The third manifestation of Goddess Durga is Goddess Chandraghanta. Those who worship Devi Chandraghanta on the third day of Navratri are blessed with eternal strength and everlasting happiness.
The Goddess wears the half moon in a bell shape, hence his form of the Goddess is known as Chandraghanta. She is charmful and bright. She is Golden color. She has weapons in her eight hands. She is frequently depicted seated on a lion. She is unprecedented image of bravery. The frightful sound of her bell terrifies all the demons, villains and danavas.
The form of Durga is totally different from previous two forms and show when provoked she can be the malevolent or terrible. By her grace physical suffering, mental tribulations, distresses, all the sin and ghostly hurdles of the devotees are root out. she is very incarnation of stillness. She is ever ready to finish the Cyprian, but to her devotees she is ever visible as merciful mother showering peace and prosperity.
The form of the Shakti is ready for war with all her weapons. It is believed that the sound of the moon-bell on her forehead lay off all type of bad spirits away from her devotees.
Benefits of the Devi Chandraghanta Puja:
In the tantric and yogic aspect, the Navaratri is an important period. The practitioners of yoga and tantra are able to wake their spiritual chakras during the Navaratri. During the third day of the Navaratri, they perform the pooja for the Goddess Chandraghanta and wake the Manipura chakra. When this Chakra is awakened, the practioner can be more receptive to the spiritual and paranormal world.
People who worship her, are bestowed with power and insight
Rewards her Worshippers with bravery, and courage, all the problems get resolved
Bestows with strength, and a sense of justice.
She provides with qualities of leadership, which enables us to excel in all fields.
Chant the Mantra for Devi Chandraghanta:-
या देवी सर्वभूते षुमाँ चंद्रघंटारूपेण संस्थिता।
नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।