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Navratri Day 4: Maa Kushmanda


Nepalnews
2022 Sep 29, 6:54, Kathmandu

 The festive season is here. The ten-day festival celebrates and worships Goddess Shakti or Goddess Durga. Navratri, literally translating to nine nights, is celebrated across the country. The nine days are dedicated to the nine avatars of Goddess Shakti - Maa Shailputri, Maa Brahmcharini, Maa Chandraghanta, Maa Kushmanda, Maa Skandmata, Maa Katyayani, Maa Kaalratri, Maa Mahagauri and Maa Siddhidatri. Each day of the festival is dedicated to each avatar. The festival started this year on September 26 and will go on till October 5. The first day of Navratri was dedicated to Maa Shailputri, while the second day was dedicated to Maa Brahmacharini. On the third day of Navratri, Maa Chandraghanta was worshipped. On the fourth day of the festival, Maa Kushmanda will be celebrated.

Goddess Kushmanda:

Maa Kushmanda, the fourth avatar of Goddess Durga, is credited for creating the entire universe with her smile. Her name refers to – Ku meaning little, ushma meaning warmth and anda meaning cosmic egg. According to the Hindu mythology, the entire universe, Brahmanda, was created by just a flicker of the smile of Maa Kushmanda. She is also known as the ashtabhuja devi as she has eight hands.

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