December Monthly Horoscope 2023: List Of Important Fasts-Festivals

December, the last month of the year 2023, is here, and this month will be remarkable in many ways since several fasts and festivals will be observed. Many important festivals will occur between Utpanna Ekadashi and Margashirsha Purnima, and these festivals have special significance in Sanatan Dharma. In such a case, you’ll be wondering if you’ll be able to enjoy these holidays with your family. Will your financial situation improve? How will your marriage fare during this time? etc.     

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If you have similar questions, you will find solutions in AstroSage exclusive monthly horoscope blog. This blog was created by our knowledgeable and skilled astrologers mostly using calculations of planet and constellation movement and position. Here we will present you with extensive information about the fasts and festivals of December 2024, transit, and so on, as well as discuss the remedies you may take to make this month more beneficial. Let us now proceed to see how the month of December will be for all 12 zodiac signs and what the horoscopes of these 12 zodiac signs propose.

Speciality Of December 2023 Monthly Horoscope 

  • This article will be unique in many ways since it will expose you to the dates of fasts and festivals that will occur in December 2023, making this month special.
  • What changes will occur in the stock market?
  • In December, when and which planet will transit? Is there going to be an eclipse this month? Such information will also be given in this article.
  • Aside from that, what changes will occur in the lives of the 12 zodiac signs in December 2023? This will be explained further in this blog.

So, without further ado, let us have a look at this special December article.

December 2023 Astrological Facts And Hindu Panchang Calculation 

The twelfth and last month of the year 2023, December, will begin on Chaturthi Tithi of Krishna Paksha under Punarvasu Nakshatra and end on Panchami Tithi of Krishna Paksha under Magha Nakshatra on 31 December 2023. In December, there will be a plethora of fasts and festivals. We will also discuss these celebrations in depth, but first, let’s discuss the religious significance of the month of October.

Religious Significance Of December Month 

December is the Gregorian calendar’s twelfth and last month. The last month of the year 2023 will begin in the month of Margashirsha and end on December 31st in the month of Pausha, according to the Hindu calendar. Let us inform you that the month of Margashirsha will begin on November 28, 2023 and end on December 26, 2023.

Margashirsha is the ninth month of the Hindu calendar, also known as Agrahayana or Aghaan. Margashirsha month is the most sacred month according to the Vedas. Satyayuga, according to legend, began this month. This month, Kashyap Rishi composed Kashmir. This month is ideal for chanting, penance, and meditation. Bathing in sacred rivers is extremely beneficial in this regard. This month is ideal for getting things done. Devotees adore Lord Krishna and bathe in sacred rivers during this month. It is believed that by chanting and practicing penance during this period, a person’s every wish is granted, hence this month should be dedicated to devotion.

Lord Krishna holds the month of Margashirsha in high regard. Arjuna had received information concerning this month from God himself. ‘The month of Margashirsha is my shape,’ he said. This month, pilgrimage and river bathing purge sins and grant wishes. Lord Krishna preached Geeta to Arjun in the field of Kurukshetra on the Ekadashi of Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha.

Let us now discuss Paush month, which is the tenth month in the Hindu calendar. Every month has its own significance, and the month of Pausha is no exception. It is considered auspicious to worship the Sun during the month of Pausha. Furthermore, because this month is also known as Chhota Pitru Paksha, doing Pind Daan, Shraddha, and Tarpan during this month is considered auspicious. This brings serenity and contentment to the souls of the ancestors, as well as prosperity in the house. Auspicious works are prohibited during this period, which means they are put on hold for a period of time during this month.

Things To Do In Pausha Maas

  • The Sun should be worshiped during the month of Pausha, according to the scriptures. In addition, repeat the Mantra ‘Om Hi Hreem Suryaya Namah‘.
  • During the month of Pausha, water should be offered to the Sun God on a regular basis. In water, combine vermillion, crimson flowers, and a pinch of Akshat.
  • It is also considered good to worship Lord Vishnu and Shri Krishna during the month of Pausha. Recite Geeta and Vishnu Sahastranam as well.
  • Wear red or yellow clothing this month to obtain Lord Vishnu’s blessings. This will bring good fortune.
  • Charity is especially important in the month of Paush, so throughout this month, donate blankets, warm clothes, jaggery, sesame, and other items to the poor.
  • On this day, it is considered auspicious to do Tarpan, Pind Daan, and other rituals for the souls of the ancestors.
  • During the month of Paush, it is traditional to consume jaggery. Aside from that, consume hot stuff like cloves, ginger, and celery, and you can also donate these things.

