Navratri 2021: Worship Maa Bhramcharini On Day 2, Puja Vidhi And Muhurat

Goddess Brahmacharini in 2021


October, 2021


Goddess Bharmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratri. This form of Goddess is the unmarried form of Goddess Parvati. Brahmacharini is a Sanskrit word that means having a behavior like Brahma. She is also called Tapashcharini due to her rigorous penance. Worshipping Goddess Brahmacharini will always bring success to the person in everything they do. Goddess Brahmacharini will direct the evil towards the good path. Worshipping Goddess Brahmacharini will also imbibe the qualities of tenacity, renunciation, virtue, restraint, and quietness.

Goddess Brahmacharini's form

Mata Brahmacharini is adorned in white robes. She holds a chant garland in her right hand and an ewer in her left hand. Her form is very bright and enchanting. She is the also the Goddess of love. By Worshipping this form of Goddess Durga, one can achieve devotion and accomplishment. Her hard penance for a thousand years is the reason for her being called Brahmacharini. During this penance period, she didn't eat for many years and succeeded in pleasing Lord Shiva, and this is how she came to be known as Brahmacharini. When Goddess Brahmacharini is pleased with her devotees, then she blesses them with the qualities of tenacity, renunciation, virtue, restraint, quietness, and patience.

The Value of Worshipping Goddess Brahmacharini

Human life is always affected by pain, misery, disease, and fear. So, to get relief from all suffering, the nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. 'Brahma' means penance, and 'Charini' means to behave. In this way, Brahmacharini implies someone who is ascetic. The Goddess's form also corresponds to her name. She adores white robes and holds a chant garland in her right hand and an ewer in her left hand. This form of Goddess Durga gives infinite fruits to her devotees. With her blessings, qualities of tenacity, renunciation, virtue, restraint, quietness, and patience start growing. Goddess Brahmacharini defeated all the monsters and demons and relieved the world from them.

Similarly, she provides her devotees with the fruits that they desire. Worshipping her also increases one's patience, self-confidence, strength, and moral intelligence. Due to the effect of her penance, discrimination, discontent, greed, etc., will be destroyed. Your life will be filled with enthusiasm, patience, and courage. A man becomes a hard worker. For those people whose life is filled with darkness and they have lost patience and courage in difficult times, this second Brahmacharini form of Goddess brings divine and supernatural light. By worshiping Goddess Brahmacharini, one can feel the increase in tenacity, renunciation, disinterest, virtue, patience in their life. His mind won't get distracted from the path of responsibilities even in the worst of times. Goddess removes any filthiness, telepresence, and defects from the lives of her devotees. With the grace of the Goddess, there is always complete attainment and victory.

Goddess Brahmacharini

On the second day of Navratri, Goddess Brahmacharini is worshipped. This second form of Goddess Durga gives effective fruits to her devotees and hermits who adore her—worshipping her increases the qualities of tenacity, renunciation, virtue, restraint, quietness, and patience. With the blessings of Goddess Brahmacharini, there is always complete attainment and victory, and many problems and troubles are destroyed.

The form of Goddess Brahmacharini is enlightening in itself. Out of the nine powers of Goddess Durga, Goddess Brahmacharini is the dual power. Brahma means penance, and Chiarini means behavior, so the one conducting tenancy is Goddess Brahmacharini. This Goddess is peacefully immersed in meditation. Due to her harsh austerity, there is such a unique confluence of sharpness and radiance on her face, exposing all three worlds. Goddess Brahmacharini holds an axis garland in her Right hand and an ewer in the other hand. Goddess Brahmacharini is genuinely the form of Lord Brahma which means she is the idol of tenancy. This Goddess has many different names, too, such as Tapaksharini, Aparna, and Uma.

Who is Goddess Brahmacharini

It is written in Shivpuraan and Ramcharitramanas that Goddess Parvati wished Lord Shiva to be her husband. To make that wish come true, she spent several thousand years in penance while only eating fruits. And after this period, Goddess Brahmacharini survived on trees' leaves for the next three thousand years. After all this hard penance, she was able to archive the form of Brahmacharini. On the second day of Navratri, devotees concentrate their minds in the Brahmanacharini's pious feet and place them in the Swadhisthana chakra. By chanting their mantras, they get the blessings of fulfilling their desired wish.

