Magha Gupt Navratri 2022: Navratri is a day of rituals, celebration and has a great significance in India for devotees. The Navratri that comes in Chaitra and Ashwin is called Pravat Navratri and the one that comes in Magha and Ashadha is called Gupt Navratri.
This yeat, Gupt Navratri that comes in the month of Magha will be starting on February 2. During Navratri, nine forms of Maa Durga are worshipped. The 9 forms of the Mother Goddess are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandmata, Katyayani, Kalratri, Mahagauri, Siddhidatri, who are worshipped during Navratri.
Gupt Navratri 2022: Know the 10 Mahavidya Deities which are worshiped
In Gupt Navratri, 10 Mahavidya deities Tara, Tripura Sundari, Bhuneshwari, Chinnamasta, Kali, Tripura Bhairavi, Dhumavati, Baglamukhi are worshipped. According to religious beliefs, worshipping the 10 Mahavidyas during Gupt Navratri fulfils all the wishes of the worshipper and gives them good fortune.
It is told that in Gupt Navratri, the more secrecy there is concerning your worship, all the more success can be expected to be bestowed upon you. Tantric worship and rituals also have special significance in Gupt Navratri. The devotees of the mother observing the fast take a vow of fasting with the establishment of the Kalash and worship the mother in the morning and evening for nine days and perform aarti.