Vijayadashami – Maa Durga

Artwork copyright of Ankur Chaudhary/The Fourth Face

The tenth day of Sharadiya Navratri is Vijayadashami

This culminates the 10-day worship of the different forms of the Divine Mother Goddess.  It marks the victory of Maa Durga over the demon Mahisasur, who she later grants a pardon and releases him from his mortal suffering.

It is symbolic for whoever can achieve complete acceptance of all aspects of their self – light and dark – can destroy the demon within them.  The same negative aspects that affect our life, can become a companion towards spiritual growth and enlightenment.

शुभ विजयादशमी  (May you have a Blessed Vijayadashmi)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.