Hindu Festivals Calendar 2015

lord-ganeshHinduism is often described as a religion of fasts, feasts and festivals. Here’s a date-wise list of Hindu festivals, including cultural and religious occasions for 2015 (Saka Era: 1936-37 / Vikram Era: 2071-72).

January 2015

  • Kalpataru Divas: Thursday, 01-01-2015
  • Paush Purnima: Monday, 05-01-2015
  • Vivekananda Jayanti: Monday, 12-01-2015
  • Lohri: Tuesday, 13-01-2015
  • Makarsankranti / Magh Bihu: Thursday, 15-01-2015
  • Uttarayan & Kite Festival: Thursday, 15-01-2015
  • Pongal: Thursday, 15-01-2015
  • Thiruvalluvar Day: Friday, 16-01-2015
  • Mauni Amavas: Tuesday, 20-01-2015
  • Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja: Sunday, 25-01-2015
  • India’s Republic Day: Monday, 26-01-2015
  • Ratha Saptami: Monday, 26-01-2015

February 2015

  • Thaipusam: Tuesday, 03-02-2015
  • Magha Purnima: Tuesday, 03-02-2015
  • Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: Saturday, 14-02-2015
  • Maha Shivaratri: Tuesday, 17-02-2015
  • Shivaji Jayanti: Thursday, 19-02-2015
  • Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti: Friday, 20-02-2015

March 2015

  • Chaitanya Jayanti: Thursday, 05-03-2015
  • Holika Dahan: Thursday, 05-03-2015
  • Holi: Friday, 06-03-2015
  • Nyepi or Balinese New Year: Saturday, 21-03-2015
  • Hindi New Year (Saka Era 1937): Sunday, 22-03-2015
  • Ramayana Week Begins: Saturday, 21-03-2015
  • Ugadi / Telugu New Year / Gudi Padwa / Chaitra Sukhladi: Saturday, 21-03-2015
  • Cheti Chand / Sindhi New Year: Sunday, 22-03-2015
  • Vasanta Navaratri Begins: Saturday, 21-03-2015
  • Ramanavami: Saturday, 28-03-2015
  • Ramayana Week: Ends: Saturday, 28-03-2015
  • Vasanta Navaratri: Ends: Monday, 30-03-2015

April 2015

  • Mahavir Jayanti: Thursday, 02-04-2015
  • Hanuman Jayanti: Saturday, 04-04-2015
  • Chaitra Sankranti / Charak Puja: Tuesday, 14-04-2015
  • Baisakhi: Tuesday, 14-04-2015
  • Tamil New Year (Puthandu): Tuesday, 14-04-2015
  • Vishu / Mesadi: Wednesday, 15-04-2015
  • Bengali New Year 1421 (Poila Baisakh): Wednesday, 15-04-2015
  • Bohag Bihu: Wednesday, 15-04-2015
  • Parasuram Jayanti: Monday, 20-04-2015
  • Akshaya Tritiya / Akhateej: Tuesday, 21-04-2015

May 2015

  • Gurudev Rabindranath Jayanti: Saturday, 09-05-2015
  • Narasimha Jayanti: Saturday, 02-05-2015
  • Buddha Purnima / Vaisakhi Purnima: Sunday, 03-05-2015
  • Narada Jayanti: Tuesday, 05-05-2015
  • Shani Jayanti: Monday, 18-05-2015
  • Ganga Dashami / Ganga Dussehra: Thursday, 25-05-2015
  • Nirjala Ekadasi: Friday, 29-05-2015

June 2015

  • Sant Kabir Jayanti: Tuesday, 02-06-2015

July 2015

  • Rath Yatra: Saturday, 18-07-2015
  • Guru Purnima / Asadha Purnima: Friday, 31-07-2015

August 2015

  • India’s Independence Day: Saturday, 15-08-2015
  • Hariyali Teej: Monday, 17-08-2015
  • Nag Panchami: Wednesday, 19-08-2015
  • Jhulan Yatra: Wednesday, 26-08-2015
  • Onam: Friday, 28-08-2015
  • Vara Lakshmi Vratam: Friday, 28-08-2015
  • Raksha-Bandhan: Saturday, 29-08-2015

September 2015

  • Kajari Teej: Tuesday, 01-09-2015
  • Krishna Janmashtami: Saturday, 05-09-2015
  • Shikshak Divas (Teacher’s Day) / Radhakrishnan Jayanti: Saturday, 05-09-2015
  • Hartalika Teej: Wednesday, 16-09-2015
  • Ganesh / Vinayak Chaturthi: Thursday, 17-09-2015
  • Vishwakarma Puja: Thursday, 17-09-2015
  • Radha Ashtami: Monday, 21-09-2015
  • Vamana Jayanti: Thursday, 24-09-2015
  • Ananta Chaturthi (Ganesha Immersion): Sunday, 27-09-2015
  • Pitri-Paksha begins: Monday, 28-09-2015

October 2015

  • Gandhi Jayanti: Friday, 02-10-2015
  • Pitri-Paksha ends: Monday,12-10-2015
  • Mahalaya: Monday,12-10-2015
  • Navaratri: Tuesday, 13-10-2015 to Wednesday, 21-10-2015
  • Saraswati Puja (part of Navaratri): Tuesday, 20-10-2015
  • Durga Puja (Maha Saptami): Tuesday, 20-10-2015
  • Maha Ashtami: Wednesday, 21-10-2015
  • Maha Navami: Thursday, 22-10-2015
  • Vijaya Dashami / Dussehra: Thursday, 22-10-2015
  • Lakshmi Puja / Kojagari Purnima / Sharad Purnima: Monday, 26-10-2015
  • Valmiki Jayanti: Tuesday, 27-10-2015
  • Raas Lila: Tuesday, 27-10-2015
  • Karwa Chauth / Karaka Chaturthi: Friday, 30-10-2015

November 2015

  • Dhanteras / Dhantrayodashi: Monday, 09-11-2015
  • Naraka Chaturdasi / Chhoti Diwali: Tuesday, 10-11-2015
  • Diwali / Deepavali: Wednesday, 11-11-2015
  • Kali Puja: Wednesday, 11-11-2015
  • Govardhan Puja: Thursday, 12-11-2015
  • Skanda Sashti: Thursday, 12-11-2015 to Tuesday, 17-11-2015
  • Vikram New Year 2071 / Gujarati New Year: Thursday, 12-11-2015
  • Bhai Dooj / Bhai Phota / Bhav-Bij: Friday, 13-11-2015
  • Chhat Puja / Pratihar / Surya Sashthi: Tuesday, 17-11-2015
  • Kansha Vadh: Saturday, 21-11-2015
  • Tulsi Vivah: Monday, 23-11-2015
  • Kartik Poornima / Guru Nanak Jayanti: Wednesday, 25-11-2015

December 2015

  • Kal Bhairav Ashtami: Thursday, 03-12-2015
  • Gita Jayanti: Monday, 21-12-2015
  • Sri Dattatreya Jayanti: Thursday, 24-12-2015
  • Sabarimala Mandala Puja: Sunday, 27-12-2015
  • Ramana Maharishi Jayanti: Wednesday, 30-12-2015

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