Chandraghanta is the third aspect of Navadurga Goddesses worshipped during Navratra Durga pooja. In 2012, Chandraghanta pooja (Maha Tritiya) date is October 18.
Chandraghanta Devi – Spiritual importance:
During Durga Navaratra pooja, Chandraghanta puja has a great importance. On the third day of Maha Navratra, Yogis mind stays at Manipura Chakra. Chandraghanta represents Manipura Chakra in spiritual practice. With Chandraghanta pooja by keeping the mind in Manipuraka Chakra, Yogis or the other devotees can able to see and observe divine things.
Dhyana Mantra of Chandraghanta Devi:
Prindajapra vararoodhaa chandakopastha kairyutha
Prasadam thanuthe mahyum Chandraghantethi vishrutha
The above is the Dhyana mantra of Chandraganta devi which is chanted on Chandraghanta puja during Durga Navratra pooja.