Sri Mahishasura Mardhini Devi Ashtothara Puja

To listen to the great Mahishasura Mardhini ​Mantra is to be carried effortlessly along in a torrent of powerful sound energy towards the awe-inspiring presence of Divine Mother.... As we experience the powerful rhythm of the beautiful​ 108 names of Divine Mother​, we feel as if endless waves of blissful energy are washing over us, purifying our minds and hearts and drenching us in Mother’s radiant effulgence. Having been propelled by those waves into an elevated state of mind, one begins to perceive a tiny drop of the overwhelming grandeur and glory of Mother’s vast cosmic form

The unique and powerful Mahishasura Mardhini Gayatri that Amma chants in her divine voice in the course of this Navaratri puja (in Sanskrit) is sure to remove the darkness of ignorance from one's life and fill it with Divine Mother's grace.

Amma recommends this puja (worship) to be done on all the 10 days of Navaratri. Mahisha asura (the buffalo-demon) representing the inner darkness was annihilated (mardhini) by Divine Mother in a battle over the nine days of Navaratri. Divine Mother emerged victoriously as Mahishasura Mardhini celebrating it on the 10th day, Vijayadashami (Amma Sri Karunamayi's Incarnation Day).

In this unique and powerful worship of Mahishasura Mardhini, Amma in her divine voice takes us through the 16 steps of worship offered to the remover of inner darkness. The powerful beejaksharas (seed letters) in this worship is sure to energize the worshipper and bless with inner light.

Listening to Sri Mahishasura Mardini mantra  chanted by Amma in her divine voice lets one experience oneness with Divine Shakti herself. This unique worship of Divine Mother(in Sanskrit) with the 108 sacred praises of the Devi. 

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