The first day of the auspicious occasion of Navratri festival dedicated to the daughter of mountains Maa Shailputri. On second day of Navratri Maa Bharamcharini is worshipped. She clads in white clothes holding a japa mala in her right hand and kamandal, on her left hand a utensil of water symbolises bliss and calm.
Maa Bharamcharini is a symbol of love, wisdom, loyalty and knowledge. Devotees pour milk, curd and honey with flowers, Akshat, roli. Paan, supari. It is believed that she accepted Lord Shiva as her husband after Rishi Narada’s persuasion.
Mantra to worship Maa Bharamcharini
देवी प्रसीदतु मयि ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा॥
Dadhana Karpadma abhyamaksh Mala kamandalu
Devi Prasidatu Mayi Brahmacharinya Nuttam
Colour and Flower
Jasmine is the flower for Maa Bharamcharini and blue is the colour code for this day which depicts tranquility.
Mangal is considered to be the controller of fortune and she is governed by Mangal that is why her Maa Bharamcharini is worshipped to get peace and prosperity in their lives.