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HINDU CALENDAR

Upcoming Hindu Holidays

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatAug 24, 2019Aug 24Krishna Janmashtami
MondayMonSep 02, 2019Sep 02Ganesh Chaturthi
WednesdayWedSep 11, 2019Sep 11Onam
TuesdayTueSep 17, 2019Sep 17Vishwakarma Puja
SaturdaySatSep 28, 2019Sep 28Mahalaya Amavasya
SundaySunSep 29, 2019Sep 29Navaratri begins
MondayMonOct 07, 2019Oct 07Navaratri ends / Maha Navami
TuesdayTueOct 08, 2019Oct 08Dusshera
SundaySunOct 13, 2019Oct 13Sharad Purnima
ThursdayThuOct 17, 2019Oct 17Karwa Chauth
FridayFriOct 25, 2019Oct 25Dhan Teras
SundaySunOct 27, 2019Oct 27Diwali
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2019Oct 29Bhai Dooj
SaturdaySatNov 02, 2019Nov 02Chhath Puja
TuesdayTueNov 12, 2019Nov 12Kartik Poornima

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 2019 hindu festival holiday dates and any other information related to hindu religious holiday in this page.