Indian Festivals

Seventh Navratri - Maa Kaalraatri Puja Vidhi

Pooja items :

1. Picture or image of Maa Kaalraatri
2. Durga Sapthashati book, Devi's armour
3. Water in a kalash, mango,leaves,coconut
4. Roli, moli, chawal, paan, beetle nut.
5. Cloves, cardamom, sindoor, abhir, gulal
6. Dhoop, deepak, matchsticks
7. Flowers white or pink, such as hibiscus, lotus, roses and belpatr leaves
8. Fruits of five types such as pomegranate and sweets such as laddoo and peda
9. Panchpatra containing spoon and water, pata, mat to sit (Aasan)

 

Panchamrit- making Vidhi :
Take a little raw cow milk and small amount of curd, shakkar, honey, and ghee.
Wash the place of pooja with water and gangajal. Place some grains of wheat on betle leave, put on the ground and place water-filled on kalash on it. Insert five joined mangoe eaves in the kalash and, then, place a coconut on it. Tie moli in the kalash-neck. Light up a Deepak there and keep it lit till the pooja lasts. Light up some dhoop too there.

Place Maa Kaalraatri on beetle leaves in front of you. Concentrate your mind on Maa Kaalraatri and worship her step by step chanting following mantras:
Karala roopaa kaalabjaa samanakruthi vigraha !! Kalaratri shubha dadhath devi chandatta hasini !!

Atma-pooja :
Perform 'Atma-pooja' for self-purification with the following mantra:
Om Apavitrah Pavitro Va Sarvavastham Gatoapi Va,
Yah Smrait Pundarika Aksham Sa Vahy Abhyantarah Shuchih
Meaning: whoever contemplates on Vishnu gets purified physically and mentally.

Tilak and Aachman:
Tilak is considered auspicious mark and Aachman is considered helping washing off sins committed by action, thought, and speech.
Apply Tilak on your forehead and do 'Aachman' (drinking of holy water after accepting it in your palm) with the following mantra:
Om Keshavaya Namah,
Om Narayanaya Namah,
Om Madhavaya Namah, Om Govindaya Namah
Meaning: I bow to thee Keshav, I bow to thee Narayan, I bow to thee Madhav, I bow to thee Govind.

Sankalpa:
To achieve the purpose of the pooja, do sankalpa (resolve) by taking a little water in hand and saying your wish in mind to Maa Kaalraatri .

Aawahan:
Pray to invite Maa Kaalraatri with the following mantra:
Aagachha Tvam Mahadevi ! Sthane Chatra Sthira Bhav.
Yavata Pujaam Karisyami Tavata Tvam Snidho Bhav.
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha.
Kaalraatri devimaawahayami. Aawahanartheye Pushpaanjali Samarpayami.
(Offer flowers to Maa Kaalraatri )

Aasan:
After Dhyan and Mantras, Pray and offer:
Om sarvmangal mangaleye shivesarvaarth sadhike,
Sharneye Traymbake gauri Narayani Namostute.
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha.
Aasanarthey Pushpani Samarpayami.
(Offer flowers)

Paadha:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha. Padayoh Paadham Samarpayami.
(Offer water to Mother's Shri Charan)

Aasan:

Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha. Hastyoh Arghya Samarpayami. (Offer Chandan,Pushpa and Akshat mixed water)

Aachman:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha. Aachamanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Karpoor mixed water)

Aasan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Snanartham Jalam Samarpayami.
(Offer GangaJal for Bath)
Snananga Aachaman Snanantey Punrachamaniyam Jalam Samarpayami.
(Offer water for aachman)

Dugdha Snan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha DugdhaSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Cow-milk for Bath)

Dadhi Snan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha DadhiSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer curd made from cow milk for bath)

Ghrit Snan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha GhritSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Gou-Ghee for Bath)

Madhu Snan:

Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha MadhuSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Honey for Bath)

SharkaraSnan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha SharkaraSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer sugar for Bath)

Panchaamrit Snan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha PanchaamritSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Panchaamrit for Bath)

Gandhodak Snan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha GandhodakSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer MalayaChandan and Agaru mixed water for Bath)

ShudhodakSnan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha ShudhodakSnanam Samarpayami.
(Offer Holy Water for Final Bath)

Aachman:
ShudhodakSnanante Aachamaniyam Jalam Samarpayami.
(Offer water for Aachaman)

Vastra:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Vastropavastram Kanchukiyam ch Samarpayami.
(Offer sarees or moli)

Aachman:
Vastranante Aachamaniym jalam Samarpayami

Shobhagya Sutra:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha ShobhagyaSutram Samarpayami.

Chandan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Chandanam Samarpayami.

Haridrachurna:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Haridraam Samarpayami.

Kumkum:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Kumkumam Samarpayami.

Sindoor:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Sindooram Samarpayami.

Kajal:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Kajjalm Samarpayami.

Durvankur:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Durvankuraan Samarpayami.

BilvaPatra:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha BilvaPatram Samarpayami.

Abhushan:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Abhushnaani Samarpayami.

Pushpamala:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Pushpamalam Samarpayami.

Pushpamala:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Pushpamalam Samarpayami.

Nanaparimaldraviya:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha NanaparimalDraviyaani Samarpayami.

Shobhagya Patika:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Shobhagyapatikam Samarpayami.

Dhoop:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Dhoopmaaghrapayami.

Dhoop:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Dhoopmaaghrapayami.

Deep:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Deepam Darshyami.
(Show deep to mother and wash your hand)

Naibaidha:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Naibaidham Nivedyami.
Aachman: offer aachaman

Rituphal:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Rituphalani Samarpayami.

Tammbul:

Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Tammbulam Samarpayami.

Dakshina:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Dakshinaam Samarpayami.

Pradikshna:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Pradikshnaanm Samarpayami.

Mantrapushpanjali:
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Mantrapushpanjalim Samarpayami

Namaskar:
Ya devi sarva bhutesu, shanti rupena sansitha
Ya devi sarva bhutesu, shakti rupena sansthita
Ya devi sarva bhutesu, matra rupena sansthita
Namastasyai, namastasyai, namastasyai, namo namaha !
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha Namaskaraan Samarpayami.

Kshma Yachna:
Aawahanam Na Jaanami Na jaanami Tav archanam, Pujaam ch na jaanami Kshamattam Parameshwari.
Mantrahinam Kriyahinam Bhaktihinam Sureshwari, Yattpujitam Maya Devi Paripuranm Tadastu me.
Shri Jagadambaye Kaalraatri Devye Namha KshamaYachanam Samarpayami

Arpna:
Aum Tattsad Brahmarpanmastu,

Vishnave Namh, Vishnave Namh, Vishnave Namh.

OM Kaatyayani Maiya Rakhsa Karo!!

OM Sukhadati Maiya Rakhsa Karo !!

OM Nav Durga Namah !!

OM Jag-Jana-ni Namah !!


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