Happy Durga Ashtami 2017: Durga Ashtami is one of the most auspicious days of the festival. On this day, devotees worship the weapons of Goddess Durga, which she used to destroy the evil forces. Devotees will today perform Astra Puja to mark the occasion. Maha Ashtami falls on the eight day of Navratri, according to The Indian Express. According to the tradition, young and unmarried girls are worshipped on this day through Kumari Puja. Devotees worship the young girls by washing their feet and applying Alata (a red powder), right before the Puja. Those girls are also served sweets and other foods after finishing the puja rituals, as per IE.
Here are the best Durga Ashtami 2017 wishes Facebook & Whatsapp Messages which you can send to your near and dear ones:
Jindagi Ki Har Tamana Ho Poori,
Koi bhi Aarju Na Rahe Adhoori,
Karte He Haath Jodkar Maa Durga se binti
Ki Aapki Har Manokamna Ho Poori
Happy Durga Ashtami 2017 (source: newsmswishes.com)
Mubarak ho Durga Ashtami
Aapke Chehre par muskan ho Itni
Khusion ki naa rahe koi kami
Meri taraf se Aapko
Maha Durga Ashtami 2017 (source: newsmswishes.com)
*May this Ashtami, Maa Durga empower you with her 9 blessings of name, fame, health, wealth, happiness, humanity, strength, faith and wisdom! (source: Indian Express)
Good health, success, happiness and prosperity,
Joy, peace, love and lots of popularity.
These are my wishes for you this festive season,
For all my joy and happiness you are the only reason.
Happy Maha Ashtami! (source: Indian Express)
On this auspicious day of Durga Ashtami, let’s worship Maha Gauri – the 8th incarnation of Goddess Durga. May Maha Gauri resolve all your problems and bless you with peace, joy and happiness! Happy Durga Ashtami 2016. (source: appsforpcplanet.net)