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KALI / DURGA: The first three days are devoted to Kali/ Durga, the Goddess of Destruction and Restoration, wife of Shiva; it is a time of purification, a time to let go, and "clean out your closets" to make way for new things.
Day One: Sailaputra - Daughter of the Himalayas.
Day Two: Brahmacharini - The celibate.
Day Three: Chandraghanta - Beautiful as the Moon.
LAKSHMI: The second three days are devoted to Lakshmi, the Goddess of Prosperity, wife of Vishnu; it is a time of preservation and taking care of things or acquiring what is necessary to make your life full of prosperity and fulfillment.
Day Four: Kusmanda - Bringer of happiness.
Day Five: Skandamata - Mother of Skanda, the leader of armies against evil.
Day Six: Katyayani - Aspect of Mother Kali.
SARASWATI: The last three days are devoted to Saraswati, the Goddess of Wisdom, Knowledge and the Arts, wife of Brahma - a time of receiving divine guidance on how to properly use all resources sent your way.
Day Seven: Kalaratri - Kali, Night of no Moon.
Day Eight: Mahagauri - The Great White Goddess.
Day Nine: Siddhidatri - Goddess of great spiritual powers and knowledge.