8th day of Navratri 2017 is April 4 in Chaitra Vasant Navratri. During Sharad Durga Navratri, it is on September 28.
This day marks Durga Ashtami, Maha Ashtami, Veerashtami. It also marks the third day of Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India.
Today’s Goddess to worship in Navadurga Sampradaya is – Maa Mahagauri
Today’s Goddess to worship in Saptamatrika / Ashtamatrika Sampradaya is – Vajreshwari Devi and Mukteshwari Devi.
Today’s Navratri colour is – Read this post for Navratri colours list for 2017
Today’s Naivedyam or food recipe to offer to Durga Mata is – read this post for Nine Naivedyams for Durga
In Nepal, Navratri is celebrated as Dashain. On the eighth day of Dashain, regular puja to Goddess Durga is observed along with the above said vratas. Most of the devotees are not aware about the sixth day of Vratas of Navratri.