Navratri : Day 1 – Goddess Shailaputri

Pratipada is the first day of Navratri.

This day is associated with the Feminine Energy form –  Goddess Shailaputri. Shailaputri means the “Daughter of Mountain”.

Goddess Shailputri is the reincarnation of Sati and is also known as Hemavati (Daughter of the Himalayas).

Goddess Shailputri is seen riding the bull, Nandi, with the Trishula in her right hand and the lotus in her left.

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