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Navratri 2017, Day 8: Know about Maa Mahagauri's Interesting fact

Maa Mahagauri is the eight form of the nine forms of Goddess Durga also known as Mahagauri. It is also known by the terms Mahashtami and Maha Durgashtami. It marks the second day of Durga Puja. Durgashtami is one of the most important days of Durga Puja. Here are Interesting facts about Maa Mahagauri

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 September 2017, 11:12:45 AM
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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Goddess Mahagauri is depicted with four hands. She carries Trishul in one right hand and keeps the second right hand in Abhaya Mudra. She adorns Damaru in the one left hand and keeps the second left hand in Varada Mudra.
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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Maa Mahagauri is the eight form of the nine forms of Goddess Durga also known as Mahagauri. It is also known by the terms Mahashtami and Maha Durgashtami. It marks the second day of Durga Puja. Durgashtami is one of the most important days of Durga Puja. Here are Interesting facts about Maa Mahagauri
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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According to Hindu mythologies, the Goddess Shailputri at the age of sixteen was extremely beautiful and was blessed with fair complexion. Due to her extreme fair complexion she was known as Goddess Mahagauri.
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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It is believed that the planet Rahu is governed by Goddess Mahagauri.
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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The mount of Goddess Mahagauri as well as Goddess Shailputri is bull and because of that she is also known as Vrisharudha.
Maa Mahagauri

Maa Mahagauri

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As name suggests, Goddess Mahagauri is extremely fair. Due to her fair complexion Goddess Mahagauri is compared with the conch, the moon and the white flower of Kunda. She adorns white clothes only and due to that She is also known as Shwetambardhara.