Published On : November 19, 2022  |  Author : Astrologer Umesh
2023 Festivals India

Festivals 2023: There are many different festivals celebrated in India, some of which are religious, some seasonal, and yet others of enormous national significance. All of them are joyfully celebrated. Hinduism is often referred to as the religion of fasts, feasts, and festivals, and festivals play a significant role in human life. As per Hindu Mythodology, festivals and any auspicious occasions are decided by the motion of the Moon and Sun in the sky. This motion helps in making Hindu Calendar as well, also known as Lunisolar Calendar. Though we live in big country of diversified culture but in spite of it, everyone is unite together when it comes to celebrating festivals or auspicious moments. Festival falls on some specific day that is really very auspicious day itself and carries advantages for humans as well. These planetary moments also impact the Festivals 2023 falling in the year. We have given you the crucial dates for the major and significant 2023 Festivals, but let’s first learn a little about them and their significance.

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What Is Festival As Per Hindu Religion, related to 2023 Festivals?

There are various fasts and holidays that are celebrated by the majority of people worldwide, just within Hinduism. Every festival is filled with pleasure, happiness, colour, and prosperity while also revealing a variety of mythological meanings. According to our ancient writings and traditions, festivals in Hinduism are celebrated on a bigger scale and are linked to specific stories, each of which has a profound significance. Diwali, Holi, Dusshera, Id-ul-Fitr, Christmas, Mahavir Jayanti, and other holidays are celebrated by many communities and social groupings, but taken collectively, they reflect one nation and demonstrate how connected people are to the almighty God on a spiritual and religious level. The advantages of festivals 2023 are listed below:

Advantages Of Festivals 2023:

  • In today’s world, nobody has the enough time to spend with family & friends, so it becomes the main source to make all of them get together in this auspicious occasion.
  • By means of Festivals, people get indulged in some charity work too.
  • Festivals helps to be associated with our roots of customs and traditions coming from thousands of thousands years ago.
  • It would come up with the new and refreshing energy too.
  • People love to share their views and talk to enjoy this peaceful moment. You can be able to spend good and quality time too with your near & dear ones.
  • Festivals would help to preserve our old traditions, customs and rituals.
  • In present scenario, people like to celebrate all the festivals from other community too in order to explore it and get relieved from the stress.

Significance Of Festivals As Per Hinduism

Celebrations are a fantastic excuse to break up the routine of work and spend time with family and friends because we are becoming more and more modernized and have less time for leisure and recreational activities. There are numerous Festival And Puja, some of which are humorous and fascinating, some of which are traditional or religious, and some of which are national. Whatever they may be, celebrations are significant in our lives because they allow us to take a break from our daily routine and have fun. We are unable to properly appreciate this existence without celebrations. Festivals are significant events in people’s lives. A person would desire to experience their happiest moment, which festivals make feasible. Everyone prayed to God to handle the challenging circumstance and make the festival joyful and vibrant. Every member of the family is welcome to get together and celebrate the festival during it.

Celebrations also serve as a reminder of special occasions or days of the year, allowing us to rejoice and remember them fondly. For instance, people all around the country and even Indians around the world celebrate our Independence Day as national Fest, which is almost the best day of the year. People should take this moment to remember those who gave their lives while battling for freedom. This is also a chance for us to honour them and celebrate our history. New Year’s Day, when people all around the world celebrate the first day of the New Year, is another significant holiday. This day serves as a reminder that a year has passed and a new one is on the horizon with fresh beginnings. Besides this, festivals 2023 like Holi, Diwali in Hinduism are also celebrated at the large scale by the people across the globe to get as the reminder of attaching themselves with the roots of Hinduism or traditional stories.

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Dates of Indian Festivals 2023

Find below the different dates for the Festivals 2023 celebrated across the country India as per the Hindu Calendar or Panchangam:

