Indian Festivals Calendar

Each year as the new year starts I open up my notes and make a list of all of the festivals throughout the year. As you know I love celebrations and so I thought I would share this Indian Festivals Calendar with my readers by having an easy to follow calendar here on the blog.

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January 13th Lohri
January 14th Sankranti/Bihu/Pongal
January 26th Republic Day
February 16th Vasant Panchami
March 11th Maha Shivratri
March 27th Holika Dahan
March 28th Holi
April 12th Chaitra Navratri
April 12th Gudi Padwa/Ugadi
April 22st Rama Navami
April 13th Baisakhi
April 26th Hanuman Jayanti
May 14th Akshaya Tritiya
July 23rd Guru Purnima
August 11th Haryali Teej
August 21st Raksha Bandhan
August 15th India Independence Day
August 29th/30th Krishna Janmashtami
September 10th Ganesh Chaturthi
October 6th Navratri
October 13th Durga Ashtami
October 14th Dussehra/Vijayadashami
October 23rd Karwa Chauth
October 28th Ahoi Ashtami
November 2nd Dhanteras
November 3rd Choti Diwali/Kali Chaudas
November 4th Diwali
November 5th Bhai Dhooj
November 15th Tulsi Vivah
November 18th

November 18th

Dev Diwali

Guru Nanak Jayanti


Please note that for all my dates I use Drik Panchang using my city as a reference point. When dates have discrepancies I validate them with a family Pandit and/or a local Mandir.