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HINDU CALENDAR 2021

Reproduced from SAHMS – South African Hindu Maha Sabha
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Hindu festivals 2021

Name of Festival Date
Makarsankranti  – 14 Jan
Thai Pongal  – 14 Jan
Thai Poosam Kavady – 28 Jan
Vasanth Panchami – 16 Feb
Masi Magham – 27 Feb
Maha Shivaratri 1- 1 March
Holika Dahan – 28 March
Panguni Uthiram  – 28 March
Ramayana Week  – 12 April to 20 April

Vaisakhi (North Indian New Year ) – 13 April

Ugadhi (Telugu New Year) – 13 April
Puthandu (Tamil New Year) –  14 April
Sri Ram Naumee – 21 April
Hanuman Jayanti  – 26 April
Chitra Paruvam – 26 April
Thirunavukarasar Guru Pooja – 5 May
Vaikasi Visakam – 25 May
Thirugnana Sambathar Guru Pooja – 28 May
Nirjala Ekadashi – 21 June
Thiru Manikavasagar Guru Pooja – 13 July
Aani Uthiram (Shiva Pooja) – 15 July
Guru Purnima – 23 July
Naag Panchami 13 Aug
Thiru Sundaramoorithi Guru Pooja – 14 Aug
Shitla Satam – 14 Aug
Nori Nem – 16 Aug
Varaluxmi Vratam – 20 Aug
Raksha Bandhan – 22 Aug
Gita Week – 23 Aug to 29 Aug
Krishna Ashtami – 30 Aug
Maha Ganesh Chaturthi – 10 Sep
Venkateshwara Vratham – 17 Sep
Purattasi – 17 Sep to 17 Oct
Pitra Paksha – 21 Sep to 06 Oct
Mahalaya Paksham – 21 Sep to 06 Oct
Navaratri – 07 Oct to 14 Oct
Sri Saraswathi Pooja (North) – 12 Oct
Sri Durga Ashtami – 13 Oct
Sri Saraswathi Pooja (South) – 14 Oct
Sri Durga Naumee – 14 Oct
Vijay Dashmi – 15 Oct
Anna Abhishekam – 20 Oct
Dhan Trayodashi – 02 Nov
Narak Chaturdashi – 03 Nov
Deepavali/Laxmi Pooja (North & South) – 04 Nov
Kethara Gowri Nombu – 04 Nov
Gujarati New Year – 05 Nov
Annakuta Govardhan Pooja – 05 Nov
Skanda Shashti – 09 Nov
Prabhodhini Ekadasi/Tulsi Vivaha – 14 Nov
Kartik Purnima – 19 Nov
Kaarthigai Deepam – 19 Nov
Gita Jayanti – 14 Dec
Aruithra Dharisanam – 20 Dec

Ekadasi 2021

Jan 09 & 24
Feb 07 & 23
Mar 09 & 24
Apr 07 & 23
May 07 & 22
Jun 05 & 21
July 05 & 20
Aug 04 & 18
Sep 02 & 17
Oct 02 & 16
Nov 01, 14 & 30
Dec 14 & 30
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Purnima 2021

Purnima Hindu 2021

Eclipse festivals 2021

Eclipse hindu 2021

Panchak 2021

Panchak Hindu 2021

Marriage dates 2021

Marriage dates Hindu 2021

Days in Hindu Calendar


# Day English Name Significance

1 Raviãra Sunday Day of Sun
2 Somavãra Monday Day of Moon
3 Mañgalvã Tuesday Day of Mars
4 Budhavãra Wednesday Day of Mercury
5 Guruvãra Thursday Day of Jupiter
6 Sukravãra Friday Day of Venus
7 Sanivãra Saturday Day of Saturn

Months (masa) in Hindu Calendar

# Month No of Days Month Begins at
1 Chaitra 30 / (31 in leap year) Days March 22 / 21*
2 Vaisakha 31 Days Begins April 21
3 Jyaistha 31 Days Begins May 22
4 Asadha 31 Days Begins June 22
5 Shravana 31 Days Begins July 23
6 Bhadrapada 31 Days Begins August 23
7 Asvina 30 Days Begins September 23
8 Kartika 30 Days Begins October 23
9 Margashirsha 30 Days Begins November 22
10 Pausa 30 Days Begins December 22
11 Magha 30 Days Begins January 21
12 Phalguna 30 Days Begins February 20