Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is one of the most auspicious days of the Durga Puja festival. It falls on October 13 in 2021.
It falls on bright lunar fortnight Ashtami tithi of Aswina month of the Hindu calendar.
It is believed in some regions that Goddess Chamunda appeared on this day from the forehead of Devi Durga and annihilated Chanda, Munda, and Raktabija.
The 64 Yoginis and Ashta Shakti or matrikas (the eight ferocious form of Goddess Durga) are worshiped on Maha Ashtami. The Ashta Shakti worshiped during Durga Puja are Brahmani, Maheswari, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Narasinghi, Indrani and Chamunda.
Below are messages, wishes and greetings that you can send to your friends and families on the occasion.
The everyday sun rises to give us a message that darkness will always be beaten by light. Let us follow the same natural rule. Wishing Durga Ashtami.
Maa Durga is a Mother of the Universe, she represents the infinite power of the universe and is a symbol of female dynamism. Happy Durga Ashtami.
May The Divine Blessings Of Goddess Durga Be With You On Ashtami And Always! Blessed Durga Ashtami to you.
May Maa Durga Bless Us With The Strength To Overcome Fears, Fight Evil & Injustice And Remove All Suffering. Durga Ashtami To All.
May This Durga Ashtami Light Up For You Hopes Of Happy Times And Dreams For A Year Full Of Smiles. Wish You Durga Ashtami.
May Maa Durga bestow you and your family with 9 forms of blessings- fame, name, wealth, prosperity, happiness, education, health, power and commitment. Happy Durga Ashtami.
Wishing that Goddess Durga empowers you and your family with name, fame, success, and joy. Wish you Durga Ashtami.
This is the festival of worship of mother, this is the festival of the devotion of 9 forms of the mother, this is the festival of making bad works, it is the festival of burning in the heart of devotion, wishes of Durga Ashtami.
May goddess Durga bless you Like she blessed Lord Rama to fight the evil like he fought Ravana. wishing Durga Ashtami.
May Goddess Durga give you the strength to fight for the good and overcome the evil. Sending my special wishes for a joyous celebration on Durga Ashtami.
May the divine blessings of Goddess Durga bring you bountiful joy and happiness. Sending you hearty wishes on Durga Ashtami!
Hope this Durga Ashtami brings in good fortune and abounding happiness for you. Happy Durga Ashtami!
May this festival fill your life with new joys that surround you and your loved ones with positive vibes, now and forever. Happy Maha Ashtami to you.
Let your home be filled with the joyous spirit of this divine occasion. Happy Durga Ashtami.