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Sixth Day of Navratri October 20, 2023 Dedicated to Goddess Katyayani

In the nine-day Navratri Puja, the sixth day is dedicated to Goddess Katyayani. She is worshipped on October 20, 2023 during Sharad Navratri. She is worshipped on March 27, 2023 during Chaitra Navratri. The day is also the last day of Lakshmi Puja during Navratri. Goddess Katyayani form of Durga appeared as the daughter to Sage Katya of Katya clan and thus she got the name Katyayani. Goddess Durga is also worshipped as Bhairavi and Maha Kali on this day in different regions of India . In this form of Goddess Katyayani, Durga is both benevolent and malevolent. This is also a daughter form of Durga. She can bless and also destroy. She is depicted as having four arms and rides a lion. This form of Mother Goddess has control over Brihaspati Navagraha.  Bhairavi and Mahakali aspect of Durga is worshipped on this day in western parts of India . The day is also observed as Durga Shashti day in Bengal, Orissa and other parts of Eastern India . Katyayani Devi Mantr

The Aim of the Advaita Vedantin

We have been brought up in a world of limiting adjuncts where our senses perceive nothing but plurality. We are encompassed by sights and sounds which make us see that duality is the prevailing law of the universe. It is the thick and palpable clouds of ignorance that overshadow the mind, and it is only the light of knowledge that can dispel the darkness, the one fading into the other, and finally the shadow diminishes to a point where it vanishes. The body, mind and world are only broken reflections of the one Light. As the rays of the sun are to the sun itself, so are the individual souls to the Divine Being. They are phenomenally distinct but substantially One. With the recovery of this sense of the essential Unity will come a larger love for all mankind, until unison blends into unison and ultimately union merges into the perfect Oneness. Nirvana or Moksha is not the annihilation of the ego but its infinite expansion into the Universal Consciousness — into the Rea

Bhagavad Gita Audio Malayalam - Gita Malayalam mp3 Audio Free

This Bhagavad Gita mp3 audio in Malayalam is provided by the Yatharth Geeta website. Each 18 chapter of the Bhagavad Gita is divided into different mp3 files and are free. The translation and explanation in Malayalam is provided by Shri Paramahansji Maharaj. The size of the files vary from 20 MB to 44 MB. You will have to download several files to get the complete Bhagavad Gita with commentary in Malayalam. Each chapter is divided into two separate files. All eighteen chapters are available for download. You can download  Bhagavad Gita MP3 in Malayalam here at yatharth geeta.