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Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of the bright fortnight in the month of Ashweyuja or Ashwin. Durga Ashtami will be observed on Aswayuja sukla paksha Ashtami. One of the most important day of the Sharad Navratri is Durga Ashtami . Durga Ashtami is the eighth day in Sharad Navratri festival. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Thursday 2nd October 2014.
The meaning of Durga is Undeafeatable.The common ritual of Durga Ashtami is worshipping of Goddess Durga. On Durga Ashtami Goddes Kali and 64 other Yoginis emerged from the forehead of Goddess Durga. Goddess Kali killed the demons Chanda,Munda and Rakta Beeja on Durga Ashtami.
Hence Durga Ashtami is also called as Veera Ashtami. Weapons of Goddess Durga are worshipped on Veera Ashatmi or Durga Ashtami. Durga Ashtami is also known as Maha Ashtami and Goddes kali is worshipped in some parts of the country.