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Navratri 2017, Day 4: Know about Goddess Kushmanda's Interesting fact

On the fourth day of Chaitra Navaratri, devotees worship Devi Kushmanda, i.e will be worshiped on September 24, Sunday this year. Goddess Kushmanda is recognized as – She mounts a lioness and has eight arms – her right hands carry a kamandalu, Dhanush, Bada and Kamal while her left hands hold Amrit Kalash (pot of nectar), rudraksh mala, Gada and Chakra.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 September 2017, 08:37:17 AM
Devi Kushmanda

Devi Kushmanda

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It is stated that She created the whole universe, which is called Brahmanda in Sanskrit, by just flashing little bit of her smile.
Navratri 2017

Navratri 2017

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On the fourth day of Chaitra Navaratri, devotees worship Devi Kushmanda, i.e will be worshiped on September 24, Sunday this year. Goddess Kushmanda is recognized as – She mounts a lioness and has eight arms – her right hands carry a kamandalu, Dhanush, Bada and Kamal while her left hands hold Amrit Kalash (pot of nectar), rudraksh mala, Gada and Chakra. Here are some interesting facts:
Devi Kushmanda

Devi Kushmanda

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It is believed that Goddess Kushmanda provides direction and energy to the Sun. Hence God Sun is governed by Goddess Kushmanda.
Devi Kushmanda

Devi Kushmanda

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Goddess Siddhidatri rides on the lioness. She is depicted with eight hands. She has Kamandal, Dhanush, Bada and Kamal in the right hands and Amrit Kalash, Jap Mala, Gada and Chakra in the left hands in that order.
Devi Kushmanda

Devi Kushmanda

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Goddess Kushmanda has eight hands and because of that She is also known as Ashtabhuja Devi. It is believed that all the power to bestow Siddhis and Niddhis are located in her Jap Mala.
Devi Kushmanda

Devi Kushmanda

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She also likes Bali of white pumpkin known as Kushmanda. Due to her association with Brahmanda and Kushmanda She is popularly known as Goddess Kushmanda.