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December 2023 List Of Fasts And Festivals

08 December, 2023Friday Utpanna Ekadashi 
10 December, 2023SundayPradosh Vrat (Krishna)
11 December, 2023MondayMasik Shivratri Masik Shivratri
12 December, 2023TuesdayMargashirsha Amavasya
16 December, 2023SaturdayDhanu Sankranti
23 December, 2023SaturdayMokshada Ekadashi
24 December, 2023SundayPradosh Vrat (Shukla)
26 December, 2023TuesdayMargshirsha Purnima Vrat
30 December, 2023SaturdaySankashti Chaturthi

We have listed here the dates of the festivals and fasts that fall within the month of December in 2023. Let us begin by explaining to you the religious importance of these festivities.

December 2023 Religious Significance Of Fasts And Festivals

Utpanna Ekadashi (08 December 2023): For the sake of Lord Vishnu, the Utpanna Ekadashi fast is observed on the Ekadashi of Krishna Paksha in the month of Margashirsha. Additionally, it is believed that keeping this fast will have a bigger impact than Ashvamedha Yagya, intense penance, taking pilgrimage baths, etc. The person’s life is also bestowed with Lord Lakshminarayan’s blessings. In addition, prosperity and happiness enter the house and all of life’s problems disappear.

Pradosh Vrat (Krishna) (10 December , 2023): On Trayodashi tithi of every month, the Pradosh fast is observed. Religious beliefs state that one can get happiness, success, and fortune by worshiping Lord Shiva on the day of Pradosh Vrat. Pradosh Vrat is celebrated on the Trayodashi date of Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapada, as per the Hindu calendar. It is said that Lord Shiva dances in his silver house atop Mount Kailash on the day of Pradosh. In Sanatan Dharma, the Pradosh fast holds particular significance.

Masik Shivratri Vrat  (11 December, 2023): Every month, on the Chaturdashi date of Krishna Paksha, people celebrate Shivratri. Lord Shiva is the focus of the monthly Shivratri festival. By worshiping Bholenath on this day, one can obtain special blessings from Lord Shankar and have all their wishes granted. In Sanatan Dharma, Shivratri falls on the first of every month.In accordance with the faith, a devotee can attain pleasure and prosperity as well as rid themselves of all troubles in life by worshiping Lord Shiva in accordance with the rites on the day of the monthly Shivratri fast.

Margashirsha Amavasya (12 December, 2023): The Hindu calendar states that Margashirsha Amavasya is observed on the Amavasya day of Krishna Paksha in the month of Margashirsha. On the day of Margashirsha Amavasya, there is a special significance to bathe in sacred rivers and then donate. By doing this, we please our ancestors and get the benefits of virtue. Offering Tarpan to ancestors on this day of Amavasya is believed to pave the path for their redemption. In addition, the ancestors grant happiness, prosperity, and success to their descendants. Agahan is another name for this Amavasya.

Dhanu Sankranti (16 December, 2023): Every month is Sankranti, according to the religious calendar, and each Sankranti has a special significance. Sankranti is the term used to describe when the Sun changes signs. Every year, the Sun God enters Sagittarius, also known as Dhanu Sankranti, on the Ashtami date of Krishna Paksha in the Pausha month. Out of all the Sankrantis, Dhanu Sankranti holds a special significance.Since Kharmas, also known as Malmas, began on this day, all auspicious tasks are forbidden; that is, important tasks or activities  are not performed during this time.

Mokshada Ekadashi: (23 December, 2023): Lord Vishnu is worshiped on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi. Worship Lord Vishnu and observe a fast on this day. During puja, it is very beneficial to recite or listen to this Ekadashi Vrat Katha. By observing this fast, redemption and the eradication of all sins are achieved. Scripture claims that everyone can achieve salvation and break free from the cycle of life and death on the day of Mokshada Ekadashi by observing a fast.

