Actress Tejaswini Pandit comes with some unique concepts to depict herself and the overall womanhood in a respectful way every Navratri. This year she is depicting the woman as Devi Durga in 9 different avatars. Tejaswini said, "Most of our Indian festivals celebrate good over evil, this year for Navratri I thought I should do something special. This is my artistic tribute to celebrate the strength, power of femininity with nine days, nine attributes, nine different avatars."
Actress: Tejaswini Pandit
Photography: Bharat Pawar
Mua: Vinod Sarode
Hair: Poonam Gaikwad
Styling: Nakshatra Dewadikar
Jewelry Partner: Aadyaa
Day 8 - Devi Mahagauri depicts LIBERATION
Mahagauri denotes peace and endurance
Day 7 - Devi Kalratri depicts POWER
This avatar of the goddess has a dark complexion, disheveled hair, and a fearless posture. She is the most fierce form of goddess Durga.
Day 6 - Devi Katyayani depicts EMPOWERMENT
Goddess Katyayani is sixth form amongst Navdurga. She is associated with fierce forms of strength
Day 5 - Devi Skandamata depicts SALVATION
Skandamata, she awards devotees with salvation, power, prosperity and treasures
Day 4 - Devi Kushmanda depicts WARMTH
Day 3 - Devi Chandraghanta depicts Courage
Chandraghanta means one who has a half moon shaped like a bell. she always ready for war against demons. She believed to reward people with her grace, bravery and courage.
Day 2 - Devi Brahmacharini depicts Tranquility
'Brahmacharini' is extremely radiant and majestic. This Goddess signifies love, loyalty, wisdom and knowledge.
Brahmcharini blesses us with a great emotional strength to keep our mental balance and confidence even in the darkest hour.
Day 1 - Devi Shailaputri depicts DEVOTION
Shailaputri, an avatar of Goddess Durga was born in “Parvat Raj Himalaya”, the house of King of Mountains. “Shailaputri” literally means Mountain's (Shaila) Daughter (Putri) which is the embodiment of the power of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva.