Ahoi Ashtami

Ahoi Ashtami is a Hindu festival celebrated about 8 days before Diwali on Krishna Paksha Ashtami. According to Purnimant calendar followed in North India, it falls during the month of Kartik and according to Amanta calendar followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra and other southern states, it falls during the month of Ashvin. However, it is just the name of the month which differs and the fasting of Ahoi Ashtami is done on the same day.
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Ahoi Ashtami 2018: Significance, Subh Muhurat and Puja Vidhi

Ahoi Ashtami 2018: Significance, Subh Muhurat and Puja Vidhi – It’s a month full of festivals and we are totally loving it. As the Karva Chauth as passed, women have started prepping up for Ahoi Ashtami. Ahoi Ashtami is celebrated eight days before Diwali Puja and four days after Karwa Chauth. Popular in North India, Ahoi Ashtami¬† is similar to Karva Chauth. On this day women fast for entire day and abstain even from water throughout the day.
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