Margshirsha Purnima Vrat (26 December, 2023): On Shukla Paksha, the full moon day of the Margashirsha month—also known as Margashirsha Purnima, Mokshadayini Purnima, Agahan Purnima, or Battisi Purnima—a special fast is observed. The scriptures state that the moon remains full of all its arts on the day of Margashirsha Purnima. Thus, on this day, worship of the Moon God is also practiced. On Margashirsha Purnima, worshiping Lord Krishna has particular significance. On this day, worship and fasting can provide comfort from all of life’s troubles. The scriptures state that one can obtain Lord Krishna’s special blessings by bathing, donating, and meditating on Margashirsha Purnima.

Sankashati Chaturthi  (30 December, 2023): Every month of the year has two Chaturthi, according to the Hindu calendar. There are two: one in Krishna Paksha and the other in Shukla Paksha. Shukla Paksha’s Chaturthi is known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, while Krishna Paksha’s Chaturthi is known as Sankashti Chaturthi. Sankashti Chaturthi, also called Ganesh Sankathara or Sankatahara Chaturthi in South India, is a special occasion. Hindu scriptures state that worshiping on Sankashti Chaturthi keeps happiness alive and drives out all evil energy from the house.  Furthermore, one can get rid of all types of troubles. Worshiping Lord Ganesha on this day is said to bring prosperity, fame, glory, and good health. 

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December 2023 Transits And Eclipse 

Now that you are aware of the dates and holidays, allow us to tell you about the eclipse and transit that will take place in December 2023. We would like to inform you that while four big planets will be transiting in December, there will not be an eclipse. Two planets will, however, shift in position at this time. Thus, let’s get started and learn more about the eclipse and planetary transit that will take place this month.

Mercury Retrograde In Sagittarius (13 December 2023): According to Vedic astrology, on December 13 at 12:01 p.m., Mercury—the planet of reason, intellect, and friendship—will retrograde in Sagittarius. Mercury will transit in Scorpio after remaining in retrograde motion in Sagittarius until December 28. 

Sun Transit In Sagittarius (15 December 2023): On December 16, 2023, at 03:47 PM, the Sun, the planet of respect, authority, and leadership qualities, will enter Sagittarius. There are numerous reasons why this sun transit is significant.

Sun Transit In Scorpio (25 December 2023): Venus, the planet of attraction, extravagance, luck, riches, love, and glory, will transit in Scorpio on December 25, 2023, at 6:33 AM. This transit will have varying effects on all signs of the zodiac. 

Mars Transit In Sagittarius (27 December 2023): Astrologically speaking, Mars is significant since it is the planet of boldness, bravery, power, battle, and so on. On December 27, 2023, at 11:40 p.m., Mars will transit in Sagittarius. There is no doubt that everyone’s life will be impacted by Mars’s transit.

Mercury Transit In Scorpio (28 December 2023) : On December 28, 2023, Mercury, the planet of intellect, business, speech, skin, and money, will transit in Scorpio.

Jupiter Direct In Aries (31 December 2023): Jupiter, also referred to as the Guru of the Gods, will turn direct in Aries on December 31, 2023, the last day of this year. Each of the 12 zodiac signs will experience the effects of Jupiter’s direct motion in Aries differently.

December 2023: Stock Market Prediction

If you are interested in the stock market and plan to invest in it, AstroSage has created a distinctive part of this article just for you, where we will present you with the stock market prediction for December 2023. So, without further ado, let us look at the stock market predictions.

Let us now turn to the last month of the year, December 2023, when the Sun will transit into Sagittarius, followed by Mars on the 27th. Following that, Venus, the planet of happiness and prosperity, will be in Scorpio on December 25, 2023. According to Stock Market Prediction 2023, there is a good chance that the stock market boom that began in November will continue in December, with positive results possible. However, it is possible that from December 7, 2023, there may be a little slowdown in ONGC, OCI, Reliance, Perfume and Cosmetic Industry, Coal Industries, Film Industry, Photography Industry etc.

Whereas the banking sector, financial firms, petroleum industry, chemical fertilizer, leather industry, cement housing industries, and rubber industries, among others, have the potential for significant expansion. According to Stock Market Prediction 2023, after December 17, 2023, Computer Software Technology, Information Technology, Reliance Industries, Perfume and Cosmetic Industries, Motor Car Industries, Inforen Company, Fish Industry, Ayurveda and Herbal Products, Placement and Labor, and other industries will advance quickly.

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December 2023:  Zodiac Wise Monthly Prediction 


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