Shravan Durga Ashtami: Worship on Durgashtami of Shravan month for fulfillment of wishes, know worship rituals and importance
Shravan Durga Ashtami: Monthly Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the Ashtami of Shukla Paksha of every month. Ashtami Tithi is dedicated to Maa Durga. In the month of Shravan, the monthly Durgashtami (Durgashtami date) of Shukla Paksha is on Friday i.e. 5th August. Worshiping Goddess Durga on Ashtami gives long life. Durgashtami Puja Vidhi (Durgashtami Puja Vidhi) is performed on the Ashtami of every month. By doing this the troubles of the devotees will be removed. The Mahagauri form of Maa Durga is worshiped on this day. Durgashtami Vrat is observed for the spiritual benefits and blessings of Goddess Durga. Durgashtami, which falls in the month of Shravan, has a special significance. Worshiping Lord Shankar along with Maa Durga on this day gives special benefits. Let us know Shravan Durgashtami date, Muhurta and worship rituals.
The word Durga in Sanskrit means undefeated and Ashtami means the eighth day. On this Ashtami day, Goddess Durga won victory by slaying the demon Mahishasura. According to the legend, Goddess Durga took the form of red color on this day. Hence this day is also known as Goddess Bhadrakali. By killing the demon on this day, the goddess freed the entire universe from fear.
Durgashtami date and time
In the month of Shravan, Shukla Paksha is starting from Durgashtami date on 5th August at 5:06 am. So Ashtami will end on 6th August at 3:56 am. According to the date of rise, Durgashtami will be celebrated on 5th August.
do this worship
To perform the puja, first the place of worship should be cleaned and purified with Gangajal. Place a red cloth in the plate and place an idol or photo of Goddess Durga on it. After this, offer red cloth and jewelery to the goddess. In front of the goddess, incense, lamp and kunku, akshada and red flowers, camphor etc. should be worshiped properly. After that offer sweets and fruits as prasad. Durga Chalisa should be recited during the puja. After the worship is completed, the aarti of Goddess Durga should be performed.