Devi Brahmacharini is the second modification of Maa Durga who is worshipped on the second day of Navratri. Here word “Brahm” Refer to “Tapa”. So Brahmacharini means Tapa Charini – The one who perform Tapa or penance. Devi Brahmacharini had two-armed, clad in white and carries a Rudraksha mala and sacred kamandal. Goddess Brahmacharini is the store house of knowledge and wisdom. The person who observes the fasts and worships the goddess with full faith and dedication is blessed with happy and peaceful life.
It is stated that during here Tapa (penance) to get Lord Shiva as her yokefellow she spent 1000 years on the diet of fruits and flowers and next 100 years on the diet on leafy vegetables while sleeping on the floor.
Devi Brahmacharini blesses you with great emotional strength and you may be able to keep your mental and confidence even in the darkest hour. The devotee of goddess Brahmacharini gets a happy life and no suffering bothers him.
Benefits of the Devi Brahmacharini Puja:
People worship her on the second day of the Navaratri to acquire the ability for abstaining food and water while performing the penance during Navaratri.
It is a myth that with her blessing, one can fast for nine consecutive days during Navaratri without affecting the health and one can gain the virtues for facing the challenges of mortal life with sheer determination.
Brahmacharini is capable of providing unending benefits. By worshiping her the person inculcates penancing, renouncing, dispassion, ethical conduct and restraint in himself.
By the grace of Brahmacharini, followers get success and victory always and everywhere.
This way the mind of the strivers moving upward, establishes in Swadhisthana Chakra. The Yogi, who makes his mind stay in this Chakra, gets the devotion and blessings of the Goddess.
Chant the mantra to seek Devi Brahmacharini divine blessing:-
या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ ब्रह्मचारिणी रूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
दधाना कर पद्माभ्याम अक्षमाला कमण्डलू।
देवी प्रसीदतु मई ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा।।