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Masik Durgashtami in 2018 | 2018 Durga Ashtami Fasting Dates

Thursday 25 January Masik Durgashtami
Friday 23 February Masik Durgashtami
Saturday 24 March Masik Durgashtami

Monday 23 April Masik Durgashtami
Tuesday 22 May Masik Durgashtami
Wednesday 20 June Masik Durgashtami

Masik Durgashtami

Friday 20 July Masik Durgashtami
Saturday 18 August Masik Durgashtami
Monday 17 September Masik Durgashtami

Wednesday 17 October Durga Ashtami
Friday 16 November Masik Durgashtami
Saturday 15 December Masik Durgashtami

About Masik Durgashtami:
Every month of the Lunar Calendar includes the Ashtami Tithi in the period of Shukla Paksha when moon is visible. Ashtami which is eighth day is dedicated to Goddess Devi/Shakti or Durga and is popularly called as Durgashtami. It is marked by long day fasting and worshipping by her devotees. However the most significant Durgashtami is the one falling in the month of Ashwin. It falls within the nine long days of Navaratri festival. Astra/weapon puja of Goddess Durga is done on Mahaashtami day while the monthly Ashtami is done once every month of the Lunar Calendar. Other names referred to Maasik Durgashtami include Monthly Durgashtami, and or Maas Durgashtami.

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