Maharashtra is the Land of festivals, here we celebrate many major festivals. We are updating you the list of major festivals get celebrated by Maharastrians. These festivals belong to all Maharashtrians and not only the Brahmins. Maharashtrian Brahmins, primarily the Deshastha, Konkanastha, Daivadnya, Devrukhe and Karhade Brahmins, follow the Saka or the Hindu calendar.
Below information given Time of the Festival and Expected Month of the Festival.
|Gudi Padwa||1st day of Chaitra||March–April||New Year||One day|
|Chaitragaur||3rd day of Chaitra to 3rd day of Vaishakh||March–May||New Year||One Month|
|Ram Navami||9th day of Chaitra||March–April||Rama||One day|
|Narali Pournima||Full moon day of Shravan||July -August||Varied||One day|
|Mangala Gaur||Any Tuesday in Shravan||August||Shiva||One day|
|Janmashtami||Ashtami in the dark half of Shravan||August -September||Krishna||one day|
|Ganeshotsav||4th day of Bhaadrapada||August–September||Ganapati||1.5 to 10 days|
|Navaratri||Chaitra and Ashvin||March–April and September–October||Durga||Nine nights, ten days|
|Kojagiri Pournima||Ashvin||September–October||Laxmi||One night|
|Diwali||Ashwin-Kartik||October–November||Varied||Five to Six|
|Khandoba Festival/Champa Shashthi||Margashirsh||December||Khandoba||Six|
|Makar Sankranti||Varies||January 14 or 15||Varied||One day|
|Maha Shivaratri||Magha trayodashi||January–February||Shiva||One day|
|Holi||Falgun Full moon||March||Holika||1–2 days|
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