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HINDU CALENDAR

Upcoming Hindu Holidays

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonDec 16, 2019Dec 16Dhanu Sankranti
WednesdayWedJan 15, 2020Jan 15Makarsankranti / Pongal
WednesdayWedJan 29, 2020Jan 29Vasant Panchami
SaturdaySatFeb 08, 2020Feb 08Thaipusam
FridayFriFeb 21, 2020Feb 21Maha Shivaratri
MondayMonMar 09, 2020Mar 09Holika Dahan
TuesdayTueMar 10, 2020Mar 10Holi
WednesdayWedMar 25, 2020Mar 25Hindi New Year
WednesdayWedMar 25, 2020Mar 25Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Telugu New Year
ThursdayThuApr 02, 2020Apr 02Ramanavami
WednesdayWedApr 08, 2020Apr 08Hanuman Jayanti
TuesdayTueApr 14, 2020Apr 14Bengali New Year / Bihu
TuesdayTueApr 14, 2020Apr 14Vaisakhi / Baisakhi / Vishu
TuesdayTueApr 14, 2020Apr 14Tamil New Year
SundaySunApr 26, 2020Apr 26Akshaya 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 2020 hindu festival holiday dates and any other information related to hindu religious holiday in this page.