Durga Ashtami 2022: Know the significance of the day

Maha Ashtami, also known as Ashtami or Durgashtami, is considered one of the most auspicious days of Durga Puja festivities.

The Goddess represents purity and is known for bestowing wealth and an opulent lifestyle on her worshippers.

This auspicious day is dedicated to Maa Mahagauri, one of the avatars among the nine forms of Maa Durga.

For many who celebrate Durga Puja, Ashtami is also known as Durgashtami.

On this day, Durga Maa's devotees worship her eighth avatar, Maa Mahagauri.

Source: HT