Navaratri 2022 – Maa Shailaputri’s significance, Incarnation and legend!

We are giving details of Maa Shailaputri, Legend behind Maa Shailaputri Incarnation/Avatar, decription about Goddess Shailaputri’s appearance, weapons etc.

Today 26 September 2022 is a 1st day of Navaratri Celebration. Every devotee is worshiped Maa Shailaputri on 1st day of Navaratri. Today’s auspicious colour is WHITE. You may choose white attires like saree, lehnga choli, kurti lehnga, jacket style choli lehnga, Salwar Kurti, Bandhani Lehenga Choli, Asymmetrical Lehenga Choli, Patola Lehenga Choli, Mirror Work Top & Skirt, Kurta Set With Traditional Print, Leheriya Saree, Patchwork Flared Dress, Kediyu Top & Pants, Angarkha Tunic & Dhoti Pants for women and Indian Printed Kurta set, Short Kurta set with big figure motive/embroidary, Kediyu and dhoti will be the great choice, Waistcoat kurta set for Garba nights, Navratri special attire – Asymmetric Kurta set for men.

Information of Navaratri:

Navaratri is made up of with two words combination as NAVA (meaning nine) and RATRI (meaning night). i.e., Nine nights and is observed for nine days. Navaratri (Navratri or Navarathri) is a Hindu festival of Goddess Durga which is celebrated for ten days in the autumn (September, October) every year. Each of nine days signify one of the nine forms of Goddess Shakti: Durga, Bhadrakali, Jagadamba, Annapurna, Sarvamangala, Bhairavi, Chandika, Lalita, Bhavani and Mookambika. It is celebrated in different parts of India as well as abroad. Sharad navratri dedicates three days each for the worship of three forms of Maa Shakti – Goddess Durga (first three days), Goddess Lakshmi (fourth to sixth day) and Goddess Saraswati (last three days).

Navaratri Day 1 – Shailaputri– Significance, Incarnation, Legend, Aarti and Celebration!

First day is also known as Pratipada, this day is associated to Shailaputri (literally “Daughter of Mountain”), an incarnation of Parvati.

Legend about Shailaputri’s incarnation:

This avatar of the Goddess is also known as the “Daughter of Mountain”, as she is the daughter of Himalaya. In her previous life, she was the daughter of King Daksha and wife of Lord Shiva. Hence, her name was Sati – Bhavani.

It happened that Daksha had organized a big yajna but he didn’t invite Lord Shiva. However, Sati attended the yajna. During the yajna, Daksha insulted Shiva. Unable to tolerate the insult, Sati sacrificed her life by burning herself in the fire of the yajna.

In her next life, Sati was born as the daughter of Himalaya and later on, she married Shiva. Her name was Parvati. According to the Upanishad, Parvati had even torn the egoism of Lord Indra and other gods.

Maa Shailputri’s Appearance, Portrayal and Weapons:

In this form, Goddess Shailaputri is worshiped as the consort of Shiva; she is portrayed as riding the bull, Nandi, with a trishula astra in her right hand and lotus in her left. Shailaputri is considered to be the direct incarnation of Mahakali.

Colour Pattern of 1st Day:

Day 1: Ghatasthapna/Pratipada: (26 September 2022 – Monday) – White:

1st day colour is WHITE, which is a symbol of peace and purity. Hindus worship Goddess Shailputri on this day. The festival of Navratri begins with the worship of the form of Goddess Durga, which is Mata Shailputri- the daughter of the mountains. If you want to get more blessing from the deity don a white colour attire on this day, which represents purity, peace and meditation. Shailputri symbolises Mother nature and her favourite flower is Jasmine.

Navaratri colour 2022 Bollywood actresses in Navratri colour White

Navaratri colour 2022 Bollywood actresses in Navratri colour White
Navaratri colour 2022 Bollywood actresses in Navratri colour White
Navaratri colour 2022 Bollywood actresses in Navratri colour White
Navaratri colour 2022 Bollywood actresses in Navratri colour White

Navaratri colour 2022 South actresses in Navratri colour White

Navaratri colour 2022 South actresses in Navratri colour White
Navaratri colour 2022 South actresses in Navratri colour White

How to celebrate Navaratri:

For Navratri Day 1 colour is White, and the white flower arrangement is the best way to beautify the navaratri temple decoration. The first Sharad Navratri colour is white, so to plan your navratri decoration with white colour theme, you can choose for white Tulip flowers. You can beautify the wall behind the mandap with lovely white tulips.

You can do fasting if possible and show your physical and emotional devotion to Maa Shailaputri for goddess maa’s blessings for you and your family well-being and prosperity. You can also do mediation for  peace and purity.

Navaratri Prayers:

Durga Stuti 1:

Sarva mangala mangalye shive sarvaartha saadhike

Sharanye trayambake Gauri

Narayani namosthute


sarva mangala mangalye– To auspiciousness of all auspiciousness

Shiva -to the Good

sarvarrtha saadhike – to the accomplisher of all objectives

sharanye – to the Source of Refuge

tryambake – to the mother of the three worlds.

Gauri – to the Goddess who is Rays of Light

Naaraayani – Exposer of consciousness

Namostute- We bow to you again and again. We worship you.

Durga Stuti 2:

Ya Devi Sarvbhuteshu matrarupen sansthitah

Ya Devi Sarvbhuteshu shaktirupen sansthitah

Ya Devi Sarvbhuteshu shantirupen sansthitah

Namastasyye Namastasyye Namastasyye Namo Namah

Om Ambaye Namah

या देवी सर्वभूतेषु मातृरुपेण संस्थितः ।
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु शक्तिरुपेण संस्थितः ।
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु शान्तिरुपेण संस्थितः ।
नमस्तस्यैः नमस्तस्यैः नमस्तस्यैः नमो नमः ।
ॐ अम्बायै नमः ॥

Meaning: Chanting Durga Stuti is alike to doing meditation. It gives a unique sense of satisfaction and one feels calm after chanting it. It also drive evil energies away from one’s life and attract positive energies. It helps a person grow healthy, wealthy and prosperous.

Navaratri Special Bollywood Songs: We are giving a list of Bollywood’s a few songs for Navaratri and doing Garba and Dandia.

  • Shubhaarambh! (Film Kai Po Che!)
  • Dholi Tharo Dhol Baje! (Film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)
  • Nagada Sang Dhol Baaje! (Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela)
  • Dola Re! (Film Devdas)
  • Radha Kaise Na Jale (Film Lagaan)
  • Udi Udi Jaye (Film Raees)
  • Gunji Aangna Mein Shehnai (Film Life Partner)
  • Lahu Munh Lag Gaya (Film Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela)
  • Rangilo Maro Dholna (Music Album Pyar Ke Geet)
  • Saason Ki Zarurat Hai Jaise (Film Rock On!)
  • Sheronwali (Film Suhaag)
  • Maine Payal Hai Chhankai (Falguni Pathak)
  • Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye (Falguni Pathak)
  • Piya (Falguni Pathak)
  • Indhana Winva (Falguni Pathak)
  • Aiyo Rama (Falguni Pathak)
  • Pankhida Tu Udi Jaje (Falguni Pathak)
  • Chogada (Film Loveyatri)
  • Kamariya (Film Mitron)
  • Sanedo (Film Mitron)
  • Rangtaari (Film Loveyatri)

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