This Calendar facilitates the Indian Holiday list. It shows holidays according to the Hindu calendar. It shows Monthly Indian Festivals holidays of all different religions (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Islam, and Christian). This calendar also mentions Indian Government Holidays and Indian Festivals throughout the year. Indian Holidays Calendar for April, 1998 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 1998


Festivals in January 1998

1 january 1998
(Thursday)
English New Year
2 january 1998
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 january 1998
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
5 january 1998
(Monday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
8 january 1998
(Thursday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
9 january 1998
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
10 january 1998
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
11 january 1998
(Sunday)
Arudra Darshan
12 january 1998
(Monday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas
13 january 1998
(Tuesday)
Lohri
14 january 1998
(Wednesday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 1998
(Thursday)
Magh Bihu
16 january 1998
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
20 january 1998
(Tuesday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
23 january 1998
(Friday)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 1998
(Saturday)
Shattila Ekadashi
25 january 1998
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
26 january 1998
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri, Republic Day
27 january 1998
(Tuesday)
Thai Amavasai
28 january 1998
(Wednesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas
29 january 1998
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
31 january 1998
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti

Festivals in February 1998

1 february 1998
(Sunday)
Vasant Panchami
2 february 1998
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
3 february 1998
(Tuesday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
4 february 1998
(Wednesday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Masik Karthigai
6 february 1998
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
7 february 1998
(Saturday)
Jaya Ekadashi
8 february 1998
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 february 1998
(Tuesday)
Thai Pusam
11 february 1998
(Wednesday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti
12 february 1998
(Thursday)
Kumbha Sankranti
15 february 1998
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
17 february 1998
(Tuesday)
Yashoda Jayanti
18 february 1998
(Wednesday)
Shabari Jayanti
19 february 1998
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
20 february 1998
(Friday)
Janaki Jayanti
23 february 1998
(Monday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
24 february 1998
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 february 1998
(Wednesday)
Maha Shivaratri
26 february 1998
(Thursday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Surya Grahan
27 february 1998
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
28 february 1998
(Saturday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti

Festivals in March 1998

1 march 1998
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 march 1998
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
4 march 1998
(Wednesday)
Masik Karthigai
5 march 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
8 march 1998
(Sunday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
10 march 1998
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
11 march 1998
(Wednesday)
Masi Magam
12 march 1998
(Thursday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Purnima Upavas, Attukal Pongala
13 march 1998
(Friday)
Holi, Vasanta Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
14 march 1998
(Saturday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 1998
(Sunday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
16 march 1998
(Monday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi
18 march 1998
(Wednesday)
Ranga Panchami
20 march 1998
(Friday)
Sheetala Saptami
21 march 1998
(Saturday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami, Vernal Equinox
24 march 1998
(Tuesday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
25 march 1998
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
26 march 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
28 march 1998
(Saturday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
29 march 1998
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
30 march 1998
(Monday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
31 march 1998
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in April 1998

1 april 1998
(Wednesday)
Lakshmi Panchami, Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
2 april 1998
(Thursday)
Yamuna Chhath
4 april 1998
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
5 april 1998
(Sunday)
Rama Navami
7 april 1998
(Tuesday)
Kamada Ekadashi
8 april 1998
(Wednesday)
Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
9 april 1998
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mahavir Swami Jayanti
10 april 1998
(Friday)
Panguni Uthiram, Good Friday
11 april 1998
(Saturday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Purnima Upavas
12 april 1998
(Sunday)
Easter
14 april 1998
(Tuesday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Vishu Kani, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 1998
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Pohela Boishakh
19 april 1998
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
22 april 1998
(Wednesday)
Varuthini Ekadashi
23 april 1998
(Thursday)
Gauna Varuthini Ekadashi, Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
24 april 1998
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
26 april 1998
(Sunday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
27 april 1998
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
28 april 1998
(Tuesday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
29 april 1998
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
30 april 1998
(Thursday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti

Festivals in May 1998

1 may 1998
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
2 may 1998
(Saturday)
Ganga Saptami
3 may 1998
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
4 may 1998
(Monday)
Sita Navami
6 may 1998
(Wednesday)
Thrissur Pooram
7 may 1998
(Thursday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 1998
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
9 may 1998
(Saturday)
Narasimha Jayanti, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
11 may 1998
(Monday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
12 may 1998
(Tuesday)
Narada Jayanti
15 may 1998
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Vrishabha Sankranti
19 may 1998
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
21 may 1998
(Thursday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
22 may 1998
(Friday)
Apara Ekadashi
23 may 1998
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
24 may 1998
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 may 1998
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
26 may 1998
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
27 may 1998
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
28 may 1998
(Thursday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
29 may 1998
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
30 may 1998
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in June 1998

