Puja Vidhi for Katyayani Puja
- Katyayani puja is performed for attaining courage, knowledge, and strength
- A Sankalp (vow) is taken by the devotees by taking water in the hands in front of the Goddess.
- The devotees drink this holy water through palms and then put a tilak on the forehead.
- Then, they offer camphor mixed water, flowers, honey, ghee, cow milk, Panchamrit, sugar and clothes or saree to Goddess Katyayani and worship her earnestly to seek her blessings.
Mantras for Katyayani Puja
To worship Goddess Katyayani, the devotees chant several mantras, stotras and slokas on the second day of the Navratri festival:
Om Devi Katyayani Namaha (to be recited for 108 times in a row)
Goddess Katyayani Mantra:
Chandrahas Ojjvalakara Shardulavaravahana
Katyayani Shubham Dadyad Devi Danavaghatini
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Katyayani Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah