Hindu calendar, the panchang is vital in the lives of Hindus calculating dates of festivals, auspicious times & for performing rituals. It was initially based on the movement of the moon found in the Rig Veda, 2nd millennium B.C. In the first few centuries A.D., Babylonian & Greek astronomical ideas reformed the Indian calendar. Since then both solar and lunar movements were considered in calculating dates. Religious festivals & auspicious dates are still decided on the lunar movements.
The nine-day festival of Navratri in Hindu religion is dedicated to the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga. Navratri 2016 dates are from October 1 to October 10, 2016. Chaitra Navratri 2017 is from March 28 to April 5 as per Hindu calendar. The most important Navratri in a year is the Sharad Navratri which begins on the first day of the bright half of Ashvin or Ashwayuja (September-October) as per traditional Hindu calendar.
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Gita Jayanti is the birthday of Bhagvad Gita, the sacred text of the Hindus. It is celebrated on the Shukla Ekadashi, 11th day of the waxing moon of Margashirsha month of the Hindu calendar. #LordKrishna #BhagavadGita #GitaJayanti #Quotes
Everything You Need to Know About the Hindu Calendar