Puja Vidhi for Shailputri Puja
Shailputri puja is performed for the self-purification of oneself.
- First, a Sankalp (vow) is taken by the devotees by taking water in the hands in front of the Goddess. The devotees then drink holy water through their palms and put a tilak on their forehead.
- The devotees then offer camphor, mixed water, flowers, honey, ghee, cow milk, Panchamrit, sugar, and clothes or saree to the Goddess and worship her with supreme devotion to get her blessings.
Mantras for Shailputri Puja
To worship Goddess Shailputri, the devotees chant several mantras, stuti and slokas on the first day of the Navratri festival:
Om Devi Shailputryai Swaha (to be recited for 108 times in a row)
Goddess Shailputri Mantra:
Vande Vanchit Labhay Chandrardhakritshekharam
Vrisharudham Shooldharam Shailputreem Yashasvineem
Goddess Shailputri Stuti:
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Shailaputri Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah