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HINDU CALENDAR

Upcoming Hindu Holidays

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21Guru Purnima
FridayFriAug 09, 2024Aug 09Nag Panchami
FridayFriAug 16, 2024Aug 16Varalakshmi Vrat
MondayMonAug 19, 2024Aug 19Raksha Bandhan
MondayMonAug 26, 2024Aug 26Krishna Janmashtami
SaturdaySatSep 07, 2024Sep 07Ganesh Chaturthi
MondayMonSep 16, 2024Sep 16Vishwakarma Puja
TuesdayTueSep 17, 2024Sep 17Onam
WednesdayWedOct 02, 2024Oct 02Mahalaya Amavasya
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03Navaratri begins
FridayFriOct 11, 2024Oct 11Navaratri ends / Maha Navami
SaturdaySatOct 12, 2024Oct 12Dusshera
WednesdayWedOct 16, 2024Oct 16Sharad Purnima
SundaySunOct 20, 2024Oct 20Karwa Chauth
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29Dhan Teras

List days in week, their corresponding english names and significance in hindu calendar.


Days in Hindu Calendar

# Day English Name Significance
1 Raviãra Sunday Day of Sun
2 Somavãra Monday Day of Moon
3 Mañgalvã Tuesday Day of Mars
4 Budhavãra Wednesday Day of Mercury
5 Guruvãra Thursday Day of Jupiter
6 Sukravãra Friday Day of Venus
7 Sanivãra Saturday Day of Saturn

List of Masa (months), no of days in month and corresponding gregorian calendar dates. in hindu calendar.


Months in Hindu Calendar

# Month No of Days Month Begins at
1 Chaitra 30 / (31 in leap year) Days March 22 / 21*
2 Vaisakha 31 Days Begins April 21
3 Jyaistha 31 Days Begins May 22
4 Asadha 31 Days Begins June 22
5 Shravana 31 Days Begins July 23
6 Bhadrapada 31 Days Begins August 23
7 Asvina 30 Days Begins September 23
8 Kartika 30 Days Begins October 23
9 Margashirsha 30 Days Begins November 22
10 Pausa 30 Days Begins December 22
11 Magha 30 Days Begins January 21
12 Phalguna 30 Days Begins February 20

Hindu Festivals Calendar

Hindu calendar is also called as "Panchang" ("Panchanga" or "Panchangam") or "Panjika". it is the astrological calendar used by practicing Hindus. Many different variations of hindu calendar used in different parts of India. Some popular calendars are Kalnirnay, Biraja Panji, Bisuddhasiddhanta Panjika etc.

Two popular types of astrological calculation methods are followed for calculating hindu calendar dates:
- Sūrya Siddhāntā (SS, Theory of the Sun)
- Dṛk Siddhāntā (Empirical Theory)

Hindu calendar is based on astrological calculations. It is a lunar calendar which is based on the positions of moon and sun. Five essentials elements of the hindu calendars are Tithi (Thithi), Nakshatra, Yoga, Karana, Paksha and Vaara.

Hindu festivals are celebrated as per the Hindu Calendar or Panchang. You can also find details 2022 hindu festival holiday dates and any other information related to hindu religious holiday in this page.