Chandi is the name by which the Supremely divine Shakthi is referred as Chandi or the destroyer of opposition and is invoked for removing obstacles to allow us to attain any of the four goals of life. The mantra for Chandi Devi is called Navakshari or the unified with 9 syllables. The center of the homam function includes recitation of Durga Saptasathi or 700 verses in recognition of the Goddess Durga. With the recitation of each one verse, offerings are made in peace-making fire invoking the Goddess. The advantage of this homam are accomplishment of wellbeing, riches, flourishing, life span, nourishment, descendants, acclaim, achievement, quality, evacuation of apprehensions, afflictions and so forth.