May 2023 Vrat Festival List Buddha Purnima Shani Jayanti Chandra Grahan Mohini Nirjala Ekadashi Dates

May 2023 Vrat Festival List: According to Hindu Panchang the month of May is starting with a very auspicious day and tithi. 1st May 2023 is Monday and Mohini Ekadashi Tithi. The starting month of May will be Baisakh, followed by Jyeshtha month from May 6, 2023.

The first lunar eclipse of the year is scheduled to take place in May itself, though it will not be visible in India. In this month, there will be many major fasts and festivals including Buddha Purnima, Vat Savitri Vrat, Shani Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi. Let’s know the list of fasts and festivals of May and their dates.

May 2023 Vrat Utsav List

Dharma Reels

  • 1 May 2023, Monday – Mohini Ekadashi
  • 2 May 2023, Tuesday – Parashuram Dwadashi
  • May 3, 2023, Wednesday – Pradosh Vrat (Shukla Paksha)
  • 4 May 2023, Thursday – Narasimha Jayanti
  • 5 May 2023, Friday – Vaishakh Purnima Vrat, Buddha Purnima, Lunar Eclipse
  • May 6, 2023, Saturday – Jyeshtha month begins
  • 8 May 2023, Monday – Ekdanta Sankashti Chaturthi
  • 12 May 2023, Friday – Kalashtami, monthly Krishna Janmashtami
  • 15 May 2023, Monday – Apara Ekadashi, Vrishab Sankranti
  • 17 May 2023, Wednesday – Monthly Shivratri, Pradosh Vrat (Krishna)
  • May 19, 2023, Friday – Jyeshta Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
  • 23 May 2023, Tuesday – Vinayaka Chaturthi
  • 25 May 2023, Thursday – Skanda Shasti Vrat
  • 29 May 2023, Monday – Mahesh Navami
  • 30 May 2023, Tuesday – Ganga Dussehra
  • May 31, 2023, Wednesday – Nirjala Ekadashi, Gayatri Jayanti, Ram Laxman Dwadashi

Mohini Ekadashi and Nirjala Ekadashi – Fasting on the day of Mohini Ekadashi is considered a destroyer of sorrow and poverty, attachment. To settle the dispute between the gods and demons to get the nectar from the churning ocean, Sri Hari took the form of Mohini and made the gods drink the nectar. On the other hand, women fast on Nirjala Ekadashi (Nirjala Ekadashi 2023) for the long life of their husbands. This fast is considered to be the best among all Ekadashis.

Narasimha Jayanti (Narasimha Jayanthi 2023) – Narasimha Jayanti is celebrated on Chaturdashi day of Vaishakh Shukla Paksha. According to mythology, Lord Vishnu incarnated on this day and killed Hiranyakashyap to establish religion in this world.

Buddha Purnima (Buddha Purnima 2023) – Besides Mata Lakshmi, Vishnuji, Gautama Buddha is also worshiped on Vaishakh Purnima, as Lord Buddha was born on this day. The first lunar eclipse of the year is also happening on this day.

Shani Jayanti (Shani Jayanti 2023)- In North India, Shani Jayanti is celebrated on the new moon day of Jyeshtha month. It is said that worshiping Lord Shani on this day reduces the malefic effects of Saturn and Daiya. May life be happy.

Vat Savitri Vrat (Vat Savitri Vrat 2023) – On Jyeshtha Amavasya, married women observe Vat Savitri Vrat for continued good fortune. This fast is observed without water. It is said that seeing the religion of Savitri’s husband, Yamaraj gave life to her husband. Since then this fast is kept on this day to protect married women.

Ganga Dussehra (Ganga Dussehra 2023)- Ganga Dussehra is celebrated on the tenth day of Shukla Paksha of Jyeshtha month. It is said that on this day Mother Ganga touched the earth for the first time. Bathing in the Ganga on this day leads to salvation.

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