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Nava Durga Kaatyayani
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The sixth night of Navaratri festival is dedicated to the sixth aspect of Goddess Durga,which is Katyayani. She is called Katyayani because she was born as the daughter of Sage Katya. Sage Katyayan performed very hard penance of Goddess Durga. It was his wish that Durga be born as his daughter.
चन्द्रहासोज्जवलकरा शार्दूलवरवाहना |
कात्यायनी शुभं दद्याद्देवी दानवदातिनी ||
May the ever watchful Durga Devi Katyayani, who holds shining Chandrahasa (Sword) in her hand and rides a magnificent tiger and destroys the demons, bestow welfare on me.
October 28th, 2011
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