On 2nd October 2019 is the fourth day of Navaratri. On this day devotees worship Goddess Kushmanda, a goddess accredited with creating the world with her celestial smile.
Watch the video for the procedure to perform puja on the fourth day of Navratri.
Her name indications her main role- Ku means "a little", Ushma means "warmth" or "energy" and Anda means "cosmic egg".
सुरासम्पूर्णकलशं रुधिराप्लुतमेव च।
दधाना हस्तपद्माभ्यां कूष्माण्डा शुभदास्तु मे॥
Surssampurnakalasam Rudhiraplutameva Cha |
Dadhana Hastapadmabhyam Kusmanda Subhadastu Me ||
Meaning of the Mantra-
Goddess Kushmanda who holds two pitchers full of honey and blood in her lotus hands, be propitious to me.
The colour to be worn on the fourth day is Orange as a symbol of joy, warmth, enthusiasm and success. Offer malpuaa to the goddess. Offering malpuaa is said to bless the devotee with creativity, stimulation and health.
Cycle Pure Agarbathies wishes you a blessed Navaratri.