Ayudha Pooja also known as “Astra Pooja,” is an important day during the Navratri festival. Traditionally on this day, instruments of daily use and livelihood are worshipped with reverence. Ayudha Pooja is also celebrated in offices, hospitals, and other centers associated with human welfare and care. At MIO and MIOH, Ayudha Pooja was celebrated on October 24th, 2020 in the traditional way by worshiping goddess Durga.