The celebrations, procedures of worship and rituals largely depend upon the traditions followed over the ages in the various geographical regions of India. It is mostly Shakti worship, which is prevalent and people throng to the Devi Mandirs for blessings.
As the Maha Navami of Navratri also falls today, this day has two-fold importance. The worship of Durga as the Mahisasuramardini, meaning the slayer of Mahisasura, the indestructible demon, symbolizing everything evil, is widely prevalent of Navami. The Mul Mantra of the Mahishasura Mardini, for those wishing to meditate on this form of Durga is given – Here.
Any Shakti Mantra of the preferred Shakti or a Mantra of Vishnu, Rama and Krishna can be chanted or meditated on Dussehra and will surely bear fruit and success for the sincere and dedicated Sadhak.
Dussehra is also one of the most auspicious days in the Hindu calendar for gaining Mastery over many Mantra, Tantra and Yantra Sadhanas. It is also considered most beneficial if a long term Sadhana or Prayog is commenced on this day. A large number of Mantras, Yantras and Tantras given on this site can be commenced on the auspicious occasion.
As both the Maha Navami of Navratri and Dussehra are on the same day, this day is also most beneficial for the practice of Mantras, Yantras and Tantras related to the removal, annihilation and destruction of enemies and trouble makers. However, before conducting these experiments, be sure in your mind, if those people are really evil and deserved to be punished.
Wishing all subscribers, readers and well-wishers a most happy and prosperous Maha-Navami and Dussehra.