Once performed penance to attain a beautiful complexion. After her penance performed to Brahma, she was able to get a fair complexion. This is the one of the most beautiful forms of Devi, and represents all beautiful things in Nature.
She is worshipped on the 8th night of Navaratri.
Kali to Gauri
Thus we see how Devi Shakti is venerated and celebrated, across the whole spectrum of colors, from black, Kali, Kala to white, Gauri, Gaura. Gaura in Hindi is called white. The word Gaura is derived from the Samskrt word Gauri, meaning White.
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