Goddess Baglamukhi, one of the most worshipped goddess in tantric or shakti cult is the incarnation of Goddess "Parvati". People know her as the navdurga but she also incarnated herself into 10 different Goddesses. These ten holy deities in Hinduism are known as "Mahavidya" or great wisdom science of Goddess. In Northern India, Mahavidya Bagalamukhi is also popular by the name of Pitambari meaning the Goddess of yellow colour.
Mantra chanting, stotras, aartis are the part of daily worship in Hinduism. Keeping mantra anushthana or chanting mantra for 108 times is the part of hindus life. And moreover hindus celebrate lot of festivals. But these are not just mere celebration, they are about worshipping gods and goddess. Find out the mantra to chant during auspicious diwali.
The Gods and Goddesses to whom saints, sages and common man of vedic age worshipped are the Vedic Gods. They are 33 in number - 12 Adityas, 8 Vasus, 11 Rudras and 2 Ashwini Kumar. 12 adityas are those who have an important role in the evolution of the universe and are the sons of Aditi.
Siddhidatri = Siddhi + Datri. Siddhi means 'powers' datri is 'giver and holder'. Hence Siddhidatri means the one who has all the powers and can give all kind of powers and boons to the seeker, be it human, god or anyone. Goddess manifested herself in the ninth form of divinity named Siddhidatri.
Goddess Mahagauri is the eight form of Nav Durga and worshipped on the day eight of navratri. The day is also called Durga Ashtami. Many people in India do the Kanya Poojan on day eight or day nine. Devi Mahagauri has a very fair complexion, thus called Mahagauri. Maha means 'very' and gauri means 'the fair'.
Goddess Parvati shedded off her white skin and wore the dark one to obtain the ferocious form. She did so to kill the demons shumbha and nishumbha. People in India worship her on the seventh day of navratri festival.
Devi Lakshmi is the Goddess of abundance who is in charge of health, property, fortune, and spirit. Generally Goddess Lakshmi is presented either sitting at the lotus or bearing it, with elephants in the background. She gets by numerous names and the most common being 'Sri'.
On the third day of navratri we worship Goddess Chandraghanta. Chandraghanta is the married form of Devi Parvati. In sanskrit Chandra is the 'moon' and Ghanta is 'bell'. After marriage she adores the moon on her head which looks like a bell. Thus she named Chandraghanta.
Goddess Saraswati is the intelligence and wisdom behind the creation. She is devi of knowledge known as 'Vidya ki Devi'. She also represents music, arts, speech. The goddess of creativity signifies the sattva guna from the three gunas. She is the Jnana shakti which purifies the mind and establish one in true self.