Dasha Mata Vrat Katha

॥ जय श्री सांवलिया सेठ ॥ बोल कर अधिक से अधिक इस पोस्ट को शेयर एवम लाइक करें, सेठ जी आपकी मनोकामना अवश्य पूरी करेंगे |

प्राचीन ग्रंथों में ऋषी-मुनियों ने अपने अनुभव से सिद्ध किया है कि जब मनुष्य की दशा ठीक होती है तब उसके सब कार्य अनुकूल होते हैं किंतु जब यह प्रतिकूल होती है तब अत्यधिक परेशानी होती है। इसी दशा को दशा भगवती या दशा माता कहा जाता है। हिंदू धर्म में दशा माता की पूजा तथा व्रत करने का विधान है। दशा माता व्रत की पूजन विधि इस प्रकार है|

पूजन विधि:
इसमें दीवार पर स्वास्तिक बनाये एवं मेहंदी अथवा सिंदूर से वही दस बिंदिया अंगुली से बना दें ।  पूजा सामग्री में रोली, मौली , सुपारी, चावल, दीप, नैवेद्य, धुप, अगरबत्ती लें । साथ में श्वेत धागा लें और उसमे गांठ लगा लें  तत्पश्चात उसे हल्दी में रंग लें । इस धागे को दशा माता की बेल कहते है । इसकी पूजा के साथ में ही करके इसे गले में धारण करें । इसे फिर पुरे साल कभी न उतारे । अगले वर्ष जब पुनः पूजा करें तो इसे उतारकर नए धागे की पूजा करके धारण करें । नियमानुसार दशा माता की पूजा  एवं अर्चना करने से दशा माता की कृपा प्राप्त होती है । घर में सुख शांति व समृद्धि आती है |

Festival Process :This festival aur vrat starts next day of Holi.Woman observe a ten days vrat (a vrat is a penance undertaken as a ritual occasion and calls for fasting, prayer often for a particular boon, and ritual worship according to set rules – at such times stories appropriate to the religious occasion, with the deity concerned appearing as a figure in the tale, are told by an older woman to a group of women) in the honour of Dasha Maa, and also in the honour of other folk deities: Nagbai Maa and Momai Maa. A small statue is made of these mother goddesses, to which chandalo (sandalwood paste and kanku), and puja is offered daily. The image is immersed on the tenth day. During this period women pray for the improvement of their dasha or condition, perhaps their economic well being or health. They wear a thread with ten knots, and each day one knot is united.

Dasha Mata

Dasha Mata

The worshipper lives on one meal a day and the food is made of wheat. Dasama stories are told in the morning, and in the evening women dance the garba. Men do not participate in any of this.

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During the ten days vrat though the mata’s power is still present in the songs of garba, yet it is dwelt upon love and admiration rather than fear. The goddess is given familiar human attributes. She dresses, plays and moves as the women themselves do. The only difference is – she does it alone and in complete freedom. She is sufficiently like them in her joyful play and yet quite different in her single status.

Goddess Durga is also called Mahamaya and the corruption of Mahamaya is Momai. Momai is also known as Ashapura and Dasha Maa. The union of the folk goddess with main stream Brahmanism cult probably occurred during the medieval time through Rajput intervention. An interesting story recounts the probable synthesis.
Katha/Story : Once upon a time Vijay Singh was a king of a kingdom in Gujarat. Queen Rupmati, a beautiful, kind hearted and devotional woman was his wife. Both had two sons and all of them lived peacefully. The king had a palace called Jal Mahal, which was located on the outskirt of his capital. One evening the queen along with her attendants had gone to Jal Mahal for a visit. From the window, the queen however saw a devotional sight – a group of village women engaged in a vrat near the village pond. They were engaged in worshiping a deity called Dasha Maa. The queen was surprised because she had never seen such a ritual though she would worship every day in a different manner. She sent one of her attendants (dasi) to enquire what kind of ritual the village women were performing.

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The dasi was told about the sanctity and power of Dasha Maa and the ritual and sacrifices associated with the vrat. After listening to the village women the dasi came back and explained to the queen. The queen was convinced and incidentally it was the first day of the vrat. The queen also followed the path of the village women by observing the vrat.

While the queen was busy in the vrat the king entered and got angry seeing the idol of the mother goddess Dasha Maa. He asked the queen to stop doing the vrat because Dasha Maa was the deity of poor people. Being a royal woman she need not had to be involved with such vrats. By saying this king offended the goddess.

Because of this attitude of the king Dasha Maa got angry and devastated his kingdom. The king and his family became very poor. One day while he was passing through a road he came across a fruit orchard. However, when he entered all the fruits became dry. He and his family proceeded further and came across a step well. But he lost two of his sons in the well. From there he went to his sister’s place and offered sukhdies (a kind of dry sweet) to her. But the sukhdies turned into stones. Like these the King was infested with all kind of problems. They were also sent the jail by a neighbouring king.

The king then realized that he had offended Dasha Maa. In the jail both started the vrat and were released by the rival king. They also got back all their glory.

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The above story is an example of Rajput filtaration into the domain of socially oppressed class. Initially they tried to maintain their supremacy yet in course of time they had to surrender to the belief of the mass to acquire the political legitimation. This probably led to the synthesis of folk and Aryan cults during the historic time and has continued today as a cult of mass.

 

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॥ जय श्री सांवलिया सेठ ॥ बोल कर अधिक से अधिक इस पोस्ट को शेयर एवम लाइक करें, सेठ जी आपकी मनोकामना अवश्य पूरी करेंगे |

   35 Comments


  1. jai pathak
      June 15, 2010

    jai mata di.. you have very nicely presented the katha..
    tks for encouraging ../god bless all .

