Goddess of Fertility and consort of SHIVA
At some point during her austerity practice she became a little worried about the darkness of her skin and hid herself away in a forest. After praying to BRAHMA he rewarded her dedication by giving her a golden skin and allowing her to become GAURI(2), the 'Yellow' or 'Brilliant One'.
In this guise she is pretty good and benevolent, but there is a KALI side to her nature as well. Watch out if her eyes go red.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : India
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 331
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