Durga Balidan happens on Uday Vyapini Navami Tithi and some devotees perform bali on pumpkin while others sacrifice animals. On the same day they light 108 earthen lamps during Sandhi Kaal. It is said that Goddess Kali appeared from the forehead of Maa Durga on this auspicious day. Temples conduct special puja’s on those days. On the tenth day of Navratri, devotees immerse the idol of Goddess Durga in the sacred water body on the evening of Dashami. This traditional ritual symbolizes that Mother Goddess descends to the Earth on Shashti (sixth day) and returns to her abode on Dashami (tenth day).