Chaitra Navratri 2018: Fifth day of Navratri

Chaitra Navratri 2018: Fifth day of Navratri
Written by Mrinalini Mahajan

Chaitra Navratri will continue till March 26. This is celebrated mainly in the Month of March and April. The fifth day of Chaitra Navratri is dedicated to the fifth avatar of Goddess Durga. The fifth incarnation of Durga is Goddess Skanda. This Goddess has four arms and is seen riding on lion. Lord Kartikeya is the son of Goddess Skanda. People worship Goddess Skanda for salvation, power, prosperity, and treasures. People who want peace in life usually worship Goddess Skanda. She is associated with Lord Kartikeya. Her name usually comes with Lord Kartikeya. She holds lotus in her both hands and one hand is depicting the symbol of showering blessing.

She symbolises the relationship of a son with a mother. In the idols of Goddess Skanda it is usually seen that Murugan is seated in her lap. People who worship her are blessed with immense love and affection. The relations are soothed in everyone’s life after worshipping her. People who keep fast usually wear blue color or grey color. It is often seen that people are observed keeping fast on this day. People worship Goddess Skanda the fifth avatar of Goddess Durga. She blesses the people with intense love.

The Goddess is worshipped with immense dedication. People usually worship Goddess on this day. Each day is devoted to a special incarnation of Goddess. Each day has different rituals. The Goddess is worshipped with offering made to her. Flowers and many homemade products are offered to her. The people who observe fast has to worship the incarnation of Goddess Durga early morning. Each day of Chaitra Navratri has different rituals which has to be followed.

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Mrinalini Mahajan

where many thoughts cross mind everyday, a thought of becoming a writer hit hard and made me a blogger. I am a cheerful girl that contributes a lot of happiness to my own happy world.

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