Hindu Calendar 2019: Dates & Festivals

        Hindu Festivals in 2019 for New York City, United States

January 2019      Festivals

1 Tuesday            New Year, Saphala Ekadashi, Pausha, Krishna Ekadashi

2 Wednesday    Pradosh Vrat (K)

3 Thursday          Masik Shivaratri

5 Saturday           Margashirsha Amavasya, Surya Grahan *Anshika, Shani Abhishek Pooja in Temple

14 Monday         Pongal, Uttarayan, Makar Sankranti

17 Thursday        Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

18 Friday              Pradosh Vrat (S)

20 Sunday           Paush Purnima Vrat

21 Monday         Martin Luther King Day

23 Wednesday  Sankashti Chaturthi, Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti

26 Saturday        Republic Day of India

30 Wednesday  Shattila Ekadashi


February 2019    Festivals

1 Friday                Pradosh Vrat (K)

2 Saturday           Masik Shivaratri

4 Monday            Paush Amavasya

9 Saturday           Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja

12 Tuesday         Kumbha Sankranti

15 Friday              Jaya Ekadashi

17 Sunday           Pradosh Vrat (S)

18 Monday         Presidents Day

19 Tuesday         Magha Purnima Vrat

22 Friday              Sankashti Chaturthi


March 2019        Festivals

1 Friday                  Vijaya Ekadashi

3 Sunday              Pradosh Vrat (K)

4 Monday            Mahashivratri, Masik Shivaratri

6 Wednesday    Magha Amavasya

14 Thursday        Meena Sankranti

17 Sunday           Amalaki Ekadashi

18 Monday         Pradosh Vrat (S)

20 Wednesday  Holika Dahan, Phalguna Purnima Vrat

21 Thursday        Holi

23 Saturday        Sankashti Chaturthi

27 Wednesday Basoda

31 Sunday           Papmochani Ekadashi

April 2019 Festivals

1 Monday           Bankís Holiday in India

2 Tuesday            Pradosh Vrat (K)

3 Wednesday    Masik Shivaratri

4 Thursday          Phalguna Amavasya

5 Friday                               Chaitra Navratri starts, Ugadi, Ghatasthapana, Gudi Padwa

6 Saturday           Cheti Chand

13 Saturday        Ram Navami

14 Sunday           Chaitra Navratri Parana, Dashami, Mesh Sankranti, Solar New Year

15 Monday         Kamada Ekadashi

16 Tuesday         Pradosh Vrat (S)

19 Friday              Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima Vrat

22 Monday         Sankashti Chaturthi

30 Tuesday         Varuthini Ekadashi

May 2019  Festivals

1 Wednesday    Pradosh Vrat (K)

2 Thursday          Masik Shivaratri

4 Saturday           Chaitra Amavasya, Shani Abhishek Pooja in Temple

6 Monday           Parshuram Jayanti

7 Tuesday            Akshaya Tritiya

10 Friday             Ganga Saptami

14 Tuesday         Mohini Ekadashi

15 Wednesday  Vrishabha Sankranti

16 Thursday        Pradosh Vrat (S)

17 Friday             Narsimha Jayanti

18 Saturday        Vaishakha Purnima Vrat

19 Sunday           Narad Jayanti

21 Tuesday         Sankashti Chaturthi

26 Sunday          Guyana Independence Day

27 Monday        Memorial Day

30 Thursday        Apara Ekadashi

31 Friday              Pradosh Vrat (K)

June 2019 Festivals

1 Saturday           Masik Shivaratri

2 Sunday             Vat Savitri Vrat

3 Monday            Vaishakha Amavasya, Shani (Saturn) Jayanti Pooja Abhishek in temple

11 Tuesday         Ganga Dussehra

13 Thursday        Nirjala Ekadashi

14 Friday              Pradosh Vrat (S)

15 Saturday        Mithuna Sankranti

16 Sunday           Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat

20 Thursday        Sankashti Chaturthi

28 Friday              Yogini Ekadashi

29 Saturday        Pradosh Vrat (K)

30 Sunday           Masik Shivaratri

July 2019   Festivals

2 Tuesday            Jyeshtha Amavasya

4 Thursday          Jagannath Rath Yatra, Independence Day United State of America

12 Friday              Deva Shayani Ekadashi, Ashadhi Ekadashi

13 Saturday        Pradosh Vrat (S)

16 Tuesday         Guru Purnima, Karka Sankranti, Chandra Grahan (Eclipse) Anshika

20 Saturday        Sankashti Chaturthi

28 Sunday           Kamika Ekadashi

29 Monday         Pradosh Vrat (K)

30 Tuesday         Masik Shivaratri

31 Wednesday  Ashadha Amavasya

August 2019       Festivals

3 Saturday           Hariyali Teej

4 Sunday              Nag Panchami

9 Friday               Varalakshmi Vrat

10 Saturday        Shravana Putrada Ekadashi

12 Monday         Pradosh Vrat (S)

