Maha Asthami-8th day of Dashain- being observed today

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Hindus throughout the country are observing the eighth day of the ten-day long Bada Dasain festival as the Mahastami festival on Thursday by worshipping Goddess Durga Bhawani.

On this day, people offer special worships to the goddesses Mhakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. This day of the Dasain festival is considered a special day when Goddess Durga attained power. [More]

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