This Navratri Explore The Flower Power To Connect With The Nine Goddesses In A Special Way
Indian celebration is incomplete without flowers, which play a significant role in the Hindu tradition. Flowers serve as a powerful medium of communication to Gods in Hindu concept of spiritualism. While there are various varieties of flowers available in the market, you should know that each Goddess has her own favourite. In Maha Navaratri, offering flowers to nine different Goddesses holds special significance.
Find out which 9 flowers you should offer to the deities throughout the nine holy days.
Day One – Shailputri: Shoe Flower or Hibiscus
Day Two – Brahmacharini: Shevanti
Day Three – Chandraghanta: Lotus
Day Four – Kushmanda: Jui
Day Five – Skandamata: Rose
Day Six – Katyayani: Jasmine
Day Seven – Kalaratri: Krishnakamal
Day Eight – Mahagauri: Mogra
Day Nine – Siddhidatri: Chapa
- Offer either one flower or flowers in the multiples of 9.
- Avoid mutilated flowers and offer only fully blossomed ones.
- Do not smell the flower that you may be offering to the deities.