Parad(Mercury) Maa Durga Statue
Pandit NM Shrimali says.. Goddess Durga is also known as Adi Parashakti, Devi, and by many other popular names is a principal form of Goddesses of Hinduism. According to the legend, the Gods were unable to defeat the demon Mahish and they were afraid of the destruction of the universe so they requested Lord Shiva for his help. Lord Shiva asked the Gods to release their shaktis and they did so. The Shaktis of the Gods emerged in the female form. These female Goddesses combined together to form a magnificent Goddess. The gods called the goddess Durga, the invincible one, and they armed her with all their weapons. She is a warrior goddess who often combats evil forces and the forces that gives a threat to peace, prosperity and dharma of the good. She is the ferocious form of the preserver mother goddess who discharges her anger against evil, destructive forces and violent energies to permit creation.
Parad(Mercury) Maa Durga Statue is represented as riding a tiger and occupying weapons in each hand. She is the chief Goddess in the Shaktism tradition of Hinduism. Pandit NM Shrimali says.. Parad Maa Durga idol represents the power of the Supreme Being that preserves the moral order and worthiness of creation. Maa Durga is also revered as Divine mother and she protects her devotees from evil and misery by the destruction of evil forces- selfishness, hatred, jealousy, anger and ego. She signifies the united energies of the divine forces against the evil forces.
Benefits of Parad(Mercury) Maa Durga Statue
According to Pandit Ji, Parad is revered as the most pious and pure metal for the worship of Gods. It is sidhha with 8 sanskaras. Worship of statues made of Parad gives much more benefit than the idols made up of any other substance. Worship of Parad Maa Durga idol is observed as very optimistic and helps in the destruction of the evil forces thereby relieving us from the ill effects of poverty, sorrow, obstacles in life, black magic, harmful effects of malefic planets. Installation of Parad(Mercury) Maa Durga Statue at home office and workplace brings prosperity, happiness and good fortune to the devotee. As Goddess Durga is the destroyer of evil, she destroys negative and evil energies around us and helps us live peacefully.