The Story of Goddess Brahmacharini

According to age-old beliefs, Goddess Parvati expressed her wish of marrying Lord Shiva, after which her parents tried to discourage her. Although after this, Goddess Parvati asked for help from God Kaamdev, the God of Sensuality. It is believed that Kaamdev shot an arrow of eroticism on Lord Shiva; thus, his state of meditation was disturbed; because of this, God turned furious with rage and burnt himself. After this, Goddess Parvati started living like Lord Shiva. She went to the mountains, and there she performed austerities for many years. Due to which she became popular as Brahmacharini Devi. Due to this hard penance, Goddess was able to attract the attention of Lord Shiva. After this, Lord Shiva changed his appearance, went before her, and started talking bad about himself, but Goddess couldn't stand anything against Lord Shiva. In the end, Lord Shiva accepted her, and they got married.

Vidhi to worship Goddess Brahmacharini

The vision to worship Goddess Brahmacharini goes on like this. First of all, the Gods and Goddesses and yogis who have been invited to the Kalash by you should be honoured with flowers, Akshat, Sandalwood and should be bathed with milk, curd, sugar, Dhrit and Honey. A portion of whatever offerings are offered to the Goddess should be provided to them as well. After offering prasad, rinse their mouth and gift them betel leaf and betel nuts and then walk clockwise around them. After worshipping God, Kalash worships the nine planets, Dasadikpal, city Good, and village God. After worshipping them worship Goddess Brahmacharini. While honouring Goddess Brahmacharini, the first thing you should do is to pray with a flower in your hand. After this, bathe her in PanchaAmrit and then offer various flowers, Akshat, Kumkum, and vermillion. Goddess likes Red flowers a lot. Worship her with a mix of ghee and camphor. In the end, recite a sorry prayer -

Aahvahan na janami na janami vasrijanam, Pooja chaev Na Janami Shamsab Parmeshvari.

(आवाहनं न जानामि न जानामि वसर्जनं, पूजां चैव न जानामि क्षमस्व परमेश्वरी)

The  Mantra should be recited during the worship of the Goddess. Yes, it is essential to recite a mantra.

Om Devi Brahmacharini Namah.

(- ॐ देवी ब्रह्मचारिणी नमः॥)

Ya devi sarvabhuteshu maa Brahmacharini Rupen Sanstitha.

(- या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ ब्रह्मचारिणी रूपेण संस्थिता।)

Namastasye Namastasye Namastasye Namo Namah.

(नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।)

Dadhana karpadhyabhyamshamalakamandalu.

(- दधाना करपद्माभ्यामक्षमालाकमण्डलू।)

Devi Prasidatu mayi brahmacharinaynutma.

(देवी प्रसीदतु मयि ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा॥)

During the recital of mantras, you can also read the source texts of Goddess Brahmacharini, which goes on like this-

Maa Brahmacharini ka strot paath

(मां ब्रह्मचारिणी का स्रोत पाठ))

Tapaksharini tatvamhi tapatrya nivarnim.

(तपश्चारिणी त्वंहि तापत्रय निवारणीम्।)

Brahmarudhara brahmacharini pranmamyehum

(ब्रह्मरूपधरा ब्रह्मचारिणी प्रणमाम्यहम्॥)

Shankarpriya tatvamhi bhukti mukti dayini.

(शंकरप्रिया त्वंहि भुक्ति-मुक्ति दायिनी।)

Shaantida gyanda brahmacharinipranamamyaham

(शान्तिदा ज्ञानदा ब्रह्मचारिणीप्रणमाम्यहम्॥)

"Maa Brahmacharini ka kavach"

(“मां ब्रह्मचारिणी का कवच)

Tripura me hridayam lalatey patu shankarbhamini.

(त्रिपुरा में हृदयं पातु ललाटे पातु शंकरभामिनी।)

Arpan sadapatu netro, ardhari cha kapolo.

(अर्पण सदापातु नेत्रो, अर्धरी च कपोलो॥)

Panchdashi kanthey patumdhyadeshey patumheshbari

(पंचदशी कण्ठे पातुमध्यदेशे पातुमहेश्वरी॥)

Shodshi sadapatu nabho graho cha padyo.

(षोडशी सदापातु नाभो गृहो च पादयो।)

Ang pratyang satat patu brahmacharini.

(अंग प्रत्यंग सतत पातु ब्रह्मचारिणी।)

Meditation Mantra

Vandey Vanchitlabhay chandradrikritshekram.

(वन्दे वाञ्छितलाभाय चन्द्रार्धकृतशेखराम्।)

Japmala kamandalu dhara brahmacharini shubham

(जपमाला कमण्डलु धरा ब्रह्मचारिणी शुभाम्॥)

Gaurvarna svadhishtanisthita dvitiya Durga trinetram.

