Second day of Navratri - Brahmacharini Devi

Important information

Brahmacharini Devi is the second of the nine forms of Durga. Brahmacharini Devi is worshiped and worshiped on the second day of the festival of Navratri. All the devotees worship Brahmacharini on this day.

Brahmacharini Mata did severe penance for 5000 years by staying waterless and foodless to get Lord Shiva as her husband, due to which the mother is called 'Brahmacharini'. According to Devi Purana, Brahmacharini Mata is always absorbed in penance. Because of this, their intensity increased. That is why their color is said to be white.

The word Brahmacharini is made up of two Sanskrit words. 'Brahma' means penance, a self-existent soul, perfect real and pure knowledge. 'Charini' means to conduct, follow and behave. Thus Brahmacharini means one who practices austerity. In the right hand of Brahmacharini Mata holds a rosary of chanting and a kamandal in her left hand. It is mentioned in the Bhavishya Purana.

Sadhaks also do spiritual practice on the second day of Navratri to awaken their Kundalini Shakti. So that their life can be successful and can easily face any kind of obstacle that comes in front of them.

Fruit of worship

This second form of Maa Durga is going to give eternal fruit to the devotees and Siddhas. By worshiping them, there is an increase in austerity, renunciation, detachment, virtue, restraint. Even in the difficult struggles of life, his mind does not deviate from the path of duty.

By the grace of Mother Brahmacharini Devi, she gets success and victory everywhere. His form is worshiped on the second day of Durga Puja. On this day the mind of the seeker is relaxed in the 'Swadhisthana' chakra. A yogi with a mind situated in this chakra receives his grace and devotion.

On this day such girls are worshiped that whose marriage has been fixed but not yet married. They are invited to their homes and after worshiping, they are offered food, clothes, utensils etc.

Mantra of Brahmacharini 

Oṃ Devī Brahmacāriṇyai Namaḥ

Prarthana of Brahmacharini

Ya Devi Sarvabhoo‍teshu Maa Brahmachaarini Rupen Sansthita |
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namh ||

Meaning: Oh mother! Ambe, who is everywhere and known as Brahmacharini, I bow to you again and again. Or I salute you repeatedly.

Dadhanakara Padmabhyam akshamala kamandalam,
Devi prasidathu mayi brahmacharinya nuththama.


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