Mahagauri Kavach (Mahagauri Mata Kavacham) is a prayer dedicated to Goddess Mahagauri, eighth among Navadurga Goddesses (Nine aspects of Goddess Durga).
Maa Mahagauri Puja is observed on eighth day of Navratri – in Vasant Navratri (Chaitra Navratras) and Ashwin Navratri (Sharad Navratras).
Eighth day of Navratri is also observed as Maha Ashtami or Durga Ashtami Puja.
Here are the lyrics of Mahagauri Kavach….
Omkar Patu Shiesho Ma, Hreem Beejamam, Hridyo |
Klim Bijam Sadapatu Nabhom Griho Cha Padyo ||
Lalatam Karno Hum Beejam Patu Mahagauri Ma Netra Ghranom |
Kapot Chibuko Fat Patu Swaha Ma Sarvabadno ||
During Navratri 2018, Mahagauri Puja is observed on October 17 (Durga Ashtami).