The beginning of Devi Paksha! Mahalaya the end of the Pitru Paksha, which is believed to be the evilest period referring to death, this is the reason “Tarpan” is performed.
Tarpan, a ceremony that says “Adieus to the evil that is the Pitru Paksha and welcomes the “Devi Paksha”. Triumph for the holy and auspicious days, devotion or shraddha to the coming happy and prosperous days.
Daughter of Earth visits her maternal Home with her children….
Particular period with the beginning of Mahalaya, the fortnight the night with the autumnal equinox or Amavasya according to the Hindu rituals the joy begins with the arrival of the spiritual time, Goddess Devi Durga steps to the earth to her parents. Goddess brings in with her the happiness to people who are believed to be the strongest in the universe, defeating the Dus avatar Durga is impossible.
Early morning chants you hear on the arrival the Devi Paksha!
Mahalaya is incomplete unless you praise on the “chants of Devi Durga”! The Durga struti that describes Goddess Durga her power and strength but also gives the peace of mind along with a thinking power in order to overcome any sort of difficulties or obstacles. The third eye of goddess Durga which defines her intelligence through which she keeps an eye all over so that no injustice is seen anywhere. The third eye which indicates to be conscious of all the good and bad happening around and thus lead yourself to prosperity overcoming obstacles as well the other people surrounding you with love and care towards prosperity.
She is immortal…..!! Durga’s Mantra defines her
Sarva Mangal Mangalye, Shive Sarvartha Sadhike
Sharanye tryambke Gauri, Narayani Namostute.
The great devotee and follower of Lord Shiva, who believes is the well being of every single creature and protects the universe, also the beloved wife of Lord Shiva incarnated Known as Devi “Gauri”, entire universe bows down to Divine and salutes her.
“Ya Devi Sarva bhuteshu “Shanti Rupey ni Sanskrita”….
“Ya Devi Sarva bhuteshu “Shakti Rupey ni Sanskrita”….
“Ya Devi Sarva bhuteshu “Matri Rupey ni Sanskrita”….
“Ya Devi Sarva bhuteshu “buddhi Rupey ni Sanskrita”….
“Namastas-yai Namastas-yai Namoh Namaha”….
“Superior of all”! Goddess who believes in peace, she herself is an ideal of peace, the entire universe is aware of the strength and the way she is protective as well as powerful that she owns the entire strength of all the Hindu Gods. Apart from it she is the mother who loves and cares for the whole universe also her intelligence is incomparable and “Superior to all”. Entire universe bows down to Divine strength and salutes her.
The period prior to Devi Paksha is not holy, as Mahishasur, the devil who pledged to destroy the earth and the entire strength of all god were unable to defeat finally created Goddess Durga, who had the strength of entire lords in the heaven. Finally, the black days of death were over and Mahishasur was killed by Devi Durga the “onset Devi Paksha”.