Kalashtami is a Hindu festival that falls on the eighth day of the dark fortnight of the lunar month. This year, it will be observed on Saturday, June 10, 2023. This day is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and devotees observe fasts and perform rituals to seek His blessings. On this day, devotees wake up early, take a bath, and visit a Shiva temple to offer prayers and perform puja. The festival holds great significance in the Hindu culture as it is believed that observing the Kalashtami Vrat helps in purifying the mind, body, and soul, and brings peace, prosperity, and happiness in one’s life.