Every year, the Hindu calendar celebrates four Navratri festivals. Those are
- Vasantha Navratri in the month of Chaitra
- Varahi Navratri in the month of Ashada
- Sharda Navratri in the month of Ashvayuja
- Shyamala Navratri or Matangi Navratri in the month of Magha
These four Navratris occur every year. The Navratris of Chaitra and Ashwayuja are well-known. Gupta Navratri and Gupta Navratri are the other two. This is only done by people who have a tradition. Gupta Navratri is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly in North India. In contrast to other pujas and Vratas, Gupta Navratri does not invite everyone. All of this is done in perfect secrecy. During the nine days of Gupta Navratri, Goddess Durga is worshipped in nine different forms, known as Navadurgs.
This Navratri is known as Shyamala Navratri in South India. This Navratri is one of a kind. On the Navratri festival, devotional worship of Goddess Shyamala provides favourable employment, higher positions, education, and wealth.In South India, this Navratri is known as Shyamala Navratri. In the Hindu calendar, this Navratri is very significant. Devotional worship of Goddess Shyamala during the Navratri festival brings good jobs, higher positions, education, and wealth. Puranas and Itihasas also tell us to construct solid marriages between husbands and wives and to marry as soon as possible for those who are single. Adi Parasakti takes the form of Sri Lalita Devi and re-creates the entire cosmos in order to defeat the demon Bhandasura. Shyamala was created in order to produce goddesses, and she was named Prime Minister of Goddess Lalitha (Mantrini). Because of this, Shyamaladevi is also known as Mantrini Devi. Matangi is the name given to this mother in Dasha Maha Vidya.
Puranas and Itihasas also advise developing strong ties between husbands and wives, as well as getting married swiftly for those seeking marriage. Adi Parasakti takes the form of Sri Lalita Devi and re-creates all gods and goddesses in order to destroy the demon Bhandasura. Shyamala was created in order to produce a deity, and she was designated as Goddess Lalitha's Prime Minister (Mantrini). Shyamaladevi is also known as Mantrini Devi because of this. In Dasha Maha Vidya, this mother is known as Matangi.
What is the origin of the name Mathangi for this mother?
Himavantha's friend Matanga Maharshi For many years, he has idolised Shyamala, and his wish for Shyamala to become his daughter has come true. According to Matanga's desires, Shyamala was born as Matanga's daughter and was given the name Matangi Devi. Godess Shyamala is also known as Geya Chakra Vasini, Laghu Shyamala, Vagvadhini Shyamala, Nakula Shyamala, Hasanti Shyamala, Sarvasiddhi Matangi, Vasya Matangi, Sarika Shyamala, Shuka Shyamala, Raja Matangi, and Sarika Shyamala.
Shyamala Navaratri 2022 Dates and tithi time
On Wednesday, February 2nd, Shyamala Navratri begins and continues on Thursday, February 10th.
Day-1 Puja: Laghu Śyāmala
Date2nd February 2022 Wednesday
TithiMagha Sukla Pratipada
Tithi TimeJan 02, 3:42 AM - Jan 03, 12:03 AM
Day-2 Puja: Vāgvādinī Śyāmala
Date3rd February 2022 Thursday
TithiMagha Sukla Dwitiya
Tithi TimeFeb 02, 8:31 am - Feb 03, 6:16 am
Day-3 Puja: Nakulī Śyāmala
Date4th February 2022 Friday
TithiMagha Sukla Tritiya
Tithi TimeFeb 03, 6:16 am - Feb 04, 4:38 am
Day-4 Puja: Hasanti Śyāmala
Date5th February 2022 Saturday
TithiMagha Sukla Chavithi
Tithi TimeFeb 04, 4:38 am - Feb 05, 3:47 am
Day-5 Puja: Sarvasiddhi Mātaṅgi
Date6th February 2022 Sunday
TithiMagha Sukla Panchami
Tithi TimeFeb 05, 3:47 am - Feb 06, 3:47 am
Day-6 Puja: Vaśya Mātaṅgi
Date7th February 2022 Monday
TithiMagha Sukla Shashti
Tithi TimeFeb 06, 3:47 am - Feb 07, 4:38 am
Day-7 Puja: Sārikā Śyāmala
Date8th February 2022 Tuesday
TithiMagha Sukla Sapthami
Tithi TimeFeb 07, 4:38 am - Feb 08, 6:16 am
Day-8 Puja: Śuka Śyāmala
Date9th February 2022 Wednesday
TithiMagha Sukla Ashtami
Tithi TimeFeb 08, 6:16 am - Feb 09, 8:31 am
Day-9 Puja: Rāja Mātaṅgi
Date10th February 2022 Thursday
TithiMagha Sukla Navami
Tithi TimeFeb 09, 8:31 am - Feb 10, 11:08 am
Swap Kunkumarchana with Matangi Ashtottaram, Shyamala Shodasha Nama puja, and Nitya Pooja for this Goddess. If feasible, recite Matangi Stotras such as the Hrudaya Stotra, Kavacha Stotra, Sahasranama, and others. Dress in a green or red hue if at all possible. To embellish, red flowers should be utilised. Payasa should be served in the same manner as prasada. Also recite the Shyamala Shodasha Nama Stotram.
Shyamala Shodasha Nama Stotram
Hayagrīva Uvācha |
Tāṃ Tuṣṭuvuḥ Ṣoḍaśabhirnāmabhirnākavāsinaḥ |
Tāni Ṣoḍaśanāmāni Śṛṇu Kuṃbhasamudbhava || 1
Saṃgītayoginī Śyāmā Śyāmalā Maṃtranāyikā |
Maṃtriṇī Saciveśī Ca Pradhāneśī Śukapriyā || 2
Vaṇāvatī Vaiṇikī Ca Mudriṇī Priyakapriyā |
Nīpapriyā Kadaṃbeśī Kadaṃbavanavāsinī || 3
Sadāmadā Ca Nāmāni Ṣoḍaśaitāni Kuṃbhaja |
Etairyaḥ Saciveśānīṃ Sakṛt Stauti Śarīravān |
Tasya Trailokyamakhilaṃ Haste Tiṣṭhatyasaṃśayam || 4
Iti Śrī Brahmāṃḍapurāṇe Lalitopākhyāne Śrīśyāmalā Ṣoḍaśanāma Stotram |
Those who cannot chant above Shodasha Nama Stotram can recite below Shodasha names. Those are
1. Sangeeta Yogini 2. Shyama 3. Shyamala 4. Mantra Nayaka 5. Mantrini 6. Sachiveshi 7. Pradhaneshi 8. Shuka Priya 9. Veena Vati 10. Vainiki 11. Mudrini 12. Priyaka Priya 13 Neepa Priya 14. Kadambeshi 15. Kadamba Vanavasini 16. Sadamala
These aren't just any Navratris; they're one-of-a-kind Navratris. All devotees who do Shyamala Navaratri Puja are blessed by Goddess Shyamala Devi.