Hindu Calendar October 2023: Navratri to Solar Eclipse; see the complete list - Hindustan Times

Hindu Calendar October 2023: Shardiya Navratri, Solar Eclipse, Dussehra to Maha Navami; see complete list of festivals

Oct 11, 2023 07:36 AM IST

October 2023 Hindu Calendar: October is an auspicious month of many festivals. Here's a complete list of all the Hindu festivals that fall in this month.

October is a month to rejoice for Hindus, as many auspicious festivals fall during this time. It is also known as the holiday season. This year, during October, holy occasions like Dussehra, Navratri, Durga Puja, Shardiya Navratri, Shraddha, and many more will be marked by devotees. These festivals hold much significance and are celebrated across the country and among Hindus globally. According to Drik Panchang, this year, while Pitru Paksha will continue till October 14, Navratri - dedicated to Maa Durga - will begin on October 15. Dussehra will follow up on the tenth of Navratri and will mark the victory of good over evil. Additionally, the last Lunar and Solar Eclipse of 2023 will also take place in October. Know all the dates of these festivals and more below.

Here's a list of all the Hindu festivals falling in the month of October this year. (File Photo)
Here's a list of all the Hindu festivals falling in the month of October this year. (File Photo)

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October 2023 Hindu Calendar:

Here's a complete list of all the festivals falling in the month of October 2023.

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October 4, Wednesday- Shashthi Shraddha

October 5, Thursday- Saptami Shraddha

October 6, Friday- Jivitputrika Vrat or Jitiya Vrat, conclusion of Mahalakshmi Vrat, Kalashtami

October 7, Saturday - Navami Shraddha, Matri Navami Shraddha

October 10, Tuesday - Indira Ekadashi, Magha Shraddha

October 11, Wednesday: Buddh Pradosh Vrat

October 12, Thursday- Monthly Shivratri

October 14, Saturday - Pitra Visarjan, Chaturdashi Shraddha, Amavasya Shraddha, Sarva Pitru Amavasya, Mahalaya

October 14, Saturday - Solar Eclipse [Surya Grahan]

October 15, Sunday - Sharadiya Navratri begins, Kalash Sthapana

October 18, Wednesday - Tula Sankranti, Vinayaka Chaturthi

October 20, Friday - Durga Puja begins

October 22, Sunday - Durgashtami

October 23, Monday - Maha Navami, Durga Navami, Navratri Havan

October 24, Tuesday: Vijayadashmi / Dussehra, Durga Puja ends

October 26, Thursday - Guru Pradosh Vrat

October 28, Saturday - Sharad Purnima, Kojagari Purnima

October 28, Saturday - Lunar Eclipse [Chandra Grahan]

October 29, Sunday - Kartik month begins

Source: Drik Panchang

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