Katyayani (Shatavi Avatar)
चन्द्रहासोज्ज्वलकरा शार्दूलवरवाहना ।
कात्यायनी शुभं दद्यादेवी दानवघातिनी
Katyayani (The daughter of sage Kātyāyana, who incarnated to help the Devas)
Goddess Parvathi took the form of Goddess Katyayani to destroy the demon Mahishasura. She is believed to be called a warrior goddess because she is the most violent form of Goddess Parvati. She manages the Planet Brihaspati. She was called Katyayani because she was raised by Sage Katya. This avatar manifested good over evil.
Prasadam: Ksheerannam is prepared with rice, milk, and jaggery./Bananas are offered on this Panchami day.
Flowers: Marigold flowers are offered to Maa Sherawali.
Mantra: Swarnagya chakra stahti Durga Trinetram. Varabhit Karam shadgpadmdharam katyayansutam Bhajami.
Significance: She is mounted on a lion and empowered with four hands. On her right, we can see Abhaya and Vara mudras, and she carries a sword and a lotus in her two left hands. Katyayani vratam is done by unmarried women to get married to a perfect partner of their choice.
Colour: Green It signifies new beginnings and growth prospects. She eliminates Mahishasura good over evil. By worshipping goddess Katyayani on the 6th day of Navaratri, young unmarried girls will get married to the man of their choice. She washes away all negative energies. clear hurdles in their lives. She is a symbol of intelligence and peace that helps the devotees remove the Manglik Dosha.