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Poojas and Mantras for the Third Day of Navaratri

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Navaratri 3rd day Pooja - Goddess Chandrakanta Devi

The third day of Navaratri Pooja glorifies Goddess Goddess Chandrakanta Devi, who is worshiped with great dedication by devotees. The Pooja is performed on ‘Tritiya Tithi,’ the third day of the waxing phase of the moon in the month of ‘Ashvin.’ The Goddess is depicted riding a tiger, and a crescent moon adorns her forehead. She takes on the name ‘Chandrakanta’ from this attribute, which means ‘the one with a moon on her forehead.’ Goddess Chandrakanta also represents the married form of Goddess Durga. She is depicted with ten different weapons in her arms and remains ever vigilant in her crusade against the forces of evil. However, this fearsome aspect of the Goddess transforms into a compassionate and loving Mother for those who worship her without malice. The essence of her spirit is always accessible to her devotees, and she is ever willing to wipe out their sorrows and afflictions. By praying to her, we can overcome all our negativity and lead a life filled with peace and happiness.

Goddess Chandrakanta Pooja

Importance of Chandrakanta Devi

Astrologically speaking, the planet Shukra (Venus) is ruled by Goddess Chandrakanta. Thus, she bestows all the pleasures and comforts of life upon those who worship her sincerely. Those who enjoy the Goddess’s benevolence lead a luxurious and prosperous life and will never lack basic necessities.

Goddess Chandrakanta Pooja performed on the 3rd day of Navaratri

One should perform the Navaratri Pooja on the third day of the festival by offering jasmine flowers to Goddess Chandrakanta since these are said to be her favorite. A strong dose of devotion and meditation also goes a long way towards pleasing the Goddess. Making the sixteen types of offerings and concluding the Pooja with an Aarti (light offering) is also sure to please the Goddess and bring down her blessings for the well-being and prosperity of the family.

Navaratri Third Day Devi Chandrakanta Mantras

Om Devi Chandraghantayai Namah

Om Devi Chandraghantayayi Namah Pindaj Pravaarudh chandkopastrkairyuta
Prasadam Tanute Madhyam Chandraghanteti vishrutaa

Navaratri Third Day Goddess Chandraghanta Prarthna

Pindaja Pravararudha Chandakopastrakairyuta
Prasadam Tanute Mahyam Chandraghanteti Vishruta

Navaratri Third Day Goddess Chandraghanta Stuti

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Chandraghanta Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

Navaratri Third Day Goddess Chandraghanta Dhyan

Vande Vanchhitalabhaya Chandrardhakritashekharam
Simharudha Chandraghanta Yashasvinim
Manipura Sthitam Tritiya Durga Trinetram
Khanga, Gada, Trishula, Chapashara, Padma Kamandalu Mala Varabhitakaram
Patambara Paridhanam Mriduhasya Nanalankara Bhushitam
Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala Manditam
Praphulla Vandana Bibadhara Kanta Kapolam Tugam Kucham
Kamaniyam Lavanyam Kshinakati Nitambanim

Navaratri Third Day Goddess Chandraghanta Stotra

Apaduddharini Tvamhi Adya Shaktih Shubhparam
Animadi Siddhidatri Chandraghante Pranamamyaham
Chandramukhi Ishta Datri Ishtam Mantra Swarupinim
Dhanadatri, Anandadatri Chandraghante Pranamamyaham
Nanarupadharini Ichchhamayi Aishwaryadayinim
Saubhagyarogyadayini Chandraghante Pranamamyaham

Navaratri Third Day Goddess Chandraghanta Kavach

Rahasyam Shrinu Vakshyami Shaiveshi Kamalanane
Shri Chandraghantasya Kavacham Sarvasiddhidayakam
Bina Nyasam Bina Viniyogam Bina Shapoddha Bina Homam
Snanam Shauchadi Nasti Shraddhamatrena Siddhidam
Kushishyam Kutilaya Vanchakaya Nindakaya Cha
Na Datavyam Na Datavyam Na Datavyam Kadachitam

Significance of the Third Day Navaratri Pooja

Performing Goddess Chandrakanta Pooja would remove fear and insecurity; while at the same time infuse hope and confidence. Praying to her with sincerity shall purify the surroundings and drive away negative energies from our homes. The powerful symbol of the crescent moon on her forehead also serves to keep away evil spirits and other undesirable forces.

Those who feel overwhelmed by life can turn to her for solace and succor. Also, those wishing to explore new avenues of earning a living can turn to her for guidance in initiating new and profitable business ventures. Performing the Chandrakanta Pooja is highly beneficial and serves as a spiritual source of inspiration for many.

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