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Fourth Navratri 2017: Story, Bhog or Prashad and Mantra for Ma Kushmanda

Fourth Navratri 2017: Story, Bhog or Prashad and Mantra for Ma Kushmanda
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Fourth Navratri is known for Ma kushmanda. Fourth navratra of Ma Durga is on date 24th September. Ma Kushmanda is a fourth form of Ma Durga. Meaning of Ma Kushmanda is Ku mean little, Ushma means energy, and anda means cosmic egg.  Devotees believe that Ma improve their strength, health and wealth. Ma kushmanda has power to live in the core of sun. Ma kushmanda remove darkness from human life and fulfill their life with charm. Ma kushmanada is a great symbol of divine spark. Bhakta or devotees do chant and fasting for Ma Kushmanda on fourth Navratra to get success in their life and to get blessings of Ma Durga.

According to Hindu Mythology Ma kushmanda created this universe and control the functioning of the solar system. Her smile only illuminates whole universe.

Ma kushmanda has ten hands holding Trishul, Sword, Hook, Gadda, lotus flower, Mace, Bow, Arrow, one jar of honey and one jar of blood. She rides on tiger and Ma kushmanda always give blessing to their devotees. Ma Kushmanda loves to wear red cloths, so people offer red clothes to Ma Kushmanada to show their love towards Ma Durga.

Bhog and Prashad for Ma Kushmanda or forth Navratra

Malpua is known as a bhog or prashad for Ma Kushmanda .Devotees of Ma durga believes if they offer Malpua as a bhog fourth day of Navratri to Ma Kushamanda, she remove all diseases and pains from their life.

Mantra for Ma Kushmanda

Sura Sampurna Kalasham Rudhira Plutmev Cha, Dadhana Hastpad Mabhyam Kushmanda Shubh Dastu Me.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.