The Invoke of the Moon-Bell~ Devi Chandraghanta

Day 3 of Navratri ~ "Chandraghanta"  This form of Goddess Durga is worshipped on the third day of the "Navratri"- the grand ceremony of worshiping the Goddess and the victory of good over evil, for 9 nights and 10 days. The "Chandraghanta" - meaning one who has the half moon shaped like a bell, is the …

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Gifted by the Divine

Believed to have appeared from the left side of Lord Shiva, Goddess Durga or Parvati attains her ninth embodiment in the form of "Siddhidatri", meaning the giver of supernatural powers.  On the 9th and final day of the Navrati festival, the "Siddhidatri" form of the Goddess is worshiped in full spirit and enthusiasm. Being the …