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Brahmacharini Mata dresses in white and holds a Kamandala (stoup) in her left hand and a Japa Mala (rosary) in her right. She stands for fidelity and knowledge. She is also the picture of love.

Godess Brahmacharini story: – According to folklore, Goddess Parvati yearned to wed Lord Shiva. Her parents attempted to discourage her after learning about this. She asked Lord Kama, the deity of erotica and attraction, for assistance when it didn’t work. The Kama struck Shiva with an arrow of pleasure and passion during this quest. Shiva became agitated and extremely enraged while he was in a meditation condition. Therefore, he burned him to ashes.

The story was not over yet. Maa subsequently began to live similarly to Shiva. The Goddess left for the highlands and spent many years as an ascetic. Her name became Brahmacharini as a result. She caught Lord Shiva’s notice as a result of this. So, he went to her in disguise and revealed all of Shiva’s flaws. But the Goddess didn’t pay attention to such things; instead, she fought to hear them. After Shiva finally accepted her, they were married.

A Brahmacharini variant Devi Devi is in her most basic state. She is dressed in a simple white saree and holds rosary beads in one hand and a ka mandola, or water jug, in the other. Devi is the Goddess Parvati without a husband. She exudes a meditative quality, and the depth of the hardships she has gone through is evident in the bliss and serene strength on her face.

Many individuals cannot travel far but still want to have the darshan of the Goddess; for all those, Nakshatrika is the solution. Nakshatrika provides exclusive live darshan of their Devi temples which cannot visit temples themselves. Also, Nakshatrika helps book online puja, so you can avail of the beneficiary services.

What Brahmacharini Devi stands for?

Devi meditates most of the time; hence today is an excellent day to meditate. Devi bestows love, success, knowledge, and wisdom upon individuals who observe fasts, recite mantras, and practice devotional meditation. It is thought that fervently praying to Devi might allow devotees to master their senses, realize their goals, and finally achieve moksha or enlightenment. Brahmacharini Devi relieves her followers’ pains because she underwent arduous penance.

Brahmacharini’s spiritual relevance:

Brahma is a symbol of infinity. That which moves infinity is known as Brahmacharini. Intriguingly, the movement persists even after infinity has ended. The truth of the subtle is movement in infinite space. It is like space in that it appears static but is dynamic. Space is in a constant state of motion compared to ocean waves. The enormous waves are moving even though they are stationary.

The virgin quality of energy is mentioned in the second meaning of “Brahmacharini.” In Durga’s second incarnation, freshness is portrayed. It is comparable to the sun’s rays. The sun’s beams have been present for millions of years, but they still feel new and fresh since they shine daily.

 Brahmacharini puja vidhi at home:

Following a morning bath, the rite of erecting the Kalash or Kalash Sthapana is carried out at an appropriate, auspicious muhurta.

The adoration of Maa Brahmacharini on Navratri Day 2 led to the development of the Navratri Kalashsthapana and Ghatasthapana. The devotee uses a clay object that resembles a shallow pan. Barley seeds are among the Sapta Dhanya/Navadhanya (grains) seeds that are sown into the clay in the pan in three layers of dust. After that, water is added to ensure the seeds have enough moisture.

It is placed in a Kalash (holy water jar or urn), which is also filled with Durva grass, some coins, Akshat (raw rice mixed with turmeric powder), Ganga Jal, and Supari (Betel Nut). Red kumkum is used to create the Swastika pattern on the pot’s outside. The Kalash is then covered with a coconut wrapped in red fabric and knotted with holy crimson thread after having the five mango tree leaves placed around its neck. The pot is then placed in the middle of the pan on which the seeds are displayed after lighting the Akhand Jyoti, or continuous Ghee lamp. This lamp burns continuously for nine days.

This arrangement is saved and revered for the entire nine-day Navarati festival and represents prosperity, boom, abundance, and good fortune. With the Kalash set up, devotees make a vow and take a Sankalp to fast for nine days during Navratri and pray to Mata Brahmacharini for her blessings to observe the fast strictly and properly.

Offerings of white plants, lotuses, chocolate-covered Pista barfi, red chunri, bracelets, kumkum, ghee lamps, incense, and so on. Devi Brahmacharini creates Naivedyam and other things. Paan/Betel leaf and betel nuts are offered as per ritual after the distribution of naivedyam. The environment of the house fills up with Brahmacharini Maa’s loving energies as a result of the chanting of Maa Brahmacharini Mantras, performing Aarti, and reciting Durga Saptashati Path.

If you want to worship at home and do not know the rituals and vidhi properly, then it is always advisable to contact the astrologer before the worship to avoid wrongness. Nakshatrika provides you with online puja services and an online darshan of the Goddess at the temple. Also, Nakshatrika has some best online astrologers who can help in puja and serve the best for you. As Navratri is here, and if you want to visit temples on Navratri, such as Kedarnath or Vaishno Devi, Nakshatrika will also arrange reservations for their clients.


या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ ब्रह्मचारिणी रूपेण संस्थिता।

नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।

दधाना कर पद्माभ्याम अक्षमाला कमण्डलू।

देवी प्रसीदतु मई ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा।।

ॐ देवी ब्रह्मचारिण्यै नमः॥

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