Navratri 2020 Shailaputri Puja: Sharad Navratri 2020 has started from today (17 October), which will end on 25 October. Shakti is worshiped for nine days of Navratri and special worship is performed for the nine forms of Goddess Durga (Maa Durga). The festival of Navratri in the country is celebrated according to different traditions and customs. Today Goddess Durga has arrived on horse among the devotees, while her departure will be on buffalo. Devotees are invoking the Goddess by performing Kalash Sthapana. Actually, on the Pratipada date of the Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month, the Kalash is established in the auspicious time and the Goddess is invoked. The first day of Navratri is dedicated to the mother Shailputri (Maa Durga) before Goddess Durga.
On the first day of Navratri, special mantras are chanted to worship the Goddess born as the daughter of the mountain Himalayas and she is worshiped with rituals. Let us know the worship method, mantra and special colors of Maa Shailputri in the first form of Maa Durga… Also read: Sharad Navratri 2020: Navratri is worshiped in nine forms of Goddess Durga, know the importance and special mantra to worship every form
Such is the nature of mother Shailputri
Maa Shailputri is worshiped as the daughter of Mount Himalaya. The form of the first form of Durga is gentle and calm. He wears white clothes and always has a smile on his face. A crescent is placed on his forehead. The mother has a trident in her right hand and a lotus in her left hand. Nandi is considered his ride. Worshiping mother Shailputri on the first day is considered auspicious. This gives freedom from lunar defect and brings purity to the house.
Special Mantra शैल Shailputri Devai: Nam
Prayer Mantra Vande wanta chantaya chandrardhikritashekharam. Vrishrudharan Shuldharan Shailputri Yashasvinam
colour- Gray color
Enjoyment On this day, pure ghee of the cow should be offered at the feet of the mother. It is believed that by consuming pure ghee of the cow, the body remains healthy. Also Read: Navratri 2020 Colors For Mask: Which Day To Wear Which Color Mask In Sharadiya Navratri Amidst Corona Crisis, See Here Full List Of Colors With Day And Date
Method of worship
On the first day of Navratri, wake up early in the morning and take a bath and wear clean clothes, then install the idol of the Goddess on a checkpoint. After performing Ghatasthapana in auspicious time, meditate on the form of mother Shailputri, then worship Shailputri with incense and lamps etc. Read the story of Shailputri, Aarti, Durga Chalisa, Durga Stuti and Durga Source. Offer fruits and sweets to the Goddess and worship evening in the same method.