Second Day of Navratri: Know all about Maa Bramhacharini, second form amongst Navdurga

29 March 2017, 06:36 AM
Second day of Navratri: Know all about Maa Bramhacharini
Second day of Navratri: Know all about Maa Bramhacharini

On the second day (Dwitiya) of Chaitra Navaratri, Devi Brahmacharini is worshipped by the devotees. It will be celebrated on March 29, Wednesday. She was created by Lord Brahma and considered to be the source of ultimate knowledge and wisdom. This form of Maa Parvati is recognized as – she walks on bare feet, carries a Rudraksha mala in her right hand and a kamandalu in her left hand.

The story of Maa Bramhacharini’s origin is that when Goddess Parvati was born in the home of Daksha Prajapati she became a great Sati later and her unmarried form is Goddess Bramhacharini.

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It is said that Goddess Brahmacharini did severe penance to get Lord Shiva as her husband. She performed hard austerity and due to which she was called Brahmacharini.

Brahmcharini means Tapa Charini – The one who perform Tapa or penance. Mata Bhramacharni is known for knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is her most adorned ornament.

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Food offering: Sugar is offered to Goddess Brahmacharini.

First Published: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 06:31 AM

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