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Dhumavati Jayanti – Dhumavati Mahavidya Jayanthi Mantra - Puja - Benefits

Dhumavati Jayanti is believed to be the day when Goddess Dhumavati, a fearsome aspect of Goddess Shakti appeared on Earth. Dhumavati Jayanti 2019 date is June 10. It is observed on the eighth day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in the month of Jyestha. Dhumavati is the seventh Mahavidya among the 10 Mahavidyas.

Dhumavati Jayanti Mantra

ॐ धूं धूं धूमावती देव्यै स्वाहा:॥
Om Dhum Dhum Dhumavati Devayai Swaha


Dhumavati is associated with all things that are inauspicious. She is believed to appear during cosmic dissolution. Some scholars are of the view that she is the void that is there before creation and after destruction.

As per Padma Purana, Dhumavati is the elder sister of Alakshmi, the Goddess of misfortune and unluck.

It is believed that she appeared during the Samudra Manthan or churning of ocean but her behavior is opposite of Lakshmi Maa who also appeared during the churning of ocean.

She resides on the Peepal tree.

Dhumavati is depicted as an ugly old lady who rides a horseless chariot. She is sometimes depicted as riding a crow. Symbolically, she asks the human beings to look beyond the superficial and understand the Supreme Truth from which all beauty and ugliness arise.

She is associated with inauspiciousness, lethargy, sin, poverty, perversion, sadness and deformity.

Dhumavati is propitiated by Tantric practitioners to overcome troubles in life and to fulfill their desires. There are very few temples dedicated to Goddess Dhumavati.

In some regions she is considered as a protective deity.

Benefits of Dhumavati Jayanti

Worshipping her helps in keeping out poverty and bad luck.
She keeps out all kinds of bad luck and evil forces.
Good for students who are lazy and are not interested in studies.

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