Durgashtami Significance | Legend of Mahashtami

Bhadrakali

Durga Ashtami, also known as Mahashtami or Veera Ashtami, is the eighth day of Durga Navratri. Durga Ashtami is very significant as per the Hindu beliefs and the legend associated with Durga Navratri Ashtami. In 2018, Durga Ashtami date is October 17. On Ashwin Krishna Ashtami day, Goddess Bhadrakali, the powerful and fierce form of […]

Mahaastami begins with Kumari Puja

Mahaastami or Durga Ashtami has begun with Kumari Puja on October 9, 2016 in all parts of India. Durga Ashtami, also known as Virashtami, is the most auspicious day in Navratri Durga Puja. Kumari Puja which is also known as Kanya Puja or Kanjak Puja is the worship offered to pre-pubescent girls considering them as […]

Durga Ashtami, 2 October 2014

Goddess Durga's vehicle

2 October 2014 is Durga Ashtami, Maha Ashtami, Virashtami Vrat. It falls on the eighth day of Navratri, Ashwin Shukla Ashtami day. It also marks the third day of Durga Puja, Ashtami Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India. In Telangana, a special regional festival called Bathukamma Panduga (Bathukamma Festival) is celebrated. Bathukamma […]

Moola Nakshatra Navratri Durga Puja

Moola Nakshatra Durga Puja is an auspicious muhurat for Durga Puja during 9-day Saran Navratri festival. In 2014, Moola Nakshatra durga Puja date is October 1, Wednesday. It falls on Maha Saptami this year. Saraswati Puja on Moola Nakshatra in Navratri is highly meritorious. It falls on seventh day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month […]

Durga Ashtami, 12 October 2013 (Maha Ashtami)

Goddess Durga

Today, 12 October 2013 is Durga Ashtami, Maha Ashtami or Virashtami Vrat. It falls on the eighth day of Navratri, Ashwin Shukla Ashtami day. It also marks the third day of Durga Puja, Ashtami Durga Puja in Bengal, Assam, and other Eastern parts of India. In Andhra Pradesh, a special regional festival called Bathukamma Panduga (Bathukamma Festival) […]

Durga Ashtami 2013, Mahashtami Puja, Virashtami

Durga Maa

Durga Ashtami 2013, Durga Ashtami 2013 date, when is Durga Ashtami in 2013? Mahashtami Puja, Virashtami dates in 2013.. Durga Ashtami Puja, Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Veerashtami, is the main festival in Durga Navratri Pooja. Durga Ashtami is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Ashtami in Ashwin month or Ashwayuja masam. In 2013, Durga Ashtami date is October 12 in India. Rituals, […]

Durgashtami, Durga Ashtami Puja

Durgashtami Puja or Durga Ashtami pooja is observed on the eighth day during Durga Navratri Puja. Durgashtami, also known as Maha Ashtami and Veerashtami, is celebrated on eighth day during Ashwin month (Ashwayuja Shukla Ashtami). In 2017, Durga Ashtami date is September 28. Durgashtami is also known as Veerashtami because on this day Arjuna has […]

Durga Ashtami 2011 – Durgastami Puja during Navratri Durga Puja

Durga Ashtami 2011 date is October 4 in India. Durgashtami, Mahashtami, Virashtami is an important festival in Navratri Durga Puja. Durga Ashtami has great significance in 9-day Navratri festival. Durga Ashtami falls on eighth day in Shukla Paksha of Ashwin month (Ashwayuja masam) in all Hindu lunar calendars. Goddess Mahagauri is the Navadurga Mata to worship […]