Upcoming Hindu Holidays

Vasant Panchami
Jan 22: Vasant Panchami

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

Maha Shivratri
Feb 13: Maha Shivratri

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

Mar 02: Holi

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

Mar 18: Ugadi

Ugadi marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar with a change in the moon's orbit.

Ram Navami
Mar 25: Ram Navami

Celebrates the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha of Ayodhya celebrated on the ninth day of Chaitra

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.

Sep 02: Janmashtami

Tamil Nadu, the birthday of Lord Krishna, the reincarnation of Lord Vishnu.

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

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

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