Sangrand 2023

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) is the first day of a month according to desi calendar or Indian traditional calendar. Here it may be noted that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon). Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of a new month according to the Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of a month according to the Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India like Diwali, Holi, Gurpurab etc. are based upon the Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2023, the new year will start on Tuesday, 14th March 2023. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and the festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2023 is given on this page.
On this page, we have also given list of other important days according to desi calendar and this information is divided into following sections:

Sangrand in March 2023

Sangrand is the first day of a month according to the traditional solar calendars. The Sangrand in March 2023 is the Chet month Sangrand (Chet di Sangrand) and the date of Sangrand is given in the next section.
Desi month Magh (ਚੇਤ) will start on this date. Chet is the first month of an year according to the desi calendar and the Nanakshahi calendar. The Sangrand of March month is on 14th March 2023 and the weekday is Tuesday. The sangrand of this month is the start of the new year according to the Nanakshahi Calendar and hence the Nanakshahi New Year date is 14 March 2023.

Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually Chet is the first month of the year and not Vaisakh. Phagan, the last month of the year, will end on 13th March. The winter season ends with the start of Chet month and days start getting cozy. During this month, weather is at its best and days are neither too hot not too cold. This is the best time of the year to travel in northern parts of India.

For a list of Gurpurab dates in March 2023, check the following page:
Gurpurab in March 2023
Special Days in March 2023
DateSpecial DayWeekday
1 MarchDashmiWednesday
7 MarchPuranmashiTuesday
14 MarchSangrandTuesday
21 MarchMasyaTuesday
26 MarchPanchmiSunday
31 MarchDashmiFriday

Sangrand 2023 List

In this section, the dates of Sangrand in 2023 are given. The weekday and the desi month is also mentioned alongwith the Sangrand date. ;
Sangrand 2023 Dates
Sr. No. Month Sangrand 2023 Day of Week Desi Month
1.January14 Jan 2023SaturdayMagh
2.February13 Feb 2023MondayPhagan
3.March14 Mar 2023TuesdayChet
4.April14 Apr 2023FridayVaisakh
5.May15 May 2023MondayJeth
6.June15 Jun 2023ThursdayHarh
7.July16 Jul 2023SundaySawan
8.August17 Aug 2023ThursdayBhadon
9.September17 Sep 2023SundayAssu
10.October17 Oct 2023TuesdayKattak
11.November16 Nov 2023ThursdayMaghar
12.December16 Dec 2023SaturdayPoh

Puranmashi March 2023

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (Pooranmashi or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
The date of Puranmashi in March 2023 is Tuesday, 7th March and this is the Phagan sudi puranmashi or Phalgun Purnima.

The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2023 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1. 6 Jan 2023Friday
2. 5 Feb 2023Sunday
3. 7 Mar 2023Tuesday
4. 6 Apr 2023Thursday
5. 5 May 2023Friday
6. 4 Jun 2023Sunday
7. 3 Jul 2023Monday
8. 1 Aug 2023Tuesday
9.31 Aug 2023Thursday
10.29 Sep 2023Friday
11.28 Oct 2023Saturday
12.27 Nov 2023Monday
13.26 Dec 2023Tuesday

Masya March 2023

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. The date of Masya in March 2023 is 21 March 2023 (Tuesday). This is Chet Vadi Masya or Chaitra Amavasya.
According to Amanta Calendar (Hindu calendar from Amavasya to Amavasya), the new month starts from Amavasya. So according to this, the Chet month will start from 21st March 2023.
The list of Masya dates in the year 2023 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1.21 Jan 2023Saturday
2.20 Feb 2023Monday
3.21 Mar 2023Tuesday
4.20 Apr 2023Thursday
5.19 May 2023Friday
6.18 Jun 2023Sunday
7.17 Jul 2023Monday
8.16 Aug 2023Wednesday
9.14-15 Sep 2023Thursday, Friday
10.14 Oct 2023Saturday
11.13 Nov 2023Monday
12.12 Dec 2023Tuesday

Panchmi March 2023

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of January 2023 is on Sunday, 26th March 2023.
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.26 JanuaryThursday
2.24 FebruaryFriday
3.26 MarchSunday
4.25 AprilTuesday
5.24 MayWednesday
6.23 JuneFriday
7.23 JulySunday
8.21 AugustMonday
9.20 SeptemberWednesday
11.19 OctoberThursday
12.18 NovemberSaturday
13.17 DecemberSunday

Dashmi in March 2023

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dasmi in March 2023 will come twice - first on Wednesday, 1st March 2023 which is Phagan sudi Dasmi and then again on Friday, 31st March 2023 which is Chet sudi dasmi. For more details about dasmi, check the following page: Dashmi 2023.
Sr. No.Dashmi DateDay of Week
1. 1 Jan 2023Sunday
2.31 Jan 2023Tuesday
3. 1 Mar 2023Wednesday
4.31 Mar 2023Friday
5.30 Apr 2023Sunday
6.30 May 2023Tuesday
7.28 Jun 2023Wednesday
8.28 Jul 2023Friday
9.26 Jul 2023Saturday
10.25 Sep 2023Monday
11.24 Oct 2023Tuesday
12.22 Nov 2023Wednesday
13.22 Dec 2023Friday