Know All About the 9 Avatars of Goddess Durga

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Shailaputri

Daughter of Himalaya, she has trishul in one hand and a lotus in the other she rides a bull called Nandi.

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Brahmacharini

When an unmarried Goddess Parvati decided to meditate in order to please Lord Shiva, she was known by this name, meaning celibate.

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Chandraghanta

She is the ten-armed goddess who gets her name from the crescent-shaped moon that adorns her forehead.

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Kushmanda

This form of Goddess Parvati is considered to be the creator of the universe and is revered on the fourth day of navratri.

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Skandamata

Skandmata has four arms and carries a bell in one hand, a kamandalu in the other and a lotus in the other two.

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Katyayani

Another form of Shakti, Goddess Katyayani is the sixth and the fiercest form of Goddess Parvati.

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Kaalraatri

Kaalraatri is believed to contain the universe in her third eye which is placed in her forehead.

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Mahagauri

The eighth day of navratri is dedicated to Goddess Mahagauri, who rides a bull or a white elephant and holds a trishul and a damru in her hands.

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Siddhidatri

Worshipped on the last day of the nine day long festival, Goddess Siddhidatri is believed to represent perfection.

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