“October poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter”
Hello October! The month of crisp days and cool nights. The air in October is filled with a pleasing fragrance and fallen leaves. October month produces a pleasant effect on the feelings of. It is the month of ripeness and glory. Days in October are so pleasing and delightful that the beauty of the month reaches the soul.
When the heat of the summer season is all behind you making you sweat and making you feel uneasy and uncomfortable, then you can only think about the winter breeze which takes your breath away. October is one such month that provides you the feeling of that winter breeze. October is the month of both the whole darn year and fall.
This catalog will provide you with the important days, timings, Nakshatras, and this of October month.
Indira Ekadashi:- The person who seeks to free their ancestors from their bad deed done by them in their life keeps this fast and free themselves and their ancestors from sin and are bestowed with richness and prosperity. As this Vrata is dedicated to ancestors and Forethfathers, therefore, this vrata is also known as Ekadashi Shraddh.
Yati Mahalaya:- It is an auspicious ritual performed during the Pitru Paksha in order to honor the forefathers and ancestors. This ritual is performed with full devotion and dedication by the Hindu devotees. One who performs this ritual with Pitru dan his ancestor is liberated and can attain peace. And ancestors bestow their blessings upon their descendants.
Pradosha Vratam:- This Hindu Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It comes twice every month in Hindu Calendar. Pradosha means “belonging or relating to the evening” Or “first part of the night” and as the meaning suggests this Vrata is observed during evening twilight, i.e. Sandhyakaal. This Vrata will end your sins and bestow you with all the good fortune and bountiful blessings.
Masa Shivaratri: This Vrata is dedicated to supreme Lord Shiva. It is a very auspicious and powerful Vrata. The Vrata holders get control over their Ill emotions like jealousy, anger, and covetousness by meditating about Lord Shiva. The one who keeps the Vrata with dedication and discipline is set free from all his sins and is set from the repeated cycle of birth and death.
Battukama Prarambam:- It is an auspicious and beautiful festival celebrated by the woman of Telangana in the honor of Goddess Gauri who is considered as the patron of womanhood. This is a floral festival. Flowers, Water and colors form an important part of this festival. Women wear new clothes and gold jewelry and married women exchange kumkum and turmeric on each other’s faces.
Amavasya:- The day and night of Amavasya are of great importance in Indian culture especially among Hindus. The term Amavasya refers to “festival of new moon” Or “Day of the new moon”. Diwali also falls on the day of Amavasya. Just like Diwali there are many different festivals and vrats which are associated with Amavasya. It is believed that Amavasya is an auspicious day to offer Shradh to ancestors
Chandrodayam:- This day is observed just after Amavasya in the honor of Lord Moon. It is believed that seeing the moon just after the Amavasya is very auspicious. It holds special significance in the Hindu Culture. On this day the devotees also pray to Lord Moon and offer their prayers in order to seek Lord Moon’s blessings for good fortune and success.
Skanda Shashti:- This day is observed as the day dedicated to worship Lord Murugan. It is ab auspicious day, especially for the South Indian Community. Devotees are observed doing fasting and offering their prayers in order to please their Lord and receive blessings of Lord Murugan
Lalita Panchami:- It is an auspicious day celebrated in honor of the Goddess Lalita. Devotees are observed fasting on this day and chanting Vedic mantras dedicated to Goddess Lalita. It is also known as ‘Upang Lalita Vrata’. The one who observes fasting on this day his/her all personal and business-related problems are solved immediately.
Saraswati Pooja:- The Goddess of knowledge, wisdom, learning, and music, Goddess Saraswati. She is the one who bestows a person with the blessing of knowledge and wisdom. This Pooja has a great significance for students and scholars and is celebrated among Hindu devotees.
October is like a beautiful landscape in a frame. And these festivals and important days make it even more beautiful, lively and enjoyable. So paint yourself with the colors of October and have a happy October.