Navrati-Day 8- Maa MAHAGAURI


Maha­gau­ri is the eight form of God­dess Shak­ti. Her col­or is white. Whiten­ers is shown by shell, moon etc. Maha­gau­ri means one clean and bright like a ray of light­ning.

Maa Maha­Gau­ri Poo­ja on Ash­h­tami in Navra­tri Fes­ti­val

This is the form of God­dess Par­vati when she did penance to get Lord Shiva as her hus­band. It is believed that due to the intense Tapas per­formed by her with­out mov­ing caused soil and dust to col­lect on her body. Lord Shiva cleaned her with water from Gan­ga that’s why she get whiten­ers as shine & got the name as Maha Gauri.Purity is depict­ed in this form of Dur­ga.

The God­dess is in the form of eight-year old child with com­plex­ion as fair as a conch, moon and jas­mine. Her clothes and orna­ments are white and pure. She has three eyes and four arms. Her right upper hand is in the pose of allay­ing fear and right low­er hand holds a tri­dent in it. The left upper hand holds a tam­bourine and the low­er one is in the pose of bless­ing.

Pic Cour­tesy: Google
Con­tent : Sto­ry heard from mum­my & Maa Vaish­vavi

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