Auspicious "Navratri" denotes two words, one is "Nava" which means "Nine", and "Ratri", which means "meaningful new night". These nine new nights devotees observe fast, offer prayers to nine forms of "Goddess Durga", in different forms of creation, who is none other than Adi Parashakti, is the primordial form of Goddess Parvati, who is also called as Goddess Bhadrakali, Goddess Jagadamba, Goddess Annapurna, Goddess Sarvamangala, Goddess Bhairavi, Goddess Chandika, Goddess Lalita, Goddess Bhavani and Goddess Mookambika.
Worshiping nine unique forms in these nine days as first three days is Goddess Durga with her consort Lord Shiva, second three days as Goddess Lakshmi with her consort Lord Vishnu, and third three days as Goddess Saraswathi with her consort Lord Brahma bless devotees with supreme forms of celestial energy, governs the universe with reality, blissful boundless joy, absolute consciousness, creative power, blissful self-awareness.
Worshiping and performing puja at this temple, devotees are blessed with fulfilling all wishes, where Goddess Durga performed tapas or underwent deep meditation. The temple got its name after Patti the offspring of Kamadhenu, the sacred cow assisted the deity in her penance. The temple has a glorious past, Lord Shiva protected the fragile Saint Thiru Gnanasambandar against the scorching heat with an awning or roof made of pearls. Lord Rama worshiped Goddess Durga, before going to Lanka to bring back Goddess Sita. Worshipping Goddess Durga, removes malefic effects, Black magic, Doshas, Misfortunes, Health Issues, Enmity, bestows early marriage, grant boons for childless, get rid-off sins, karmas, gain courage and strength, material gains, prosperity.
This Temple is located in Chennai. This is one of the few temples of Goddess Pratyingara Devi. She is a very powerful goddess who emerged from the third eye of Sarabheswara, a manifestation of Lord Shiva with 1,008 lion heads, 2,016 hands and a blood stained tongue lolling out. A puja in this temple will help to get relief from financial problems, wedding boon, removes black magic, evil drishti, obstacles in life, with divine grace progress in business, gain prospective employment opportunities, build wealth, peace, abundance of income and gains, disease free life, relief from graha doshas, Abichara's.
Goddess Shoolini is the Godddess Shakti the power of Lord Shiva, is sacred energy of formless or with form, the gracious Mahashakti, is the root of creations of the universe. Goddess Shoolini invokes the energy of Knowledge to attain self-awareness through wisdom, appeared in the universe with the blessings of Lord Shiva, to control the ferocious form of Lord Narasimha and protect the universe, as Lord Narasimha was turning a threat. Lord Shiva took the form as Lord Sarabeshwara, a part bird and a part lion. Goddess Shoolini took her abode in the right wing of Lord Sarabeshwara and she was called as Shoolini as her appearance is in black, an another form of Goddess Durga, known as Goddess Shoolini Durga. Worshiping during Navratri symbolically represents safety to women and children, gain positive energy to win battles, victory of good over evil, clears all the devil aspects, obstacles and this the time all devotees are blessed with gaining will power, confidence, lead path to success, overcome enmity, regain lost name, fame, instill good health, unending wealth creations, abundance of prosperity.
|| Om Shreem Hreem Srown Dhum
Jwala Jwala Shoolini
Dushta Graha Hoom Phat Swaha ||
The Presiding Deity in this temple is Lord Thirukameeswara Shiva. This is the place where Goddess Aishwarya Lakshmi installed Shiva Linga and performed great penance for Lord Shiva. The word Aishwarya means "Wealth and symbolically denotes blessings to acquire material success, awards and accomplishments. A special puja to Aishwarya Mahalakshmi in this temple bestows unlimited material wealth, business development and richness, mitigates harmful inflictions of negative planetary displacements, brings healthy, happy and peaceful life.
