Upcoming Hindu Holidays

Kharchi Puja
Jul 10: Kharchi Puja

Tripura only. A festival to worship the cleansing of the earth and honour 14 gods

Raksha Bandhan
Aug 15: Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters.

Janmashtami
Aug 23: Janmashtami

The birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu who gave the message of the Bhagwat Gita

Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep 02: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate Lord Ganesh

Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday
Sep 03: Ganesh Chaturthi Holiday

Goa observes a second day of holiday for Ganesha Chaturthi; the day when all Hindus celebrate Lord Ganesh

Durga Puja
Oct 08: Durga Puja

Hindu festival in South Asia that celebrates worship of the Hindu goddess Durga

Dussehra
Oct 08: Dussehra

The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

Diwali
Oct 27: Diwali

Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Diwali
Oct 28: Diwali

Maharashtra, Tripura. Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Diwali
Oct 28: Diwali

Manipur. Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Diwali
Oct 29: Diwali

Celebrations revolve around the triumph of good over evil, purity over impurity, light over darkness

Pongal
Jan 15: Pongal

A harvest and thanksgiving festival marking the start of spring, the end of the traditional farming season

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