Hindu Festivals 2015

Hindu Festivals 2015, Hindu Festivals 2015 dates, Hindu Festivals Calendar 2015, Important Festivals in 2015, Major Hindu Festivals dates 2015, Festivals 2015. Starting from Pongal / Makara Sankranti, the list of festivals 2015 goes like Mauni Amavasya, Vasant Panchami, Ratha Saptami, Maha Shivaratri, Holi Festival, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri), Sri Rama Navami, […]

Hindu Festivals 2014

Hindu Festivals 2014, Hindu Festivals 2014 dates, Hindu Festivals Calendar 2014, Important Festivals in 2014, Major Hindu Festivals dates 2014, Festivals 2014. Here are the days and the dates of Hindu festivals in 2014. The list of Hindu festivals in 2014 are given in each month. Starting from Pongal / Makara Sankranti, the list of […]

Hindus object to commercial trade-marking of Holi

Hindus have strongly objected to the reported race to trademark Holi, Hindu “festival of color”, by various organizations in European Union. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, stressed that it was highly inappropriate to trademark a religious festival which had been a Hindu tradition for long time. Zed, who […]

Vijayadasami 2013, Vijaya Dasami date in 2013

Goddess Durga Devi

Vijayadasami, Durgadasami (Dasara, Dussehra), is celebrated on Shukla Paksha Dasami in Ashwin month. Vijayadasami 2013 date is October 13. It is celebrated to commemorate the victory of good over evil. On this day, Mother Goddess Shakti demolished bufello demon Mahishasura. Usually, Navratri Durga Puja concludes on this day. And, Lord Sri Rama killed demon king […]

Hindus laud England’s Ipswich Borough Council for supporting Holi festival

Hindus have applauded England’s Ipswich Borough Council for supporting Holi, Hindu “festival of color”, being held on April 28 in its Holywells Park. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement today, said that Hindu community felt honored by support of Ipswich Borough Council and he urged all the towns and cities in United Kingdom […]

Hindu Festivals 2029

Here is the list of Hindu Festivals 2029.. The year 2029 begins with Ratha Saptami and ends with Safala Ekadashi.. Monday, 22 January 2029 – Ratha Saptami Tuesday, 23 January 2029 – Bhishma Ashtami Friday, 26 January 2029 – Jaya Ekadashi Tuesday, 30 January 2029 – Magha Purnima Friday, 9 February 2029 – Vijaya Ekadashi Sunday, […]

Hindu Festivals 2033

Here is the list of Hindu Festivals 2033.. The year 2033 begins with Putrada Ekadashi and ends with Saphala Ekadashi.. Tuesday, 11 January 2033 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi Friday, 14 January 2033 – Pongal Friday, 14 January 2033 – Makara Sankranti, Uttarayan Festival Saturday, 15 January 2033 – Paush Purnima Wednesday, 19 January 2033 – Sakat […]

Hindu Festivals 2035

Hindu Festivals 2035, Hindu Festivals in 2035. The list of Hindu festivals in 2035 is provided here. Friday, 5 January 2035 – Saphala Ekadashi Monday, 15 January 2035 – Pongal Monday, 15 January 2035 – Makara Sankranti, Uttarayan Festival Saturday, 20 January 2035 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi Tuesday, 23 January 2035 – Paush Purnima Friday, […]

Hindu Festivals 2013, Festival dates, Festival Calendar 2013

Here is the list of Hindu Festivals, auspicious days, vratas, fasts, pujas, rituals and other Hindu occasions in 2013. Apart from Makar Sankranti (Pongal), Maha Shivratri, Holi festival, Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri), Chithirai Vishu, Vishu, Sri Rama Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Akshay Tritiya, Vat Savitri Vrata, Ashada Masam, Guru Purnima, Shravan Month, Varalakshmi Vratam, Rakshabandhan […]

Hindu Festivals 2016

Here are the dates of Hindu festivals in 2016. The list of Hindu festivals in 2016 are given in each month. Starting from Pongal / Makara Sankranti, the list of festivals 2016 goes like Mauni Amavasya, Vasant Panchami, Ratha Saptami, Maha Shivaratri, Holi Festival, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri (Vasant Navratri), Sri Rama Navami, Vishu, […]

Dhanteras, Dhan Trayodasi: Dhan Teras Festival during Diwali

Dhanteras or Dhan Trayodasi, also spelt as Dhan Teras, is the most auspicious and prosperous occasion during the four-day festival – Diwali. Dhanteras is celebrated on Aswayuja Krishna Triodasi. Hence it is also called as Dhana Trayodashi. In 2012, Dhanteras date is November 11. It is believed that purchasing any new things such as home appliances […]

Durga Nimajjan – Durga Idol Immersion after Durga Navratri

Durga Nimajjan also called as Visarjan is the last and concluding event of Durga Navarathri. In some places it is performed on Dussehra / Vijaya Dashami / Dasara / Dassara. Durga Visarjan 2011 date is October 6. The day of this event may depend on the regional traditions of a place. On the same day, […]

Bengali Festivals 2010 – Major Hindu Festival celebrations 2010 in Bengal

Bengal is the land of devotion and spirituality. There is a huge list of Bengali Hindu festivals celebrated throughout the year. Here in this article, only major and important festivals to celebrate in 2010 are given. The major Bengali festivals in a year are – Saraswati Puja, Basanti Puja, Annapurna Puja, Krishnashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahalaya, […]

Ravan Vadh or Ravana vadha – Burning large effigies of Ravan on Vijaya Dashami

Ravan Vadh or Ravana Vadha is a ritual and tradition performed on Vijaya Dashami or Dussara. Ravana, who is also called as Dashakanta, was killed by Lord Rama on this day. To commemorate the defeat of Ravana and the victory of good over evil, people started celebrating ‘Dush-hara’ (the defeat of Dashakanta – Ravana). In […]

Maha Navami, Maharnavami: Ninth Day of Durga Navaratri

On the ninth day of Durga Navarathri, Maha Navami or Maharnavami is celebrated. MahaNavami 2014 date is October 3. In North India, Goddess Matungi / Goddess Renuka Devi is the goddess of this ninth day of Durga Navratri. In South India, Goddess Mahishasura Mardhini is the goddess of the ninth day of Durga Navarathri.