NINE DAYS OF MOTHER DIVINE: DAYS 7-9 DEDICATED TO SARASWATI APRIL 7-9
The seventh day is well known in recognition of the goddess Kalratri, a robust avatar of the goddess Shakti, within the type of the Goddess Kali, the fiercest type of Maa Durga. The symbolic message of the day is one in every of peace.
As you be part of Durga on her journey, you might end up struggling throughout the previous couple of days. I’ve to return to the metaphor of the challenges of rebirth and the troublesome means of transferring out of the womb. I’ve been discussing the 9 days as a means of the kid being reborn from the womb of the mom and we’re getting nearer to our new rebirth.
The eighth day, April eighth, is linked to Maha-Gauri, the White Pearl and Mom of Full Grace and Magnificence and Serenity, radiant just like the moon. It’s a day the place we glance into the darkness, look at our challenges and search to muscle the power and energy to rework and transfer past our limits. Just like the moon within the darkness, Maha-Gauri is at all times offering gentle and nurturing us within the darkest of instances, however she beckons us to develop past our limits and that requires trying deep into the darkness and making adjustments.
Today is sustained motion into the darkness and marking troublesome decisions and adjustments. We should muster extra braveness and know that the Blessings of Mom will help us together with her gentle even within the darkest of instances earlier than we’re going to emerge from the womb. Every little thing is feasible if we’re prepared with unblemished intention and robust will to rework our deepest issues. We now have to muster the vanity and confidence to know that we’re worthy of our highest good!
It’s a time to mirror on our darkest conditions and let the sunshine of Divine Mom’s moonlight shine inside us. It’s an amazing day for therapeutic, internal reflection and transformation. Divine Mom might be there in case you are prepared to let her gentle shine into your darkest crevices and to comprehend that the darkness is barely an phantasm. As soon as the sunshine is there, you surprise why you agonized and analyzed and gave a lot energy to the darkness. Blessings for a wondrous day! Rebirth shortly at hand!
The ninth, April ninth and last day is reserved for the goddess Navaratri, The Reward of Centeredness Amidst Change. Ma Siddhi Datri is the ninth goddess and an embodiment of Goddess Saraswati. Her identify means the “giver of Boons/accomplishments.” She blesses those that apply their yoga and meditation frequently resulting from self-discipline. She reminds us that if we’re common in our religious practices, then nature will help us with the achievement of our wishes. She teaches us that tough, self-discipline and dedication are essential to create sufficient readability of thoughts to be able to fulfill our wishes.
Ma Siddhi Datri is an embodiment of the very best high quality of Venus, wholesome relationships and her deep friendship with Saturn and the blessings of elders. She bestows intelligence and well being. She is a reminder if we discovered from Lakshmi, that wealth is not only bodily money, however good well being, fantastic relationships and a quest for the Divine.
Whereas her identify, Siddhi reminds us of Patanjai and the perfections of strolling on water or flying by means of the air, she really teaches us to stay balanced and grounded in probably the most troublesome conditions. The worth of meditation and yoga is that it facilities us in our Self and so it doesn’t matter what issues come up, we now have the poise and invincible power to cope with it. There’ll at all times be issues with the altering nature of the bodily physique and ups and downs with the fabric world, however can we now have the fortitude and centeredness like Ma Siddhi Datri to be 100% safe amidst change? That is grace and is likely one of the biggest presents of Mom Divine.
Be type to your self, hold the Divine spark heat for progress — towards one thing increased and be affected person. This course of occurs one, small step, at a time.
The decision to motion is to be common together with your religious apply so as to have the power and braveness like all of the goddesses using tigers to beat your deepest fears and transfer ahead by means of the darkness into the sunshine and rebirth! Particular because of Indu Aurora for her lovely discourses on the Goddess.
The celebration ends with Ram’s Birthday on April tenth
You may sponsor into ceremonies at www.puja.net or go to your native temple. This can be a very particular time for deep purification and an opportunity to extend all points of wealth in your life.