Worshiping Maa Durga in Navratri has special significance. At the time of Navratri, the worship of Mother Durga is done by chanting the Durga Aarti, to please the Goddess and she takes away all the sufferings of the devotees.
Maa Durga Aarti should be performed every morning and evening in Navratri. All kinds of sins are eliminated by performing Aarti. At the same time, the mother’s grace also remains on those who attend Aarti.
At the time of Durga Aarti, one should light a lamp of camphor or cow’s ghee in the plate. Must play conch and bell with Aarti. At the time of Aarti, the sound of bells removes negative energy inside the house and positive energy is transmitted.
Maa Durga Aarti in Hindi
जय अम्बे गौरी, मैया जय श्यामा गौरी,
तुमको निशदिन ध्यावत, हरि ब्रह्मा शिवजी।
मांग सिंदूर विराजत, टीको मृगमद को,
उज्ज्वल से दोउ नैना, चंद्रवदन नीको॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
कनक समान कलेवर, रक्ताम्बर राजै,
रक्तपुष्प गल माला, कंठन पर साजै॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
केहरि वाहन राजत, खड्ग खप्पर धारी,
सुर–नर–मुनिजन सेवत, तिनके दुखहारी॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
कानन कुण्डल शोभित, नासाग्रे मोती,
कोटिक चंद्र दिवाकर, सम राजत ज्योती॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
शुंभ–निशुंभ बिदारे, महिषासुर घाती,
धूम्र विलोचन नैना, निशदिन मदमाती॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
चण्ड–मुण्ड संहारे, शोणित बीज हरे,
मधु–कैटभ दोउ मारे, सुर भयहीन करे॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
ब्रह्माणी, रूद्राणी, तुम कमला रानी,
आगम निगम बखानी, तुम शिव पटरानी॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
चौंसठ योगिनी मंगल गावत, नृत्य करत भैरों,
बाजत ताल मृदंगा, अरू बाजत डमरू॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
तुम ही जग की माता, तुम ही हो भरता,
भक्तन की दुख हरता, सुख संपति करता॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
भुजा चार अति शोभित, खडग खप्पर धारी,
मनवांछित फल पावत, सेवत नर नारी॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
कंचन थाल विराजत, अगर कपूर बाती,
श्रीमालकेतु में राजत, कोटि रतन ज्योती॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
श्री अंबेजी की आरति, जो कोइ नर गावे,
कहत शिवानंद स्वामी, सुख–संपति पावे॥ ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
जय अम्बे गौरी, मैया जय श्यामा गौरी,
तुमको निशदिन ध्यावत, हरि ब्रह्मा शिवजी। ॥ॐ जय अम्बे गौरी…॥
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Maa Durga Aarti in English
Jai ambe gauri, mayya jai shyama gauri
Tumko nish-din dhyavat, hari brahma shivji ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Maang sindoor virajat, tiko mrig-mad ko
Ujjwal se dou naina, chandra vadan niko ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Kanak samaan kalewar, raktaambar raaje
Rakt pushp gal-mala, kanthan par saaje ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Kehri vahan rajat, kharag khapar dhaari
Sur nar muni jan sevat, tinke dukh haari ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Kanan kundal shobhit, naas-agre moti
Kotik chandra divakar, sum rajat jyoti || Om Jai ambe gauri ||
Shumbh ni-shumbh vidare, mahisha sur ghati
Dhumra-vilochan naina, nish-din- mad mati || Om Jai ambe gauri ||
Chandh mundh sangh-haare, shonit beej hare
Madhu kaitabh dou maare, sur bhe heen kare || Om Jai ambe gauri ||
Brahmani rudrani, tum kamla rani
Aagam nigam bakhani, tum shiv patrani ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Chon-sath yogini gavat, nritya karat bhairon
Baajat taal mridanga, aur baajat damaroomaroo ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Tum ho jag ki maata, tum hi ho bharta
Bhakto ki dukh harata, sukh sampati karata ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Bhuja chaar ati shobit, var mudra dhaari
Man vaanchit phal pavat, sevat nar naari ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Kanchan thaal virajat, agar kapoor baati
Shri maal-ketu me rajat, kotik ratan jyoti ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
Shri ambe-ji-ki aarti, jo koi nar gaave
Kahat shivanand swami, sukh sampati pave ||Om Jai ambe gauri||
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What is the Meaning of Durga Aarti in English?
Jai Ambe Gauri Maiyaa
Jai shyaamaa gauri
Nishadina tumako dhyaavata
Hari brahma shivaji
Glory to you, O divine Mother Gauri, glory to you, O Parvati, who are so rich in maiden grace (virgin beauty), the body of daily rumination by Vishnu, Brahma, and Shiva!
Maanga sinduura viraajata
Tiko mriga madako
Ujjvalase dauu naina
On your forehead, there is a vermilion mark and a musk mark (for good luck). Your eyes are bright, and your face is as beautiful as the moon.
Kanaka samaana kalevara,
Your body with a tinge of gold is splendidly dressed in red attire; on your throat lies a wreath of red blossoms just as beautiful as a necklace.
