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Masik Durgashtami in 2020 | 2020 Durga Ashtami Fasting Dates

Friday 03 January Masik Durgashtami
Sunday 02 February Masik Durgashtami
Tuesday 03 March Masik Durgashtami

Wednesday 01 April Masik Durgashtami
Friday 01 May Masik Durgashtami
Saturday 30 May Masik Durgashtami

Sunday 28 June Masik Durgashtami
Monday 27 July Masik Durgashtami
Wednesday 26 August Masik Durgashtami

Thursday 24 September Durga Ashtami
Saturday 24 October Durga Ashtami
Sunday 22 November Masik Durgashtami
Tuesday 22 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.

Masik Durgashtami

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