8th Day-Navratri 2022| Maha Ashtami puja vidhi: Maa Mahagauri to cease your sufferings on Durga Ashtami, take a look at Kanya puja timings

Navratri 2022, Day eight Maha Ashtami puja vidhi: Maa Mahagauri to cease your sufferings on Durga Ashtami, take a look at Kanya puja timings

New Delhi: On October 3, 2022, Maha Ashtami or Durga Ashtami might be celebrated across the state. The 8th avatar of goddess Durga – Maa Mahagauri – is worshipped in this day all through Navratri. The nine-day long festival marks the victory of proper over evil and coincides with Durga Puja which is also vastly celebrated with the same spirit yearly. 
Sharad Navratri started out this 12 months on September 26 and could closing until October 4th (Navmi) with Dussehra or Vijayadashami on the fifth respectively. 


Devotees worship Mata Mahagauri on the 8th day of Navratri.She is an avatar of DeviParvati the consort of Lord Shiva. Unlike goddess Kalaratri, who’s ferocious, Maha Gauri is calm and compassionate. She is depicted in white garments and installed on a bull. It is thought that all and sundry who worships the goddess receives relief from all of the suffering.
The goddess in this avatar has four fingers, and her proper arm is inside the pose of allaying worry at the same time as her proper decrease hand holds a trident in it. In her left higher arm, Mahagauri holds a tambourine (damaru) and the decrease one is in the form of a blessing. She is installed on a bull, lion or tiger.
The arms may be seen holding a trident, lotus, and drum, at the same time as the fourth is in a blessing gesture. The lotus is once in a while changed with a rosary. She rides a white bull and is visible carrying white clothes.
Her weapons encompass Trident, Tambourine (Damaru), Abhayamudra, and Varada mudra respectively.
Kumari Puja on Monday, October 3, 2022
Durgashtami on Monday, October 3, 2022
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 06:forty seven PM on Oct 02, 2022
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 04:37 PM on Oct 03, 2022


ॐ देवी महागौर्यै नमः॥
Om Devi Mahagauryai Namah॥
श्वेते वृषे समारुढा श्वेताम्बरधरा शुचिः। 
महागौरी शुभं दघान्महादेवप्रमोददा॥
Shweta Vrishe Samarudha Shwetambardhara Shuchi
Maha Gauri Shubham Dadhyana Mahadev Pramodda 


पूर्णन्दु निभां गौरी सोमचक्रस्थितां अष्टमं महागौरी त्रिनेत्राम्। 
वराभीतिकरां त्रिशूल डमरूधरां महागौरी भजेम्॥ 
Poornandu Nibhaan Gauri Somachakrasthitaan Ashtaman Mahagauri Trinetraam
Varaabheetikaraan Trishool Damaroodharaan Mahagauti Bhajem
Mahagauri is white in color, consequently the call – Maha means notable and Gauri stands for the color white. 
The day begins with a bathtub, carrying new clothes and praying to the goddess in her Mahagauri avatar. After the puja is finished, the traditional bhog or prasad of puri, halwa and black chana (black chickpeas) is obtainable to the goddess in conjunction with crimson chunari, bangles, and all of the cosmetic items such as Mehendi cone, vermillion and many others among different things. 
Kanjak puja or Kanya puja is a miles revered ritual of Navratri. It is executed via all individuals who look at fasts in the course of the pageant. It is best after imparting prayers to the nine little women, referred to as Kanjaks, who are known as at domestic and presented the bhog in conjunction with a few present, red chunari, bangles, or money as a token of love, the devotee breaks the fast.
Also, together with nine little girls, prayers are also provided to at least one younger boy, who additionally receives the bhog and affords. 
Here’s wishing Happy Navratri and Durga Pujo to all!

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