘Shail’ means the mountain, and ‘Putri’ means the daughter. She took rebirth as Goddess Parvati after self-immolation as Goddess Sati.
  • Navratri Worship – She is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. This year, the first day falls on October 15, 2023, on Sunday.
  • Governing Planet – Goddess Shailputri, in the form of Adi Shakti, is related to the Moon, and she is believed to alleviate any bad effects of the Moon.
  • Iconography – She mounts a bull and is also known as Vrisharudha (वृषारूढ़ा). She has two hands, and she has the lotus flower in her left hand and Trishul in her right hand. She is also famous as Hemavati and Parvati, the wife of Lord Shiva.
  • Devanagari Name – शैलपुत्री
  • Favorite Flower – Jasmine (चमेली)

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Goddess Shailputri Puja, Bhog, Mantra, and Vidhi

All male and female devotees should take a bath early in the morning. Wear clean and hygienic clothes of light colors. Start your fast with prayers to the idols of Lord Ganesha and Mata Shailputri. Also, chant the mantras of Mata Shailputri. After completing all chanting and mantras, perform aarti to appease the goddess.

  • Muhurat for Ghatasthapana – 12:01 PM to 12:48 PM
  • Bhog – Use Cow Ghee for Bhog for good health and fortune
  • Puja Vidihi – Seek blessings of Lord Ganesha for a hurdle-free Navratri fast by invoking his name. Then, request Goddess Shailputri to accept your humble prayers.
  • Mantra – ॐ देवी शैलपुत्र्यै नमः॥ – Om Devi Shailaputryai Namah॥
  • Prarthana – वन्दे वाञ्छितलाभाय चन्द्रार्धकृतशेखराम्। वृषारूढां शूलधरां शैलपुत्रीं यशस्विनीम्॥
    Vande Vanchhitalabhaya Chandrardhakritashekharam। Vrisharudham Shuladharam Shailaputrim Yashasvinim॥
  • Stuti – या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ शैलपुत्री रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥
    Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Shailaputri Rupena Samsthita। Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah॥


शैलपुत्री माँ बैल असवार। करें देवता जय जय कार॥
शिव-शंकर की प्रिय भवानी। तेरी महिमा किसी ने न जानी॥
पार्वती तू उमा कहलावें। जो तुझे सुमिरे सो सुख पावें॥
रिद्धि सिद्धि परवान करें तू। दया करें धनवान करें तू॥
सोमवार को शिव संग प्यारी। आरती जिसने तेरी उतारी॥
उसकी सगरी आस पुजा दो। सगरे दुःख तकलीफ मिटा दो॥
घी का सुन्दर दीप जला के। गोला गरी का भोग लगा के॥
श्रद्धा भाव से मन्त्र जपायें। प्रेम सहित फिर शीश झुकायें॥
जय गिरराज किशोरी अम्बे। शिव मुख चन्द्र चकोरी अम्बे॥
मनोकामना पूर्ण कर दो। चमन सदा सुख सम्पत्ति भर दो॥

Devotees can also consult a professional astrologer or pandit to get the best out of the upcoming Chaitra Navratri 2023. Online Indian astrologers can help you know the methods and ways to worship mata Shailpurti on the very first day of Navratri. Devotees can also book an online Navratri puja using online astrology apps using their handheld devices.

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