Goddesses of  Navratri

Day 1: Shailputri 

Shailputri is the daughter of the mountain king Himavan and is also known as Parvati. She is depicted as riding a bull and carrying a trident and a lotus flower.  

Day 2: Brahmacharini 

Brahmacharini is the goddess of knowledge and wisdom. She is depicted as holding a book and a rosary in her hands. 

Day 3: Chandraghanta 

Chandraghanta is the goddess of courage and determination. She is depicted as having a crescent moon on her forehead and carrying a trident and a bell in her hands. 

Day 4: Kushmanda 

Kushmanda is the goddess of creation and expansion. She is depicted as sitting on a lotus flower and holding a water pot in her hand. 

Day 5: Skandamata 

Skandamata is the mother of the war god Skanda. She is depicted as riding a lion and carrying Skanda in her arms. 

Day 6: Katyayani 

Katyayani is the goddess of power and victory. She is depicted as carrying a sword and a shield in her hands.  

Day 7: Kaalratri 

Kaalratri is the goddess of destruction. She is depicted as having three eyes and four arms, and she carries a trident, a sword, a noose, and a skull in her hands.  

Day 8: Mahagauri 

Mahagauri is the goddess of purity and peace. She is depicted as having fair skin and wearing white clothes.  

Day 9: Siddhidatri 

Siddhidatri is the goddess of perfection and accomplishment. She is depicted as riding on a lion and carrying a trident, a conch shell, a discus, and a mace in her hands.