Benign Mother, Katyayani Confers Success, Removes Sorrows, Obstacles, Illnesses
When calamity strikes, when there’s de-stability all round and when people suffer, godheads appear like a flash of lightening to reinstall peace and tranquility and uphold justice. Goddess Katyayani, an Adi Shakti form manifested as the sixth form of Goddess Durga for removing fears and wiping tears. She was born in the household of Sage Katyayana who undertook severe penance for ending the reign of terror of demons, to destroy them completely and establish righteousness. She dazzles in her appearance and blesses one with success and enhances the people’s intellect and skills. She also removes sorrows, obstacles, illnesses and guilt.
According to scriptures, the Gopikas of Brindavan performed rituals to Goddess Katyayani for attaining Lord Krishna as their companion. She graced them and fulfilled their wish, and even to this day, the entire place is filled with glory, divinity and joy of her manifestation.
Great epics like the Markandeya Purana and Durga Saptashati, have mentioned the appearance of Devi Katyayani. She is a very compassionate mother and provider of boons. By sincere, devoted worship, the goddess bestows peace, good luck, prosperity and health. She is equipped with special powers to destroy malevolence, and grants immense strength at the physical level too. The specialty of her invigoration benefits young unmarried girls with wedding bliss that transforms them into good housewives. Devotees also beget good progeny blessings. All her devotes including men can beget a good spouse through the devotion of this powerful force. Also, monetary and social aspects are improved with her worship.