- Monday 27th Nov 2017
Masik Durgashtami Vrat is celebrated on the Ashtami Tithi (eighth day) of Shukla Paksha (bright half of the lunar month). This is a day-long fast stretches from morning till evening. The day is marked with a customary puja to Mother Durga as per the injunctions given in the sacred scriptures. This is one of the most popular kinds of vrats observed in the Hindu tradition which is believed to bestow the ultimate blessings of Mother Durga.