This is the month of Chaitra.
Chaitra and Raj were childhood friends.
For the first time in Chaitra and the second time in Kartik.
In leap years, Chaitra has 31 days and starts on March 21 instead.
Usage started officially at 1 Chaitra 1879, Saka Era, or 22 March 1957.
Usage officially started at Chaitra 1, 1879 Saka Era, or March 22, 1957.
The best time to visit is during Chaitra Navaratra(in the month of April).
Chhau dance is intimately connected to regional festivals, notably the spring festival Chaitra Parva.
The main festivals at Dakor are held on the Kartik, Falgun, Chaitra and Ashwin Purnimas.
This occurs in the Hindu month of‘Chaitra' which is also first month of the Hindu calendar.
Time(month): The ninth day of Chaitra month in the Hindu calendar is seen as Ram Navami.
There are four Navratri in a year among which Shardiya Navratri and Chaitra Navratri hold immense significance.
As per Hindu Calendar,
the festival of Gudi Padwa falls on the first day of the Chaitra month.
In Chaitra Navratri, the 9th day is celebrated
as Ram Navami(Spring Hindu festival), the day Lord Rama was born.
The rituals and customs followed during Chaitra Navaratri are more
or less similar to the customs of Shardiya Navratri.
These 108 Siddha
Peethas visit the country in large numbers during the Chaitra Navratri in the month of March.
As per the Hindu calendar,
the very first day of the Hindu Chaitra month is celebrated as Ugadi festival.
First, it takes place in the month of Chaitra during Krishna Paksha on the day of Saptami(seventh day).
At some places,
Chaiti Chhath is also celebrated in the month of Chaitra(March or April) few days after Holi.
Gan” resembles Lord Shiva and“Gaur” resembles Goddess Gauri.
he festival commences on the first day of hindu calender month“Chaitra“.
In Chaitra Navratri, Demon Mahishasura,
who had defeated all the gods and the devas, was ultimately killed by Goddess Durga.
However, in Maharashtra,
Gudi Padwa marks the commencement of the celebrations and in Andhra Pradesh, Chaitra Navratri commences with Ugadi.
Panchami tithi during Chaitra Shukla Paksha is also known as Kalpadi Tithi
and it marks the beginning of one Kalpa.
The day of Chaitra Amavasya holds vital significance as there are
several spiritual activities which are performed on this particular day.
But out of the two days, the Sheetla Saptami tithi that falls in the Chaitra month is regarded as extremely significant.
In March 2017, during Chaitra Navratri, around 300 meat shops were forcibly
shut by protesters on both sides of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway.
As per the Hindu calendar, Basoda takes place on the day of Ashtami(eighth day)
during Krishna Paksha in the month of Chaitra.
The Telugu New Year falls between March
and April, celebrating it as Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh, the first day of Chaitra month.
He is sipping his morning cup of tea in the month of Chaitra when the mango trees begin to bear fruit.
The festival of Navratri is celebrated with prayers in the beginning of the Ashwin(autumn) month and the beginning of Chaitra(spring) month.