Bhadrapada, commonly known as Bhado, is an important month in the Hindu lunar calendar. During this auspicious month, Lord Ganesha and Lord Krishna are immensely worshipped. Bhadrapada is the sixth month of the Hindu calendar. Let’s find out when this month begins and look at the key festivities that take place throughout this period.
The month of Bhadrapada, or Bhado, follows the month of Shravana. Worshiping Lord Ganesha and Lord Krishna is regarded as exceedingly desirable during this fortunate month. The Bhadrapada month begins on September 1, 2023, a Friday in 2023. Krishna Janmashtami, Hartalika Teej, Ganesh Chaturthi, Radha Ashtami, Anant Chaturdashi, and Bhadrapada Amavasya are all important festivals and fasting days in this month. Let’s look at the significant fasts and festivals that occur this month.
Fasts and Festivals in September
- September 2, 2023: Kajari Teej
- September 3, 2023: Sankashti Chaturthi
- September 7, 2023: Krishna Janmashtami
- September 10, 2023: Aja Ekadashi
- September 12, 2023: Pradosha Vrat
- September 13, 2023: Masik Shivaratri
- September 14, 2023: Bhadrapada Amavasya
- September 18, 2023: Hartalika Teej
- September 19, 2023: Ganesh Chaturthi
- September 25, 2023: Parivartini Ekadashi
- September 27, 2023: Pradosha Vrat
- September 28, 2023: Anant Chaturdashi
- September 29, 2023: Bhadrapada Purnima Vrat
The Shravana month has ended on Thursday, August 31, 2023. The Bhadrapada month will begin on September 1, 2023, a Friday, with the lunar month’s first day. This month is filled with important celebrations.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2023
The Ganesh Utsav will begin in the year 2023 on the Chaturthi Tithi (fourth day of the lunar month) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of the moon). Lord Ganesha’s idol is put in houses during the 10-day Ganesh Utsav holiday when elaborate rituals and worship are done.
Pitru Paksha 2023
Pitru Paksha, commonly known as the ancestor’s fortnight, will begin on September 29, 2023. Offerings and prayers are made to one’s ancestors during this time since it is thought that the ancestors visit the Earth to benefit their descendants. It is regarded exceedingly auspicious to perform Pind Daan (ritual offerings to ancestors) during Pitru Paksha.