The word ‘Brahma’ refers to Tapa, so, her name means one who performs Tapa (penance). She was born to Himalaya. She practised tough penances by getting influenced by Devrishi Narad. She was determined to get Lord Shiva as her divine consort. Her penance was so pure that it caused disturbance in all the three worlds. She spent centuries eating very little or nothing. Her eternal desire of obtaining Lord Shiva was fulfilled.
People worship Goddess Brahmacharini by fasting to get the blessings for great emotional strength, mental balance and confidence even in the darkest day. She inspires us to hold on to our duty and move forward in life without getting disheartened by various challenges that will come in our path.
Her blessings will give the strength to eliminate selfishness, greed and ego. Goddess Brahmacharni enlightens the descent forms of tremendous power, divine nature and spiritualism.