durga-puja >> Goddess Katyayani

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Goddess Katyayani is the sixth among the nine forms of Durga. Goddess Katyayani is worshipped on the sixth day of Navratri. Legends go that once there was a sage named Kata; Sage Kata underwent hard penance and pleased Mother Goddess Durga. Goddess Durga granted the wish of Sage Kata and was born as Goddess Katyayani a daughter to Sage Kata.

चंद्र्हासुज्ज्वलकरा शार्दुलवरवाहना !
कात्यायनी शुभम दध्यादेवी दानवघातिनी !!

ChandrhaasujjwalKara Shaardulvar-wahana !
Katyayani dadhyadevi Daanavghaatini !!

Goddess Katyayani Navratri nabadurga