Upcoming Hindu Holidays

Kharchi Puja
Jul 20: Kharchi Puja

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

Raksha Bandhan
Aug 26: Raksha Bandhan

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

Janmashtami
Sep 03: Janmashtami

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

Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep 13: Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi is the day when all Hindus celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesh

Dussehra
Oct 18: Dussehra

Several states. Dusshera symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

Durga Puja
Oct 19: Durga Puja

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

Diwali
Nov 07: Diwali

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

Diwali Holiday
Nov 09: Diwali Holiday

Celebrations for Diwali continue, revolving around the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness

Pongal
Jan 14: Pongal

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

Vasant Panchami
Feb 10: Vasant Panchami

4th Day of Magha. On this day Hindus worship Saraswati Devi, the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, art and culture

Maha Shivratri
Mar 04: Maha Shivratri

According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri symbolizes the wedding day of Lord Shiva.

Phagwah
Mar 20: Phagwah

A harvest and fertility festival, Holi also commemorates a legend from Hindu Mythology

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