Third form of Goddess, Chandra–Ghanta, means “one who has a moon shaped like a bell. Her other names are Chandrakhanda, Chamunda, Chandi, Chandika or Rannchandi. Goddess incarnated as Kaushiki, in order to vanquish demons Shumbh and Nishumbh and their hordes.She blesses the worshipper with her beauty, grace, bravery, fearlessness and courage. By her grace all the sins, distresses, illness, mental agonies and bhoot- pretbadhaetc hurdles of the devotees are removed.
Her worship takes place on the third day of Navaratri. After activating Shiva’s blessing as down pouring of spiritual energy from crown chakra on second day, the third day is dedicated to opening of third eye by worshipping goddess Chandraghanta who is depicted with third eye opened and devotee gets power to fight against demons, obstructive forces both on physical and spiritual plane, fearlessly and win over them.
To get her blessings, one should recite-
Om Devi Chandraghantyainamah.