Festivals 2023Date
January Festivals 2023 
New YearJanuary 01, 2023
Pausha Putrada EkadashiJanuary 02, 2023
Paush Purnima VratJanuary 06, 2023
Sankashti ChaturthiJanuary 10, 2023
National Youth DayJanuary 12, 2023
LohariJanuary 13, 2023
Makar Sankranti/PongalJanuary 14, 2023
Subhash Chandra Bose JayantiJanuary 23, 2023
Gauri TritiyaJanuary 24, 2023
Republic DayJanuary 26, 2023
Vasant Panchami/Lakshmi SaraswatiPujanJanuary 26, 2023
BhishmashtamiJanuary 28, 2023
February Festivals 2023
Magh PurnimaFebruary 05, 2023
Shree Guru RaviDasJayantiFebruary 05, 2023
Mahashivratrifebruary 18, 2023
SomvatiAmavasFebruary 20, 2023
Beginning of HolashtakFebruary 27, 2023
Annapurna AshtamiFebruary 27, 2023
March Festivals 2023
HolikaDahanMarch 06, 2023
Holashtak endMarch 07, 2023
Holi FestivalMarch 07, 2023
VasantotsavMarch 08, 2023
Sheetla Ashtami FastMarch 15, 2023
Hindu New YearMarch 22, 2023
Chaitra Navratra Begins/GudiPadwa/JhulelalJayantiMarch 22, 2023
Gauri TritiyaMarch 24, 2023
Shri Durga AshtamiMarch 29, 2023
Vasant NavratraSmapt/Shri Ram NavamiMarch 30, 2023
April Festivals 2023
Shri MahaveerJayantiApril 04, 2023
Shree Hanuman JayantiApril 06, 2023
Good FridayApril 07, 2023
VaishakhiApril 14, 2023
Akshaya TritiyaApril 22, 2023
ParashuramJayanti/ Eid-Ul-FitrApril 22, 2023
Akshaya Tritiya (Eastern Side)April 23, 2023
Shri Ganga JayantiApril 26, 2023
Shri BagulamukhiJayantiApril 28, 2023
Janaki JayantiApril 29, 2023
May Festivals 2023
Shri NriSinghJayantiMay 04, 2023
Shree KoormaJayantiMay 05, 2023
Vat SavitriVratMay 19, 2023
ShanishcharJayantiMay 19, 2023
Rambha tritiyaMay 22, 2023
Shree DurgaAshtamiMay 28, 2023
Shree Ganga Dusshera FestivalMay 30, 2023
Nirjala Ekadashi VratMay 31, 2023
June Festivals 2023
Vat SavitriVratJune 03, 2023
KabirJayantiJune 04, 2023
JagannathRathYatraJune 20, 2023
Harishayani Ekadashi Vrat/Shree VishnuShyanotsavJune 29, 2023
Eid-Al-Adha/BakridJune 29, 2023
July Festivals 2023
KokilaVratJuly 02, 2023
Guru PurnimaJuly 03, 2023
Shravan ShivratriJuly 15, 2023
HariyaliAmavasJuly 17, 2023
SomvatiAmavasJuly 17, 2023
MuharramJuly 28, 2023
August Festivals 2023
Independence DayAugust 15, 2023
HariyaliTeejAugust 19, 2023
Naag PanchamiAugust 21, 2023
TulsidasJayantiAugust 23, 2023
OnamAugust 29, 2023
RakshaBandhanAugust 30, 2023
September Festivals 2023
Kajjali TritiyaSeptember 02, 2023
Teacher’s DaySeptember 05, 2023
Shree Krishna JanamashtamiVratSeptember 06, 2023
Shree Krishna Janamashtami (Vaishnav)September 07, 2023
GokulashtamiSeptember 08, 2023
Hindi DiwasSeptember 14, 2023
Haritalika TritiyaSeptember 18, 2023
Siddhi VinayakVrat/Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 19, 2023
Rishi Panchami VratSeptember 20, 2023
Shree MahaLakshamiVrat BeginsSeptember 22, 2023
Anant Chaturdashi VratSeptember 28, 2023
October Festivals 2023
Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 02, 2023
Shree MahalakshamiVrat endsOctober 06, 2023
Sharad Navratri BeginsOctober 15, 2023
SaraswatiPujanOctober 21, 2023
Navratra endsOctober 23, 2023
VijayaDashmi (Dusshera)October 24, 2023
Sharad Purnima Vrat/Valmiki JayantiOctober 28, 2023
November Festivals 2023
KarwaChauthVratNovember 01, 2023
DhanTrodashiNovember 10, 2023
Shree Hanuman JayantiNovember 11, 2023
Narak ChaturdashiNovember 12, 2023
Deepawali, MahaLakshmiPujanNovember 12, 2023
SomvatiAmavasNovember 13, 2023
Govardhan Puja. Children’s Day/ Nehru JayantiNovember 14, 2023
Bhai DoojNovember 15, 2023
Shree VishwakarmaPujanNovember 15, 2023
TulsiVivahNovember 23, 2023
Shree Guru Nanak JayantiNovember 27, 2023
December Festivals 2023
Shree KalBhairav AshtamiDecember 05, 2023
Mokshada EkadashiDecember 23, 2023
Sun uttarayanDecemebr 22,, 2023
Shree GeetaJayantiDecember 22, 2023
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2023
Shree DattatreyaJayantiDecember 26, 2023

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