The story and legends of Goddess Durga

Stories and legends associated with the worship of Goddess Durga are popular, a number of which are as follows:

1 . It is believed that, when the monster was king, Mahishasur, who had already attacked Gods in heaven. He was very powerful because anyone could beat him. Then an inner strength was created by Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh (Shiva), whose name was Durga (Ten hands and therefore the amazing female power of special weapons altogether hands). He was given inner strength to destroy the late Mahishasura. Lastly, he killed the demon on the tenth day which day is named Dushehra or Vijaya Dashami. From that point, devotees and devotees of Mahishasura Mardini Maa Durga keep fast on today. Worshipping Maa Durga in various ways is taken into account as Dussehra.

2 . According to the Ramayana, consistent with the second phase of Durga Puja, to kill Ravana Lord Rama had worshiped Chandi to receive blessings from Goddess Durga. Ram had killed Ravana on the tenth day of Durga Puja, from that day it’s called Vijaya Dashmi. Thus, Durga Pooja is usually a logo of victory over the evil of goodness.

3 . Once Kousta (son of Devadatta) decided to offer Guru Dakshina to his guru Varatantu after completing his education, but, he was asked to pay 14 crore gold currencies (one currency for every 14 sciences). He visited King Raghuraj (ancestor of Rama) to urge these, yet, he was unable to offer them thanks to Vishwajeet’s renunciation. Thus, Kousta visited the God of Indra and after this, he again visited Kubera (God of Wealth) in Ayodhya for the required golden postures to rain on the “Shanu” and “Apati” trees. during this way, Kousta received currencies to supply to his master. That incident remains remembered today through a practice of plundering the leaves of the “Apati” tree. On today people give these leaves to every other as a gold coin.

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