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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in October 2020 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in October 2020

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in October 2020 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

October 1 – Purnima – Full moon day
October 1 – Amavasya

October 5 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – Moonrise time is at 7:49 PM
October 13 – Ekadasi Fasting in Adhika Masa
October 14 – Pradosh Vrat
October 15 – Monthly Shivratri Vrat
October 16 – Snan Daan Shradh Amavasya in Adhika Masa
October 17 – Navratri begins – Ghatasthapana
October 17 – Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti
October 17 – Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
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 21 – Lalitha Panchami
October 22 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja begins
October 23 – Maha Saptami
October 24 – Durga Ashtami
October 25 – Mahanavami
October 25 – Dasara, Vijaya Dashami

October 26 – Madhvacharya Jayanti
October 26 – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 27 – Ekadasi Fasting
October 28 – Padmanabha Dwadashi Vrat
October 28 – Pradosh Puja
October 30 – Kojagiri Poornima
October 30 – Sharad Purnima
October 30 - Kojagari Lakshmi Puja
October 30 – Purnima fasting
October 30 – Kumar Purnima in Odisha
October 30 – Navanna Purnima
October 31 – Purnima or full moon day
October 31 – Valmiki Jayanti
October 31 – Kartik Snan Begins



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