Chaitra Maas 2023 Vrat Tyohar: Chaitra month started on the day of Holi, see the list of special fast-festivals...


Chaitra Month 2023: Holika is burnt on the full moon date of Falgul month and the next day Holi of colors is celebrated on Chaitra Pratipada and since then the new month begins. The month of Chaitra started on 8 March 2023 and will continue till 6 April 2023. According to the Hindu calendar, Falgun month is the last month of the year and Chaitra is the first month of the year. According to religious beliefs, Lord Brahma created this universe in the month of Chaitra. Many big and important festivals like Navratri, Ram Navami, Papmochini Ekadashi, and Hanuman Jayanti come in this month. Come let's know from Bhopal resident astrologer and Vastu consultant Pandit Hitendra Kumar Sharma, the date and complete list of Chaitra month's fast and festival.


Fasting Festivals of Chaitra Month 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023 - Bhai Dooj

Bhai Dooj – According to the Hindu calendar, Bhai Dooj is celebrated twice a year. First in the month of Kartik and second in the month of Chaitra.

Saturday, March 11, 2023 – Bhalchandra Sankashti Chaturthi

Sunday, March 12, 2023 – Rang Panchami

Rang Panchami – Rang Panchami is also known as Dev Panchami. According to religious beliefs, on this day Gods and Goddesses come to earth to play Holi.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 – Sheetla Saptami, Kalashtami

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 – Meen Sankranti, Kharmas begins, Basoda Ashtami

Sheetla Mata is worshiped on Basoda Ashtami and Saptami. The tradition of eating cooked cold food on this day has been going on since ancient times.

18 March 2023 Day Saturday – Papmochini Ekadashi

Sunday, March 19, 2023 – Pradosh Vrat (Krishna Paksha)

Monday, March 20, 2023 - Monthly Shivratri

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – Chaitra Amavasya

22 March 2023 Day Wednesday – Chaitra Navratri, Hindu New Year begins, Gudi Padwa, Jhulelal Jayanti

Chaitra Navratri has special significance in Hinduism. These 9 days are devoted to the worship of the nine forms of Maa Durga. In the state of Maharashtra, this day is celebrated as the Hindu New Year. Gudi is worshiped on this day.

Thursday, March 23, 2023 – Ramadan begins, Cheti Chand

Friday, March 24, 2023 – Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti, Gauri Puja

Saturday, March 25, 2023 – Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lakshmi Panchami

Monday, March 27, 2023 – Yamuna Chhath

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 – Chaitra Navratri Ashtami

Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Ram Navami

Friday, March 31, 2023 – Chaitra Navratri ends


1 April 2023 Day Saturday – Kamda Ekadashi

Sunday, April 2, 2023 - Vamana Dwadashi

Monday, April 3, 2023 - Pradosh Vrat (Shukla Paksha)

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 – Chaitra Purnima

Thursday, April 6, 2023 - Hanuman Jayanti

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