Kartik month, a significant period in the Hindu calendar, is just around the corner. With the arrival of this auspicious month, several important festivals and celebrations are set to take place. Let's delve into the calendar to find out when Karva Chauth, Diwali, and Chhath will be celebrated during this Kartik month.
Karva Chauth Date: 31st October 2023 (Monday)
Karva Chauth is a beloved Hindu festival celebrated by married women. On this day, married women observe a fast from sunrise to moonrise to pray for the long and prosperous lives of their husbands. It is a beautiful celebration of love and devotion that takes place on the fourth day after the full moon in the Kartik month.
Karva Chauth holds immense significance as it symbolizes the deep bond between husband and wife. Women dress up in traditional attire, apply intricate mehndi designs, and come together to pray for the well-being of their spouses.
Diwali Date: 14th November 2023 (Tuesday)
Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India. It falls on the new moon day in Kartik, marking the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. People decorate their homes with oil lamps, candles, and colorful rangoli designs.
Diwali is a time for family gatherings, exchanging gifts, and enjoying a variety of sweets and snacks. Fireworks light up the night sky, filling the air with the sound of celebration. It is a time of reflection, new beginnings, and spreading joy and happiness.
Chhath Puja Date: 20th November 2023 (Monday)
Chhath Puja, a significant festival in the Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand, and parts of Uttar Pradesh, is dedicated to the worship of the Sun God. It falls on the sixth day after Diwali, in the Kartik month, and lasts for four days.
Chhath Puja involves rigorous fasting, taking dips in rivers or water bodies, and offering prayers to the rising and setting sun. Devotees express their gratitude to the Sun God for sustaining life on Earth. The Kartik month brings a rich tapestry of festivals that reflect India's cultural diversity and spiritual depth. From the devotion and love of Karva Chauth to the joy and brightness of Diwali, and the deep-rooted traditions of Chhath Puja, these celebrations mark a season of togetherness and reverence. Make sure to mark these dates on your calendar to participate in these wonderful festivals and share the joy with your loved ones. It's a time for unity, reflection, and creating lasting memories.