The eighth day of Navaratri is committed to Maa Mahagauri, the eighth Avtar of Maa Durga.
Mahagauri is the beautiful form of Goddess Durga in her eighth structure. She is loved on the eighth day of Navratri, all the more normally known as Ashtami. Being an image of immaculateness, peacefulness and quietness, Mahagauri is said to put a conclusion to all the enduring of her enthusiasts. It is additionally accepted that Mahagauri is the adolescent unmarried form of Goddess Parvati.
The legend has it that Maa Mahagauri freed the world from malice powers. She has three eyes and four hands. In one hand She holds the trishul and while on other is the mudra of easing dread. Likewise, her lower left hand is in a posture of conceding aids to Her devotees and Her upper left hand has a damaru.
She has amazingly composition and appearance and therefore, is often compared to a conch, the moon and the white blossom of Kunda. Brilliant and merciful, Maa Maugauri is normally portrayed in a white or green saree and riding a bull. She is otherwise called Shwetambardhara.
Worshipping Maa Durga is a symbol of love and affection. She has the power to remove all obstacles and provide happiness and prosperity. Praying Her helps the devotees to achieve all their wishes and desires.
Color of the Day: Purple
Mantra: ‘Om Devi Mahagauriyai Namah’