Celebrate Navratri 2023 Day 3 with devotion and fervor. Learn the Puja Vidhi, Mantra, and the delightful Bhog offerings for Maa Chandraghanta.
Navratri, the festival of devotion and celebration, is in full swing, and on Day 3, we venerate Maa Chandraghanta, the embodiment of grace and serenity. To make your Navratri 2023 celebrations even more special, here’s a guide to the Puja Vidhi, Mantra, and Bhog offerings for Maa Chandraghanta.
Maa Chandraghanta Puja Vidhi:
- Purify Your Heart and Floor: Begin by cleansing your mind and the puja space. Arrange a clean, quiet corner for the puja.
- Take a Bathe and wear Dress Neatly: Take a purifying bath, wear clean clothes, and be sure to wear something in white, as it is considered auspicious.
- Set Up the Idol or Picture: Place a picture or idol of Maa Chandraghanta on an altar or platform, adorned with fresh flowers and a red or saffron cloth.
- Light Incense and Lamp: Light incense sticks and a lamp (diya) to create a serene and pure atmosphere.
- Chant Mantras: Recite the following Maa Chandraghanta Mantra: “Om Devi Chandraghantayai Namah” Chant this mantra with utmost devotion, inviting the blessings of the goddess.
- Offer Prasadam: Offer bhog to Maa Chandraghanta. The bhog can include Kheer, Saffron rice, and milk sweets like Kalakand. Remember to offer it with love and humility.
- Aarti: Perform the aarti of Maa Chandraghanta while singing devotional songs.
- Pray and Seek Blessings: Pray to Maa Chandraghanta for courage and peace, seeking her blessings to remove obstacles from your life.
- Conclude the Puja: Conclude the puja by distributing prasad to family and friends.
Bhog to Offer:
Maa Chandraghanta is believed to be fond of milk and sweets. Therefore, offer her the following delightful bhog:
- Kheer: A creamy rice pudding made with milk, rice, and sugar, garnished with saffron and dry fruits.
- Saffron Rice: Cooked rice infused with the aroma of saffron, making it a simple yet delectable offering.
- Kalakand: A milk-based sweet made from condensed milk, sugar, and flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts.
- Fruits: You can also offer a variety of fresh fruits, especially bananas, as an offering to the goddess.
Celebrate Navratri 2023 Day 3 with Devotion and Fervor
May this Navratri 2023 Day 3 be filled with the divine blessings of Maa Chandraghanta. Celebrate this auspicious day with devotion and fervor, and experience the power of her grace.