Masik Durga Ashtami is celebrated every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. This auspicious day is dedicated to Maa Durga who is the Goddess of strength and epitome of energy. On Durga Ashtami, devotees observe fast and offer prayers to Goddess Durga. They wake up early in the morning, take bath, wear new clothes and offer dhoop-deep, flowers, and prasad to Goddess Durga. Further, they recite Durga Mantras. It is believed that observing a fast on this day and worshiping the Goddess can bring happiness, wealth, and good fortune to your family.Also Read - TMC MP Nusrat Jahan Plays Dhak, Dances on Durga Ashtami | Watch Video
Significance of Durga Ashtami
People observe Masik Durga Ashtami to get the blessings of Goddess Durga and get rid of all the bad Karmas of past life, difficulties in the present life and get the protection of the divine power. It is celebrated with a belief that doing so can make your life peaceful and will bring prosperity to your house. Also Read - Navratri 2020: When is Durga Ashtami, Mahanavami and Dussehra? Know About Dates, Puja, Vidhi Here
Masik Durga Ashtami 2021 Date And Time
In January 2021, Masik Durga Ashtami will be celebrated on 21st which is Thursday. According to drikpanchang.com, Pausha, Shukla Ashtami has already begun at 1:14 pm on January 20th and will end at 3:50 pm today.