Jai Mata Di! The ninth manifestation of Goddess Durga is Siddhidatri, worshipped on the ninth day of Navaratri. Maa Siddhidatri has supernatural healing powers. This Goddess is admired to offer all types of Siddhi (perfection) to her devotees and thus recognized as ‘Siddhidatri’. She is always in a heavenly, happy and charming pose. She has four arms and sits on a lotus. Her arms hold Gada (bludgeon), Chakra, Shankh (scallop shell) and lotus flower.
Worshipping Goddess Siddhidatri on the final ninth of Durga Navratri bestows all Siddhis to her worshippers and it marks the successful completion of their Navratri Poojan Utsav. Acoording to the Markendey Puran, there are significantly 8 types of “Siddhis” namely – Anima, Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakyamya, Inshitva, and Vashitva respectively. Thus, by worshipping Devi Siddhidatri, the devotees can certainly attain all Siddhis.
The Goddess Siddhidatri should be worshipped with the chant of following Mantra:
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ सिद्धिदात्री रूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
It is mentioned in Vedic scriptures “Devi Bhagvata Purana” that Lord Shiva obtained all Siddhis by blessings of Siddhidatri that made his half Devi and glorified him with name ‘Ardha Narishwar’. Devi Siddhidatri is truly one of the most magnificent aspects of Navdurga. With her grace, all wishes of her are fulfilled and all the fear and pains are eliminated. With the grace of Goddess Siddhidatri, the worshipper can satisfies and controls all his desires. Devi Siddhidatri ends the greed and superfluous temptation toward material comforts of her worshipper. After obtaining Siddhi, humans observe enhancement in their personality and for this, the one should observe dedicated devotion toward Goddess Siddhi-datri. The devotees of Maa Siddidatri can attain any kind of desire by worshipping her on the auspicious final day of Navratri. Her glory is infinite and is she is said to be very generous for all mankind.
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