Navratri 2018: Day 6 Goddess Katyayani is worshiped, significance of this day

New Delhi, News24 Bureau, Oct 15: The auspicious festival of Navratri is here and the enthusiastic devotees are all set to welcome the Goddess with fervour and emotions. Navaratri is a nine-day long festival and during these nine days, nine different types of Goddesses are worshipped as Maa Durga manifests herself in nine different ways in these nine days. We bring you the nine forms of Goddess as She manifests in these nine forms during the nine days of Navaratra.

Worshiped on the sixth day (Shashti) of Navratris, Goddess Katyayani is a form of Shakti who is depicted as having four arms, and carrying a sword. She rides a lion, and can be pleased with true devotion and piety. She is the daughter of Sage Katyayan. Devotees offer honey as prasad to Goddess Katyayani. Her blessings fill their lives with sweetness and help them get rid of bitter troubles.