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HINDU CALENDAR 2022

Reproduced from SAHMS – South African Hindu Maha Sabha
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Hindu festivals 2022

Name of Festival Date
Thai Poosam Flag Hoisting 09 Jan
Makarsankranti 14 Jan
Thai Pongal 14 Jan
Thai Poosam Kavady 18 Jan
Vasanth Panchami 05 Feb
Masi Magham 17 Feb
Maha Shivaratri (see note 1) 28 Feb
Panguni Uthiram Flag Hoisting 09 Mar
Holika Dahan (see note 2) 17 Mar
Panguni Uthiram 18 Mar
Hindi New Year 02 Apr
Ugadhi Telugu New Year 02 Apr
Ramayana Week 02 Apr – 09 Apr
Chitra Paruvam Flag Hoisting 07 Apr
Sri Ram Naumee 10 Apr
Tamil New Year 14 Apr
Hanuman Jayanti 16 Apr
Chitra Paruvam Kavady 16 Apr
Vaikasi Visakam 16 May
Nirjala Ekadashi 10 June (S), 11 Jun (V)
Guru Purnima 13 July
Naag Panchami 02 Aug
Randhan Chat 03 Aug
Shitla Satam 04 Aug
Varaluxmi Vratam 05 Aug
Nori Nem 06 Aug
Raksha Bandhan 11 Aug
Gita Week 12 Aug – 17 Aug
Krishna Ashtami (see note 3) 18 Aug
Maha Ganesh Chaturthi 31 Aug
Purattasi 18 Sep to 17 Oct
Pitra Paksha 10 Sep to 25 Sep
Mahalaya Paksham 11 Sep to 25 Sep
Navaratri 26 Sep
Sri Saraswathi Pooja (North) 03 Oct
Sri Durga Ashtami 03 Oct
Sri Saraswathi Pooja (South) 04 Oct
Sri Durga Naumee 04 Oct
Vijay Dashmi 05 Oct
Dhan Trayodashi 23 Oct
Narak Chaturdashi 24 Oct
Deepavali / Luxmi Pooja (North & South) 24 Oct
Gujarati New Year 26 Oct
Annakuta Govardhan Pooja 26 Oct
Skanda Shashti 30 Oct
Prabhodhini Ekadasi/Tulsi Vivaha 04 Nov
Kartik Purnima 08 Nov
Gita Jayanti 03 Dec
Kaarthigai Deepam 06 Dec

Ekadashi 2022

Jan 13 & 28 July 10 & 24
Feb 12, 26 & 27 Aug 08 & 22
Mar 14 & 28 Sep 06 & 21
Apr 12 & 26 Oct 05, 06 & 21
May 12 & 26 Nov 04 & 20
Jun 10 & 24 Dec 03 & 19

Read: What is ekadashi and how to celebrate it?

Panchak 2022

05 to 10 January
Starts: 16:23:23, Ends: 05:19:06
16 to 20 July 
Starts: 00:46:49, Ends: 09:20:16
02 to 06 February
Starts: 03:14:48, Ends: 13:39:28
12 to 16 August
Starts: 11:19:03, Ends: 17:36:21
01 to 05 March
Starts: 13:01:12, Ends: 22:58:47
08 to 13 September
Starts: 21:09:00, Ends: 03:05:39
28 March to 02 Apr April
Starts: 20:24:20, Ends: 07:50:44
06 to 10 October
Starts: 04:57:32, Ends: 12:31:37
25 to 29 April
Starts: 01:59:20, Ends: 15:12:19
02 to 06 November
Starts: 10:45:57, Ends: 20:33:44
22 to 26 May
Starts: 07:42:01, Ends: 21:08:12
29 November to 04 December
Starts: 16:21:05, Ends: 02:46:06
18 to 23 June
Starts: 15:12:42, Ends: 02:44:06
27 to 31 December
Starts: 00:00:28, Ends: 08:16:38

2022 PURNIMA  DATES

17 Jan 2022 13 Jul 2022
16 Feb 2022 11 Aug 2022
17/18 Mar 2022 10 Sep 2022
16 Apr 2022 09 Oct 2022
15 May 2022 7/8 Nov 2022
14 Jun 2022 07 Dec 2022

Marriage dates 2021

Jan Sat
8
Sun
9
Sat
15
Sat
22
Sun
23
Wed
26
Thu
27
Sat
29
Feb Sat
5
Sun
6
Sat
12
Sun
13
Fri
18
Sat
19
Sun
20
Sun
27
Mar Sat
5
Sat
19
Sun
20
Sun
27
Apr Thu
14
Sun
17
Tue
19
Thu
21
Fri
22
Sat
23
Sun
24
Thu
28
May Sun
1
Mon
2
Tue
3
Mon
9
Tue
10
Wed
11
Thu
12
Fri
13
Mon
16
Wed
18
Thu
19
Fri
20
Sat
21
Sun
22
Wed
25
Thu
26
Sat
28
Mon
30
Tue
31
Jun Wed
1
Mon
6
Tue
7
Wed
8
Thu
9
Sun
12
Mon
13
Tue
14
Wed
15
Thu
16
Sat
18
Sun
19
Mon
20
Tue
21
Wed
22
Thur
26
Jul Sun
3
Mon
4
Tue
5
Wed
6
Fri
8
Sat
9
Sun
10
Mon
11
Sat
16
Thu
21
Sun
24
Sat
30
Aug Sun
7
Sat
13
Sun
21
Sep Sat
3
Oct Sun
9
Sat
15
Sun
16
Sat
22
Sun
30
Nov Sat
5
Sun
6
Sat
19
Sun
20
Mon
21
Fri
25
Sat
26
Sun
27
Mon
28
Dec Fri
2
Fri
9
Sat
10
Sun
11
Mon
12
Tue
13
Fri
16
Sun
18
Mon
19
Tue
20
Sun
25
Mon
26
Fri
30
Sat
31

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