Hindu Calendar

Fast, Festival or Celebration

Makar Sankranti = 14th January

Thai Pongal = 15th January

Vasant Panchami = 28th January

* Varahadeva Jayanti = 4th February

* Nityananda Jayanti = 5th February

Thai Poosam Kavady = 6-7th February

Maha Shivaratri = 20th February

* Gaura Purnima = 8th March

Holika Dahan = 8th March

Hindi New Year = 23rd March

Telugu New Year = 23rd March

Ramayana Week (First Navaratri) = 23rd March – 1st April

Shree Raam Naumi = 1st April

Hanuman Jyanthi = 6th April

Tamil New Year = 13th April

* Sita Jayanti = 30th April

Chitra Paruvam =

Vaikasi Visagam =

* Nrsimha Appearance day = 5th May

* Ganga Puja = 31th May

Nirjala Ekadashi = 1st June

Guru Purnima = 3rd July

Naag Panchami = 23rd July

Vara Lakshmi Vratam = 27th July

* Balarama Appearance Day = 2nd August

Raksha Bandhan = 2nd August

Gita Week = 3rd – 10th August

Krishna Ashtami = 10th August

Purushottam Adhik Maas = 18th August (starts @17h54 on 17th Aug) – 15th September (ends on the 16th @ 04h09)

* Purattasi = 17th September – 16th October

Ganesh Chaturthi = 19th September

* Radhastami = 23rd September

* Vamana Jayanti = 26th September

Pitr Paksh Starts = 30th Sept @ 05h18. Offer 1st water oblations (Tarpana) in the morning of the 30th after sunrise.

Pitr Paksh Ends = 15th October @ 14h01

Mahalaya Paksham = 30th September – 15th October

Navaratri = 16th October – 23rd October (Yes Navaratri is 8 days this year)

Shree Saraswati Pooja = 21st October

Shree Durga Puja = 22nd October

Vijay Dashami = 24th October

* Sharad Purnima = 29th October

* Start of Damodara (Kartik) Maas =  30th October (starts @ 21h48) – 28th November (ends @ 16h44)

* Karwa Chauth = 3rd November

Dhan Trayodashi = 11th November

Naraka Chaturdasi = 12th November

Deepavali / Lakshmi Puja = 13th November (Read below for more information)

Amavasya (New Moon)starts on the 13th November 03h43 and ends on the 14th at 00h06. Hence the 13th will be Amavasya (New/ No Moon) night.

Govardhan Pooja = 14th November

Gujarati New Year = 14th November

Skanda Sashti = 18th November

Prabhodhini Ekadashi = 24th November

Karthigai Deepam = 27th November

Kartik Purnima = 28th November

Gita Jayanti = 23rd December

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