Ninth Day of Navratri : Mata Siddhidatri

Ninth Day of Navratri : Mata Siddhidatri

Mata Siddhidatri is the ninth avatar of Goddess Durga and is worshipped on the ninth and the last day of navratri. Devi resides on the flower lotus and is worshipped by all the yogis, gyanis, rishi-muni’s and sadhaks. Devi consists if all the eight siddhis namely Anima, Mahima, Garima, Laghima, Prapti, Prakamya, Lishitva and Vashitva which is according to the “Markandeye Puran” and therefore she is known as “Siddhidatri”.




According to the book “Devi Puran”, Lord Shiva attained all these shiddhis by worshipping the supreme Goddess Maha Shakti and with her gratitute, Lord Shiva’s hald body has become of Goddess and that’s the reason the Lord Shiva is also called as “Aardhnarishwar”. After worshipping the ninth avatar of Devi Goddess Durga, the navratri and the fasting of the sadhaks get over. The next day is celebrated as “Dashera”, it is said to be the victory day for Lord Rama over the evil Ravana.

Devi Siddhidatri is worshipped by offering this mantra;

“Sidadhagandharva Yakshadhara Surairamarairapi, Sevyamana Sada Bhuyat Sidadhida Siddhidayini”

There is even few siddhis described in the Brahmvaivart Puran – Sarvakamavsayita, Sarvgntav, Durshravan, Parkayapraveshan, Vakasiddhi, Kalpavrukshatva, Shrushti, Saharkaransamarthya, Amaratva and Sarvanyayaykatva – in total there are 18 Siddhis in our shastras, and the devi is said to be the master of all the Siddhis.

Mata Siddhidatri Pujan:

The pujan vidhi for Devi is just the same as the puuja performed on the previous days of Navratri. Along with the pooja “Yagna-Havan” is performed on the ninth day of navratri. One should worship all god-goddess and Devi’s while performing Yagna. One should give Aahuti for all the God-Goddess and Devi Siddhidatri. Beej mantra for the yagna ahuti should be given atleast 108 times : “Om Hrim Klim Chamundey Vichhe Namo Namah”

Mata Siddhidatri Mantra:

Ya Devi Sarvbhuteshu Maa Siddhidatri Rupen Sanshitha,
Namastasye Namastasye Namastasye Namo Namah.

Mate Siddhidatri Dhyaan:




Vande Vanchit Manoratharth Chandradhhrut Shekharam,
Kamalshitham Chaturbhuja Siddhidatri Yashashvinim.

Swarnavarna Nirwanchakrashitham Navam Durga Trinetram,
Shakh, Chakra, Gada, Padam, Dharam Siddhidatri Bhajem.

Patambar, Paridhana Mruduhasya Nanalankarm Bhushitam,
Manjeer, Haar, Keyur, Kinkini Ratnakundal Manditam.

Prafful Vadana Pallavdharam Kantam Kapola Peenpayodharam,
Kamaniyam Lavanyam Shrinakati Nimnnanabhi, Nitamabnim.

Mata Siddhidatri Shotra:

Kanchanabha Shakhchakragadapadamdhara Mukutojwalo,
Smermukhi Shivpatni Shiddhidatri Namoastute.

Patambara Paridhanam Nanalankaram Bhushita,
Nalishitham Nalnalakshi Shiddhidatri Namoastute.

Parmanandmayi Devi Parabrahma Parmatma,
Paramshakti, Param bhakti, Shiddhidatri Namoastute.

Vishvakarti, Vishvabhati, Vishvaharti, Vishvaprita,
Vishva Varchita Vishvatita Shiddhidatri Namoastute.

Bhaktimuktikarini Bhakta Kashtanivarini,
Bhav Sagar Tarini Siddhidatri Namoastute.

Dharmarthkam Pradayini Mahamoh Vinashini,
Mokshadayini Siddhidayini Siddhidatri Namoastute.

Mata Siddhidatri Kawach:

Omkarpatu Shirsho Maa Aii Beejam Maa Hridaye,
Him Beejam Sadapatu Nabho, Guho Cha Padayo.




Lalat Karno Shrim Beejpatu Klim Beejam Maa Netra Dhano,
Kapola Chibuko Hasoo Patu Jagatprasutasye Maa Sarv Vadano.

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