On Day five of Navaratri Maa Skandamata is worshipped.
Kartikeya is known as Lord Skanda and Mata means mother, therefore goddess Parvati is generally called Skandamata. Ruling the planet Budha (Jupiter), She is the fifth form of Goddess Durga and the mother of Lord Kartikeya, who was picked by the devatas as their leader in the war against the malicious existences. The image of Devi Skandamata delineates mounting on furious lion, holding Lord Skanda in his infant form and a lotus in her other hand. She has four arms, three eyes and an awe-inspiring appearance. She is moreover called as Padamasani since She is normally depicted arranged on a lotus bloom in her divinity. She is furthermore loved as Parvati, Maheshwari or Mata Gauri. The left arm of the goddess is in a stance to surrender helps with magnificence to her fans.
According to ancient tales Tarkasur, an unfathomable shrewdness nearness, when fulfilled Lord Brahma with his uncommon devotion and outrageous compensation. He asked Lord Brahma to shower His blessings and make him undying. Ace Brahma denied him this blessing, saying none can escape passing. Tarkasur acted splendid and mentioned the going by the offspring of Lord Shiva, since he thought Lord Shiva would never get hitched. Tarkasur started tormenting the people on the earth. Fearing his quality would cause destructions, the devatas referenced Lord Shiva to get hitched. He agreed and married Goddess Parvati. Their youth, Lord Kartikeya/Skand Kumar, destroyed Tarkasur. Devi Skandmata is a picture of the mother-child relationship.
By adoring Her, you get enormous love from her and all your needs get fulfilled. You may achieve prevalent enjoyment even in this human world. Her adoration normally consolidates the affection for Lord Kartikeya.
Auspicious flower: Yellow Rose
Color of the Day: Yellow
Mantra: ‘Om Devi Skandamatayai Namah’