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HINDU CALENDAR

Upcoming Hindu Holidays

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriDec 16, 2022Dec 16Dhanu Sankranti
SundaySunJan 15, 2023Jan 15Makarsankranti / Pongal
ThursdayThuJan 26, 2023Jan 26Vasant Panchami
SundaySunFeb 05, 2023Feb 05Thaipusam
SaturdaySatFeb 18, 2023Feb 18Maha Shivaratri
TuesdayTueMar 07, 2023Mar 07Holika Dahan
WednesdayWedMar 08, 2023Mar 08Holi
WednesdayWedMar 22, 2023Mar 22Hindi New Year
WednesdayWedMar 22, 2023Mar 22Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Telugu New Year
ThursdayThuMar 30, 2023Mar 30Ramanavami
ThursdayThuApr 06, 2023Apr 06Hanuman Jayanti
FridayFriApr 14, 2023Apr 14Tamil New Year
FridayFriApr 14, 2023Apr 14Vaisakhi / Baisakhi / Vishu
SaturdaySatApr 15, 2023Apr 15Bengali New Year / Bihu
SaturdaySatApr 22, 2023Apr 22Akshaya Tritiya

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 2022 hindu festival holiday dates and any other information related to hindu religious holiday in this page.