As the navratri festival is approaching we are going to celebrate the nine days of the famous goddess Durga. We celebrate these by performing rituals,keeping fast,by putting earthen pots (ghat) with jowar(sorghum) in it.In Gujarat people celebrate by playing garba and dandiya and in west Bengal they celebrate the festival by decorating pandals,scripture recitation,performance arts and taking out processions.Whole India is celebrating this festival of Ma durga worshipping the nine different goddesses.Who is Ma Durga? She is the Adi Shakti warrior goddess who combat the demons who tried to demolishes the peace,and prosperity. But she is a woman first who creates,nurtures and demolishes the evil.A woman can play so many roles in her life.She can be grand mother,mother in law,mother,daughter,sister,wife,friend and so many other roles.
Woman is also known as Janani,she is the only one who can give birth to the new life,nurture and develop,imparts moral value in the tiny little squish and turns into a sensible human being,who runs the society.
Woman is also known as Annapurna you give him cereals she will turn into food to eat for you and your family,she will keep herself hungry but try to feed everyone before and she will get full be seeing you eating and relishing the food.She also make sure to prepare food not only the family members but also for pets and in during old days they used to prepare one extra chapati for the cows.
Woman is also known as Saraswati,she is our first teacher(guru) who guides us from how to eat,walk and learn,whether she is literate or not but she knows how to guide you in every good and bad phase of your life.She is our guiding light in the darkest of the darkest situation.
Woman is Lakshmi who not only manage household but plan the budget very tactfully,she knows how to save before spending,she believes in the concept of a penny save is a penny earn.She can be the bread winner for the family at the same time by organizing her work meticulously.
Woman is a Shakti she only looks soft from outside but very tough from inside.She is the one can stand against any odds and never led anyone to destroy integrity of hers and her family.She likes a warrior protect her family and dear ones.
Woman is Dhanvantri she know the remedy of every disease,she know how to take care of everyone from small to big.Her touch can heal the wounds and diseases.
Woman is a Radha she is an epitome of love,she knows how to love selflessly without any worldly desires.Her love can be in any form as a mother,sister,wife and daughter,she has got immense amount of love for every relationship in her life.
Woman is a Sita she can sacrifice herself and her desires for the family's sometimes woman is considered synonymous to sacrifice.
This is what I considered a woman is,she is a creator,nurturer and a destroyer. As a woman this is my perspective towards woman (Naari) may be some of you agree and some won't please add on your suggestions if you want. Navratri is a festival of women so lets all celebrate the womanhood by respecting and loving the woman inside you.
Jai Mata Di
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