Kushmanda Kavach (Kushmanda Mata Kavacham) is a prayer dedicated to Goddess Kushmanda Mata, fourth among Navadurga Goddesses (Nine aspects of Goddess Durga).
Kushmanda Navadurga Puja is observed on the fourth day of Navratri – in Vasant Navratri and Ashwin Navratri (Sharad Navratri).
Fourth day of Navratri is also observed as Varad Vinayak Chaturthi.
Here are the lyrics of Kushmanda Kavach..
Hansarey Me Shir Patu Kushmande Bhavnashineem |
Hasalkari Netreytha, Hasraushch Lallatkam ||
Kaumori Patu sarvagatrey, Varahi Uttare Tatha,
Purve Patu Vaishnavi Indrani Dakshine Mam |
digdi dhasarvetaraiva Kum Bijam Sarvadatu ||
In Chaitra Navratri, Kushmanda Puja date is April 5. In 2022, Kushmanda Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is September 29.