October 2013 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in October 2013



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in October 2013– based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

October 2, 2013 – Pradosh Vrat
October 3 – Monthly Shivratri Vrat
October 4 – Amavasya
October 4, 2013 – Mahalaya Sarva Pitru Shradh Amavasya
October 5 – Navratri Begins
October 5– Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
October 9 – Lalitha Panchami
October 10 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja Shasti
October 11 – Durga Puja Saptami, Saraswati Avahan
October 12, 2013 – Durga Ashtami, Saraswati Puja, Mahanisha Puja
October 13 – Mahanavami, Saraswati Visarjan – Navratri ends
October 13 – Vijayadasami, Dasara
October 13 – Shirdi Saibaba Punyatithi
October 14 – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 15 – Ekadasi Vrat
October 16 – Pradosh Vrat
October 18 – Purnima – full moon day
October 18 – Kojagari Lakshmi Puja
October 17 – Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 17 – Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18, 2013 – Sharad Purnima
October 18 – Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 19 – Kartik Month begins in North India
October 22 - Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat - Angarak Yog
October 22 - Karwa Chauth
October 26 - Ahoi Ashtami Vrat
October 27 - Radha Ashtami
October 30 - Ekadasi Fasting
October 31 - Govatsa Dwadasi.