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PRINCIPAL FESTIVALS DURING

1 OCTOBER to 31 DECEMBER, 2018 AD

(09 Asvina, 1940 to 10 Pausha, 1940 Saka Era)

 


 


  Hindu Festivals

 

2 October, 10 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::             Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday, Mahalakshmi Vrata Sampana.

3 October, 11 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::        Matri Navami.

5 October, 13 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                Indira Ekadasi.

8 October, 16 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::             Mahalya Amavasya, Sarvapitri Amavasya (Odisha),

8 October, 16 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::             Gajacchaya Parva (Hasta Nak. after h13-33).

9 October, 17 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::            Tarpana Layba (Manipur).

10 October, 18 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::     Saradiya Navratrarambha, Maharaja Agrasen's Jayanti.

13 October, 21 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::         Upanga lalita Vrata (Lalita Panchami).

14 October, 22 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::           Sarasvati Avahana.

16 October, 24 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::          Durga Puja (Saptami).

17 October, 25 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::     Durga Puja(Maha Astami), Ayudha Puja,

17 October, 25 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::     Kaveri Samkramana Snana.

18 October, 26 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::          Durga Puja (Maha Navami), Saraswati Visarjana,

18 October, 26 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::          Vijaya Dasami(Dussehra in some opinion).

19 October, 27 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::              Vijaya Dasami (Dussehra or Dasahara), Vijaya Dasami

19 October, 27 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::               (Bengal, Kerala), Madhavacharya Jayanti.

20 October, 28 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::           Papankusa (Pasankusa) Ekadasi, Bharat Milap.

23 October, 1 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::             Kojagar (Lakshimdra) Puja.

24 October, 2 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::        Kojagari Lakshmi Puja (Bengal), Maharshi Valmiki's Birthday,

24 October, 2 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::        Kumara Purnima (Odisha), Sarat Purnima.

27 October, 5 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::             Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth), Dasaratha Chaturthi.

31 October, 9 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::         Ahoyi Astami (Punjab), Ahoyi Astami, Karashtami.

3 November, 12 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::          Rama Ekadasi (Smarta).

4 November, 13 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::           Govatsa Dvadasi, Ekadasi(Vaishnava & Vidhava).

5 November, 14 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::            Dhana Trayodasi.

6 November, 15 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::           Kali Puja, Naraka Chaturdasi (Purvarunodaya),

                                                                                      Hanumajjanma (N.India) (Purvarunodaya),

                                                                                      Kali Chaturdasi, Dipavali (S.India).

7 November, 16 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::        Dipavali, Lakshmi Puja, Kaumudidipam, Lakshmidipam,

                                                                                      Kedar Gauri Vrata.

8 November, 17 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::           Kartika Sukladi, Govardhana Puja, Bali Puja, Annakuta.

9 November, 18 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::               Bhratri Dvitiya(Bengal), Bhai Duj, Vishwakarma Day,

                                                                                       Dwat Puja(Bihar), Yam dvitiya.

13 November, 22 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::           Pratihara Shashti or Surya Shashti, Chhat(Bihar).

14 November, 23 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::      Children's Day (Nehru's Birthday),

                                                                                       Trivandrum Arat (Kerala).

16 November, 25 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::               Gopashtami or Goshthashtami, Kartika Puja.

17 November, 26 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::           Jagaddhatri Puja, Akshaya Navami,

                                                                                        Death Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai.

19 November, 28 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::            Tulasi Vivaha, Uttahana or Devo Probodhani Ekadasi.

21 November, 30 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::       Vaikuntha Chaturdasi (Prodosa).

22 November, 1 Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::      Rasayatra, Tripurotsava, Bharani Dipam, Krittika Dipam,

                                                                                        Vaikuntha Chaturdasi.

23 November, 2 Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::          Pushkar Fair, Rasayatra (Vaishnava), Kartiki Purnima,

                                                                                        Huthri-3 days(Coorg).

29 November, 8Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::       Kalashtami.

30 November, 9Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::           Prathamashtami(Odisha), Vaikkatashtami(Kerala).

3 December, 12Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::        Utpanna Ekadasi.

13 December, 22Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::    Subrahmanya Shashthi (S.india),

                                                                                        Champa Shashthi (Maharastra),

                                                                                        Mulakrupini Shashthi (Bengal), Guha Shashthi.

14 December, 23Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::         Mitra Saptami.

18 December, 27Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::      Mokshada Ekadasi (Smarta).

19 December, 28Agrahayana, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday :: Mokshda Ekadasi(Vaishnava), Gita Jayanti,

                                                                                        Akhanda Dvadasi, Vaikuntha Ekadasi (S.India),

                                                                                        Trishprisa Mahadvadasi.

22 December, 1Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::             Margi Purnima, Shri Dutta Jayanti(Maharashtra),

                                                                                        Dattatreya Jayanti, Uttarayana Day.

23 December, 2Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::               Arudra Darsanam (S.India) (Purvarunodaya).

26 December, 5Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::        Jor Mela-3 days(Punjab).

29 December, 8Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::             Ashtaha (Pupashtaka).

31 December, 10Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::             New Year’s Eve.