‘Mahagauri Aarti’ is the Aarti dedicated to Maa Mahagauri Devi, the Eighth among Navadurga Mata, nine aspects of Goddess Durga worshipped in Navratri Durga Puja. It is popularly recited on eighth day of Navratri.
In Chaitra Navratri, Mahagauri Puja date was March 25. In 2018, Mahagauri Puja date in Durga Navaratra festival is October 17.
Maha Gowri was Goddess Parvati in her previous birth. In Parvati form, she observed austere penance to get Lord Shiva s her husband. Due to her severe penance, she became black and dark in colour. Her body complexion became very dark that Siva was frightened to see her.
But Lord Shiva pleased with the intention behind her dark complexion and washed her body with the holy water of Ganga. Then, she became bright and shining Mahagauri.
Mahagauri Aarti is in the lines of the popular Aarti song ‘OM JAI JAGDEESH HARE’..