When Shiva spurned her original advances, she decided to renounce the transient silliness of life and become an ascetic like him. A dark, somber figure, she ended up skulking in a forest in miserable mode.
This was not getting her very far. So Brahma decided to cheer her up. He transformed her into a dazzling blonde. And not just her hair. He turned her skin bright yellow.
No-one can be miserable for long with gleaming golden skin, so she bounded off to become a Goddess of Corn for a while before settling down to those morose austerities again. Everyone needs a vacation now and again.
Gauri (2) Facts and Figures
Name: Gauri (2)
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Corn/Maize
Area of expertise: Corn, Maize
Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1123
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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