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Today is one of the biggest festival and one of the most devoted days in the year as today is the holy day of ‘Durga Puja’ or it is also known as the Dussehra or Durgotsava or Shradsatva is an annual festival which is celebrated on all the Hindu and this day is celebrated by worshipping of the Hindu goddess Druga.

The day is having many important significances and stories which are showing the importance and significance of this day in the Human world. While the festival also marks the victory of Goddess Durga over Buffalo Demon Mahishasura. Thus this day is also significant as the day marks as the victory of good over evil. Durga Puja is celebrated very widely in all the states and corners of India while in the West Bengal and Tripura announces a five day holiday at this time.

durga-ashtami-6The day is having a lot of importance all over the world while still having the most of the festivities throughout the time. Basically, the Pandals and Sculptures which is being inspired by particular themes have been the hallmark of many communities in different Indian communities or parts.

durga-ashtami-5Today is the Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami which is one of the most auspicious days of these ten days long Durga Puja festival.

durga-ashtami-4In India fasting are undertaken by Many peoples on this holy occasion and after a whole day of fasting they break it by doing a very great and ritualistic devotional prayer, this day is also known for ‘Astra Pooja’ which is worshipping of weapon as on this day weapons of Goddess Durga are worshipped.

durga-ashtami-3It is being basically believed that in some regions, Goddess Kali appeared on this day from the forehead of Mother Durga and annihilated Chanda, Munda, and Rakthabija (the three demons who were associate of Mahishasura).

durga-ashtami-2The 64 Yoginis and Ashta Nayikas which is the eight consorts of Goddess Durga are worshipped during the Durga Puja rituals on Mahashtami.