Hindu Calendar 2023 - Hindu Festivals in India

India is a country with diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. Festivals in India, mainly Hindu festivals are celebrated in different ways according to the rituals, beliefs and the history behind each of them. Welcome to the exclusive Clickastro page on Hindu Festivals in India! This page can help you understand the Hindu festivals from spiritual, social and scientific perspectives.

Hinduism is an age-old religion that can be traced back to prehistoric times. Though its origin remains uncertain, the Hindu religion, as the Indologists say, represents a great culture with beliefs holding high moral standards and strong scientific basis. To have a clear understanding about Hinduism and its rituals, one has to learn and decode the Vedic texts fundamental to the religion. In this page, we are making an effort to let you know the various hidden spiritual and scientific factors behind the Hindu festivals.

All festivals or special days in Hindu Calendar are connected with some myths that signify the day’s importance as the birthday of some God /Goddess or to commemorate some mythical event. On a deeper perception, we could find that these festivals and the associated rituals are having great astrological, seasonal, cultural and scientific bases. Some festivals befall on astrologically significant moments, some are associated with agricultural cycles and some are celebrated in the context of seasonal changes. All Hindu rituals instrumented by our ancestors have a higher purpose which would be scientifically relevant to the observing person or community. Let’s explore together what actually lies behind the colour, passion and gaiety of various Hindu festivals in India – the associated rituals and its significances.

Upcoming Hindu Festivals 2023

Friday OCT 6, 2023 Kalashtami
Tuesday OCT 10, 2023 Indira Ekadashi
Wednesday OCT 11, 2023 Pradosh Vrat (Krishna Paksha)

List of Hindu Holidays/Religious Calendar 2023

Monday OCT 2, 2023 Sankashti Chaturthi
Friday OCT 6, 2023 Kalashtami
Tuesday OCT 10, 2023 Indira Ekadashi
Wednesday OCT 11, 2023 Pradosh Vrat (Krishna Paksha)
Thursday OCT 12, 2023 Masik Shivratri
Saturday OCT 14, 2023 Ashwin Amavasya
Sunday OCT 15, 2023 Sharad Navratri, Ghatasthapana
Wednesday OCT 18, 2023 Tula Sankranti
Friday OCT 20, 2023 Skanda Sashti
Saturday OCT 21, 2023 Navpatrika Pooja
Sunday OCT 22, 2023 Durga Maha Ashtami Puja
Monday OCT 23, 2023 Durga Maha Navami Puja
Tuesday OCT 24, 2023 Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Sharad Navratri Parana
Wednesday OCT 25, 2023 Papankusha Ekadashi
Thursday OCT 26, 2023 Pradosh Vrat (Shukla Paksha)
Saturday OCT 28, 2023 Ashwina Purnima Vrat

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