Goddess Shailputri is the first among the nine forms of Durga. Goddess Shailputri is worshipped on the first day of Navratri. The word ‘Shail’ means mountains and ‘Putri’ means daughter, thus the name as Goddess Shailputri is the daughter of the King of the Mountains Himalaya.
वन्दे वांछितलाभाय चंद्रार्धक्रतशेखराम !
वृषारूढां शूलधरां शैलपुत्री यशस्विनीम !!
Vande Vanchhitalabhay chandrardhakritshekharam !
Vrisharudham Shooldharam Shailputreem Yashasvineem !!