Navaratri 2017: Sixth Day Maa Katyayani is worshiped

New Delhi, Sep 26: Today is the sixth day of Navaratri puja and the devotees are continuing with their 'pujas' with equal enthusiasm an fervour. Today on the sixth day Mother Goddess manifests herself as Katyayani.

Worshiped on the sixth day (Shashti) of Navratris, Goddess Katyayani is a form of Shakti who is depicted as having four arms, and carrying a sword.  She rides a lion, and can be pleased with true devotion and piety. She is the daughter of Sage Katyayan. Devotees offer honey as prasad to Goddess Katyayani. Her blessings fill their lives with sweetness and help them get rid of bitter troubles.

The auspicious festival of Navrarti is here and the enthusiastic devotees are all set to welcome the Goddess with fervor and emotions. Navaratri is a nine-day long festival and during these nine days nine different types of Goddesses are worshiped as Maa Durga manifests herself in nine different ways in these nine days. We bring you the nine forms of Goddess as She manifests in these nine forms during the nine days of Navaratra.

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