Have you ever heard of Magha Gupta Navratri? It is another propitious Hindu festival in the Hindu calendar. Personages from North India predominately celebrate this Navratri with great joy and devotion. It is a 9days long gaiety dedicated to Goddess Durga or Shakti. Magha Gupta Navratri happens in the Hindu month “Megha,” which executes the festivity name justified.
Magha Gupta Navratri is also known as ‘Shishir Navratri.’ The celebration commences on ‘Pratipada’ (1st day) and persists till ‘Navami’ (9th day). The festivity is extraordinarily significant for Tantriks and Sadhaks (devotees). But anyone who wants to resolve his material problems can also celebrate the occurrence.
Magha Gupta Navratri rituals:
- During the celebration, devotees wake up at sunrise and take a fresh bath. Later, they spring cleaning, decorating the place of worship, and further preparations.
- Adherents install a Goddess Durga idol on a red cloth, offer her vermillion, rice, colorful flowers, dhoop, incense sticks, Chunri, bindi, and bangles to the Goddess.
- They keep a strict fast during the entire celebration, like other Navratri festivals. Throughout Magha Gupta Navratri Vrat, an observer can only have one meal after finishing the puja rituals.
- Most importantly, the adherents recite the auspicious Durga Mantra 108 times. They, plus, read Durga Stotra during the celebration. The act is to appease and show sole devotion to Goddess Durga.
People believe that if a person sincerely observes fast during Magha Gupta Navratri, she will shower her love and affection to the follower. You should follow the same to receive her divine blessings plus knowledge, prosperity, and wealth.
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