Well, the Hindu festival, Durga Ashtami is also widely known as the Maha Ashtami which is touted as one of the most sacred and pious days, of the popular and the famous Hindu festival, Navaratri which is also known as the Hindu festival, Durga Puja, in the West Bengal.
It is the Hindu carnival, Navaratri, is a nine nights and ten days long festival, which is as per the legend and the mythology, the Hindu Goddess Maa Druga arrive in the Earth and she stay here for the 9 nights and the 10 days, which is touted and regarded as very pious and the sacred day and the festival anyway.
On this day we all Hindu people in India and some diaspora population on the abroad, offer puja and prayer to the Hindu Goddess, Mahagauri.
It is the Hindu Goddess Mahagauri is represented and symbolizes intelligence and peace. The color of the day and the Hindu festival, Durga Ashtami, and the Hindu deity Mahagauri is connected and associated with the colour pink which is a showcase and display the positive thoughts and depicts optimism also.
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In India on the Hindu festival Durga Ashtami it is the people and the devotees, especially women observe fasting and then offer puja and prayer to the idol of the Hindu Goddess Maa Durga in either Mandir or the Puja Pandal.
Well the day, Durga Ashtami is also widely known for ‘Astra Puja'(Worshiping Weapons) as on this day the weapons and armaments of the Maa Durga are also being worshiped.
The Hindu festival Durga Ashtami is also known as Vira Ashtami because there are seen to use arms or martial arts on this special day as per the Wikipedia.
While, The eight-day of Navratri or the Durga Puja, the popular and eminent Hindu festival, is called Ashtami, and this year we all are celebrating the Hindu festival, Ashtami or Durga Ashtami on the 6th October 2019.
— Rohit Jaiswal (@rohitjswl01) September 30, 2019
One of my fav sculptures, #Durga 🙏
Took more than 25hrs of effort over a week.#HappyNavratri #DurgaPuja #DurgaPuja2019 #JaiMaaDurga #Navratri #Navaratri #Navratriwishes #Repost #Dasara2019 pic.twitter.com/exVSBw8pMa
— Sachin Sanghe (@SachinSanghe) September 29, 2019
Today commences the world’s largest, most ancient and colorful celebration of the Mother of the Universe in the form of Ma Durga, India’s great gift of devotion to the world. May the World Mother remove all darkness with Her strength. Jai Ma! #navaratri pic.twitter.com/CPAGkOF0CN
— Dr David Frawley (@davidfrawleyved) September 29, 2019
— Devdutt Pattanaik (@devduttmyth) October 2, 2019