Ashwin Month Festivals for Hindu Calendar
Ashwin - Ashwin is seventh lunar month in Hindu calendar. All major festivals which occur on this month are listed below. Please switch to Amanta School if you follow Amanta School. If you are not sure which school you follow and find that festivals are not listed under correct month then please switch to Amanta School as you might be following Amanta School.
First day of Pitru Paksha marks the beginning of the period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors (Pitrs), especially through food offerings.
Indira Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.
This is the most significant and last day of Pitru Paksha. This day is also known as Sarvapitri Amavasya or Mahalaya Amavasya.
Shardiya Navratri is the most popular and significant Navratri of all Navratris. That's why Shardiya Navratri is also known as Maha Navratri.
The first day of Saraswati Puja during Navratri Puja is known as Saraswati Avahan. Avahan means invocation of Goddess Saraswati.
The second day of Saraswati Puja during Navratri Puja is known as Saraswati Pradhan Puja day.
Durga Ashtami, also known as Maha Ashtami, is one of the most auspicious days of the Durga Puja festival.
Maha Navami is the concluding day of nine days Durga Puja festivity. The main Navami Puja begins after the end of Sandhi Puja.
Papankusha Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.
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