Today being a confluence of Durga Ashtami and Ram Navami, the Chamunda form of Goddess Durga is also evoked.

The biggest news has come out that during the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata, the idol of Goddess Durga was decorated with gold ornaments in the community worship pandal.

Navratri 2020: This year, Maha Ashtami and Great Navami are falling on this day in 2020. Similarly, Durga Ashtami and Maha Ashtami, Goddess Mahagauri is worshiped on these holy festivals. The city is considered the most auspicious day in Navratri and Durga Puja.

Mahagauri and Siddhidatri structures speak to Ashtami and Navami separately. Today, because of the combination of the two days, Chamunda structure will likewise create.

Brahmani, Maheshwari, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Narsinghi, Indrani and Chamunda are loved on Maha Ashtami in every one of the eight types of Goddess Durga.

Aficionados perform Kanya Pujan, otherwise called Kanjika Pujan, on Ashtami or Navami, this year everybody will perform it today.

The present tones

Pink is a shading devoted to the goddess Mahagauri and speaks to trust, self-refinement and social elevate. Violet is devoted to the goddess Siddhidatri and speaks to goal and force.


On Ashtami, nine little pots are kept as all the nine appearances of Goddess Durga are mounted on them. Every one of them are loved during Maha Ashtami Puja as expressed before. Kanya Poojan or Kanjak will be performed and eight little youngsters will be welcomed and adored as a manifestation of Goddess Durga. Relatives wash their feet, offer red chunari, bangles and other cosmetics things. They will be given food as contributions while individuals contact their feet to look for their favors.

Durga Ashtami Muhurta

Ashtami begins at 6:57 am on 23 October and finishes at 6:58 am on 24 October.

Maha Navami Muhurta

The Navami date will begin at 6:58 am on October 24 and end at 7:41 am on October 25.