1. The third day of Navratri is a sacred occasion for paying homage to Maa Chandraghanta, celebrated with devotion and prayers. She is also known as Chandrakhanda, Vrikahvahini, or Chandrika.

2. Her name Chandra-Ghanta means "one who has a half-moon shaped like a bell". Chandraghanta's forehead bell shows that she is always ready to fight evil.

3. Worshipping her is believed to bring devotees courage, energy, and relief from sins, hurdles, and distress.

4. Devotees perform rituals with offerings of flowers and milk to seek her blessings for inner peace and strength.

5. Grey is the color associated with this day, known for its vivacity.Her most popular shrine is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

6. Chanting Mantra: Om Devi Chandraghantayai Namah.