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9 Nava Durga

The 9 Nava Durga Goddesses are: Durga in her 9 forms (viz. Kumarika Tri-murti Kayani Rohini Kali Candika Sambhavi Durga Bhadra Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary navadurgA f. Durga1 in her 9 forms (viz. Kumarika , Tri-murti , Kayani Rohini , Kali , Candika , Sambhavi , Durga , Bhadra Modern names are: 1. Meri Maiya Shailputri Bull Parvati 2. Meri Maiya Bhramcharni Rudraksa (Rosary) 3. Meri Maiya Chandraghanta Tiger Kanchipuram 4. Meri Maiya Kushmanda Tiger Bhimaparvat 5. Meri Maiya Skandmata Skand 6. Meri Maiya Kaatyayan Weapon, Lotus 7. Meri Maiya Kaalratri Donkey Calcutta 8. Meri Maiya Mahagauri Bull Haridwar 9. Meri Maiya Siddhiratri Lotus Nanda Parvat Meri Maiya Durga is worshipped in different forms. SHE is a form of Shakti. The evolution of Shri Maha Saraswati, Shri Maha Laxmi and Shri Mahakali (the 3 main forms of Shakti) took place from Shri Brahma, Shri Vishnu and Shri Mahesh respectively. Each of these 3 deities gave rise to 3 more forms and hence in all, these 9 forms together are known as Nav-Durga. Cited from Website Maa in 9 Forms. Another version is: 1. Durga Shailputri (Daughter of Mountain) 2. Brahamcharini 3. Chandraghanta 4. Kushmanda 5. Skanda Mata 6. Katyayani 7. Kaalratri 8. Maha Gauri 9. Siddhidatri
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