Thursday, June 13, 2024

Navratri day 5: Secret Tips To Please Maa Skandmata

Maa Skandmata is worshipped on Navratri day 5 as the incarnation of Maa Durga. She is the goddess of love and blesses the devotees with virtues of patience and wisdom. Here's how to worship her and how to make her special bhog:


Jai Mata di! It is Navratri day 5 on 13 April 2024 and Maa Skandmata is worshipped on this day as the fifth incarnation ( swarup) of Maa Durga.

Like said before, the days of Chaitra navratri are extemely auspicious and you can please Maa Durga if you pray with pure heart and right intentions. Reciting the right mantras and offering a satvic bhog is an added plus.

So, let’s get to know about Maa Skandmata katha, Puja Vidhi, Mantras, aarti and a special bhog which you must prepare for her:

‘Skand’ means ‘Kartikay’, which is why Maa Skandmata is known by this name. She is the mother of Kartikay who sits in her lap. She is the goddess of knowledge, wisdom and patience.

As per Kumarasambhava, epic poem by Kalidas, the Gods prayed for Skanda’s birth for destroying the demons Taraka, Surapadma and Simhamukha. That is when Skanda was born with God Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Maa Skandmata has a pure white complexion. She is the only form of Maa Durga who has the power to bless the devotees with the blessings of God of war, Kartikay.

As emphasized above, it is extremely important to obey the rules and incorporate correct Puja Vidhi while performing the Navratri puja.

So, here is Maa Skandamata Katha, Puja Vidhi, mantras and the recipe to prepare her special prashad.

Maa Skandmata Katha

Maa Skandamata Puja Vidhi and Mantra

  • On Navratri day 5, start your day by wearing yellow colored clothes;
  • Take red and yellow colored flowers and offer to Maa Skandmata;
  • Offer rice, incense, cloves, and offer ‘kele ka halwa’ as special prasad:
  • Here’s how to make Maa Skandmata special bhog- Kele ka Halwa

Maa Skandmata Puja Mantra

While offering the prashad to Maa Skandmata, chant the following mantra:

Maa Skandmata Aarti

Complete Maa Skandmata Puja by reciting Maa Skandmata aarti:

Jai Mata di! May Maa Skandmata grant you knowledge, wisdom and patience!

Also read: Navratri day1, Navratri day 2, Navratri day 3 and Navratri day 4 Puja Vidhi.

Jyoti Sehrawat
Jyoti Sehrawat
Jyoti Sehrawat is a passionate writer and an English language educator who has been writing professionally for over 14 years. Her journey as a writer began as a personal endeavor, a way to express her thoughts, feelings, and imagination. Over the years, it evolved into a lifelong pursuit, a calling that she’s truly passionate about. When she’s not writing, she loves to paint, explore new DIYs and bake French-vanilla muffins!

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