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PRINCIPAL FESTIVALS DURING

27 DECEMBER, 2017 to 31 MARCH, 2018 AD

(6 Pausha, 1939 to 10 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era) 



  Hindu Festivals

 

 

28 December, 7 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::  Samba Dasami (Odisha).

29 December, 8 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::      Vaikuntha Ekadasi (S. India), Putrada Ekadasi.

2 January, 12 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::      Paushi Purnima, Pushyabhisekha Yatra,

2 January, 12 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::      Arurdra Darshanam (Purvarunodaya, S. India).

5 January, 15 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::         Ganesha Sankashta Chaturthi.

8 January, 18 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::       Birthday of Swami Vivekananda (According to tithi).

9 January, 19 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::      Ashtaka (Mamashtaka).

12 January, 22 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::        Sattila Ekadasi.

13 January, 23 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::    Lohri (Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir), Bhogi (S. India).

14 January, 24 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::      Pongal (S. India), Makaradi Snana, Tila Samkranti,

14 January, 24 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::      Tai Pongal (Kerala), Tamil New Year’s Day,

14 January, 24 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::      Magha Bihu (Assam), Makara Samkranti (N. India).

15 January, 25 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::      Ratanti Kalika Puja, Mattu Pongal or Kanuvu (S. India).

16 January, 26 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::     Mauni Amavasya, Tai Amavasya, Makara Vavu (Kerala).

18 January, 28 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::    Magha Sukladi.

20 January, 30 Pausha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::    Tila Chaturthi, Kunda Chaturthi.

21 January, 1 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::         Varada Chaturthi, Ganesha Puja (Bengal).

22 January, 2 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::        Sri Panchami, Saraswati Puja, Vasanta Panchami.

23 January, 3 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::        Netaji’s Birthday.

24 January, 4 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday::   Ratha Saptami (Purvarunodaya), Vidhana Saptami,

24 January, 4 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday::   Arogya Saptami.

25 January, 5 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::       Bhismashtami.

26 January, 6 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::           Republic Day.

27 January, 7 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::       Jaya Ekadasi (Smarta).

28 January, 8 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::         Bhisma Dvadasi, Birthday of Lala Lajpat Rai,

28 January, 8 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::         Jaya Ekadasi (Vaishnava and Vidhava), Bhaimi Ekadasi (Bengal),

28 January, 8 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::         Trispisha Mahadvadasi.

29 January, 9 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::        Desert Festival – 3 days (Jaisalmer).

30 January, 10 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::      Martyr’s Day (Mahatma Gandhi Commemoration Day).

31 January, 11 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday:: Total Lunar Eclipse – Visible in India.

7 February, 18 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday:: Janaki Janma, Ashtaka (Sakashtaka).

10 February, 21 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::    Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati (Founder of Arya

10 February, 21 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::    Samaj) (according to tithi).

11 February, 22 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::       Vijaya Ekadasi.

13 February, 24 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::      Maha Sivaratri (Kashmir).

14 February, 25 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday:: Maha Sivaratri, Sivaratri (S. India).

15 February, 26 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::     Partial Solar Eclipse – not visible in India.

17 February, 28 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Saturday::      Birthday of Sri Ramakrishna (according to tithi).

19 February, 30 Magha, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::       Sivaji Jayanti.

22 February, 3 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::    Holastaka.

26 February, 7 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Monday::      Amalaki Ekadasi.

27 February, 8 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::     Govinda Dvadasi.

1 March, 10 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::        Holika Dahana, Dolyatra, Masi Magham,

1 March, 10 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::        Birthday of Sri Chaitanya (according to tithi).

2 March, 11 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::            Holi, Hola, Vasantotsava.

6 March, 15 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::         Ranga Panchami, Vijaya Govindaji Holenkar (Manipur).

9 March, 18 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Friday::            Sitalashtami, Vaikkashtami (Kerala).

13 March, 22 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::       Papamochani Ekadasi.

15 March, 24 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Thursday::      Madhukrishna Trayodasi.

18 March, 27 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::        Vasant Navaratrarambha, Telugu New Year’s Day,

18 March, 27 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Sunday::        Chaitra Sukladi (Gudi Padava, Ugadi).

20 March, 29 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::       Gauri Tritiya (Gangaur), Andolana Tritiya, Sarhul (Bihar),

20 March, 29 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Tuesday::       Mahavisuva Day.

21 March, 30 Phalguna, 1939 Saka Era, Wednesday::  Indian Year Ending Day.

22 March, 1 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::           Sri (Lakshmi) Panchami, Indian New Year’s Day.

23 March, 2 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::               Skanda Shashthi.

24 March, 3 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::           Vasanti Pujarambha, Asokashtami.

25 March, 4 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::             Annapurna Puja, Mela Bahu Fort (Jammu), Rama Navami.

27 March, 6 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::           Kamada Ekadasi.

29 March, 8 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::          Ananga Trayodasi.

30 March, 9 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::              Damanaka Chaturdasi, Panguni Uttiram.

31 March, 10 Chaitra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::        Chaitri Purnima, Hanumat Jayanti (S. India).