The sixth manifestation of Goddess Durga, Mata Katyayini blesses you with better health and wealth. If worshipped properly, she may bless you with great strength to fight all diseases, sorrows and fear.
Worshipping her regularly can destruct all your sins accumulated over entire lives. She can also bless you with loving and caring husband and remove obstacles that may be causing delays in your marriage.
The story of Mata Katyayini goes like this- A great sage named Katya wanted Maa Durga to be born as his daughter. In order to fulfil his wish, he pleased the trinity of Gods – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Pleased with his devotion they blessed him with Goddess Durga, who was named Katyayani after him.
The Goddess has 3 eyes and 4 hands. In one hand, she holds a sword, on the other a lotus while the rest 2 hands protect the devotees.
Chant this mantra to worship Goddess Katyayani:
Kātyāyani mahāmāyē mahāyōgin’yadhīśvari
Nanda gōpasutaṁ dēvipatiṁ mē kuru tē namaḥ