First Navratri Mata: Day 1 of Navratri is of Maa Shailputri – how to worship

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Let’s find out which Goddess is worshiped on the First day of Navratri or which is the first Navratri mata. Maa Shailputri is worshipped on day 1 of Navratri.

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First day of navratri – First Navratri Mata

The festival of Navaratri celebrates different incarnations of Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva’s principal consort, and the divine mother of Ganesh and Karthikeya. Since all nine days are dedicated to nine different goddesses, Maa Shailputri is worshipped on the commencement day or the First day of Navratri. Hence, she is called the first Navratri mata.

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Shailputri according to the Hindi language literally means the daughter of the mountain, because Shaila means Mountain and Putri means daughter. After Parvati had immolated herself, Shailputri was born as Parvati’s first incarnation to the King Himalaya. Shailputri is also considered to be responsible to maintain our Root chakra or Muladhara. Worshipping her helps one bring wisdom and sense to achieve any spiritual milestone or to realize our life purpose.

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According to different belief systems, the colors red and yellow are considered auspicious to wear and bring into use on this day, because Shailputri is believed to have incarnated from Mahakali. Day 1 is also known as Pratipada, where the goddess is depicted with a crescent moon gracing her forehead, her divine weapon Trishul or trident in her right hand, and a lotus in her left, while riding the bull, Nandi.

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The worship of Shailaputri includes chanting of the Sanskrit mantra given below:

Maa Shailputri Mantra in Sanskrit 
वंदे वाद्द्रिछतलाभाय चंद्रार्धकृतशेखराम |
वृषारूढां शूलधरां शैलपुत्री यशस्विनीम्‌ ||

Maa Shailputri Mantra in English
Vandē vāddrichatalābhāya chandrārdhakr̥taśēkharāma |
vr̥ṣārūḍhāṁ śūladharāṁ śailaputrī yaśasvinīm ||

Maa  Shailputri Mantra Meaning in english
It can be interpreted as “I worship the illustrious Goddess Shailaputri, who is adorned with a half-moon on her head who rides on Nandi and carries a trident. May she fulfill all my wishes!”

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