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5th Day of Navratri: Maa Skandamata Puja Vidhi, Aarti Lyrics and Mantra

28 Aug, 2023 by Adrija

5th Day of Navratri: Maa Skandamata Puja Vidhi, Aarti Lyrics and Mantra

28 Aug, 2023 by Adrija

The 5th day of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of Skandamata Devi, the mother of Skanda (Kartikeya). People commemorate Skandamata Devi on this auspicious day by participating in puja ceremonies and presenting prasad and a bouquet. The mother-son relationship is symbolized by the goddess Skandamata. On the fifth day of Navratri, those who perform the Skandamata Devi Puja find success, power, and fortune. The fifth day of Navratri color Let's examine the significance of honoring Skanda Mata, Goddess Durga's fifth manifestation. In this blog, you will learn about Maa Skandamata Puja Vidhi, Skandamata Mantra, Maa Skandamata Stuti, and Navratri Aarti 5th day. 

Important Date and Auspicious Timings for Navratri day 5

5th Day of Navratri Date And Time
5th Day of Navratri Date Thursday, October 19, 2023
Lalita Panchami Tithi Begins 01:13 on Oct 19, 2023
Lalita Panchami Tithi Ends 00:31 on Oct 20, 2023

Story of Maa Skandamata

5th day of Navratri skandamata photo

This is the story of Skandamata Devi, the 5th day of Navratri Goddess: According to a Hindu story, the demon Tarkasur irritated Lord Shiva by controlling Earth. The demon received a gift from Lord Brahma promising that only the son of Lord Shiva would be able to destroy him. Lord Shiva was an ascetic, thus Tarkasur was sure he would never get married. But much to the chagrin of the demons, Lord Shiva wed Goddess Parvati. They soon received a son named Kumar Kartikeya as a gift. Tarkasur was slain by Lord Kartikeya using his extraordinary abilities. Other gods admired Lord Kartikeya's mother, bestowing upon her the name "Skanda Mata." It is akin to worshipping her son, Lord Kartikeya, to adore Skandamata Devi. According to beliefs, the prayer will be addressed to both deities, the mother (Skanda Mata) and her child (Lord Kartikeya).

Skandamata Devi Puja Samagri 

  • An Idol of Skanda Mata
  • Coconut
  • Kalash
  • Betel leaves
  • Ganga Jal
  • Fruits and milk

Maa Skandamata Puja Vidhi

  • The installation of Skanda Mata's idol marks the start of the puja on the fifth day of Navratri. Then Ganga Jal purifies the idol.
  • Put coconut on the pot of silver, copper, or earth that is filled with water to perform Kalash Sthapana.
  • The devotees make a Sankalp (promise) in front of the Goddess by holding water in their hands.
  • The devotees then apply a tilak to the forehead and drink holy water from their palms.
  • Then they worship Skandamata Devi fervently by offering her camphor mixed water, flowers, honey, ghee, cow milk, Panchamrit, sugar, clothing, or sarees.
  • With the aid of Saptashati and Vedic mantras, Maa Skand Mata and all other recognized deities are worshipped during a shodopchar puja. Offer each deity the appropriate puja samagri.
  • Perform Aarti and distribute Prasad to conclude.

Navratri 5th day Aarti or Skandamata Aarti

The following is the Skandamata Aarti Lyrics for the fifth day of Navratri Puja.

जय तेरी हो स्कंदमाता।

पांचवां नाम तुम्हारा आता।

सब के मन की जानन हारी।

जग जननी सब की महतारी।

तेरी ज्योत जलाता रहूं मैं।

हर दम तुम्हें ध्याता रहूं मैं।

कई नामों से तुझे पुकारा।

मुझे एक है तेरा सहारा।

कहीं पहाड़ों पर है डेरा।

कई शहरो में तेरा बसेरा।

हर मंदिर में तेरे नजारे।

गुण गाए तेरे भक्त प्यारे।

भक्ति अपनी मुझे दिला दो।

शक्ति मेरी बिगड़ी बना दो।

इंद्र आदि देवता मिल सारे।

करे पुकार तुम्हारे द्वारे।

दुष्ट दैत्य जब चढ़ कर आए।

तुम ही खंडा हाथ उठाएं

दास को सदा बचाने आईं

'चमन' की आस पुराने आई।

Skandamata Mantras

Use the following chant, known as Goddess Skandamata Mantra, to earn Skandamata's grace and be rewarded. Your desires are said to be fulfilled by the Skandamata Mantra.

“ ॐ देवी स्कन्दमातायै नमः॥”

Maa Skandamata Stuti

This is the 5th day of Navratri Stuti also known as Maa Skandamata Stuti

या देवी सर्वभू‍तेषु माँ स्कन्दमाता रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Skandamata Rupena Samsthita।

Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah॥

Navratri 2023 Important dates:

Day Tithi Date
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 god is worshipped on the 5th day of Navratri?

On the fifth day of Navratri, Skandamata Devi is worshipped. 

Q2. What is the 5th day of Navratri color?

The color used to mark the essence of the fifth day of Navratri is, Green

Q3. What is the 5th day of Navratri goddess’ dress like? 

The fifth day of Navratri Goddess, Skandamata’s dress is usually yellow color.

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