  2. jai pathak
      June 15, 2010

    let us all pray for the wellbeing and good health and wealth to dasha maa.

  3. nisha suresh vyas
      August 12, 2010

    this story is really nice n presented in a superb way. thanks…. jai dasha maa…………… jai mata ji…………..

  4. anshuman mohanty
      September 25, 2010

    please guide me how to observe maha ashtamai vrat

  5. Nemi Chandra Verma
      November 22, 2010

    Jai mata ji, shri Satish Upadhyay ji this website is really good & special dose for all devotees

  6. Nemi Chandra Verma
      November 22, 2010

    Jai Mata ji – Satish Upadhyayji , nice photo gallery…
    please send me Shri Dasha Mata Pictures.

  7. raingaram
      December 7, 2010

    jai madi meri maa bhakto ki manokamna puri karo

  8. mukesh acharya
      March 13, 2011

    jai madi meri dasha maa bhakto ki manokamna puri karo or aap ka ashirwad hamesha banaye rakho.

  9. suman
      March 28, 2011

    Story presentation is very natural,,, Dashaa maa keeps condition well of us

  10. pooja singh tomar
      March 29, 2011

    thanks ur making this katha available on net
    may god bless all of us

  11. rishi
      July 1, 2011

    I am a gret devote of dasa mata .So i liked it very mucc

  12. rishi
      July 1, 2011

    Jai mata ji, shri Satish Upadhyay ji this website is really good & special dose for all devotees.this story is really nice n presented in a superb way. thanks…. jai dasha maa

  13. prakash(shiju)
      August 2, 2011

    maa dashama dayaali hai, maa jab apne saath hoti hai tab koi apna kuch bighad nahi sakta. Agar maa is dharti par nahi hoti hum bhi yaha paida nahi hote. Maa ko ye dharti maa pyaari hai, isliye hum apni maa k god mein khelte, Phir bhi maa sahan kar leti hai. Agar aap maa ko kuch bhi bologe to maa us baat par dhyan nahi degi. Kyoki maa ko sabse jyaada bachche hi pyaare hai.
    bolo jai maa jagjanani.

  14. bharat kapish
      August 6, 2011

    He Dasha Mata Aap Apni Kripa Dristi Sadev Apne Bhakto Par Banaye Rakha Sab ko Sukhi Karana.

  15. rupal popat
      November 9, 2011

    can some pls fill me in with momai maa mantra/prathana.
    so i can recite daily.

    thanks

  16. ritesh
      March 6, 2012

    Jai Dasha ma aap hamari manokamna puri karte rehna aap hume khush rakho hum aap ko khush rakhenge Jai mataji
    jor se bolo Jai mata ji
    Prem se bolo Jai Dasha maa.

  17. Nikunj Shah
      March 14, 2012

    Hai Ambe.I have a question.Is momai Mataji and Dashaa Maa the same devi with different names or are they differnt.

    Please advise.

    Jai ambe

  18. vibha
      May 10, 2012

    Momai mata ni Jai. Dasha mata ni Jai.

    with Prayers vibha, praful, mitesh

  19. vibha
      May 10, 2012

    I have full Faith on Momai Mataji, she is too kind to our family, taking care of us and will continue…..

  20. priya sharma
      June 4, 2012

    mataji Jai Dasha ma aap hamari manokamna puri karna or maa meri godh bar do maa or aap ka ashirwad hamesha banaye rakho.

  21. admin
      June 4, 2012

    Dasha Mata and Shree Sanwaliyaji aapki manokama jaldi hi puri kare… hum bhi bhagwan se aapke liye dua karte hai..

  22. Rajesh
      July 16, 2012

    O GODDESS DASHA MAA ! You,who sustains the three worlds o mother of the universe ! She represents the infinite power of the universe. MAY MAA DASHA MAA BLESS ALL… HAVE MERCY ON US !

  23. Jitendra
      July 23, 2012

    nice story

  24. Binita Maru
      January 6, 2013

    Our Kuldevi is momai, But Really, I dont know katha of Momai Maa,
    Devi has always blessed me indirectly by giving me good opportunities in our life.

    A very very thanks to Momai Maa
    Thanks you for the same for katha
    Thanks

  25. shyam lal
      April 5, 2013

    mataji Jai Dasha ma aap hamari manokamna puri karna or maa meri godh bar do maa or aap ka ashirwad hamesha banaye rakho.

  26. Praful navedia
      April 5, 2013

    I want to know ke this dasha ma is our kuldevi.?as per our sir name ,can u know?pls I am belong to Rama near udaipur(Rajasthan ).if u r knowing pl rtd send me e.mail of my.thanks.

  27. INDRASINH
      August 6, 2013

    DASA MAA NI VARTA

  28. sachin
      October 28, 2013

    Jai Mata Di

  29. yeshwant
      December 11, 2013

    thanks . and JAI MATA DI…..

  30. hardik
      August 16, 2014

    nice but men are also involves in this puja &they can also do this vrat… every one can do this vrat

  31. hardik
      August 16, 2014

    yaha tak ki gujarat me cchote bache 10-11 sal ke bhi ye vrat rakhte he as per their believe

  32. hardik
      August 16, 2014

    or upar aapne jo image rakhi he ki jis me magar ko mata ka vahan dasaya gaya he vo dasha maa nahi khodiyar maata he

  33. trapti
      March 15, 2015

    Jai ma dashamata….its heart touching story. And I thnkfull ..because I could not listen story couse of this I could read.thanks..

  34. naina
      July 26, 2017

    dasha mataji ki aarati Char Char Dham Ni Dashama Ni Aarti ye aarati gujarati par draftting hinfi chahiye

  35. admin
      August 8, 2017

    dasha mata ki aarti ke liye es link pe Dasha Mata Aarti click kre

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