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What are the nine forms of MAA DURGA ?

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Asked by Pardeep kapoor, 18 Sep '09 01:02 am
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Nine Forms Of Goddess Durga

Shailputri
The first form of Goddess Durga is referred to as Shailputri or the Daughter of Mountain. She is a daughter of Himalayas. In the previous birth, she was born as Sati-Bhavani, the daughter of Daksha. She had married Lord Shiva, without her father's consent. One fine day, Daksha organized a Yagna, wherein he didn't invite Lord Shiva. Since Sati was obstinate, she went to her father's place and attended the Yagna. Thereupon, Daksha insulted Lord Shiva. Humiliated and angered by her father, because he insulted her husband, Sati burnt herself in the fire of the Yagna.

Brahmacharini
The second form of Goddess Durga is called 'Brahmacharini'. Her name is derived from the word 'Brahma', which means 'Tapa' or penace. Brahmacharini is gorgeous and has a good conduct. She holder a rosary in her right hand, while Kamandal in her left hand. Full of merriment, Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Durga Puja. A famous story is associated with ...more
Answered by Kavita Prsd, 18 Sep '09 01:08 am

 
  
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Navadurga or the 9 forms or manifestations of Durga are the nine Goddesses worshipped on nine festive nights during Durga Navratri. Goddess Durga is a form of Shakti, the Mother Goddess. Three main forms of Shakti Mahakali, Maha Saraswati and Mahalaxmi are evolved from the Trimurtis Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu respectively. Each of these three main Goddesses gave rise to 3 more manifestations, who are referred as Nav-Durga. On each day of rga Navratri, one of the Navdurga Goddesses is worshipped.The nine forms are mainly : 1.Shailputri Mata 2 Brahmacharini Maa 3 Mata Chandraghanta 4 Mata Kushmanda 5. Skandamata
6.Katyayani Mata 7. Kalaratri Mata 8. Maha Gouri Mata 9.Siddhidatri Mata
Answered by inquisitive, 18 Sep '09 01:26 am

 
  
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Shailputri
Bhramcharni
Chandraghanta
Kushmanda
Skandmata
Kaatyayani
Kaalratri
Mahagauri
Siddhiratri.
Answered by madhavi, 19 Sep '09 06:48 am

 
  
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Durga is worshipped in different forms. She is a form of "Shakti". The evolution of Shri Maha Saraswati, Shri Maha Laxmi and Shri Mahakali (the 3 main forms of "Shakti") took place from Shri Brahma, Shri Vishnu and Shri Mahesh respectively. Each of these 3 deities gave rise to 3 more forms and hence in all, these 9 forms together are known as Nav-Durga.

Durga Shailputri (Daughter of Mountain) : "Shail" means mountains, "Putri" means daughter. Parvati, the daughter of the King of the Mountains Himavan, is called 'Shailputri". The first among nine Durgas and 1st night of Navratras is devoted to the puja of Shailputri . Her two hands display a trident and a lotus. Her mount is a bull.

The second Durga Shakti is Brahamcharini. Brahma that is who observes penance(tapa) and good conduct. Here "Brahma" means "Tapa". The idol of this Goddess is very gorgeous.One hand hold a "Kumbha" or water pot, and the other holds a rosary. She personifies love and loyalty. Bhramcharini is the st ...more
Answered by parul advani, 18 Sep '09 01:08 am

 
  
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The nine forms are mainly :
1.Shailputri Mata
2 Brahmacharini Maa
3 Mata Chandraghanta
4 Mata Kushmanda
5. Skandamata
6.Katyayani Mata
7. Kalaratri Mata
8. Maha Gouri Mata
9.Siddhidatri Mata
Answered by rajan, 03 Jul '13 07:42 am

 
  
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MODERN FORMS OF SOCIAL 'POWER' include:physical prowess, beauty,knowledge, wealth, princely power, preistly power,state authority,health,power of inheritance.These different forms of power are responsible for social dynamics.Ancient thinkers, perhaps, tried to classify such powers conceptualising 'devi's'.
Answered by Ramsingh Sachan, 24 Sep '09 04:59 pm

 
  
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The nine forms are mainly :
1.Shailputri Mata
2 Brahmacharini Maa
3 Mata Chandraghanta
4 Mata Kushmanda
5. Skandamata
6.Katyayani Mata
7. Kalaratri Mata
8. Maha Gouri Mata
9.Siddhidatri Mata
Answered by sudesh, 24 Sep '09 09:56 am

 
  
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Shailputri ,Bhramcharni,Chandraghanta,Kushmanda ,Skandmata , Kaatyayani,Kaalratri,Mahagauri ,Siddhiratri.
Answered by Amit k, 18 Sep '09 01:14 am

 
  
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Shailputri
Bhramcharni
Chandraghanta
Kushmanda
Skandmata
Kaatyayani
Kaalratri
Mahagauri
Siddhiratri.
Answered by iqbal seth, 25 Jul '13 10:27 am

 
  
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Shailputri Mata
2 Brahmacharini Maa
3 Mata Chandraghanta
4 Mata Kushmanda
5. Skandamata
6.Katyayani Mata
7. Kalaratri Mata
8. Maha Gouri Mata
9.Siddhidatri Mata
Answered by sumati gayki, 06 Nov '09 01:55 pm

 
  
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