Goddess Durga is worshipped in nine forms twice a year, in the month of chaitra and sharad. The festival is known as Navratri means the nine days. Goddess Durga took the form of Katyayani as the sixth of the navdurga. She is the slayer of demon Mahishasura. She is the warrior and one of the fierce form of Goddess Parvati. Know all the information, the mantra, storta and more on navdurga Katyayani
Goddess manifested herself in the fourth form of divinity named Kushmanda. Therefore on the fourth day of navratri we worship Goddess Kushmanda. Devi Kushmanda is known for living inside the sun, so is her appearance. Indeed she is as luminous and bright as sun. She is the one who is nurturing the universe like sun. The universe is the smile of the Goddess.
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.
As we know navratri is for nine days, so the mantra sadhana is for 9 days. Each one of the nine days is dedicated to a particular Goddess, Thus nine goddesses for nine days. Each day has a new mantra. One should recite the mantra of the day along with the durga mantra. Blog gives the information about are the mantras of the each goddess.