Ayudha Pooja also known as “Astra Pooja,” is an important day during the Navratri festival. Traditionally on this day, weapons and 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 7th, 2019 in the traditional way by worshiping of goddess Durga. God’s grace and blessings are always needed to help us serve people afflicted with cancer better.