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 January 2023
Sangrand is the first day of a month according to the traditional solar calendars. The Sangrand in January 2023 is the Magh month Sangrand (Magh di Sangrand) and the date of Sangrand is given in the next section.
Desi month Magh (ਮਾਘ) will start on this date. Magh is the eleventh month of an year according to the desi calendar and the Nanakshahi calendar. The Sangrand of January month is on 14th January 2023 and the weekday is Saturday.
The months of Poh and Maagh are the coldest months in Punjab and other parts of North India. The winter season is at its peak during these two months. By the end of this month i.e. mid February, the winter season starts fading away and the people get some respite from the biting cold.
Poh, the tenth month of the year, will end on 13th January. Lohri is a famous festival of Punjab, which is celebrated on the last day in the month of Poh.
For a list of Gurpurab dates in January 2023, check the following page:
Gurpurab in January 2023
|Special Days in January 2023|
Sangrand 2023 ListIn this section, the dates of Sangrand in 2023 are given. The weekday and the desi month is also mentioned alongwith the Sangrand date.
|Sr. No.||Month||Sangrand 2023||Day of Week||Desi Month;|
|1.||January||14 Jan 2023||Saturday||Magh|
|2.||February||13 Feb 2023||Monday||Phagan|
|3.||March||14 Mar 2023||Tuesday||Chet|
|4.||April||14 Apr 2023||Friday||Vaisakh|
|5.||May||15 May 2023||Monday||Jeth|
|6.||June||15 Jun 2023||Thursday||Harh|
|7.||July||16 Jul 2023||Sunday||Sawan|
|8.||August||17 Aug 2023||Thursday||Bhadon|
|9.||September||17 Sep 2023||Sunday||Assu|
|10.||October||17 Oct 2023||Tuesday||Kattak|
|11.||November||16 Nov 2023||Thursday||Maghar|
|12.||December||16 Dec 2023||Saturday||Poh|
Puranmashi January 2023The 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 January 2023 is Friday, 6th January and this is the Poh sudi puranmashi or Paush Purnima.
The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2023 is given in the following table.
|Sr. No.||Puranmashi Date||Day of Week|
|1.||6 Jan 2023||Friday|
|2.||5 Feb 2023||Sunday|
|3.||7 Mar 2023||Tuesday|
|4.||6 Apr 2023||Thursday|
|5.||5 May 2023||Friday|
|6.||4 Jun 2023||Sunday|
|7.||3 Jul 2023||Monday|
|8.||1 Aug 2023||Tuesday|
|9.||31 Aug 2023||Thursday|
|10.||29 Sep 2023||Friday|
|11.||28 Oct 2023||Saturday|
|12.||27 Nov 2023||Monday|
|13.||26 Dec 2023||Tuesday|
Masya January 2023Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. The date of Masya in January 2023 is 21 January 2023 (Saturday). This is Maagh Vadi Masya or Magha Amavasya.
According to Amanta Calendar (Hindu calendar from Amavasya to Amavasya), the new month starts from Amavasya. So according to this, the Maagh month will start from 21st January 2023.
The list of Masya dates in the year 2023 is given in the following table.
|Sr. No.||Masya Date||Day of Week|
|1.||21 Jan 2023||Saturday|
|2.||20 Feb 2023||Monday|
|3.||21 Mar 2023||Tuesday|
|4.||20 Apr 2023||Thursday|
|5.||19 May 2023||Friday|
|6.||18 Jun 2023||Sunday|
|7.||17 Jul 2023||Monday|
|8.||16 Aug 2023||Wednesday|
|9.||14-15 Sep 2023||Thursday, Friday|
|10.||14 Oct 2023||Saturday|
|11.||13 Nov 2023||Monday|
|12.||12 Dec 2023||Tuesday|
Panchmi January 2023The 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 Thursday, 26th January 2023. This is the Magh month panchami and is celebrated as the festival of Basant Panchmi. This year, this day conincides with the Republic Day of India. Check how much you know about the Republic Day of India using this Republic Day Quiz.
|Sr. No.||Panchami Date||Day of Week|
Dashmi in January 2023The 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 January 2023 will come twice - first on Sunday, 1st January 2023 which is Poh sudi Dasmi and then again on Tuesday, 31st January 2023 which is Magh sudi dasmi. For more details about dasmi, check the following page: Dashmi 2023.
|Sr. No.||Dashmi Date||Day of Week|
|1.||1 Jan 2023||Sunday|
|2.||31 Jan 2023||Tuesday|
|3.||1 Mar 2023||Wednesday|
|4.||31 Mar 2023||Friday|
|5.||30 Apr 2023||Sunday|
|6.||30 May 2023||Tuesday|
|7.||28 Jun 2023||Wednesday|
|8.||28 Jul 2023||Friday|
|9.||26 Jul 2023||Saturday|
|10.||25 Sep 2023||Monday|
|11.||24 Oct 2023||Tuesday|
|12.||22 Nov 2023||Wednesday|
|13.||22 Dec 2023||Friday|