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PRINCIPAL FESTIVALS DURING

1 AUGUST to 31 OCTOBER, 2018 AD

(10 Sravana, 1940 to 09 Kartika, 1940 Saka Era)

 


 


  Hindu Festivals

 

 

 

1 August, 10 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::           Tilak Commemoration Day.

2 August, 11 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era,Thursday::                Naga Panchami ( Bengal).

4 August, 13 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era,Saturday::                Ker Puja ( Tripura ).

7 August, 16 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::                Kamika Ekadasi (Smarta).

8 August, 17 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::           Ekadasi (Vaishnava & Vidhava).

11 August, 20 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::              Chitalagi Amavasya, Adi Amavasya (Tamil Nadu),

11 August, 20 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::              Karkataka Vavu ( Kerala),

11 August, 20 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::              Partial Solar Eclipse - Not Visible in India.

13 August, 22 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::               Madhusrava Tritiya (Teej), Adi Puram (S.India).

15 August, 24 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::         Naga Panchami, Independence Day.

17 August, 26 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                 Simhadi (Kerala), Manasa Puja ends (Bengal),

17 August, 26 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                 Beginning of Kollam Era, Goswami Tulasi Jayanti.

18 August, 27 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::             Durvashtami (except Bengal).

21 August, 30 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era,Tuesday::               Jhulana Yatrarambha.

22 August, 31 Sravana, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::         Pavitra Ekadasi.

24 August, 2 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                    Vara Maha Lakshmi Vrata ( S.India), First Onam Day.

25 August, 3 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::                Onam (Thiru Onam Day),

25 August, 3 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::                Jhulana Yatra Samapana (Pradosa),

25 August, 3 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::                Rik Upakarma.

26 August, 4 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::                  Raksha Bandhan, Amarnath Yatra,

26 August, 4 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::                  Jhulana Yatra Samapana, Naroli Purnima,

26 August, 4 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::                  Solono (Rakhi Bandhan), Avani Avittam,

26 August, 4 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::                  Yaju Upakarma, Sravani Purnima,

26 August, 4 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::                  Balabhadra Puja (Odisha), Third Onam Day.

27 August, 5 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::                 Gayatri Japam,

27 August, 5 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::                Sri Narayana Guru Dev’s Birthday (Kerala),

27 August, 5 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::                Fourth Onam Day.

30 August, 8 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::               Bahula Chaturthi, Sankashta Chaturthi.

31 August, 9 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                   Raksha Panchami (Odisha),

31 August, 9 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::                   Tithi of Sri Madhava Deva (Assam).

2 September, 11 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::           Janmashtami (Smarta), Sri Krishna Jayanti

2 September, 11 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::           (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam), Jayanti Yoga.

3 September, 12 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::          Janmashtami (Vaishnava), Gokulashtami (Nandotsava),

3 September, 12 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::          Sri Jayanti (Ramanuja).

6 September, 15 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::        Aja Ekadasi.

8 September, 17 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::        Aghora Chaturdasi, Kailash Yatra 2 days

9 September, 18 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::          Sapta puri Amavasya (Odisha), Kusotpattini.

11 September, 20 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::       Samveda Upakarma, Tithi of Shri Shankara Deva(Assam).

12 September, 21 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Wednesday::  Haritalika Gauri Tritiya, Haritalika Chaturthi.

13 September, 22 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::      Ganesh Chaturthi, Vinayaka Chaturthi (S.India).

14 September, 23 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::          Rishi Panchami, Mela Pat-3 Days(Jammu & Kashmir).

15 September, 24 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Saturday::      Surya Shasthi.

16 September, 25 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::        Mahalakshi Vratrambha.

17 September, 26 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::       Viswakarma Puja, Radhashtami, Durvashtami(Bengal).

20 September, 29 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::     Dol gyaras (M.P), Heikra Hitambha (Manipur),

20 September, 29 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Thursday::     Parsva Parivartani Ekadasi.

21 September, 30 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::         Sravana Dvadasi, Vamana Jayanti, Sakrotthana,

21 September, 30 Bhadra, 1940 Saka Era, Friday::         Samadi Day of Narayana Guru (Kerala).

23 September, 1 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Sunday::          Ananta Chaturdasi, Jalavisuva Day.

24 September, 2 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Monday::          Indra Purnima.

25 September, 3 Asvina, 1940 Saka Era, Tuesday::         Pitri Paksha Tarpana Begins.

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.