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PRINCIPAL FESTIVALS DURING

1 DECEMBER, 2018 to 28 FEBRUARY, 2019 AD

(10 Agrahayana, 1940 to 9 Phalguna, 1940 Saka Era)


 


 


  Hindu Festivals

 

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).

01 January, 11Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::                Saphala Ekadasi.

05 January, 15Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::               Vakula Amavasya(Odisha),

                                                                                         Solar Eclipse (Not visible in India).

13 January, 23Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::                 Lohri (Punjab, J & K).

14 January, 24Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::                Bhogi (S.India), Makara samkranti (Bengal),

                                                                                         Magha Bihu(Assam).

15 January, 25Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::                Pongal (S.India), Makaradi Snana, Makara Snana,

                                                                                        Tila Samkranti, Tai Pongal (Kerala), Tamil New Year's Day.

16 January, 26Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::           Mattu Pongal (South India) (Kanuvu),

                                                                                        Samba Dashami (Odisha).

17 January, 27Pausha, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::               Putrada Ekadasi.

21 January, 1 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::                   Floating Festival, Tai Poosam, Paushi Purnima,

                                                                                         Pushyabhiseka Yatra, Lunar Eclipse(not visible in India).

23 January, 3 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::             Netaji's Birthday.

24 January, 4 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::                 Ganesha Sankastha Chaturthi.

26 January, 6 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::                 Republic Day.

27 January, 7 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::                   Birthday of Swami Vivekananda(according to Tithi).

28 January, 8 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::                  Ashtaka (Mamashtaka), Birthday of Lala Lajpat Rai.

30 January, 10 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::           Martyr's day(Mahatma Gandhi Commemoration day).

31 January, 11 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday ::               Sattila Ekadasi.

2 February, 13 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::                Ratanti Kalika Puja.

4 February, 15 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Monday ::                 Mauni amavasya (Monday) Mahodaya Yoga(after 7h58m),

                                                                                        Tai amavasya, Makara Vavu (Kerala),

                                                                                        Ardha Kumbha Mela at Allahabad.

5 February, 16 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::                Magha Sukladi.

8 February, 19 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Friday ::                   Tila Chaturthi, Kunda Chaturthi.

9 February, 20 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::               Ganesha Puja,Varada Chaturthi (Bengal).

10 February, 21 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::               Sri Panchami, Sarasvati Puja, Vasanta Panchami.

12 February, 23 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::              Arogya Saptami, Vidhana Saptami,

                                                                                        Ratha Saptami (Purvarunodaya).

13 February, 24 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday ::         Bhishmashtami.

16 February, 27 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday ::             Jaya Ekadasi, Bhaimi Ekadasi (Bengal),

                                                                                        Bhishmadvadasi.

17 February, 28 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday ::               Desert Festival 3 days (Jaisalmer).

19 February, 30 Magha, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::              Guru Ravidas's Birthday(according to Tithi),

                                                                                        Shivaji Jayanti, Maghi Purnima, Masi Magham.

26 February, 7 Phalguna, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday ::            Janaki Janma,Vaikkatoshtami(Kerala),

                                                                                        Astahla(Sakashtaha).