(गौरवर्णा स्वाधिष्ठानस्थिता द्वितीय दुर्गा त्रिनेत्राम्।)

Dhaval paridhana brahmaroopa pushpalangkar bhushitaam

(धवल परिधाना ब्रह्मरूपा पुष्पालङ्कार भूषिताम्॥)

Param vandana pallvadharaam kaant kapola peen.

(परम वन्दना पल्लवाधरां कान्त कपोला पीन।)

Pyodharaam kamniya laavnyam smermukhi nimannabhi nitbanim

(पयोधराम् कमनीया लावणयं स्मेरमुखी निम्ननाभि नितम्बनीम्॥)

Rules of Worshipping Goddess Brahmacharini

  1. During the worship of Goddess Brahmacharini, wear yellow or white clothes.
  2. Offer white things to Goddess like- frozen sugar, sugar anPanchamrit.
  3. Meditate the flames of the lamp and half-moon on ' Svadishthan Chakra.'
  4. Recite " om em Namah"(ॐ ऐ नमः ) and pay special attention to liquid and fruit diet.

Aarti of Goddess Brahmacharini

Jay Brahmacharini Maata

(जय अंबे ब्रह्माचारिणी माता)

Jay chaturanan priy sukh daata

(जय चतुरानन प्रिय सुख दाता)

Brahma ji ke bhaati ho

(ब्रह्मा जी के मन भाती हो)

Gyan sabhi ko sikhlati ho

(ज्ञान सभी को सिखलाती हो)

Brahma mantra hae jaap tumhara

(ब्रह्मा मंत्र है जाप तुम्हारा)

Jisko jape sakal sansara

(जिसको जपे सकल संसारा)

Jay gayatri ved ki maata

(जय गायत्री वेद की माता)

Jo man nis din tumhe dhyata

(जो मन निस दिन तुम्हें ध्याता)

Kami koi rehne na paaye

(कमी कोई रहने न पाए)

Koi bhi dukh sehne na paaye

(कोई भी दुख सहने न पाए)

Uski virtee rahey thikaney

(उसकी विरति रहे ठिकाने)

Jo teri mahima ko jaaney

(जो तेरी महिमा को जाने)

Rudraksh ki maala le kar

(रुद्राक्ष की माला ले कर)

Japey jo mantra shradha de kar

(जपे जो मंत्र श्रद्धा दे कर)

Aalas chord kre gungana

(आलस छोड़ करे गुणगाना)

Maa tum usko sukh pahuchana

(मां तुम उसको सुख पहुंचाना)

Brahmacharini tero naam

(ब्रह्माचारिणी तेरो नाम)

Purna karo sab mere kaam

(पूर्ण करो सब मेरे काम)

Bhakt tere charno ke poojari

(भक्त तेरे चरणों का पुजारी)

Rakhna laaj meri mehtaari

(रखना लाज मेरी महतारी)

Goddess Brahmacharini likes this food offering

Goddess Brahmacharini loves hibiscus and Lotus flower, so you should offer these flowers on her feet while worshipping her. Because Goddess likes frozen sugar and white sugar, you should offer her frozen sugar and panchamrit. She will be impressed by this offering. Offering these things ensures that you live a long life.

Worshipping her provides you with these fruits.

It is effortless to impress Goddess Brahmacharini. Offer her white sugar and frozen sugar during her worship. During this day's worship process, devotees should concentrate their attention on the Svadishthan Chakra. It removes lethargy, stress, and anxiety. There is an improvement in Happiness, loyalty, self-belief, and energy, and the devotee achieves success.

Svadhishthan Chakra

Goddess Brahmacharini is known as the Goddess of knowledge, penance, and recluse. She is always absorbed in hard penance and tenacy because of which is called Brahmacharini. Worshipping her is very beneficial for students and ascetics. The worship of Maa Brahmacharini is very favorable for those whose svadishthan chakra is weak.

What happens when the Svadishthan Chakra is weak?

  1. There is mistrust in the person.
  2. There is always a possibility of something terrible happening with these people.
  3. These people can be ruthless sometimes.

What to do to strengthen the Svadishthan Chakra?

  1. Wear white clothes at night.
  2. Sitting on a white seat will be the best.
  3. After this, offer white flowers to the Goddess.
  4. First of all, remember your teacher(guru).
  5. After this, meditate on the Aagya Chakra(आज्ञा चक्र).
  6. After meditating, request your teacher (guru)or the Goddess to strengthen your Svadhisthan Chakra.

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