The Goddess of Purity

Goddess Gauri, representing purity and austerity, is the Kanya (young, unmarried) Parvati who underwent severe penance in order to win Lord Shiva as her husband. Sita, wife of Lord Ram, worshipped Gauri to fulfill her desire to marry Lord Ram. Even now, unmarried girls worship the Goddess to secure a good husband.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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