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Navratri 2020 Day 4: Know Maa Kushmanda’s Puja timings, Vidhi and Mantra

All you need to know about Maa Kushmanda’s puja vidhi, timings and mantra are here. Read on to know the details

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New Delhi Updated on: October 21, 2020 6:30 IST
Navratri 2019 Day 4: Know Maa Kushmanda’s Puja timings, Vidhi and Mantra
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Navratri 2020

Goddess Kushmanda represents earth and is considered the 4th reincarnation of Maa Durga. She is worshipped for gaining strength, health and wealth. Maa Kushmanda is said to be the creator of the whole universe. It is believed that she did it just by smiling. She is also known as Ashtabhuja Devi because of her eight hands. Meanwhile her name Kushmanda Devi signals: Ku means "a little", Ushma means "warmth" or "energy" and Anda means "cosmic egg". Also, Maa Kushmanda is considered to be fond of Pumpkin, so devotees usually offer it especially while performing puja.

Navratri 2020 Day 4: Maa Kushmanda Puja Timings

Chaturthi has already begun at 02:07 pm on the 19th of October and will continue till 11:18 am on the 20th of October. This is the ideal time for puja.

Navratri 2020 Day 4: Maa Kushmanda Mantra

Start by enchanting this mantra for good health, wealth and happiness:

'ऊं ऐं ह्रीं क्लीं कूष्मांडायै नम:'

Navratri 2020 Day 4: Maa Kushmanda Puja Vidhi

Red flowers are favourite of Maa Kushmanda. You may offer flowers of hibiscus with several sweets to her. After you are done performing the aarti, give the sweets offered to Goddess as prasad to everyone.

Dhyaan

वन्दे वांछित कामर्थे चन्द्रार्घकृत शेखराम्।

सिंहरूढ़ा अष्टभुजा कूष्माण्डा यशस्वनीम्॥

भास्वर भानु निभां अनाहत स्थितां चतुर्थ दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्।

कमण्डलु, चाप, बाण, पदमसुधाकलश, चक्र, गदा, जपवटीधराम्॥

पटाम्बर परिधानां कमनीयां मृदुहास्या नानालंकार भूषिताम्।

मंजीर, हार, केयूर, किंकिणि रत्नकुण्डल, मण्डिताम्॥

प्रफुल्ल वदनांचारू चिबुकां कांत कपोलां तुंग कुचाम्।

कोमलांगी स्मेरमुखी श्रीकंटि निम्ननाभि नितम्बनीम्॥

Strot Paath

दुर्गतिनाशिनी त्वंहि दरिद्रादि विनाशनीम्।

जयंदा धनदा कूष्माण्डे प्रणमाम्यहम्॥

जगतमाता जगतकत्री जगदाधार रूपणीम्।

चराचरेश्वरी कूष्माण्डे प्रणमाम्यहम्॥

त्रैलोक्यसुन्दरी त्वंहिदुःख शोक निवारिणीम्।

परमानन्दमयी, कूष्माण्डे प्रणमाभ्यहम्॥

सुरासम्पूर्णकलशं रूधिराप्लुतमेव च. दधाना हस्तपद्माभ्यां कूष्माण्डा शुभदास्तु।

फिर मां कूष्मांडा के इस मंत्र का जाप करें।

या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु मां कूष्माण्डा रूपेण संस्थिता।

नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।

 

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