Checklist of Indian festivals in October to be experienced 


Checklist of Indian festivals in October to be experienced 

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Desk। October is a month of vibrant festivals and joyful celebrations. It Starts with Navratri puja, and the festive mood ends with Diwali and Bhai Dooj. The huge number of festivals in October in India makes it a joyous month when spirits are high, lots of family time is on the cards, and meals are nothing short of a feast.

Have a look at this list of festivals in October and plan a holiday in India according to it. But before that, take note of the dates of these festivals in 2023

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From the traditional and religious festivals to the centuries-old folk music, art festivals and celebrations there are plenty of things that take place in the country.

October 2023 is a month full of celebrations and observances. It begins with Shradh Paksha, where people offer prayers to their dances… to satisfy them and take them to nirvana.

Festivals in October 2023: From Shradh Paksha to Dussehra, checklist

Now, as we are heading towards October it marks the beginning of winter in the north. During Shradh Paksha, people offer prayers to their ancestors and the coming 15 days are fully dedicated to worshipping forefathers and taking their blessings.

After completing Pitru Paksha, Shardiya Navratri, the most awaited festival time will come. During these nine days, devotees worship Maa Durga (Power of All) for 9 consecutive days with great dedication. One of the most famous festivals Durga Puja and Dussehra will be celebrated with great pomp and show in India. These days mark the victory of good over evil.

Checklist of a few of the many Autumn festivals in India that are celebrated together.

Sunday,  October 1, 2023

Tritiya Shraddha

Monday, October 2, 2023

Chaturthi Shradh

Maha BharniVighnaraja Sankashti Chaturthi

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Panchami Shradh

Masik Karthigai

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Shashti Shradh

Rohini Vrat

Thursday, October 5, 2023, Saptami Shradh

Friday, October 6, 2023, Ashtami Shradh

Mahalaxmi Vrat EndsKalashtamiMasik Krishna Janmashtami

Saturday, October 7, 2023, Navami Shradh

Jivitputrika Vrat

Sunday, October 8, 2023, Dashami Shradh

Monday, October 9, 2023 Ekadashi Shradh

Tuesday, October 10, 2023, Magha Shradh

Indira Ekadashi

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, Dwadashi Shradh

Thursday, October 12, 2023 Trayodashi Shradh

Pradosh VratMasik ShivratriKali Yuga

Friday, October 13, 2023, Chaturdashi Shradh

Saturday, October 14, 2023, Sarva Pitru Amavasya

Surya GrahanDarsha AmavasyaAnvadhanAshwina Amavasya

Sunday, October 15, 2023, Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti

Navratri BeginsGhatasthapanaIshti

Monday, October 16, 2023, Chandra Darshan

Wednesday, October 18, 2023, Tulsa Sankranti

Vinayaka Chaturthi

Thursday, October 19, 2023, Upang Lalita Vrat

Friday, October 20, 2023, Saraswati Avahan

Bilva NimantranKalparambha

Saturday, October 21, 2023, Saraswati Puja

Navpatrika PujaAshwina Navapada Oli Begins

Sunday,  October 22, 2023, Durga Ashtami

Sandhi PujaSaraswati BalidanSaraswati Visarjan Masik Durga Ashtami

Monday, October 23, 2023, Maha Navami

Ayudha PujaDurga BalidanBengal Maha NavamiSouth Saraswati PujaDaksha Savarni Manvadi

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Durga Visarjan

VijayadashamiDussehraBengal VijayadashamiVidhyarambham DayMadhavacharya JayantiDasaraBuddha


Wednesday, October 25, 2023, Papankusha Ekadashi

Padmanabha Dwadashi

Thursday, October 26, 2023 Pradosh Vrat

Saturday, October 28, 2023, Kojagara Puja

Sharad Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai JayantiAshwina Navpada Oli Ends, Ashwina Purnima, VratAshwina PurnimaAnvadhan

Sunday, October 29, 2023 Kartik Begins

Chandra Grahan Ishti

Monday, October 30, 2023 Masik Karthigai

Tuesday, October 31, 2023, Atla Tadde

Rohini Vrat.

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