Who Is Goddess Siddhidatri?
Know About Maa Siddhidatri: Goddess Mata Durga has nine divine forms, and goddess Siddhidatri is the ninth of them. That said, Mata Siddhidatri is the ninth divine form of Mata Durga. She is worshipped on the ninth day of Navratri, a holy festival celebrated all across India with devotions shown by devotees of Mata Durga. In Siddhidatri, Siddhi stands for omnipotence or meditative ability, while Dhatri stands for the giver. Hence, Mata Siddhidatri is the divinity who is endowed with supernatural power, and who fulfills the wishes of her devotees, such as peace, good fortune, success, and wealth in their lives.
Moreover, if a devotee nourishes any aspiration that he wants to be fulfilled, Mata Siddhidatri gets it manifested with her divine grace. Several religious texts also make the mention that goddess Siddhidatri shares half part of the body of Lord Shiva thus known as Ardhanarishwar. According to Vedic scriptures, the power Lord Shiva attained is from none other than Goddess Siddhidatri herself.
Origin And Divine Powers Of Mata Siddhidatri
The origin of goddess Siddhidatri comes from Mata Parvati. As a four-armed deity, Mata Siddhidatri is a goddess who holds a discus, conch shell, mace, and lotus flower. She either rides on a lion or sits on a fully blossomed lotus. Her divine powers are Anima, Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakambya, Ishitva, andVashitva. Each of the forms holds a specific meaning. For example, Ahima stands for the ability of goddess Siddhidatri that she can turn into the smallest of a form, like an atom, while the meaning of Mahima is that there is no limit of the size of the body that Mata Siddhidatri can extend. Similarly, Garima stands for boundlessly heavy, Laghima for weightless, Prapti for present everywhere, Prakambya for the fulfillment of desires, Ishitva for gaining uncontested lordship, and lastly, Vashitva, which explains that goddess Siddhidatri can conquer all.
The Legend Of Goddess Siddhidatri
Eons back, the universe was a gigantic void filled with utter darkness all around. There was no life anywhere, except a divine and formless light illuminating the void. The light took the form of a Divine Lady known as goddess Mahashakti. She bred the Trinity of Gods known as Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh, instructing them to weigh in their respective roles and duties for the universe. Acting on her instructions, the gods performed hard penance for eons which appeared as goddess Siddhidatri. Two of her forms, like Lakshmi and Saraswati, became the wives of Brahma and Vishnu respectively. The third form was born Parvati. She asked Brahma to assume the role of creator of the universe, Vishnu as a role for preserving the creation and creatures of the universe while Lord Shiva was given the role to be destructor of the universe at an opportune time. The Trinity of Gods received eight supernatural powers from Mata Siddhidatri. Thus, with the help of Mata Siddhidatri, the Universe was fully created consisting of countless celestial bodies, flora and fauna, humans and so many other types of creatures. Do you want to attain improved knowledge and wisdom in your life? Choose our Saraswati Puja for best benefits.
Benefits Of Worshipping Goddess Siddhidatri
- One attains peace of mind
- One achieves success in whatever pursuit one engages in.
- Mata fulfills the wishes of her devotees.
- Worshipping Goddess Siddhidatri on Navratri is the cause of opulence in one’s life.
- A devotee never deprives of wealth and good fortunes with the blessings of Mata Siddhidatri.
Mata Siddhidatri is the ninth divine form of Mata Durga. She is also known as a divine part of Mata Parvati. She is worshipped on the ninth day of Navratri. Mata Siddhidatri is the giver of peace, happiness, good fortune, and success in the life of her devotees. Her worship during Navratri is considered invaluably auspicious for the devotees who get the grace of Mata in their lives.
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