Seventh Day of Navratri - Maa Kaalratri
'Ya Devi Sarva Bhuteshu, Maa Kaalratri Devi Rupen Samshthita |
Namashtashyi Namastashyi, Namastashyi Namo Namah ||'
'To that Devi, who are living in all forms is abiding in the seventh form of Maa Durga known as Maa Kaalratri Devi, Salutations to Her, Salutations to Her, Millions Salutations again and again.'
This seventh form of goddess Durga is worshipped with the name ‘Kalaratri’. It is the seventh aspect of Goddess Durga which is worshiped among Navdurga. She is believed to be the most brutal goddess among navdurga. She has an extremely fearful appearance with a dark krishna (black) complexion. Her open red tongue, large red eyes and sober on hand strongly bring down devils and monsters. She is also known as “kali maa”.
Chaitra Navratri Seventh Day Date: 24th March, 2018 (Saturday)
Goddess Kalaratri has scattered long black hair and three round eyes. She wears a bead that shines brightly like fire of some kind of electric power. Goddess durga is worshipped as she demolishes the demons and devils from existence. She is respected with name kalaratri, because she demonstrates herself as a death of kaal appeared like a dark night demons. Donkey is her parade, as she rides on Gadarbh. She also has four arms. Goddess kalaratri holds thorn of iron in lower left hand and sobre in her upper left hand. Her lower right hand is in “abhay mudra” and upper right hand is in “var mudra”. Her grandeur is boundless. Goddess kalaratri removes any kind of fear in life. Sadhak and her devotees enters in “Sahastrar Chakra” during the seventh day of navratri.
Navratri 2018 Seventh Day Colour: Blue
Navratri 2018 Seventh Day Bhog : Items of jaggery (Guda)
Navratri 2018 Seventh Day Daan : Pen, copy, pencil and drawing books
After submerging oneself in Sahastrar chakra, admirers are able to see the ingress of getting complete excellence in universe. However, appearance of goddess kalaratri is so frightful, but her courtesy is munificent toward devotees. Worshipping goddess kalaratri on the seventh day of navratri gives generous fruitful result. With her grace, admirers get position, power and significant status on earth.
Goddess kalaratri protects her devotees against wicked impact of demons and wrong people. By worshipping her admirers get complete protection and long life.
In hindu mythology, it is trusted that it’s only goddess kalaratri who could flatten the uttermost agony of devil Raktabeej. No one could kill him, even one drop of his disperse blood was able to form another personification of Raktabeej. And in that way, scattered blood of devil raktabeej formed many other billions of Raktabeej. Goddess bhagwati displayed her in kalaratri, and kept a vessel (patra) to keep and consume entire blood of his body. while demolishing devil Raktabeej and other demons hugely petrified all organisms of universe. But still, goddess kalaratri is a magnanimous goddess for her great admirers.