True Facts of September Month Festivals in Indian States

True Facts of September Month Festivals in Indian States

What happens in the month of september in India is full of festivals devoted to God. Attend in the Janamashtami or Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations or go the the grandest Ramlulla in the world. Be there in a marathon competition in Ladakh or simply the annual festival celebration, the Ladakh Festival. Don’t miss the India‚Äôs Greatest Outdoor Music Festival celebrated in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Note in your calendar for the month of september this small list of festivals ahead in september month

  • Janamashtami is the festival celebrated at hindus particularly besides few other religions too take part in brotherly. It is observed all over the states of India right from north to south and east to west. There is krishnashtami without the competition of Dahi handi breaking. Krishna jayanthi denotes the birth of Lord Krishna which is enjoyed with great fervor. People make fasting and remain up until midnight which is the time when God Krishna was born. The famous place for Janmashtami sight seeing is Vrindavan and Mathura. Ras-Lilas are staged depicting the life of Krishna. The city of mumbai and pune call it as Gokulashtami. Young clads form pyramids focusing at the dahi-handi as a note of Krishna robbing butter. People head to the city of Dwarka in Gujarat where he trusted to have formed his Kingdom. In the state of Jammu, kite flying is an significant role of the celebration on this day.
  • Ladakh Marathon is conducted in 1st of 2nd week of September annually and it is live here www.ladakhmarathon.com. Ladakh Marathon is a exclusive race contest that signifies the wonder of Ladakh providing runners panoramic vision of the valleys and rivers of the spot. It is of 4 races that spread over Leh, Choglamsar village & Khardung village.
  • Ganesh Chaturthi sometimes fall in the month of september is mainly celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh. Pillaiyar Chaturthi denotes the celebration of the birthday of Lord Ganesha. The festival is observed with high enthusiasm in the city of Mumbai. Sculptures of Ganesha are set around the city associated with singing and dancing, and later dipped in the waters. In the festivities the streets are crowded with worshippers and more music can be heard. This is a 10-day celebration with the biggest spectacle occuring on the final day called Anant Chaturdasi day.
  • Ladakh Festival is scheduled in September 3rd week every year at Ladakh is conducted by the J&K Tourism Dept. The famous Ladakh festival is a yearly fiesta observing the tradition & heritage of Ladakh town. The festival includes road processions, lion and yak dances, sports like archery, rafting & polo and finally delicious foods of local delicacies.
  • Ziro Festival of Music is of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The musical festival is live on the day here in the official website www.zirofestival.com. It is also the country’s most fun outdoor song festival showcasing the most skilled musicians in the North-East. The festival venue is at Itanagar in the Ziro Valley, at 5500 feet above sea level encircled from all corners by gigantic ice mountain. The festival mainly focuses to heighten tourism and local music in the wonderful state.

Other festivals in September Month

Festival Date Festival Day September Festival Name
1 Saturday Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath Gujarat
2 Sunday Shitala Satam Gujarat, Bhanu Saptami, Janmashtami Smarta, Kalashtami, Adya Kali Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Ashtami Rohini
3 Monday Janmashtami ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Rohini Vrat
6 Thursday Aja Ekadashi
7 Friday Paryushana Parvarambha, Pradosh Vrat
8 Saturday Masik Shivaratri
9 Sunday Bhadrapada Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Pithori Amavasya, Pola, Vrishabhotsava
10 Monday Chandra Darshan
11 Tuesday Samaveda Upakarma
12 Wednesday Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba, Al-Hijra, Islamic New Year
13 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
14 Friday Rishi Panchami, Samvatsari Parva, Skanda Sashti
15 Saturday Gauri Avahana
16 Sunday Lalita Saptami, Bhanu Saptami, Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja
17 Monday Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Gauri Visarjan, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
20 Thursday Parsva Ekadashi
21 Friday Vamana Jayanti, Kalki Dwadashi, Bhuvaneshwari Jayanti, Day of Ashura, Muharram
22 Saturday Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
23 Sunday Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Autumnal Equinox
24 Monday Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
25 Tuesday Bhadrapada Purnima, Pratipada Shraddha
26 Wednesday Ashwin Begins North, Dwitiya Shraddha
27 Thursday Tritiya Shraddha
28 Friday Maha Bharani, Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
29 Saturday Panchami Shraddha
30 Sunday Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat



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