According to the scriptures, Mata Katyayani is worshiped on the sixth day of Shardiya Navratri. This year Shashthi Tithi is on 1st October 2022. Mata Katyayani is also known as Manas Putri of Lord Brahma. Mata Katyayani (Navratri 2022 Day 6 Puja) has the most beautiful form and is also known as Chhath Maiya in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. According to the beliefs, on the sixth day of Navratri, devotees get special benefits from the rituals of Mata Katyayani.
According to the scriptures, the form of the mother is as bright as gold and she has four arms. In each arm, the mother holds a sword, lotus, abhaya mudra and boar mudra. Mata Katyayani likes red color the most. According to legends, Mata Katyayani was born as his daughter after Maharishi Katyayana's penance. Maa Durga in her form had killed Mahishasura and freed the gods and human beings from his terror.
On the sixth day of Navratri festival, first after bathing and meditating, worship the Kalash and after that worship Maa Durga and Mata Katyayani. Before starting the puja, remember the mother and take a resolution with flowers in hand. After that offer those flowers to the mother. Then offer kumkum, akshat, flowers etc. and sixteen makeup to the mother. After that offer their favorite bhog to honey and also offer sweets etc. Then offer water and do the aarti of the mother by lighting a lamp of ghee. Do not forget to recite Durga Chalisa and Durga Saptashati before the aarti.