Day 5 – Goddess SkandaMata Story and Facts – Dwarka Express
“सिंहासनगता नित्यं पद्याञ्चितकरद्वया।
शुभदास्तु सदा देवी स्कन्दमाता यशस्विनी॥“
Day five is for SkandMata, the mother of the chief warrior of the Gods, Skanda or Kartikeya who was chosen by gods as their commander in chief in the war against the demons .
The fifth aspect of the Mother Durga is known as ‘SkandaMata’. SkandaMata has four arms and three eyes, holds the infant Skanda (kartikeya) in her right upper arm and a lotus in her right hand which is slightly raised upwards. The left arm is in pose to grant boons with grace and in left lower hand which is raised also holds a lotus. She has a bright complexion and often depicted as seated on a lotus.
She is also known as Padmasana Devi. Her vehicle is lion. She supposed to be guarding suns orbit. Those who worship her get all the desires fulfilled they get peace and happiness.
Jai Maa Ambe 🙂