Goddess Rajeswari in this temple graces in sitting posture as a little girl with Goddess Mahalakshmi, Saraswathi, Lord Ganapathy & Muruga on both sides. This is one of the rarest form of Mother Rajeswari. Goddess Raja Rajeswari is called as "Gnana Swaroopini", is honored as Goddess of Wisdom, is also the Goddess of Sri Chakra. Special archanas to Mother Goddess gives wisdom, good education, solves infertility in women, repeated miscarriages, depression, hysteria, disharmony in married life, Gandharva Dosha, blesses devotees with prosperity, good health, wealth, Bestowing Boons and prosperous growth in life.
Goddess Ashta Lakshmi Homam is a divine auspicious ritual during Navratri, is performed to invoke the Eight Divine Spirits of Goddess Maha Lakshmi, achieve the eight different aspects of wealth and prosperity. She is the universal power of abundance, prosperity and quality of being auspiciousness and successfulness and her divine name Goddess Lakshmi is a symbol of existence of life, living creatures, wealth and prosperity. Worshiping Ashta Lakshmi is literally known as "Divine Wealth" and worshiping for three days, does not only usher devotees gross wealth and prosperity, but as a Mother Goddess of Prosperity, blesses all eight wealth energies and never stops here, bestows according to the needs of her devotees. Also, this Homam is performed to clear all the negativities like unfulfilled, discontented, dissatisfied, insufficient, unhappy, financial discomforts, unpreparedness, and be blessed to fulfill all life desires, joy and happiness, achievements and awards, pleasures, successful ventures, Income and Profits, wealth generation, luxury and comforts and long life span.
|| Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Kamale
Kamalalaye Praseeda Praseeda
Om Shreem Hreem Shreem Mahalakshmaye Namah ||
Amidst beautiful locales in the town of Koothanur, near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu is the home of the goddess of learning, Maha Saraswathi. This is the only temple in the entire Tamilnadu dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi. Navratri is celebrated with great fervour in this temple. Devotees worshipping here are gifted with the boon of knowledge and wisdom. Estranged couples are united for good after worshipping the deity here. A puja in this temple clears problems related to employment, business & career.
Vana Durga Parameswari Amman is a temple dedicated to Vana Durga, situated in Kathiramangalam, Thanjavur, is one of the Nava (9) Durga temple is a presiding deity in this temple. The deity is known for visiting kashi everyday night through air to take bath in river Ganges and returns back during meditation. She is also called "Siva Malliga Vanam". Devotees are blessed with material abundance, peace and harmony, remove indebtedness, bestows bonding, reunion of married couples, flourish business, boon for early marriages, protection from animals, mysterious creatures, gain knowledge, wisdom.
Nine manifestations of Goddess Durga one who governs planets of universe is an iconography, was created by Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva to slay down Buffalo Demon Mahisasura when three lords with Devas gone powerless, gave birth to Goddess Durga, a combination of powerful energies in the form of Goddess Shakti, a derivative power of male Lords and true source of their inner power, is a philosophical and domineering personality. Nine forms of Goddess Nava Chandi are Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Kaalratri, Katyayani, Mahagauri and Siddhidhatri, is goddess of love, beauty, purity, fertility, devotion, courage and strength, peace and harmony. Goddess Nava Chandika outreaches the divine principles of Goddess Shakti make the universe to deter from evil thinking, evil base and evil practices. Under the principles of Goddess Shakti and Shakta and protection to the universe from evil force is performed to appease Goddess Nava Chandika eliminating malefic effects of Rahu Ketu planets, negative energies, bless devotees with grand success in life. This Homam gets rid of Obstacles and troubles in life to win over evil effects and enemies. Influences of negative planetary positions are nullified, blessed with Happy and Prosperous life, good job prospects, good fortune, abundance wealth creations. Nava Chandi Homam is a ruthless divine force "To Destroy the Evil and Bless the Good".
|| Om Namo Aaghore Hi Aghore Hum Ghora
Ghoratare Sarva Sarve Namaste Roope Hah
Aim Hreem Kleem Chamundayai Vicche
Vicche Navaakshara Chandimaatren
Nimantreayettach Balipurvakaam ||