Chaitra Navratri had already started on March 18 and will continue till March 26. It is usually observed that people keep fast and chant the name of Goddess Durga. Today is the third day of Chaitra Navratri. On this day, the third avatar of Goddess Durga i.e. Chandraghanta is worshipped. She has great knowledge and is blessed with radiant face. She is the Goddess of bravery and strength. A bell-shaped mark of the moon is present on her forehead for which she is named Chandraghanta. The third day of chaitra navratri is considered as the most important one and it holds great significance.
People who worship the Goddess with great faith experiences great strength. She is often seen riding the lion and holding many weapons. A smile is usually observed in all the idols of her. Worshipping the Goddess on the third day of Navratri makes the devotees to fulfill all the wishes. All the obstacles are removed if one worships the Goddess. All the rituals should be followed on this day. All the wishes are fulfilled if one worships the Goddess with full devotion and faith. The rituals which are to be followed on the third day are similar to the rituals which are to be followed on the second day.
On the third day, rituals which are performed are worshipping the Goddess with flowers and making some more offering to the Goddess. Worshipping Goddess Chandraghanta is considered as scared as on this day eradicates all the troubles in one’s life. The prayers are offered to Goddess family too. Lord Ganesha is also worshipped. She is the third avatar of Goddess Durga. The third day is considered as an important day as all the problems are eradicated and all the troubles are lessened by worshipping Goddess Chandraghanta. It is usually observed that people keep fast on the third day of Chaitra Navratri too.