Ashwina maasa (Ashwina month) is 7th month in Kannada Panchangam of Karnataka. In 2019, Ashwina maasa starts on 29 September and ends on October 28 as per Kannada calendar.
Sharada Navaratri, Dasara, Ashwina Purnima, and Deepavali are the important festivals in Ashwina masa in Kannada calendar.
Kannada Ashwina maasa starts with Sharada Navarathri Kalasha Sthapane and ends with Deepavali Amavase. Durga Navaratri is the biggest festival celebrated for 10 days in Karnataka. It is the spectacular event to visit Shakti Peetha temples in Karnataka – Sringeri Sharada Temple, Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple, Kateel Sri Durga Parameshwari temple, Hornadu Annapurna Temple, Kollur Mookambika Temple, Sirsi Marikamba Temple, Mangalore Mangala Devi Temple, etc.
Mysore Dasara is the most popular Navratri event in India. It is a ten-day celebration which concludes on Dasara day. On Vijaya Dashami, Vidyarambha ritual is celebrated with utmost gusto in Kollur Mookambika Temple.
Shukla Paksha in Ashwina maasa 2019 begins on September 29 and ends on 13 October.
Krishna Paksha in Ashwina maasa 2019 begins on October 14 and ends on October 27|28.
Important Hindu Festivals in Kannada Ashwina month 2019
29 September 2019 – Sharan Navaratri Arambham, Kalasha Sthapana, Dauhitra Padyami
30 September 2019 – Ashwayuja Masa Chandrodayam, Uttara Shrungonnati
2 October 2019 – Lalitha Panchami (Panchami Pradosha Vyapini)
4 October 2019 – Saraswati Avahanam
5 October 2019 – Devi Triratra Vrata Arambham
5 October 2019 – Pradosha Purvashada Saraswati Puja
6 October 2019 – Durgashtami, Bathukamma Festival
7 October 2019 – Maharnavami, Saraswati Udwasana, Swarochisha Manvadi
8 October 2019 – Vijayadashami, Shami Puja, Ayudha Puja, Aparajitha Devi Puja, Durga Devi Udwasana, Ragnam Pattabhishekam
9 October 2019 – Pashankusha Ekadashi
10 October 2019 – Govatsa Dwadashi
13 October 2019 – Sharat Purnima, Aksha Kreeda, Kaumudi Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti, Kojagara Purnima
15 October 2019 – Ashwayuja Ashunya Shayana Vratham
16 October 2019 – Atla Thaddhi
17 October 2019 – Sankatahara Chaturthi
18 October 2019 – Tula Sankranti, Kaveri Sankramana Snanam
24 October 2019 – Rama Ekadashi
25 October 2019 – Dhana Trayodashi, Dhanvantari Jayanti, Waghbaras, Vasubaras
26 October 2019 – Masa Shivaratri, Shani Trayodashi
27 October 2019 – Naraka Chaturdashi, Abhyanga Snana Vidhi, Yamadeepa Prajwalana, Deepavali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedara Vratham (Kedareshwara Gauri Vratham), Deepavali Amavasya, Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh).