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Ahoi Ashtami Festivities In India

The Glorious Ahoi Ashtami Festivities in India

The festive season has begun, and this is the time of year when nearly every day is magnificent. With the festivals of Navratri, Durga Pooja, and Dussehra taking place these days, another important Hindu celebrations known as Karwa Chauth and Ahoi Ashtami is just around the horizon. According to Hindu traditions, this auspicious day marks the beginning of Diwali and is known as 'Krishnashtami.' This big event is held in honour of the 'strength of mother's prayer.'   

Ahoi Ashtami - Dates, Legend, Significance, Rituals, Puja Vidhi

Similar to Karwa Chauth, when married ladies fast for the entire day, the same is witnessed on Ahoi Ashtami. The festivity, also known as Ahoi Aathe, is mostly celebrated by the Banya-Marwari ethnic community. Know more about the significant festivities and deep beliefs infused with it.