Maha Saptami 2019, Maha Saptami 2019 Date, Maha Saptami Image, Maha Saptami Meaning
Maha Saptami will be celebrated on Sunday, October 5 this year. People have been engaged in the preparation for a long time. Maha Saptami occurs on the 7th day of Navratri. On Maha Saptami festival, worship of Kalaratri, the seventh form of Maa Durga, is worshiped.
Durga Puja is a famous Hindu festival celebrated in South Asia that celebrates the worship of the ten-armed goddess Durga. Durga Puja celebrates her victory over the evil demon Mahishasura who threatened the whole world as she was considered invincible. To destroy the demon, Durga was born from the collective energy of all the gods, each of their ten arms had weapons of each god. Thus, on the seventh day (Saptami) of Durga Puja, the goddess started her battle against Mahishasura which ended with her death on Vijayadashami (10th day).
What is Maha Saptami Puja Vidhi?
In the worship of Bhagwati on Saptami Tithi, Jaggery should be offered to the Brahmin after offering Naivedya. By doing this, the man can be relieved. Mata Kalratri should be worshiped with this mantra on the seventh day of Navratri: Ekveni Japakarnpoora Nagn Kharaasthita | Lamboshthi Karnika karni Tailaabhyaktshariirini ||Vaam Paadollasallohlata Kantakbhushanaa | Bardhan Moordham Dhwajaa Krishnaa Kalratribhayankari ||
What is the ritual of Maha Saptami?
On this special day of Maha Saptami, devotees wake up early in the morning, bathe in holy water and pray to the Goddess Shakti.
Sacred food (bhog) is prepared in which special dishes are offered to the deity.
Pandals are established during Navaratri, which are decorated with garlands.
According to the rituals and traditions, on the day of Maha Saptami, Maha Puja begins and devotees also perform Kalaratri Puja.
In some places, the devotees also worship Goddess Saraswati on the day of Maha Saptami by worshiping Saraswati.
What is the significance of Maha Saptami?
The day of Maha Saptami holds great significance as devotees worship Goddess Durga and wish her divine blessings. During all nine days of Chaitra Navaratri, devotees worship the Hindu goddess Shakti. During this festival, nine different avatars of Goddess Durga are worshiped throughout India. This Navaratri festival is celebrated with great recognition in different parts of the country.