On the eighth day of Navratri, in Ashwin Shukla Ashtami Tithi, in Purva Phalguni Nakshatra, in the eighth form of Goddess Durga, Goddess Mahagauri is worshipped. Aparajita flowers, perfume etc. are offered. In Bhoga, sweets made from coconut are also offered.
Mahaashtami – Mother Gauri
The eighth day of Navratri i.e. Mahaashtami is dedicated to Maa Gauri. Worshiping Goddess Mahagauri gets rid of all troubles. Not only this, if there is any obstacle in getting married, then on this day those people One should definitely worship Maa Mahagauri. While worshiping her on this day, the mother is pleased by reciting the eighth chapter of Durga Saptashati. According to the scriptures, it is believed that Mahagauri is also called Shiva.
In her hand is a trident symbolizing the power of Durga, and in the other hand is a damru, the symbol of Lord Shiva. Mahagauri in her earthly form is bright, soft, white-skinned and white-dressed and four-armed. She rides on a white Vrishabha i.e. bull. Adi is also white. Worshiping Mahagauri also destroys the pre-accumulated sins.
Offer this Bhog to Maa Gauri
Sabudana is offered to Goddess Mahagauri, the eighth form of Durga Maa. She is the giver of food and wealth. She also likes coconut. Coconut is offered to her to get child happiness. Coconut, pudding, puri and vegetables are offered in the worship of this form of Mother Shakti. On this day, prasad of black gram is specially made.
Worship of Maa Mahagauri-
First of all, wake up in the morning and retire from bath etc.
After this, install the statue or picture of Mata Mahagauri on the post. After this purification should be done with Ganga water.
Now, by filling water in a silver, copper or earthen pot on the post, place a coconut on it and establish an urn.
According to this, worshiping Mahagauri, the eighth form of Mata Jagadamba, removes the planetary defects. The devotees get an increase in business, married life, happiness and prosperity, wealth etc. Such people who are in the field of acting, singing, dancing etc. get special success by worshiping the goddess.
Mahagauri Devi Mantra
White tree Samarudha Shvetambardhara Shuchi:.
Mahagauri Shubham Dadyanmahadeva Pramodada॥
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