Durgashtami is one of the major celebrations of India. It is the festival which is celebrated each of years during time of
Navratra festival of India. Durgashtami observes on the eight day of Navratra festival.
Actually the day of Durgashtami is come on eight day of Aswin month of Hindu calendar. Durgashtami is also known as the names of Maha Ashtami and Veerashtami. This festival is called as Veerashtami mostly because on this day Arjun (Main character of Mahabharata) had taken his weapon Ayudha.
Durgashtami Festival :
Durgashtami is a very auspicious festival during the time of Navratra festival. People on this day worship the goddess Durga for their prosperity and peace for life. People observe a ritual and traditional fast for making happy to goddess of power or Shakti to remove their unfortunate of life.
In Andhra Pradesh there is a famous festival celebrated called Bathukamma Visarjanam. Bathukamma Visarjanam observed on the day of Durgashtami. Bathukamma Visarjanam is also a type of worship of goddess of power.
Durgashtami In Year 2014 : 2nd October
Durgashtami is one of the festivals of India which is observed during the time of Navratra festival of India. Navratra celebrated for nine days for worship various forms of goddess Durga and Durga itself worship on the day of eighth of Navratra.