Auspicious “Navratri” denotes two words, one is “Nava” which means “Nine”, and “Ratri”, which means “meaningful new night”.
These nine new nights devotees observe fast, offer prayers to nine forms of “Goddess Durga”, in different forms of creation, who is none other than Adi Parashakti, is the primordial form of Goddess Parvati, who is also called as Goddess Bhadrakali, Goddess Jagadamba, Goddess Annapurna, Goddess Sarvamangala, Goddess Bhairavi, Goddess Chandika, Goddess Lalita, Goddess Bhavani and Goddess Mookambika.
Worshiping nine unique forms in these nine days as first three days is Goddess Durga with her consort Lord Shiva, second three days as Goddess Lakshmi with her consort Lord Vishnu, and third three days as Goddess Saraswathi with her consort Lord Brahma bless devotees with supreme forms of celestial energy, governs the universe with reality, blissful boundless joy, absolute consciousness, creative power, blissful self-awareness.
Importance of Navratri Celebration:
This Navratri celebration is partitioned into sets of three days to worship three separate parts of the preeminent goddess or goddesses.
• First 3 days, the Goddess Durga, is otherwise called Goddess Kaali with a specific end goal to decimate all our own and fiendishness.
• The next 3 days, the Goddess Laxmi, who is considered to have the influence of giving on her enthusiasts the boundless riches, is adored.
• The most recent 3 days, the Goddess of learning & shrewdness, Goddess Saraswati is adored.
On the tenth day, Vijaya dashami or Dussehra is commended. Goddess Parvati, the perfect wife of Lord Shiva (Mahadev) is said to have taken diverse 9 types of goddesses. These nine structures imply different attributes that the goddess impacts us with.
Why do we celebrate Navratri ?
Navratri is endowed with a great significance
It is the symbol of victory of good over evil
The nine day festival culminates on the tenth day which is the day of victory and success
This festival also marks the symbolic journey from humanness to divinity thereby reminding people of the real goal of human life
Benefits of Worship Goddess Durga on Navratri Festival
Clear all ill-effects of evil eye, Remove black-magic, witchcraft
Nullify misfortunes, Bestow harmony, peace of mind
Overcome obstacles, troubles in Life, Bless success, positivity and happiness
Invoke positive approach to achieve life goals, win over challenges
Remove all Dosha’s of Birth Chart, Bless Abundance of wealth and prosperity
Overcome Enmity, Bless manifold Success in all endeavors.