The adoration of Goddess Kushmanda, the Nava Durga's fourth manifestation, is the focus of the 4th day of Navaratri. Ku signifies small, Ushma indicates energy, and Anda denotes cosmic egg in the symbol Maa Kushmanda. Here, the entire cosmos is depicted as an egg, and it is thought that Devi's heavenly smile will dispel all gloom. Due to her eight hands, Kushmanda Mata is also referred to as Ashtabhuja Devi.
Important Date and Timings for Navratri 4th Day, 2023
The 4th day of Navratri, this year, falls on 18th October 2023. Kushmanda Mata is worshiped on this day and to know more about Kushmanda Devi Pooja read on!
Story of Maa Kushmanda - A Form Of Goddess Parvati
Goddess Parvati, who is thought to live in the sun's core and release energy into the universe, took the form of Maa Kushmanda. She supposedly has healing abilities and is as radiant as the sun. She has eight hands and is depicted riding a lioness. In that order, she holds Amrit Kalash, Jap Mala, Gada, and Chakra in her left hand and Kamandal, Dhanush, Bada, and Kamal in her right hand. She is reputed to shield her followers from the difficulties and tribulations of life and to bestow upon their power, wisdom, and prosperity. This is why the 4th day of Navratri is devoted to worshipping Kushmanda mata.
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Kushmanda Devi Pooja Samagri
Devi Kushmanda, who is worshipped on the 4th day of Navratri, is offered shringaar samagri during Kushmanda Pooja, like sindoor, kajal, bangles, bindi, toe ring, comb, mirror, anklets, perfume, earrings, nose pin, necklace, red chunni, etc. Prasad of malpuas, halwa, or curd, is offered to Kushmanda Devi.
Maa Kushmanda Puja Vidhi
Mata Kushmanda puja is performed on the 4th day of Navratri. The easiest and the most direct route for people to leave Bhavsagar freely is through Kushmanda devi adoration. This is the Maa Kushmanda Puja Vidhi. As much as possible, the boastful married woman should be revered on the fourth day of Navratri. Fruits should be served after the dry fruits and dried fruits, followed by the yogurt and halva in the meal, and good luck to the lady. By which the mother is content and provides her followers with the desired outcomes. Continue reading to learn more about Maa Kushmanda Mantra and the Navratri fourth-day puja.
Mata Kushmanda Aarti
This Aarti is recited on the 4th day of Navratri for Maa Kushmanda
कूष्माण्डा जय जग सुखदानी। मुझ पर दया करो महारानी॥
पिङ्गला ज्वालामुखी निराली। शाकम्बरी माँ भोली भाली॥
लाखों नाम निराले तेरे। भक्त कई मतवाले तेरे॥
भीमा पर्वत पर है डेरा। स्वीकारो प्रणाम ये मेरा॥
सबकी सुनती हो जगदम्बे। सुख पहुँचती हो माँ अम्बे॥
तेरे दर्शन का मैं प्यासा। पूर्ण कर दो मेरी आशा॥
माँ के मन में ममता भारी। क्यों ना सुनेगी अरज हमारी॥
तेरे दर पर किया है डेरा। दूर करो माँ संकट मेरा॥
मेरे कारज पूरे कर दो। मेरे तुम भंडारे भर दो॥
तेरा दास तुझे ही ध्याए। भक्त तेरे दर शीश झुकाए॥
Kushmanda Devi Dhyana
This Dhyana is recited on the 4th day of Navratri for Kushmanda Mata
Vande Vanchhita Kamarthe Chandrardhakritashekharam,
Simharudha Ashtabhuja Kushmanda Yashasvinim.
Bhaswara Bhanu Nibham Anahata Sthitam Chaturtha Durga Trinetram,
Kamandalu, Chapa, Bana, Padma, Sudhakalasha, Chakra, Gada, Japawatidharam.
Patambara Paridhanam Kamaniyam Mriduhasya Nanalankara Bhushitam,
Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala, Manditam.
Praphulla Vadanamcharu Chibukam Kanta Kapolam Tugam Kucham,
Komalangi Smeramukhi Shrikanti Nimnabhi Nitambanim.
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Devi Kushmanda Stotra
This Devi Kushmanda Strota is recited on the fourth day of Navratri for Kushmanda Devi.
Durgatinashini Tvamhi Daridradi Vinashanim,
Jayamda Dhanada Kushmande Pranamamyaham.
Jagatamata Jagatakatri Jagadadhara Rupanim,
Charachareshwari Kushmande Pranamamyaham.
Trailokyasundari Tvamhi Duhkha Shoka Nivarinim,
Paramanandamayi, Kushmande Pranamamyaham.
Hamsarai Mein Shira Patu Kushmande Bhavanashinim,
Hasalakarim Netrecha, Hasaraushcha Lalatakam.
Kaumari Patu Sarvagatre, Varahi Uttare Tatha,
Purve Patu VaishnaviIndrani Dakshine Mama.
Digvidikshu Sarvatreva Kum Bijam Sarvadavatu.
Maa Kushmanda Mantra
This Navratri 4th day Mantra, also known as Maa Kushmanda Mantra is recited on the fourth day of Navratri for Maa Kushmanda
Om Devi Kushmandayai Namah,
Surasampurna Kalasham Rudhiraplutameva Cha,
Dadhana Hastapadmabhyam Kushmanda Shubhadastu Me.
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Kushmanda Rupena Samsthita,
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah.
Navratri 2023 Important dates:
|Sharad Navratri Day 1||Pratipada||15th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 2||Dwitiya||16th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 3||Tritiya||17th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri Day 4||Chaturthi||18th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 5||Panchami||19th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 6||Sheshi||20th October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 7||Saptami||21st October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 8||Ashtami||22nd October 2023|
|Sharad Navratri day 9||Navami||23rd October 2023|
|Vijay Dashmi (Dussehra)||Dashmi||24th October 2023|
Q1. Which Colour wear on the 4th day of Navratri?
Ans. On the fourth day of Navratri, Red color is worn.
Q2. Who is Navratri 4th day Devi?
Ans. 4th day of Navratri Devi is Kushmanda Devi.
Q3. What is the color of Goddess Kushmanda?
Ans. On the fourth day of Navratri, Kushmanda Mata is worshiped and her sacred color is red.
Q4. How is Navratri fourth day puja performed?
Ans. To perform Kushmanda pooja, on the fourth day of Navratri, offer shringaar samagri during Kushmanda Pooja, like sindoor, kajal, bangles, bindi, toe ring, comb, mirror, anklets, perfume, earrings, nose pin, necklace, red chunni, etc. Also offer prasad of malpuas, halwa, or curd.