या देवी सर्वभूतेषु माँ महागौरी रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नम:।।
According to Hindu mythologies, the Goddess Shailputri at the age of sixteen was extremely beautiful and was blessed with fair complexion. Due to her fair complexion Goddess Mahagauri is compared with the conch, the moon and the white flower of Kunda (कुंद). Due to her extreme fair complexion she was known as Goddess Mahagauri. She adorns white clothes only and due to that She is also known as Shwetambardhara (श्वेताम्बरधरा).
Rides (सवारी): Bull(वृष)
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.
Assigning Planet (ग्रह): Rahu (राहू)
Mandir (मंदिर): Maa Mahagauri can be seen in a temple at Kankhal, Haridwar
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