“Durga Ashtami, or Maha Ashtami, is a day of great reverence and celebration in the Hindu calendar. It falls on the eighth day of the Navaratri festival, dedicated to the goddess Durga. On this day, GD Goenka Public School sector 9 Rohini pays homage to the divine feminine energy and the victory of good over evil. It marks the victory of the goddess Durga over the demon Mahishasura, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil. The festival also signifies the divine feminine power, or Shakti, which is revered and celebrated during these nine days.