Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Festivals And Fasts in the Month of October (October Maheene ke Vrat Aur Tyohaar)

October 1 – Ashwin month begins in North India
October 1 – Ashunyasayan Vrat
October 3 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat

October 6 – Chandan Sashti in certain parts of North India
October 8 – Jitiya Vrat
October 8 – 16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat comes to an end
October 9 – Avidava Navami
October 12 – Ekadasi Fasting
October 13 – Pradosh Vrat
October 15 – Amavasya
October 15, 2012 – Mahalaya Sarva Pitru Shradh Amavasya
October 16 – Navratri Begins
October 16 – Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
October 17 – Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 17 – Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18 – Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 20 – Lalitha Panchami
October 20 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja Shasti
October 21 – Durga Puja Saptami, Saraswati Avahan
October 22
Durga Ashtami, Saraswati Puja, Mahanisha Puja
October 23 – Mahanavami, Saraswati Visarjan – Navratri ends
October 24 – Vijayadasami, Dasara
October 24 – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 24 – Shirdi Saibaba Punyatithi
October 25 – Ekadasi Vrat
October 27 – Pradosh Vrat
October 29 – Purnima – full moon day
October 29 – Kojagari Lakshmi Puja
October 29 – Sharad Purnima
October 30 – Kartik Month begins in North India

Gaurav Malhotra

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Gaurav Malhotra is a B Tech in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT, Kurukshetra) and a passionate follower of Astrology. He has widely traveled across the world and helped people with his skills. You can contact him on his email You can also read more about him on his page.

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