One hand holds a “Kumbha” or water port and the other rosary. She personifies love and loyalty. Bhramcharni is store-house of knowledge and wisdom. Rudraksha is HER most adorned ornament.
Maa Durga should be worshiped with PANCHOPCHAR (Fragrances, Flowers, Inceses, Diayas and Rice) or Shodshopchar.
Worshipping Maa Durga’s incarnation as Brahmacharini
Maa Durga’s incarnation as Brahmcharini is worshiped on second day of Navratri. Its meditation and Mantras are as follows:
Dadhana karpadmabhyaamakshmaala kamandaloo.
Devi praseedatu mayi brahmacharinyanuttama..
Mantra: Om Brahmacharinyay Namah
Durga Shaptashati Recitation:
Same way as the first day’s resolution Durga Shaptashati’s recitation should be done; process is same as explained earlier.
If you are reciting according to the Charitras, then you should recite First and Uttar Charitra.
Recitation of Shri Ramcharitmanas
Worship as same as the first day; thereafter, start couplet recitation of Baalkand from Ramcharitmaanas, “Jo sumirat siddhi hoi gan nayak, kari bar badan…..” And after first rest start recitation from Baalkand’s 120th couplet till 239th couplet.
At the end, do the Aarti of Shri Ram and Hanuman.
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