1. The eighth day of Navratri is dedicated to Goddess Mahagauri.She is depicted as a beautiful goddess with four arms, riding a white bull.

2. Her name literally translates to "extremely white" or "extremely fair". She is also known as Shwetambardhara, which means "wearing white clothes."

3. She is believed to dispel all darkness and ignorance from the devotee's mind. She is also associated with the planet Venus.

4. She is worshipped for her purity, compassion, and benevolence. Her devotees offer her white flowers, sweets, and other white-colored items.

5. On this day, the color pink represents hope and a brighter future, filling everyone with optimism.

6. Chanting Mantra:  Om Devi Mahagauri Namah!