Maha Ashtami 2022: Know the auspicious time to perform Kanya Pujan, unique Ashtami muhurats, and Maha Navami tithi

Maha Ashtami 2022: Maha Ashtami is observed on Monday, October 3. This year, it coincides with a particularly fortunate tithi rich with shubh muhurats. Understand the sacred times for performing Kanya Pujan, the Ashtami special muhurats, and the Maha Navami tithi within.

The day known as Maha Ashtami, sometimes referred to as Ashtami or Durga Ashtami, is one of the most significant days of Navratri and Durga Puja. The third day of Durga Puja and the eighth day of Navratri are both observed by Hindus nationwide. On this day, Maa Durga followers observe numerous ancient customs and rituals, such as the Kanya Pujan or Kanjak Puja, Sandhi Puja, Mahasnan, and others. Goddess Mahagauri, Maa Durga’s eighth manifestation, is worshipped during Ashtami.

This year, the auspicious day of Maha Ashtami is filled with vital yogas and shubh muhurats, making it ideal for completing important activities. Therefore, we decided to provide you with a list of these times along with the tithi for Maha Navami that follows.This year, Maha Ashtami falls on a very fortunate day with plenty of vital yogas and shubh muhurats, making it ideal for completing important activities. As a result, we choose to list these times for you along with the tithi for Maha Navami, which comes after the celebrations for Maha Ashtami.

When is the beginning of Maha Ashtami Tithi?

On Monday, October 3, Maa Ashtami is observed by Maa Durga’s followers this year. Drik Panchang, however, states that the tithi for Maha Ashtami started at 06:47 on Sunday, October 2, and will finish at 04:37 on Monday, October 3.

What special muhurats are forming on Ashtami and throughout Kanya Pujan’s holy period?

As they are regarded as the divine manifestations of the Goddess, young, unmarried females are welcomed inside Maa Shakti devotees’ houses on Maha Ashtami for Kanjak/Kanya Pujan. They adore these young girls, adorning them with a red drape, a tilak on their foreheads, black grains, and puris, as well as tying a holy thread around their wrists, washing their feet, and applying prasad to them that has been carefully prepared. One of the most significant ceremonies associated with Maha Ashtami is the Kumari Puja, which is a long-standing custom.

This year, Kanya Pujan and havan should be conducted from the morning of October 3 to 3:59 PM during Maha Ashtami. Additionally, from the morning of October 4 to 1:33 pm, the Maha Navami Kanya Pujan can be performed.

The Maha Ashtami Shobhana, a different shubh muhurat, occurs during Ashtami tithi. According to Drik Panchang, Shobhana muhurat is seen as suitable for the majority of auspicious acts. As a result, it is mentioned in the unique muhurat times. On October 2, it began at 5:14 PM, and it will last till 02:22 PM on October 3.

Maha Navami Tithi:

Maha Navami falls on Tuesday, October 4, this year. On this day, followers of Goddess Shakti worshipMaa Siddhidatri, a manifestation of Maa Durga. The Navami Tithi, according to Drik Panchang, will start at 4:37 PM on Monday, October 3, and remain until 2:20 PM on Tuesday, October 4.