Eighth Day of Navratri: The eighth day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Mahagauri. She is the eighth manifestation of Maa Durga. She is worshipped with all the rituals and traditions during the pious festival of Navratri. She is often referred to as a ray of lightning by her devotees. She is believed to be having the power of fulfilling all the desires of her followers. Her devotees are relieved from all the sufferings of life.
The Goddess is extremely fair and beautiful. She rides a white bull. She is also depicted wearing white clothes. She is said to govern the planet Rahu. She is depicted with four arms. One of her right hands holds a trident and the second right hand is in the Abhaya Mudra. There is a Damaru in one of her left hands and the other one is in the Varada Mudra.
Worship Maa Mahagauri for the Blessings
People generally worship Goddess Mahagauri on the eighth day of Navratri. Her favourite flower is the Night blooming jasmine. She is compared to the moon, a conch, and the white flower of Kunda. She is shown in white clothes and hence, is also referred to as Shwetambardhara many times. Maa Mahagauri is said to make the work free from the evil forces.
Goddess Mahagauri: 8th Incarnation of Goddess Durga
She obtained her fair complexion by severe penance of Brahma. Goddess Mahagauri purifies the souls of her devotees and blesses them with all their desires and removes their sins. The Goddess has a calming effect and she is believed to bless her devotees with great knowledge and intelligence.
She has the power to save you out from the clutches of the materialistic world and bless you by removing all the sorrows of your life.