As we all know that the month of the auspicious days of Navratri is going on and we are talking about the third day of Navratri, The third day of Navratri is dedicated to the form of Chandraghanta Maa. The nine forms of the mother are worshiped during the nine-day Navratras.
The third form of Navaratri is especially known for slaying demons. According to mythology, Maa Chandraghanta holds swords, tridents, mace, and bow in her hands to keep her devotees away from all sorrows and sufferings. It is only to protect the religion and to destroy the demons. The person who worships Maa Chandraghanta on the third day of Navratri with full devotion and recites Durga Saptashati. They get glory, fame, and respect from Maa Chandraghanta.
Maa Chandraghanta Puja
Especially red colored flowers are given more importance for the worship of Goddess Chandraghanta on the third day of Navratri, So before starting the Puja, keep the red flowers and offer red apples in the fruit and chant the mantra but remember to Make sure to ring the temple bell while reciting the mantra, because the Hour is very important in the worship of Maa Chandraghanta, As per the mythology Maa Chandraghanta always blesses his devotees with the sound of the Ghanta then offering prasad to Maa Chandraghanta, Offer milk and things made from it and if possible, donate it as well, Maa Chandraghanta is like to eat Makhana Kheer because Makhana kheer is very much loved by Maa, So doing this makes Maa too much happy and Maa takes away all the sorrows of her devotees.
प्रसादं तनुते मह्यं चंद्रघण्टेति विश्रुता॥
वन्दे वांछित लाभाय चन्द्रार्धकृत शेखरम्।
सिंहारूढा चंद्रघंटा यशस्वनीम्॥
मणिपुर स्थितां तृतीय दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्।
खंग, गदा, त्रिशूल,चापशर,पदम कमण्डलु माला वराभीतकराम्॥
पटाम्बर परिधानां मृदुहास्या नानालंकार भूषिताम्।
मंजीर हार केयूर,किंकिणि, रत्नकुण्डल मण्डिताम॥
प्रफुल्ल वंदना बिबाधारा कांत कपोलां तुगं कुचाम्।
कमनीयां लावाण्यां क्षीणकटि नितम्बनीम्॥
Navratri 2020 Day 3 color
The third day of Navratri is offered to Chandraghanta in the form of Goddess Durga. On this day white color is considered very auspicious.