The eighth day of 𝗡𝗮𝘃𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗿𝗶 also known as 𝗠𝗮𝗵𝗮𝗴𝗮𝘂𝗿𝗶, this day is associated with 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗮 𝗠𝗮𝗵𝗮𝗴𝗮𝘂𝗿𝗶. The name Mahagauri means extremely bright, clean complexioned, with a shine like a moon. (Mahā = great; Gaurī= bright, clean). Mahagauri is usually depicted with four hands, the hands holding a trident, a fear dispelling gesture, and a drum, while the fourth is in a blessing gesture. She rides a white bull, usually shown wearing white clothes. She is one of the peace goddesses. Mother Gauri is Devi, Shakti, or the Mother Goddess, who appears in many forms, such as Durga, Parvati, Kali, and others. She is auspicious, and brilliant and protects the good people while punishing those who perform evil deeds. Mother Gauri enlightens the spiritual seeker and removes the fear of rebirth by granting salvation.