The festival of Mahanavami will be celebrated on October 23, 2023, on this day the Siddhidatri form of Mother Durga is worshiped.
Festivals in October 2023: Pitru Paksha begins with Ganpati Visarjan and many important festivals like Navratri, Dussehra, Sharad Purnima come after Pitru Paksha. In such a situation, let's know the date and significance of some important festivals and fasts falling in the month of October this time. What is the ride of Maa Durga in Sharadiya Navratri 2023, know the importance of mother's vehicle here
October 6, Jivitputrika Vrat - Jivitputrika Vrat or also known as Jitiya falls on the ashtami of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month, which will be celebrated on October 6 this time. Mothers observe this fast for the long life and health of their children.
October 10, Indira Ekadashi - The Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha of Ashwin month is known as Indira Ekadashi and it falls in the month of Shradh. It is dedicated to the ancestors and on this day there is importance of doing charity. This date will fall on October 10 this time.
Mahalaya Shradh, also known as Pitru Amavasya, falls on October 14 this year. On this day, shradh is performed for those ancestors whose date we do not remember.
Sharadiya Navratri begins on the next day of Pitru Paksha Amavasya, which will be celebrated on October 15 this time and will end on October 15.
Durga Ashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of Navratri, which has great significance. On this day, along with worshiping Mahagauri, kanya bhoj is also organized, this time this day will be celebrated on October 22.
The festival of Mahanavami will be celebrated on October 23, 23, on this day the Siddhidatri form of Mother is worshiped, as well as the end of Navratri. On this day, people open their fast and along with conducting Kanya Pujan in homes, there is also a havan.
The festival of Dussehra is celebrated only after the end of Navratri, which will be celebrated on October 24 this time. On this day, Lord Rama killed Ravana and conquered Lanka. For this reason, the festival of Vijayadashami is celebrated. Apart from this, according to another belief, Maa Durga killed Mahishasura on this day.
October 25, Papankusha Ekadashi - To destroy all sins, the fast of Papankusha Ekadashi is definitely done, this day will fall on October 25 this time. It is said that by doing this fast, sins are destroyed.
The festival of Sharad Purnima is celebrated on the full moon date of Ashwin month, which will fall on October 28 this time. It is said that on this day Goddess Lakshmi comes to the earth to travel at night, so kheer is kept in the light of the moon and it is said that on this day nectar falls on the earth at night.
(Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on common assumptions and information.