durgashtami1 There is a tradition of observing Bhawani fast on Chaitra Shukla Paksha. In the year 2023, this fast will be from 22 March till 30 March. Goddess Bhawani appeared on this day. Pujan should be offered in a systematic manner.

arti2 Jai Ambe Gauri Maiyaa, Jai Shyamaa Gauri | Tumako Nishadin Dhyavat, Hari Brahma Shivari || Jai Ambe Gauri
Maang Sinduur Virajat, Tiko Mriga Madako | Ujjvala Se Dho Naina, Chandra Vadaniko | Jai Ambe Gauri

durga_pujan2 The 8th incarnation of Goddess Durga is called Maha Gauri. On Ashtami, Maha Gauri is worshipped. She does the welfare of all her devotees. All their issues are solved. Maa is said to give effectual results.

durga_puja_bengal2 Durga Puja is a festival of faith and devotion. Durgashtami is started with the beginning of Ashwin Shukla Paksha. Durga Puja is begun by chanting the mantra "सर्वमंगल मंग्ल्ये, शिवे सर्वार्थ साधिके. शरण्ये त्र्यम्बके गौरि नारायणि नमोस्तुते.."

navadurga2 Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva described the attainment of Shakti in the following manner

ब्रह्मा, विष्णु और शिव ने देवी शक्ति के प्रताप की व्याख्या इस प्रकार की है- मृ्दा बिना कुलालश्च कतुं यथाक्षम:।
स्वर्ण बिना स्वर्णकार: कुण्डलं कर्तुमक्षम:।
शक्त्या बिना तथाहं च स्वसृ्ष्टि कर्तुमक्षम:।।

navadurga_story2 Once the whole universe was suffering with floods. Water surrounded everything. At that moment, a lotus originated from the Naval of Lord Vishnu. Lord Brahma was evolved from the lotus. apart from this,