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Durga Ashtami Dates

About Durga ashtami

Durga Ashtami also known as ‘Maha Ashtami’ is an important Hindu ritual dedicated to Goddess Shakti. It is observed on the ‘ashtami’ (8th day) of the ‘Shukla Paksha’ (the bright fortnight of moon) of every lunar month. On this day the weapons of Goddess Durga are worshiped and the celebration is known as ‘Astra Puja’. This day is also popularly referred as ‘Virashtami’ owing to the display of arms and other forms of martial arts. Hindu devotees offer prayers to Goddess Durga and keep a strict fast to seek Her divine blessings. Durga Ashtami Vrat is observed with complete devotion in the northern and western regions of India. In some regions of Andhra Pradesh, Durga Ashtami is celebrated as ‘Bathukamma Panduga’. Durga Ashtami Vrat is a significant observance for followers of Hinduism

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Durga Ashtami Dates 2020

Name Date Time
Pausha, Shukla Ashtami January 3, 2020, Friday Begins - 09:00 PM, Jan 02
Ends - 11:26 PM, Jan 03
Magha, Shukla Ashtami February 2, 2020, Sunday Begins - 06:10 PM, Feb 01
Ends - 08:03 PM, Feb 02
Phalguna, Shukla Ashtami March 3, 2020, Tuesday Begins - 12:52 PM, Mar 02
Ends - 01:49 PM, Mar 03
Chaitra, Shukla Ashtami April 1, 2020, Wednesday Begins - 03:49 AM, Apr 01
Ends - 03:40 AM, Apr 02
Vaishakha, Shukla Ashtami May 1, 2020, Friday Begins - 02:39 PM, Apr 30
Ends - 01:26 PM, May 01
Jyeshtha, Shukla Ashtami May 30, 2020, Saturday Begins - 09:55 PM, May 29
Ends - 07:57 PM, May 30
Ashadha, Shukla Ashtami June 28, 2020, Sunday Begins - 02:53 AM, Jun 28
Ends - 12:35 AM, Jun 29
Shravana, Shukla Ashtami July 27, 2020, Monday Begins - 07:09 AM, Jul 27
Ends - 04:57 AM, Jul 28
Bhadrapada, Shukla Ashtami August 26, 2020, Wednesday Begins - 12:21 PM, Aug 25
Ends - 10:39 AM, Aug 26
Ashwina, Shukla Ashtami September 24, 2020, Thursday Begins - 07:56 PM, Sep 23
Ends - 07:01 PM, Sep 24
Ashwina, Shukla Ashtami October 24, 2020, Saturday Begins - 06:57 AM, Oct 23
Ends - 06:58 AM, Oct 24
Kartika, Shukla Ashtami November 22, 2020, Sunday Begins - 09:48 PM, Nov 21
Ends - 10:51 PM, Nov 22
Margashirsha, Shukla Ashtami December 22, 2020, Tuesday Begins - 04:14 PM, Dec 21
Ends - 06:14 PM, Dec 22