14 Wednesday  Raksha Bandhan

15 Thursday        Shravana Purnima Vrat

15 Thursday       India Independence Day

17 Saturday        Simha Sankranti

18 Sunday           Sankashti Chaturthi, Kajari Teej

23 Friday              Janmashtami

26 Monday         Aja Ekadashi

27 Tuesday         Pradosh Vrat (K)

28 Wednesday  Masik Shivaratri

30 Friday              Shravana Amavasya

31 Saturday       Trinidad & Tobacco Independence Day

September 2019         Festivals

1 Sunday              Hartalika Teej

2 Monday            Ganesh Chaturthi, Labor Day

3 Tuesday           Rishi Panchami

6 Friday               Radha Ashtami

9 Monday            Parsva Ekadashi

10 Tuesday         Pradosh Vrat (S), Onam/Thiruvonam

12 Thursday        Anant Chaturdashi

13 Friday              Bhadrapada Purnima Vrat

14 Saturday        Pitrapaksha Starts

17 Tuesday         Sankashti Chaturthi, Kanya Sankranti

24 Tuesday         Indira Ekadashi

25 Wednesday Gaina Indira Ekadashi

26 Thursday        Masik Shivaratri, Pradosh Vrat (K)

28 Saturday        Bhadrapada Amavasya, Sarv Pitra Amavasya, Shani Abhishek Pooja in Temple

29 Sunday           Sharad Navratri Starts, Ghatasthapana

October 2019     Festivals

3 Thursday          Kalparambha

4 Friday                Navpatrika Puja,

 5 Saturday          Durga Puja Ashtami

6 Sunday              Durga Maha Navami Puja

7 Monday            Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Sharad Navratri Parana

9 Wednesday    Papankusha Ekadashi

10 Thursday        Pradosh Vrat (S)

12 Saturday        Kojagara Pooja

13 Sunday           Ashwin Purnima

14 Monday        Columbus Day

17 Thursday        Sankashti Chaturthi, Karva Chauth, Tula Sankranti

20 Sunday          Ahoi Ashtami

24 Thursday        Rama Ekadashi

25 Friday              Dhanteras, Pradosh Vrat (K)

26 Saturday        Masik Shivaratri, Narak Chaturdashi

27 Sunday           Diwali, Ashwin Amavasya

28 Monday         Govardhan Puja

29 Tuesday         Bhai Dooj

November 2019 Festivals

2 Saturday          Chhath Pooja

6 Wednesday     Kans Vadh

7 Thursday          Devutthana Ekadashi

8 Friday               Tulsi Vivah

9 Saturday           Pradosh Vrat (S)

11 Monday         Veterans Day

12 Tuesday         Kartik Purnima Vrat

15 Friday              Sankashti Chaturthi

16 Saturday        Vrischika Sankranti

19 Tuesday         Kalabhairav Jayanti

22 Friday              Utpanna Ekadashi

23 Saturday        Pradosh Vrat (K)

24 Sunday           Masik Shivaratri

25 Monday        Suriname Independence Day

26 Tuesday         Kartik Amavasya

28 Thursday       Thanks Giving Day

December 2019 Festivals

1 Sunday             Vivah Panchami

7 Saturday           Mokshada Ekadashi

9 Monday            Pradosh Vrat (S)

11 Wednesday  Margashirsha Purnima Vrat, Dattatreya Jayanti

15 Sunday           Sankashti Chaturthi

16 Monday         Dhanu Sankranti

21 Saturday        Saphala Ekadashi

23 Monday         Pradosh Vrat (K)

24 Tuesday         Masik Shivaratri

25 Wednesday  Margashirsha Amavasya, Christmas Day

26 Thursday      Surya Grahan

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Lists of all Significant Hindu Festivals

Hindu festivals are dependent on the location and it varies even between the two adjacent cities. If we go by the local language, Fast is referred as Vrat and Festival is called by Tyohar. The majority of the Hindu festivals are determined on the basis of planetary positions of the sun and the moon. Hence, according to the Hindu religion, festival or tyohar exemplifies the time of worshiping deities, celebrations and seeking the blessings of god.

India is regarded as a land of fasts and festivals since the time immemorial. Our nation is well known for a lot of things right from yoga to the diverse travel destinations, but there exists one thing that our nation is best at; itís the celebration of festivals. India is a country with myriad cultural and religious backgrounds, and as a nation, it showcases the celebration of festivals of various types, color and religion. This diverse culture makes the festivities and commemorations a pretty unique one to see and experience. It is the Indian culture that people are celebrating festivals and observing fasts right from the origin of human civilization.

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