Masik Durgashtami 2013
fasting is observed every month during Ashtami Tithi of Shukla Paksha. On this day devotees of Goddess Durga worship Her and observe day long fast.
The most significant Durgashtami, which is known as Mahashtami
, falls in month of Ashwin during nine days Shardiya Navratri
Durgashtami is also spelled as Durga Ashtami
and Masik Durgashtami is also known as Maas Durgashtami
or Monthly Durgashtami