The Masik Durgashtami is an important Hindu festival celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion. This festival is celebrated to commemorate the victory of Goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that Goddess Durga fought for nine days and nights to end the rule of Mahishasura. Hence, this festival is celebrated for nine days and nights. And read your daily horoscope as per your sign.