Ashtami 2023: When is Ashtami 2023?: Auspicious Day

Ashtami 2023

Ashtami 2023(Mahashtami) falls on October 22 this year. Although it represents the zenith of Goddess Durga’s strength and energy, the day is auspicious. Ashtami Tithi is the day following Chandra Maas’s Saptami Tithi. Every month, this Tithi occurs twice since Chandra has two Pakshas. Shukla Paksha Ashtami is the name given to Shukla Paksha’s Tithi. Purnima and Amavasya are used to determine pakshas. Purnima is when Krishna Paksha begins, while Amavasya is when Shukla Paksha begins. Lord Shiva is the heading Lord of this Tithi.

How many Ashtami are there in 2023?

The eighth day of the lunar fortnight is marked by two Ashtami (Asthami) days in the Hindu calendar each month. Accordingly, there are two Ashtami days per month, or a total of 24 Ashtami days in a year.

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when is ashtami 2023?

Ashtami 2023


Krishna Paksha Ashtami- 14 Jan 7:23 pm – Jan 15, 7:45 pm.

Shukla Paksha Ashtami (Bhishma Ashtami)- 28 Jan 8:43 am – Jan 29, 9:05 am.


Krishna Paksha Ashtami Feb 13, 9:46 am – 14 Feb, 9:04 am.

Shukla Paksha Ashtami 27 Feb 12:59 am – 28 Feb, 2:21 am.


Krishna Paksha Ashtami (Sheetala Ashtami)-14 Mar 8:22 pm – 15 Mar, 6:46 pm

Shukla Paksha Ashtami (Ashoka Ashtami, Budh Ashtami Vrat)-28 Mar 7:03 pm – Mar 29, 9:07 pm


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-13 Apr, 3:44 am – 14 Apr, 1:34 am

Shukla Paksha Ashtami-27 Apr, 1:39 pm-28 Apr, 4:01 pm


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-12 May, 9:07 am – 13 May, 6:51 am

Shukla Paksha Ashtami-27 May, 7:43 am – 28 May, 9:57 am


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-10 Jun, 2:02 pm – 11 Jun, 12:06 pm

Shukla Paksha Ashtami-26 Jun, 12:25 am -27 Jun, 2:05 am


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-09 Jul, 8:00 pm -10 Jul, 6:44 pm

Shukla Paksha Ashtami 25 Jul, 3:09 pm – 26 Jul, 3:52 pm


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-08 Aug, 4:14 am – 09 Aug, 3:52 am

Shukla Paksha Ashtami-24 Aug, 3:31 am – 25 Aug, 3:11 am


Krishna Paksha Ashtami (Krishna Janmashtami)-06 Sep, 3:38 pm – 07 Sep, 4:14 pm

Shukla Paksha Ashtami (Durva Ashtami, Radha Ashtami)-22 Sep, 1:35 pm – 23 Sep, 12:18 pm


Krishna Paksha Ashtami (Madhya Ashtami)-06 Oct, 6:35 am -07 Oct, 8:08 am
Shukla Paksha Ashtami (Durga Ashtami)-21 Oct, 9:53 pm – 22 Oct, 7:59 pm


Krishna Paksha Ashtami (Ahoi Ashtami)-05 Nov, 1:00 am -06 Nov, 3:18 am
Shukla Paksha Ashtami (Gopashtami)-20 Nov, 5:22 am – 21 Nov, 3:16 am


Krishna Paksha Ashtami-04 Dec, 10:00 pm – 06 Dec, 12:37 am
Shukla Paksha Ashtami-19 Dec, 1:07 pm – 20 Dec, 11:14 am

Ashtami 2023: Type of Ashtmi

Ashtami Tithi is a time for celebrating a number of festivals. People observe these fasts in hopes of achieving prosperity, marital happiness, kid happiness, and defeating enemies.

Sheetala Ashtami 2023: 

On the Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Chaitra, people observe the Sheetla Ashtami fast. This festival is also referred to as “Basoda” in some locations. ‘Sheetla Mata’ is honored on this day, and food is only eaten once the stars have risen. Worshiping Sheetla Mata is said to provide immunity against illnesses like measles, chickenpox, and other infections. In order to ensure their children’s health, mothers observe this fast.

Ahoi Ashtami 2023

Mothers observe this fast in hopes that their children would live long lives and be happy on this day. One observes this fast by worshiping Ahoi Mata. It is celebrated in the Kartik month on the Ashtami Tithi of Krishna Paksha. Mothers keep the fast for the entire day, breaking it as the sun sets. Most people in north India celebrate this occasion with a lot of fanfare and show.

Krishna-Janmashtami 2023

Celebrated as the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna, Krishna Janmashtami happens on the Ashtami tithi (date) of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada (August/September). The Hindu Lunar Calendar indicates that September 6th, 2023, is Krishna Janmashtami. Other names for it include Gokulashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Sree Jayanthi, Srikrishna Jayanti, and Krishnashtami.

Sita Ashtami 2023

The goddess Sita, the spouse of Lord Rama, is honored on this Ashtami. In observance of the divine feminine, specific prayers and ceremonies are held.  The Hindu calendar states that on the Ashtami day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Phalgun, Mother Sita formed. This day is therefore observed as Janaki Jayanti or Sita Ashtami. It is traditional to worship Mother Sita and Lord Rama on this day.

Radhashtami 2023

Radhashtami is the name given to Ashtami of Shukla Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada. On the day of Radhashtami, the followers go around the Gahvar forest, which is located atop the tall Barsana mountain. Kirtan and holy music lead to in the festivity.

Durga Ashtami 2023

In the Hindu calendar, Asthami occurs on the eighth day of the bright half (Shukla Paksha) of the lunar month, usually during the Navratri festival. The devotion of Goddess Durga is the focus of this day.


The different kinds of Ashtami that are noted in the Hindu lunar calendar are only a few examples. Hindus observe Ashtami in a variety of ways, depending on their traditions and where they live. It is an important part of their religious and cultural rituals.


This year, Hindus celebrated Sheetala Ashtami on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. The focal point of the festivities is Goddess Sheetala Devi, a form of Goddess Durga.

Durga Ashtami in 2023 is on 22 Oct 2023, Sunday.

Time of Durga Ashtami: October 21, 2023, at 9:53 PM, and October 22, 2023, at 7:59, is when Ashwin Shukla Ashtami Tithi is observed. An excellent time for festivals and prayers honoring Goddess Durga is provided by this time period.

There will be 24 Ashtami days in 2023—12 during Shukla Paksha and 12 during Krishna Paksha. It should be noted that the dates may differ based on local variances and the lunar calendar that is used in your area.

Purple, her favorite color, represents divinity, serenity, and purity. The eighth day is devoted to the goddess Mahagauri, who bestows to her devotees peace and fortitude.

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