2 june 1998
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
3 june 1998
(Wednesday)
Mahesh Navami
4 june 1998
(Thursday)
Ganga Dussehra
5 june 1998
(Friday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
7 june 1998
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
8 june 1998
(Monday)
Vaikasi Visakam
9 june 1998
(Tuesday)
Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas
10 june 1998
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti
13 june 1998
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
15 june 1998
(Monday)
Mithuna Sankranti
17 june 1998
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
20 june 1998
(Saturday)
Yogini Ekadashi
21 june 1998
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Longest Day of Year
22 june 1998
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
23 june 1998
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
24 june 1998
(Wednesday)
Ashadha Amavasya
25 june 1998
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
26 june 1998
(Friday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
27 june 1998
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
29 june 1998
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in July 1998

2 july 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
5 july 1998
(Sunday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
7 july 1998
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
9 july 1998
(Thursday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat, Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
12 july 1998
(Sunday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi
13 july 1998
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
14 july 1998
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
16 july 1998
(Thursday)
Kalashtami, Karka Sankranti
18 july 1998
(Saturday)
Masik Karthigai
19 july 1998
(Sunday)
Kamika Ekadashi
20 july 1998
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Rohini Vrat
21 july 1998
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North, Sawan Shivaratri
23 july 1998
(Thursday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
25 july 1998
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
26 july 1998
(Sunday)
Hariyali Teej
27 july 1998
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Shravan Somwar Vrat
28 july 1998
(Tuesday)
Nag Panchami, Mangala Gauri Vrat
29 july 1998
(Wednesday)
Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
30 july 1998
(Thursday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
31 july 1998
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in August 1998

3 august 1998
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat, Aadi Perukku
4 august 1998
(Tuesday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi, Mangala Gauri Vrat
5 august 1998
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 august 1998
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti
8 august 1998
(Saturday)
Shravana Purnima, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Gayathri Japam, Sanskrit Diwas
10 august 1998
(Monday)
Kajari Teej
11 august 1998
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
12 august 1998
(Wednesday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
13 august 1998
(Thursday)
Balarama Jayanti, Shitala Satam *Gujarat
14 august 1998
(Friday)
Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami
15 august 1998
(Saturday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Masik Karthigai, Independence Day
16 august 1998
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
17 august 1998
(Monday)
Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 1998
(Tuesday)
Aja Ekadashi
19 august 1998
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
20 august 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
22 august 1998
(Saturday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya, Surya Grahan
23 august 1998
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
24 august 1998
(Monday)
Varaha Jayanti
25 august 1998
(Tuesday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
26 august 1998
(Wednesday)
Ganesh Chaturthi
27 august 1998
(Thursday)
Rishi Panchami, Skanda Sashti
30 august 1998
(Sunday)
Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
31 august 1998
(Monday)
Gauri Puja

Festivals in September 1998

1 september 1998
(Tuesday)
Gauri Visarjan
2 september 1998
(Wednesday)
Parsva Ekadashi
3 september 1998
(Thursday)
Vamana Jayanti
4 september 1998
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Onam
5 september 1998
(Saturday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
6 september 1998
(Sunday)
Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
7 september 1998
(Monday)
Pratipada Shraddha, Dwitiya Shraddha
8 september 1998
(Tuesday)
Tritiya Shraddha
9 september 1998
(Wednesday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
10 september 1998
(Thursday)
Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
11 september 1998
(Friday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
12 september 1998
(Saturday)
Saptami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
13 september 1998
(Sunday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat
14 september 1998
(Monday)
Navami Shraddha
15 september 1998
(Tuesday)
Dashami Shraddha
16 september 1998
(Wednesday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
17 september 1998
(Thursday)
Dwadashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 1998
(Friday)
Magha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
19 september 1998
(Saturday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha
20 september 1998
(Sunday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
21 september 1998
(Monday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
22 september 1998
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
23 september 1998
(Wednesday)
Autumnal Equinox
24 september 1998
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 september 1998
(Friday)
Lalita Panchami
26 september 1998
(Saturday)
Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti
27 september 1998
(Sunday)
Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
28 september 1998
(Monday)
Saraswati Avahan, Navpatrika Puja
29 september 1998
(Tuesday)
Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami
30 september 1998
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Balidan, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami

