Devi Shailaputri aradhana mantra
Shailputri, as the Sanskrit name states, is the daughter of the Mountains. First among the nine forms of Durga, Shailputri is worshipped as the absolute form of Mother Nature. During the festival of Navratra, the goddess is portrayed with a half-moon on her forehead, a trident in her right hand and a lotus in her left hand, and riding on the back of a bull. The first day of Navratra is marked for the worship of Shailputri.
Devi Shailaputri aradhana mantras are:
Ya Devi Sarvbhuteshu Prakriti Roopen Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah
Vande Vanchhitalabhay chandrardhakritshekharam !
Vrisharudham Shooldharam Shailputreem Yashasvineem !!
Devi Shailaputri aradhana mantra Meaning:
Shailputri is one of many names of goddess Parvati. She is called Shail-bala or Shail-putri because she was born as Himalaya’s Daughter. Himalaya, being a mountain (parvat or Shail), she is called parvati or shail-putri. Navratre’s first day is devoted to Shailputri mata. She rides on Vrash (Bull), she has Shool (Trident) in one of her hands, there is half-moon on her crown, and she is benefitial for whatever one wishes