3,October: Devi Brahmacharini is worshipped on the second day of Navratri. Maa Brahmacharini is the second manifestation of Goddess Durga. As her name defines ‘Brahmacharini’, she addresses ‘Brahma’ (penance) or strong influencing tapasya.
Goddess Brahmacharini performs Tapa or hard penance. She is also known as Tapashcharini, Aparna and Uma. She holds Kamandal in her left hand and Japani (Rosary) in right. She wears white Saree of bright-orange border and also adorned Rudraksh as ornament.
Devi Brahmacharini is depicted in the form of sanyasini is the Goddess of wisdom, spirituality, knowledge and meditation. Admiring Goddess Brahmacharini, the Rishi-Muni, disciples and devotees of Durga accomplishes their Yog-Sadhna, Pooja and penance. Solar radiations behind her head glorify her luster.
According to the mythological story, it is believed that this Goddess enlightens elegant forms with power, divine and spiritual grace.