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HINDU CALENDAR

Hindu holidays celebrated in year 2016

DAY
DATE
HOLIDAY NAME
  • Fri
  • Feb 12, 2016
  • Mon
  • Mar 07, 2016
  • Tue
  • Mar 15, 2016
  • Wed
  • Mar 23, 2016
  • Thu
  • Mar 24, 2016
  • Fri
  • Apr 08, 2016
  • Wed
  • Apr 13, 2016
  • Fri
  • Apr 22, 2016
  • Mon
  • May 09, 2016
  • Sat
  • Jun 04, 2016
  • Wed
  • Jul 06, 2016
  • Tue
  • Jul 19, 2016
  • Sun
  • Aug 07, 2016
  • Fri
  • Aug 12, 2016
  • Thu
  • Aug 18, 2016
  • Thu
  • Aug 25, 2016
  • Mon
  • Sep 05, 2016
  • Wed
  • Sep 14, 2016
  • Fri
  • Sep 16, 2016
  • Fri
  • Sep 30, 2016
  • Sat
  • Oct 01, 2016
  • Mon
  • Oct 10, 2016
  • Tue
  • Oct 11, 2016
  • Sat
  • Oct 15, 2016
  • Wed
  • Oct 19, 2016
  • Fri
  • Oct 28, 2016
  • Sun
  • Oct 30, 2016
  • Tue
  • Nov 01, 2016
  • Sun
  • Nov 06, 2016
  • Mon
  • Nov 14, 2016
  • Sat
  • Dec 10, 2016
  • Thu
  • Dec 15, 2016

List days in week, their corresponding english names and significance in hindu calendar.


Days in Hindu Calendar

# Day English Name Significance
1 Raviãra Sunday Day of Sun
2 Somavãra Monday Day of Moon
3 Mañgalvã Tuesday Day of Mars
4 Budhavãra Wednesday Day of Mercury
5 Guruvãra Thursday Day of Jupiter
6 Sukravãra Friday Day of Venus
7 Sanivãra Saturday Day of Saturn

List of Masa (months), no of days in month and corresponding gregorian calendar dates. in hindu calendar.


Months in Hindu Calendar

# Month No of Days Month Begins at
1 Chaitra 30 / (31 in leap year) Days March 22 / 21*
2 Vaisakha 31 Days Begins April 21
3 Jyaistha 31 Days Begins May 22
4 Asadha 31 Days Begins June 22
5 Shravana 31 Days Begins July 23
6 Bhadrapada 31 Days Begins August 23
7 Asvina 30 Days Begins September 23
8 Kartika 30 Days Begins October 23
9 Margashirsha 30 Days Begins November 22
10 Pausa 30 Days Begins December 22
11 Magha 30 Days Begins January 21
12 Phalguna 30 Days Begins February 20

Hindu Festivals Calendar

Hindu calendar is also called as "Panchang" ("Panchanga" or "Panchangam") or "Panjika". it is the astrological calendar used by practicing Hindus. Many different variations of hindu calendar used in different parts of India. Some popular calendars are Kalnirnay, Biraja Panji, Bisuddhasiddhanta Panjika etc.

Two popular types of astrological calculation methods are followed for calculating hindu calendar dates:
- Sūrya Siddhāntā (SS, Theory of the Sun)
- Dṛk Siddhāntā (Empirical Theory)

Hindu calendar is based on astrological calculations. It is a lunar calendar which is based on the positions of moon and sun. Five essentials elements of the hindu calendars are Tithi (Thithi), Nakshatra, Yoga, Karana, Paksha and Vaara.

Hindu festivals are celebrated as per the Hindu Calendar or Panchang. You can also find details 2016 hindu festival holiday dates and any other information related to hindu religious holiday in this page.