The fifth day of Navratri Puja falls on Panchami Tithi (fifth day of the waxing phase of moon) in the month of Ashvin (September – October).
Goddess Maa Skandamata Devi (Navratri 5th Day)
Devi Skandamata is worshipped on the fifth day of Navratri puja. The term signifies that she is the Mother of Lord Karthikeya or Skanda. Mata Skandamata is mounted on a lion and she carried the small baby Skanda with six faces on her laps.
Story of Ma Skandamata
This is the most wonderful form of Ma Durga seen her carrying her divine child Karthikeya or Skanda. Hence she appears blissful and highly benevolent too. This form has twin advantages to devotees as those worshipping Skandamata will also get the blessings of Skanda seated on her laps. The face of Skandamata is so effulgent and she showers her affection on her devotees as she loves her own divine son Karthikeya.
Ma Skandamata importance
Mother Skandamata is the ruler of planet Budha or Mercury. She bestows fame, wealth and prosperity upon the devotees who worship her with sincerity and devotion. She is so compassionate with her devotees and hence removes all the afflictions caused by the unfavorable position of Mars in their horoscopes.
Ma Skandamata puja on Navratri 5th Day
Ma Skandamata loved red color flowers especially roses. On the fifth day of Navratri, worship Ma Skandamata with all your devotion and sincerity to win the blessings of the divine mother as well as the divine son. Offer shodasopachar to Ma Skandamata and Skanda and conclude the puja with arati. Pray for spiritual effulgence and clarity of though combined with the earthly comforts.
Navratri Fifth Day Skandamata Mantras
Om Devi Skandamatayai Namah
Om Devi Skandmatayayi Namah Sinhaasangataam Nityam Padmaanchit Kardwayaa
Shubhdaastu Sadaa Devi Skandmata Yashaswini
Ma Skandamata Prarthna on Navratri 5th Day
Simhasanagata Nityam Padmanchita Karadvaya
Shubhadastu Sada Devi Skandamata Yashasvini
Ma Skandamata Stuti on Navratri 5th Day
Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Ma Skandamata Rupena Samsthita।
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah
Ma Skandamata Dhyan on Navratri 5th Day
Vande Vanchhita Kamarthe Chandrardhakritashekharam
Simharudha Chaturbhuja Skandamata Yashasvinim
Dhawalavarna Vishuddha Chakrasthitom Panchama Durga Trinetram
Abhaya Padma Yugma Karam Dakshina Uru Putradharam Bhajem
Patambara Paridhanam Mriduhasya Nanalankara Bhushitam
Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala Dharinim
Praphulla Vandana Pallavadharam Kanta Kapolam Pina Payodharam
Kamaniyam Lavanyam Charu Triwali Nitambanim
Ma Skandamata Stotra on Navratri 5th Day
Namami Skandamata Skandadharinim
Shivaprabha Samujvalam Sphuchchhashagashekharam
Lalataratnabhaskaram Jagatpradipti Bhaskaram
Mahendrakashyaparchita Sanantakumara Samstutam
Atarkyarochiruvijam Vikara Doshavarjitam
Nanalankara Bhushitam Mrigendravahanagrajam
Sushuddhatatvatoshanam Trivedamara Bhushanam
Sudharmikaupakarini Surendra Vairighatinim
Shubham Pushpamalinim Suvarnakalpashakhinim
Sushuddha Kala Kandala Subhridavrindamajjulam
Prajayini Prajawati Namami Mataram Satim
Swakarmakarane Gatim Hariprayacha Parvatim
Anantashakti Kantidam Yashoarthabhuktimuktidam
Punah Punarjagadditam Namamyaham Surarchitam
Jayeshwari Trilochane Prasida Devi Pahimam
Ma Skandamata Kavach on Navratri 5th Day
Aim Bijalinka Devi Padayugmadharapara
Hridayam Patu Sa Devi Kartikeyayuta
Shri Hrim Hum Aim Devi Parvasya Patu Sarvada
Sarvanga Mein Sada Patu Skandamata Putraprada
Vanavanamritem Hum Phat Bija Samanvita
Uttarasya Tathagne Cha Varune Nairiteavatu
Indrani Bhairavi Chaivasitangi Cha Samharini
Sarvada Patu Mam Devi Chanyanyasu Hi Dikshu Vai
Importance of fifth day Navratri puja
The Skandamata puja done on the fifth day of Navratri will purify the heart of the devotees and bless them with wisdom.
The devotee will attain name and fame and raise his or her status in the society moving towards success in every endeavor.
The fifth day of Navratri puja also becomes the second day of Mahalakshmi puja. Therefore you can pray for both wealth and fame on this day.