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Maa Mahagauri - Eighth Day of Navratri

Navratri 8th night is devoted to Maa Mahagauri She is the Goddess who denotes peace and endurance. She is calm and peaceful and exists in a peaceful style. The peace and compassion radiate from her blessings.

Maa Mahagauri - Eighth Day of Navratri

Maa Mahagauri - Eighth Day of Navratri 


She is eight years old. She has three eyes. She has 4 arms with the fairest complexion of all the Durga Shaktis. The above-left hand is in Varada Mudra and the above right hand has a tambourine. The lower left hand holds Trishul and the lower right hand is in Abhaya Mudra.  She rides a bull and hence is also known as Vrisharudha.


It is believed that she is the most beautiful and glows very brightly. That’s the reason her name is Gauri. She is known as the 8th and most beautiful form of NavDurga. She is often dressed in a white or green sari and her ornaments are white and clean. She wears white clothes and hence is also known as Shwetambardhara. It is said that when the body of Gauri became dirty due to dust and earth while observing penance. Shiv makes it clean with the waters of Ganga then her body became bright like lightning.


Mahagauri can be seen in a temple at Kankhal near pilgrim Centre Haridwar.

 

Maa Mahagauri - Eighth Day of All Navratri in 2021

 

 

8th DAY OF NAVRATRI 2021

 

S.N.

NAME

DATE

DAY

1

Magha Gupta Navratri

19 February

Friday

2

Chaitra Navratri

20 April

Tuesday

3

Ashadha Gupta Navratri

18 July

Sunday

4

Shardiya Navratri

14 October

Thursday


Maa Mahagauri Story - Eighth Day of Navratri

The story of Maa Mahagauri is closely related to Lord Shiva. It is said that Goddess Shailputri became Goddess Parvati after marrying the almighty Lord Shiva. She had obtained Lord Shiva as her husband after hard penance. During the time of hard penance, she turned black and dull. When Lord Shiva got impressed by her love and sacrifice, he washed her with pure Ganga water. After getting washed by Ganga water, her look was white and glow like a pearl. After this reformation, the Goddess was named Mahagauri.

 

Maa Mahagauri Mantra - Eighth Day of Navratri

Maa Mahagauri Mantra

Om Devi Mahagauryai Namah.

 

Maa Mahagauri Prarthana

Shwete Vrishesamarudha Shwetambaradhara Shuchih,

Mahagauri Shubham Dadyanmahadeva Pramodada.

 

Maa Mahagauri Stuti

Ya Devi Sarvabhuteshu Maa Mahagauri Rupena Samsthita,

Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah.

 

Maa Mahagauri Dhyana

Vande Vanchhita Kamarthe Chandrardhakritashekharam,

Simharudha Chaturbhuja Mahagauri Yashasvinim.

Purnandu Nibham Gauri Somachakrasthitam Ashtamam Mahagauri Trinetram,

Varabhitikaram Trishula Damarudharam Mahagauri Bhajem.

Patambara Paridhanam Mriduhasya Nanalankara Bhushitam,

Manjira, Hara, Keyura, Kinkini, Ratnakundala Manditam.

Praphulla Vandana Pallavadharam Kanta Kapolam Trailokya Mohanam,

Kamaniyam Lavanyam Mrinalam Chandana Gandhaliptam.

 

Maa Mahagauri Stotra

Sarvasankata Hantri Tvamhi Dhana Aishwarya Pradayanim,

Jnanada Chaturvedamayi Mahagauri Pranamamyaham.

Sukha Shantidatri Dhana Dhanya Pradayanim,

Damaruvadya Priya Adya Mahagauri Pranamamyaham.

Trailokyamangala Tvamhi Tapatraya Harinim,

Vadadam Chaitanyamayi Mahagauri Pranamamyaham.

 

Maa Mahagauri Aarti- Eighth Day of Navratri

 

जय महागौरी जगत की माया। जय उमा भवानी जय महामाया॥

हरिद्वार कनखल के पासा। महागौरी तेरा वहा निवास॥

चन्द्रकली और ममता अम्बे। जय शक्ति जय जय माँ जगदम्बे॥

भीमा देवी विमला माता। कौशिक देवी जग विख्यता॥

हिमाचल के घर गौरी रूप तेरा। महाकाली दुर्गा है स्वरूप तेरा॥

सती (सत) हवन कुंड में था जलाया। उसी धुएं ने रूप काली बनाया॥

बना धर्म सिंह जो सवारी में आया। तो शंकर ने त्रिशूल अपना दिखाया॥

तभी माँ ने महागौरी नाम पाया। शरण आनेवाले का संकट मिटाया॥

शनिवार को तेरी पूजा जो करता। माँ बिगड़ा हुआ काम उसका सुधरता॥

भक्त बोलो तो सोच तुम क्या रहे हो। महागौरी माँ तेरी हरदम ही जय हो॥

 

Also Read-

Why Is Navratri Celebrated
Nine Days of Navratri
9 Colors of Navratri
Maa Shailputri- First Day of Navratri
Maa Brahmacharini- Second Day of Navratri
Maa Chandraghanta- Third Day of Navratri
Maa Siddhidatri - Ninth Day of Navratri


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