Chandraghanta Mata is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti. She is the third among the Navadurgas and is worshipped on the thirdday during Navratri. Goddess Chandraghanta gets the name as on forehead there is a symbol of half moon.
Chandraghanta Mata is a three-eyed goddess and she has ten arms. She holds lotus, bow, arrow, sword, water pot, trident and mace. Two of her hands are in abhaya hasta and varada hasta. She rides a tiger.
The goddess has golden color and wears red color sari. She wears a garland made of white flowers and has a well-ornate crown.
Chandraghanta Mata is depicted as one who is ready for battle. Her roars awoke fear in demons.