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 in August 2014

This article gives you the list of important Hindu festivals in August 2014. August 2014 corresponds with Shravan month and Bhadrapad maas in North Indian Hindi calendar and Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada and Telugu calendars. Naga Panchami, Rakshabandhan or Rakhi Purnima (Narali Purnima or Jandhyala Pournami), Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Svatantra Divas, Ganesh Chaturthi & Rishi Panchami are […]

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 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, […]

Hindu Festivals in November 2012, Auspicious Days

Here you can get the list of important Hindu festivals in November 2012. November 2012 coincide with the holy Kartik month in Hindu calendar. Dhanteras, Diwali, Diwali Lakshmi Pujan, Gujarati New Year (Nutan Varsh), Nag Chaturthi, Labh Pancham, Chhat Puja, Prabhodini Ekadasi, Pandharpur Yatra, Tulsi Vivah Puja, Kartik Purnima and Karthigai Deepam are the major […]

Hindu Festivals June 2012, Festivals dates in June 2012

Dates of important Hindu festivals and auspicious days in June 2012 are given here. The dates and tithis are provided as per the standard Hindu calendars of India. Nirjala Ekadasi, Vat Savitri Vrat, Jyeshta Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra and Devshayani Ashadi Ekadasi (Pandharpur Palki Yatra) are the important festivals in June 2012. […]

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 […]