Durga Ashtami 2042 Date

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Durga Ashtami 2042 Date

Durga Ashtami 2042 Date

Durga Ashtami is the eighth day of the Durga Navaratri festival of the month of Ashwin or Ashweyuja. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Aswayuja sukla paksha Ashtami.  Durga Ashtami is the most important day of the Sharad Navaratri festival of Goddess Durga. This year Durga Ashtami is celebrated on  Wednesday ,22nd October  , 2042.

Goddess Durga is worshipped on Durga Ashatami. It is believed that Goddess Kali along with 64 other Yoginis emerged from the forehead of Goddess Durga on Durga Ashtami. It is believed that demons Chanda,Munda and Raktha Beeja were killed by Kali on Durga Ashtami.

Durga Ashtami is also known  as Veera Ashtami, where in  all the weapons of Goddess Durga are worshipped. Display of Martial arts is done on Durga Ashtami.

The other name of Durga Ashtami is Maha Ashtami. Devotees of Goddess Durga observe a staunch fast on Durga Ashtami and eat only in the night after worshipping Goddess Durga.

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