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Kehari vaahana raajata,
Khadaga khappara dhaari
Sura nara munijana sevata,
Tinake dukha haari
Oh, mother, your vehicle, the lion, is consistent with your glorious form. You bear a sword and a skull in your hands, and on you attend the gods, men, hermits, and your votaries whose grief you drive away.
Kaanana kunadala shobhita,
Kotika chandra divaakara,
Sam raajata jyoti
You wear a ring on your ear and a pearl on the tip of your nose, which makes your light shine like countless sun and moon.
shumbha nishumbha bidaare,
dhuumra vilochana naina,
O slayer of the demon Mahisha, you tore apart the bodies of Shumbha, Nishumbha, and Dhuumravilochana. (In the battle waged against them) your eyes reflected a frenzy of fury every day and night.
Tuma kamalaa raani
Tuma shiva pataraani
You are the beloved companions of Brahma, Rudra, and Vishnu. The Vedas and Shastras describe you as Queen of Lord Shiva,
Chausatha yogini gaavata,
Nritya karata bhairon
Baajata taala mridanga,
Aura baajata damaru
Sixty-four Yoginis chorus your praise and glorify you, while Bhairava (Shiva) dances in tune to the accompaniment of the sound of tambour (mridanga) and drum (damaru).
Tum ho jaga kii maata,
Tum hii ho bharta
Bhaktana kii dukha harta,
Sukha sampati karta
You are the mother of the entire universe. You are the supporter of the universe, the reliever of the suffering of devotees, and the birthplace of happiness and prosperity.
Bhujaa chaara ati shobhita,
Vara mudraa dhaari
Manavaanchita phala paavata,
Sevata nara naari
Four arms decorate your character, and the hand raised in the blessing reveals your benignity. Those men and women who worship you should fulfill all their precious wishes.
Kanchana thaala viraajata,
Agaru kapuura baati
Bhaalaketu mein raajata,
On the golden plate are exquisite aloe and camphor, both of which are already lit (waving in front of you); in the light of your forehead, the brilliance of countless gemstones is refracted.
Shri Ambe Ji Ki Aarti, Jo Koi Nar Gaave
Kahat Shivanand Swami, Sukh Sampati Paave
No matter who sings, the Maa Durga Aarti, Swami Shivanand said that he will gain happiness and wealth.
What is the Significance of Maa Durga Aarti?
Some important things should be kept in mind during Maa Durga Aarti. Before the Aarti, wreaths should be offered thrice with the mantras of Maa Durga. After this, Shankha, Gharial, Dhol, and Nagade, etc. should be used.
Then start the Durga Aarti by lighting an odd number of (1, 5, 7, 11, 21,101) lights with ghee or camphor. Do not use three lights in odd numbers.
Aarti is performed mostly with five lights, also known as Panchadeep. At some places, the aarti is performed with one, seven, or more lights. Worship is done through camphor as well.
The Padma Purana states that Durga Aarti should be performed by playing conch, bell, etc. with seven lights, by making 7 or 5 lights of kumkum, agar, camphor, ghee, and Chandan or by lighting lamps (of cotton and ghee).
While performing the Durga Aarti, first of all, rotate it four times in the feet of the Devi statue, twice in the abdomen region, once on the face of the mandala and seven times on all the organs, in this way, aarti should be rotated fourteen times.
Mother Durga is pleased when devotee sings the Aarti of Maa Durga with full devotion. Navratri Puja is not considered complete without Durga Aarti.
Every single line of Durga Aarti is considered as a mantra in itself. Goddess Durga Aarti should be sung with a full heart with folded hands.
Singing this Aarti brings strength to the person. Mother also offers her blessings to those who humbly listen to this Aarti.
People Also Ask (FAQs)
What is Durga the goddess of?
Durga identified as Adi Parashakti, is a principal and popular form of the Hindu Goddess. She is a goddess of war, the warrior form of Parvati, whose mythology centers on combating evils and demonic forces that threaten peace, prosperity, and Dharma the power of good over evil.
Why is Durga Worshiped?
It is said that King Suratha got his lost kingdom back after worshiping the goddess Durga during the month of Chaitra. The devotees worship the goddess for her divine blessings and guidance.
What are the 9 avatars of Durga?
The nine forms of Goddess Durga (also synonymous with Gauri) or (Parvati) are Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Kaalratri, Katyayani, Mahagauri, and Siddhidhatri.
Why do people pray to Durga?
The period brings peace to the minds of devotees when they perform pujas and yagnas for the goddess. Ultimately, it can be said that the devotees worship Durga to gain positive energy, to cleanse their minds to attain purity and salvation. A pure mind helps devotees concentrate on their routine.
Why do we celebrate Durga Puja?
Durga Puja celebrates the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon king Mahishasura. It begins on the same day as Navratri, a nine-night festival celebrating the divine feminine. Durga Puja’s first day is Mahalaya, which heralds the advent of the goddess. Celebrations and worship begin on Sasthi, the sixth day.