Durga Puja 2022: Date, Significance

On October 3, 2022, Durga puja or Maha Durga Ashtami will be celebrated

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Durga Puja is primarily celebrated in West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura, and Assam.

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The eighth day of Durga Puja and Shardiya Navratri, known as Ashtami Tithi, is very important.

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On this day, the goddess Mahagauri is worshipped, and worshippers perform Navarathri Havan.

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Durga Puja commemorates Goddess Durga's nine-day killing of Mahishasura.

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During these nine days, all nine manifestations of the goddess Durga are worshipped.

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The final day is referred to as Vijaya Dashami, which means the triumph of good over evil.

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Girls are worshipped on Maha Ashtami as incarnations of Goddess Durga.

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