Maa Durga, also known as Shakti or Devi, is one of the most popular and revered forms of the Divine Mother in Hinduism. She is often depicted as The Warrior Goddess with Ten arms, each holding a weapon, riding a Lion or Tiger. Maa Durga represents the Divine Feminine energy which is Shakti and is responsible for creation, preservation, and destruction.
Maa Durga is celebrated during the festival of Navaratri, which spans over nine days and nights. Each day of the festival is dedicated to a different Form of Maa Durga. The Divine Mother Durga’s victory over the demon Mahishasura is one of the most significant stories associated with her. It is believed that Maa Durga was created by the Gods to defeat the demon who had become invincible due to a boon granted by Lord Brahma.
Maa Durga is also known as the “Mother of the Universe” and is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of harm and evil forces. Her worship is considered to be an important aspect of Sanatana Dharma and is believed to bring about spiritual growth, prosperity, and success in life.