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Masik Durgashtami 2018; Vrat, Pooja and Important Dates

Masik Durgashtami 2018; Vrat, Pooja and Important Dates
Written by Abhishek Lohia

Masik Durga Ashtami, which falls in the Shukla Paksha every month in Hindu religion i.e. the monthly Durga Ashtami is of great importance. On July 20, the pompous Masik Durgashtami will be celebrated. Masik Durgashtami is also known as Monthly Durgashtami. It is believed that Mother Rani is happy to worship Goddess Durga with devotional worship at Durgashtami. In Masik Durgashtami Durga Ji, Kali Mata, Bhavani, Jagadamba, Dwadurga etc are being worshiped. The beginning of July this year is being started from auspicious time. The first day of the month will start from the Sankashti Chaturthi and end with the first Monday fast of Saawan. This year will be two-fourths, the first Vinayak Chaturthi, which will fall in the Shukla Paksha after the new moon and the second one which will fall into Krishna’s Paksha after the Chaturthi Purnima. This month there will be many big festivals, in which the biggest ‘Masik Durga Ashtami and holy season of Sawan‘ will be.

Durga Ashtami significance

Every month, on the twenty-fifth day of the Shukla Paksha, the devotees are devoted to the greatness of the Goddess and celebrated it as Durga Ashtami. However, the most important of this is the Ashtami date of the famous Navaratri, which is being observed on this day on Friday, and this adds to its importance. Goddess mother has the power of the whole world, and the universe is sustained by her power. If there is any problem, the Goddess Mother becomes free you from all problems and the seeker finally receives liberation.

Masik Durgashtami 2018 Vrat Vidhi

Get up and clean after bathing in the morning. After this set up the idol of Goddess Durga. Bathe them with Panchamrath, take a bath from raw milk and then with Ganga Jal, offer the same as Suhag, vermilion, bangle, cloth etc. to the goddess. Embrace the Goddess with fruits, flowers, nyadya, sunlight, lamp. In the Durga Saptashati, please read the paths(Chapters) of Kavach, Kail, Urgala.

How to do Masik Durgashtami 2018 Hawan Pooja Vidhi

After all, do praying throughout the day, after worshiping the goddess and praying for the Goddess, pray for forgiveness. In the evening, light the ghee ke Diye) and read the holy books related to the goddess. After that, apologize for your bad works, by doing an aarti. Then break the fast from using the sattvic meal. After the evening, Poojan is specially considered for the worship of Goddess. You can also make a Hawan for Goddess. Havan is auspicious by offering a mixture of honey and white sesame seeds in the made of cow dung pots.

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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