The 4th night begins the worship of Kushmanda, possessed of eight arms, holding weapons and a mala or rosary. Her mount is a tiger and she emanates a solar like aura. “Kumbh Bhand” means to see cosmic vivacity in Pindi shape or knowledge of cosmic intri cacies in human race.
Daily ScheduleMaa Durga should be worshiped with PANCHOPCHAR (Fragrances, Flowers, Inceses, Diayas and Rice) or Shodshopchar.
Worshipping Maa Durga’s incarnation as Kushmanda
Maa Durga’s incarnation as Kushmanda is worshiped on Fourth day of Navratri. Its Meditation and Mantras are as follows:
Surasampoornakalasham rudhiraplutmev cha
Dadhana hastpadhyabhyam Kushmandashubhdastu me
Mantra: Om Kushmandyaye 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 Uttar Charitra. If you want to complete the recitation of Shaptashati in 7 days, then you should recite 5th 6th 7th and 8th Charitra on fourth day.
You are completing in eight days then you must recite 5th 6th and 7th Charitras on fourth day
Recitation of Shri Ramcharitmanas
Worship in a same way as the Third day thereafter recites the couplet, “Jo sumirat siddhi hoi gan nayak, kari bar badan…..” And after third rest recite till 116th couplet from Ayodhyakand.
At the end do the Aarti of Shri Ram and Hanuman.
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