Festivals in October 1998

1 october 1998
(Thursday)
Saraswati Visarjan, Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
2 october 1998
(Friday)
Papankusha Ekadashi, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 1998
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
5 october 1998
(Monday)
Ashwin Purnima, Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
8 october 1998
(Thursday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
10 october 1998
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
12 october 1998
(Monday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
16 october 1998
(Friday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
17 october 1998
(Saturday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Tula Sankranti
18 october 1998
(Sunday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
19 october 1998
(Monday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja
20 october 1998
(Tuesday)
Kartik Amavasya
21 october 1998
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
22 october 1998
(Thursday)
Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
24 october 1998
(Saturday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 october 1998
(Sunday)
Labh Panchami
26 october 1998
(Monday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
28 october 1998
(Wednesday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
29 october 1998
(Thursday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
30 october 1998
(Friday)
Kansa Vadh
31 october 1998
(Saturday)
Devutthana Ekadashi

Festivals in November 1998

1 november 1998
(Sunday)
Tulasi Vivah
2 november 1998
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
3 november 1998
(Tuesday)
Dev Diwali
4 november 1998
(Wednesday)
Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
5 november 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Karthigai
6 november 1998
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
7 november 1998
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
10 november 1998
(Tuesday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
14 november 1998
(Saturday)
Utpanna Ekadashi, Nehru Jayanti
16 november 1998
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 1998
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri, Mandalakala Begins
19 november 1998
(Thursday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
20 november 1998
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
23 november 1998
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
24 november 1998
(Tuesday)
Vivah Panchami
25 november 1998
(Wednesday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
27 november 1998
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
30 november 1998
(Monday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi

Festivals in December 1998

1 december 1998
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada
2 december 1998
(Wednesday)
Karthigai Deepam
3 december 1998
(Thursday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
6 december 1998
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
10 december 1998
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
14 december 1998
(Monday)
Saphala Ekadashi
16 december 1998
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 1998
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
18 december 1998
(Friday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi
20 december 1998
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
22 december 1998
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Shortest Day of Year
24 december 1998
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
25 december 1998
(Friday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Merry Christmas
26 december 1998
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
27 december 1998
(Sunday)
Mandala Pooja
29 december 1998
(Tuesday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
30 december 1998
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
31 december 1998
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 1998 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hindu calendar is used by Hindus for important events related to their religion and festivals. The Hindu religion is the world’s 3rd oldest religion having countless followers and can be found being practiced throughout the world. Hindus have divine texts called Vedas which are highly respected in their religion. Four Vedas are Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, Yajur Veda, and Sama Veda. Hindus’ Famous and beloved scripture are Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharat, and Ramayana.

Panchang, Panchangam, Panjika, etc. are the other names of the Hindu calendar. Hindus celebrate their festivals on different dates because they depend on the action of the moon and sun. That’s why Hindus celebrate their festivals according to the Hindu calendar. Hindu Calendar is also called astrology calendar. It keeps on changing from time to time.

Vikram Samvat

It started in 57 B.C.
To mark achievement, King Vikramaditya introduced it.
This calendar is also according to the movements of Moon, so it is also a type of lunar calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 354 days to make a year.
Months are divided into two parts.
The shiny days are referred as Shuklapaksha. Days between the new moon and full moon.
The dark days are referred as Krishna Paksha. Days between the full moon and the new moon.
The month starts with Krishna Paksha.
It has 13 months after five years. This month refers to Adhik Mass.

The Solar Calendar

This is according to the movement of the Sun. Sidereal/tropical are two types of movement of the year. For example, Roman and French calendar. It is used in different states of India. Punjab, Assam, Haryana, Kerala, Bengal, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, and Orissa. It is not considered according to the number of days in a year. Below mentioned categories are the part of Indian National Calendar.

Saka Samvat

It started in 78 A.D.
To mark achievement, Saka rulers introduced it.
It is also the type of solar calendar.
It is also an official calendar adopted by the Indian Government in 1957.
It also contains 12 months and 365 days to make a year.

The Lunisolar Calendar

This calendar is according to the movement of both Sun and Moon. Sun helps to assemble year and moon helps to assemble the month of the year. This calendar is referred for Indian Hindu Festivals and Indian Holidays. It is also used in different states of India like Gujrat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kashmir, and Bihar. It accumulates the yearly motion of the Sun and monthly phases of Moon. Some examples are Jews and the Babylonian calendars along with the Indian Calendars used in, Bihar Karnataka, Kashmir.

Structure of Indian calendar

Luni-solar system is based on time which consists of 365 days and twelve months. The first month refers to Chaitra and the last month refers to Phalguna. Indian new year is celebrated according to Shaka Calendar. 12 months are of Hindu festivals calendar are mentioned below:

1. Chaitra
2. Vaishakha
3. Jyeshtha
4. Ashadha
5. Shravana
6. Bhadra
7. Ashwin
8. Kartika
9. Agrahayana
10. Pausha
11. Magha
12. Phalguna

Gregorian Calendar

It is also the type of Scientific calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 364.25 days to make a year.
It is universally followed and is called the solar calendar.