This is one of the most auspicious days for the Hindus. This day is celebrated when the Spring season sets in as per the beliefs of the Hindus traditionally. Apart from this in numerous parts of the country, the Makar Sankranti day is also celebrated as the Harvest festival. this is celebrated in Assam, West Bengal, certain parts of southern India etc.
Pushya (Paush) Putrada Ekadashi
08-01-2017 ( Sunday) / 29-12-2017 ( Friday)
This is observed by disciples who pray to Vishnu and also seek the wellbeing of their children from God.
Pushya (Paush) Purnima
12-01-2017 - Thursday
This day is generally considered by the Hindus as auspicious to embark on the educational front in a formal and structured manner.
27-01-2017 - Friday
This is a day which is observed keeping a check on what one utters and is believed to bring the devotee spiritual gains if it is observed piously.
01-02-2017 - Wednesday
This is the auspicious day of worshipping Goddess Sarasvati , who is the Goddess of learning, for knowledge and enlightenment.
12-02-2017 - Sunday
As per the traditional Hindu calendar, this is the first day and is considered to be extremely auspicious and is thus observed.
04-02-2017 - Saturday
The epic Mahabharata has a central character called Bhishma, revered for his integrity honesty and truthfulness. On this auspicious day people pray to Lord Vishnu to grant them sons like the Great Bhishma.
10-02-2017 _ Friday
This is the day when as per the Hindu calendar, one has to pay tribute to one's ancestors.
People pray to Lord Shiva on this day with devotion for not only to gain moksha or salvation and redemption from sins; but younger girls also pray to get husbands like him.
Holika Dahan/ Jalanevali Holi/ Chhoti Holi
12-03-2017 - Sunday
This is also known as Chhoti Holi. As per Hindu mythological belief on this is the day the Demon Holika was killed on a pyre. People burn effigies of Holika to symbolize the victory of virtue over vice.
01-03-2017 - Monday
A colorful festival where people play with gulal or colors to enjoy the advent of the Spring Season.
Yugadi , Gudi Padwa
28-03-2017 - Tuesday
The traditional New Year day for the states of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
30-03-2017 - Thursday
People worship the Gods and Goddesses on this day to seek happiness in their marital life.
Solar New Year - Baisakh/ Bohag Bihu/ Vishu/ Pahela Baisakh (Nabo Barsho)/ Navreh.
14-04-2017 - Friday
Traditional New Year is observed in various States such as Punjab, Assam, Kerala, Bengal and Kashmir.
05-04-2017 - Wednesday
This auspicious day marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, who is considered to be the incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
11-04-2017 - Tuesday
This auspicious day is the birth anniversary celebration of Hanuman, who had aided Rama to save Sita.
This is the auspicious birth anniversary of Parashuram, who is considered to be the sixth incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Akshaya Tritiya/ Akha Teej
This is perhaps one of the most auspicious days as per the Hindu calendar. It is believed that worshipping Lord Vishnu and Kuber on this day endows one with virtues that can never be destroyed along with immense wealth
10-05-2017 - Wednesday
This is the day that marks the auspicious Birth, the Enlightenment and the Nirvana of Lord Buddha.
Vat Savitri Vrat
This is an observance generally Performed by married women who pray for the wellbeing of their husband.
The auspicious Birth anniversary of Lord Shani.
On this day People worship the heaven born river Ganga.
05-06-2017 - Monday
Devotees Go without food and also water on this day to help them attain nirvana
Vat Purnima Vrat
08-06-2017 - Thursday
On this day all Married women pray for the long life of their husband.
25-06-2017 - Sunday
On this day is the annual ratha yatra or the chariot festival is held in observance of worshipping Lord Jagannath, Lord Balaram and Goddess Subhadra.
Dev Shayani Ekadashi or Hari Shayani Ekadashi or Padma Ekadasi
04-07-2016 - Tuesday
From this auspicious day begins the four monthly period of Chatur-Masa of the Jains
09-07-2017 - Sunday
The day when the disciples pay homage to their revered teacher or Guru.
26-07-2017 - Wednesday
This is auspicious day when women pray for their happiness in marriage in many parts of India
On this day, devotees worship Snakes seeking good fortune.
04-08-2017 - Friday
On this auspicious day Married women pray seeking the wellbeing of family, especially their children.
07-08-2017 - Monday
A day that famously celebrates the bond of love between brothers and sisters, made immortal by Yama and Yamuna
Kajari/ Kajli Teej
10-08-2017 - Thursday
On this auspicious day devout married women fast the whole day, seeking the long life and overall wellbeing of husband.
14-08-2017 - Monday
This is the auspicious birth anniversary of Lord sri Krishna, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
This is the auspicious day when women worship to have a happy and fulfilling marriage.
The auspicious day celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha and is also observed for new beginnings.
This auspicious day pays homage to all the divine saints who have guided the devotees like a star.
This auspicious day is when Radha, Lord Krishna's Divine Consort, was born.
Parsva Ekadashi or Vamana Ekadasi, Onam
This is the auspicious day when it is believed that Lord Vishnu appeared in his Vamana incarnation.
Ganesh Visarjan , Anant Chaturdashi
This is the last day of the Ganesh puja. On this blessed day Anant Dev is worshipped to seek wealth and glory
Sarva-Pitru Amavasya/ Mahalaya Amavasya
People pray to pay homage to their departed ancestors and this marks the end of pitri paksha
Sharad Navratri or Maha Navaratri begins
This marks the auspicious beginning of the nine days of worshipping and revering the Goddess Durga in her various forms.
30-09-2017 - Saturday
According to mythology this is the day when the demon king Ravana who kidnapped Devi Sita was defeated by Lord Ram, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. People celebrate this day to celebrate the victory of good over evil
People on this day, worship Lord Vishnu and seek his forgiveness from all their sins ever committed.
Sharad Purnima or Kojagari Poornima.
05-10-2017 - Thursday
An auspicious day when Goddess Lakshmi is worshipped for seeking peace and prosperity in the household.
08-10-2017 - Sunday
A day long Fasting of even water is observed by married women for the life and wellbeing of their husband.
12-10-2017 - Thursday
On this day Mothers fast for the wellbeing of their son/ sons.
15-10-2017 - Sunday
It is believed by people that observing rituals on this day will help them to attain salvation.
Dhan Teras/ Dhana Trayodashi
17-10-2017 - Tuesday
On this widely observed auspicious day, People seek round the year wealth and prosperity by worshipping Goddess Lakshmi and/or Lord Kubera. It is also a custom to buy any precious metal or ornaments.
Narak Chaturdashi/ Kali Chaudus/ Chhoti Deewali
18-10-2017 - Wednesday
This is the auspicious day when the Goddess Kali is worshipped for strength.
Diwali or Deepavali
This is the festival of lights when people worship to erase all darkness from one's life. It is also believed Lord Rama returned to Ayodhya on this day.
Gowardhan Puja/ Annakut
On this auspicious day People worship Lord Krishna seeking his protection.