Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hindu Festivals and Fasts in the Month of October (October Maheena ke Hindu Vrat Aur Tyohaar)

October 2, 2013 – Pradosh Vrat
October 3              Monthly Shivratri Vrat

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October 4              Amavasya
October 4              Mahalaya Sarva Pitru Shradh Amavasya
October 5              Navratri Begins
October 5              Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra,  Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
October 9              Lalitha Panchami
October 10            Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja Shasti
October 11            Durga Puja Saptami, Saraswati Avahan
October 12
           Durga Ashtami, Saraswati Puja, Mahanisha Puja
October 13            Mahanavami, Saraswati Visarjan – Navratri ends
October 13            Vijayadasami, Dasara
October 13            Shirdi Saibaba Punyatithi
October 14            Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 15            Ekadasi Vrat
October 16            Pradosh Vrat
October 18            Purnima – full moon day
October 18            Kojagari Lakshmi Puja
October 17            Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 17           Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18           Sharad Purnima
October 18           Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 19           Kartik Month begins in North India
October 22           Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat - Angarak Yog
October 22           Karwa Chauth
October 26           Ahoi Ashtami Vrat
October 27           Radha Ashtami
October 30           Ekadasi Fasting
October 31           Govatsa Dwadas

Gaurav Malhotra

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