Masik Durga Ashtami is observed every month during the Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. As this day is dedicated to Goddess Durga, devotees observe fasts and offer prayers on this day to seek the blessings of Goddess Durga. Observing this fast is believed to bestow the ultimate blessings of Mother Durga.
Procedures for Masik Durga Ashtami
- Decorate your house as well as puja room.
- Worship goddess Durga on this day.
- Offer flowers, Chandan and kumkum to goddess durga.
- Light diya / deepam in front of goddess Durga idol.
- Chant durga chalisa.
- Observe fast by consuming only milk and fruits once a day.
- Do not keep the house in a vacant state on this day.