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When is chaturmasa ending

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Asked by Dinesh C S, 15 Aug '09 03:52 pm
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The last day of the last month (June 1974) was the Ashadhi Ekadashiday. Everywhere we could hear the Bhajan and "Dnyanoba Tukaram" which is-a speciality of Ashadhi Ekadashi. It is because of this special feature that this Ekadashi is known to one and all but apart from this importance of this Ekadashi this day has got some further importance also. It signifies the advent of Chaturmas-the collection of four holy months of the year.

Our country is a country of farmers. We are mainly depending on the crops that we reap after the monsoon. We are still depending mainly on the rain for our annual food production. These days of monsoon are therefore very important for us. It may be because of this peculiar position that the months of monsoon have synchronised with our holy months of the year.

The "Chaturmas" begins on the Ekadashi in the month of Ashadha and ends with the Ekadashi in the month of Kartik. During these four months we have lot of festivals. Some are religious in nature whi ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 17 Aug '09 05:25 pm

 
  
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The Ekadashi in the first half of the month of Kartik marks the end of the Chaturmas.
It will be seen from the aforesaid festivals, that are celebrated !!
August - September). chaturmas commences from the 15th Sukla Paksha or full moon
of Asarh ending on the I5th Sukla Paksha of Kartik and this festival is celebrated during
the period from Bhadra Krishna Trayodashi lasting for 8 days till Bhadra Sukla Pauchami.
Among some Guchhas of the Swetambar.Pujjasan begins from Bhadra Krishna Dwadashi,
ending with Bhadra Sukla chaturthi.Among the Digambaris, the festival is known as "Daslakshini" !!
Answered by Oberoi, 16 Aug '09 06:00 pm

 
  
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Plz ask english calender date.
Answered by bharati sharma, 15 Aug '09 10:12 pm

 
  
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The 11th day of the first bright half of the Kartik month.
Answered by chitrasahgal, 15 Aug '09 03:56 pm

 
  
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End of DASHARA
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 15 Aug '09 03:53 pm

 
  
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