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Hindu Festivals in October 2016


Category: Religious | Posted :Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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Hindu Festivals in October 2016 – Hindu Vrat Vrat is the Hindi term of fast . It is a process in which devotees do not consume food or/and water on the days dedicated to the Gods they believe in, to show their dedication and to gain health and prosperity– Fasting – Rituals in October 2016

 

 
In October 2016, there are some important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism – based on some Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrat or Fast and customs days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). 
Click here to read all the festivals in October 2016.
 
 

List of October 2016 festivals

 
October 1 – Navratri Begins
October 1– Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
October 9, 2016 – Durga Ashtami, Saraswati Puja, Mahanisha Puja
October 10 – Mahanavami, Saraswati Visarjan – Navratri ends
October 11 – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 12 – Ekadasi Vrat
October 13 – Pradosh Vrat
October 15 – Sharad Purnima
October 16 – Purnima – full moon day
October 17 – Kartik Month begins in North India
October 17 – Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 17 – Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18 – Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 19 - Karwa Chauth
October 22 - Ahoi Ashtami Vrat
October 26 - Ekadasi Fasting
October 28 - Govatsa Dwadasi
October 29 – Narak Chaturdasi
October 30 – Diwali, Lakshmi Puja
October 30 – Amavasya
October 31 – Kartik month begins in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
October 31 – Annakut, Govardhan Puja
 


 

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