For Those interested in following Goddess Durga Ma’s 9 Avatars during the ongoing Navratris.
Today, 18 October, is the 2nd day of the Navratris where the manifestation of Ma Durga / Sekhmet that is worshiped is known as Brahmacharini who is symbolic of Purity and Sincerity of devotion of the highest degree . She is venerated for her high level determination and perseverance and devotion and it is believed that worshiping her on this day aligns you with the necessary attributes , attitudes and values to achieve all your goals.
She is associated with the Sacral chakra and since the Navratris in general are all about purification and in this Now particularly we are dealing with the healing of the Mother wound / wounded feminine you may recite the following mantra while bringing your attention to the sacral/ Swadhisthana chakra and asked to be released of all woundings and distortions with respect to physical and emotional caring, nurturing, stability and security you received/ were denied and in the discharge of your own parenting ,caring and protection responsibilities and issues with respect to intimacy, creation , sexuality and receiving/ giving within (this lifetime) and across your ancestral genetic lineage and the release of all symptoms/ disease that show up as a result of these distortion’s and woundings. The mantra is Om Braam Breem Broom Brahmcharinyai Namaha. Repeat 108 times.
See pronunciation here https://youtu.be/wXsF1qJ3Nzw
The following is taken from https://yensures.com/…/navaratri-navadurga-forms…/
Day 2 of Navarathri – Brahmacharini On the second day of Navaratri, Maa Brahmacharini – a manifestation of Maa Durga – is worshipped. The form of Goddess Brahmacharini is extremely radiant and majestic. Maa signifies love and loyalty, wisdom and knowledge. She holds a rosary in her hight hand and a Kamandal in her left hand. She wears Rudraksha. The word “Brahm” refers to Tapa (penance) – Her name means “one who performs Tapa (penance)”.
She was born to Himalaya. Devarishi Narada influenced her thoughts and as a result, she practised tough penances as she was determined to obtain Lord Shiva as her divine consort. She spent hundred of years eating very little or nothing at all, but her penance was so pure and had so much strength, power that it caused great disturbance in all the three worlds. Her desire to obtain Lord Shiva as her divine consort was eventually fulfilled.
Goddess Brahmcharini blesses you with great emotional strength and you may be able to keep your mental balance and confidence even in the darkest hour. She inspires you to hold on to your ethics and march on the path of duty. By the grace of Maa Brahmacharini, you strive to move forward in life without getting disheartened by the numerous challenges coming your way. Her blessings help you get rid of selfishness, ego, greed and laziness.
Maa Brahmacharini governs the Swadhisthana Chakra and upon awakening of the same the mind of the seeker moving upward, establishes in this Chakra. This chakra helps in maintaining the devotion and dedication in a steady manner.
Chant this mantra to seek Maa’s divine blessings… या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ ब्रह्मचारिणी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।। दधाना कर पद्माभ्याम अक्षमाला कमण्डलू। देवी प्रसीदतु मई ब्रह्मचारिण्यनुत्तमा।। Yā dēvī sarvabhūtēṣu mām̐ brahmacāriṇī rūpēṇa sansthitā | Namastasyai namastasyai namastasyai namō nama: || Dadhānā kara padmābhyāma akṣamālā kamaṇḍalū | Dēvī prasīdatu ma’ī brahmacāriṇyanuttamā || Some further Links https://youtu.be/EJ6Hzpw_e9Q Be Light ,InLight ,InGrace