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, 2000 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2000


Festivals in January 2000

1 january 2000
(Saturday)
English New Year
2 january 2000
(Sunday)
Saphala Ekadashi
3 january 2000
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
4 january 2000
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri
6 january 2000
(Thursday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi
8 january 2000
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
10 january 2000
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
12 january 2000
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
14 january 2000
(Friday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha, Lohri
15 january 2000
(Saturday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu
16 january 2000
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
17 january 2000
(Monday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti
18 january 2000
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
20 january 2000
(Thursday)
Purnima Upavas
21 january 2000
(Friday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Thai Pusam
23 january 2000
(Sunday)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2000
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
26 january 2000
(Wednesday)
Republic Day
27 january 2000
(Thursday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
28 january 2000
(Friday)
Kalashtami

Festivals in February 2000

1 february 2000
(Tuesday)
Shattila Ekadashi
2 february 2000
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
3 february 2000
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
5 february 2000
(Saturday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Surya Grahan, Thai Amavasai
6 february 2000
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
9 february 2000
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
10 february 2000
(Thursday)
Vasant Panchami
11 february 2000
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
12 february 2000
(Saturday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
13 february 2000
(Sunday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Kumbha Sankranti, Masik Karthigai
14 february 2000
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
15 february 2000
(Tuesday)
Jaya Ekadashi
16 february 2000
(Wednesday)
Gauna Jaya Ekadashi, Vaishnava Jaya Ekadashi
17 february 2000
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
19 february 2000
(Saturday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Masi Magam
20 february 2000
(Sunday)
Attukal Pongala
22 february 2000
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
25 february 2000
(Friday)
Yashoda Jayanti
26 february 2000
(Saturday)
Shabari Jayanti
27 february 2000
(Sunday)
Janaki Jayanti, Kalashtami

Festivals in March 2000

1 march 2000
(Wednesday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
2 march 2000
(Thursday)
Vaishnava Vijaya Ekadashi
3 march 2000
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
4 march 2000
(Saturday)
Maha Shivaratri
6 march 2000
(Monday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
7 march 2000
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
8 march 2000
(Wednesday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
9 march 2000
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
11 march 2000
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti, Masik Karthigai
12 march 2000
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
13 march 2000
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
14 march 2000
(Tuesday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
16 march 2000
(Thursday)
Amalaki Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
17 march 2000
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
19 march 2000
(Sunday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Purnima Upavas
20 march 2000
(Monday)
Holi, Vasanta Purnima, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Vernal Equinox, Panguni Uthiram
22 march 2000
(Wednesday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
23 march 2000
(Thursday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi
24 march 2000
(Friday)
Good Friday
25 march 2000
(Saturday)
Ranga Panchami
26 march 2000
(Sunday)
Sheetala Saptami, Easter
27 march 2000
(Monday)
Kalashtami
28 march 2000
(Tuesday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami
31 march 2000
(Friday)
Papmochani Ekadashi

Festivals in April 2000

2 april 2000
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
3 april 2000
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
4 april 2000
(Tuesday)
Chaitra Amavasya
5 april 2000
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
6 april 2000
(Thursday)
Jhulelal Jayanti
7 april 2000
(Friday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
8 april 2000
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lakshmi Panchami
9 april 2000
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
10 april 2000
(Monday)
Yamuna Chhath
11 april 2000
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
12 april 2000
(Wednesday)
Rama Navami
13 april 2000
(Thursday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu
14 april 2000
(Friday)
Kamada Ekadashi, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh, Ambedkar Jayanti
16 april 2000
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mahavir Swami Jayanti
18 april 2000
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
22 april 2000
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
26 april 2000
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
30 april 2000
(Sunday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti

Festivals in May 2000

1 may 2000
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
2 may 2000
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri
4 may 2000
(Thursday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
5 may 2000
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Masik Karthigai
6 may 2000
(Saturday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, Rohini Vrat
7 may 2000
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2000
(Monday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2000
(Wednesday)
Ganga Saptami
11 may 2000
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
12 may 2000
(Friday)
Sita Navami, Thrissur Pooram
14 may 2000
(Sunday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Vrishabha Sankranti
15 may 2000
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
16 may 2000
(Tuesday)
Narasimha Jayanti
17 may 2000
(Wednesday)
Kurma Jayanti, Purnima Upavas
18 may 2000
(Thursday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Vaikasi Visakam
19 may 2000
(Friday)
Narada Jayanti
21 may 2000
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
26 may 2000
(Friday)
Kalashtami
28 may 2000
(Sunday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
29 may 2000
(Monday)
Apara Ekadashi
30 may 2000
(Tuesday)
Vaishnava Apara Ekadashi
31 may 2000
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri

Festivals in June 2000

1 june 2000
(Thursday)
Masik Karthigai
2 june 2000
(Friday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Rohini Vrat
3 june 2000
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
5 june 2000
(Monday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Vinayaka Chaturthi
7 june 2000
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
9 june 2000
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
10 june 2000
(Saturday)
Mahesh Navami
11 june 2000
(Sunday)
Ganga Dussehra
12 june 2000
(Monday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
14 june 2000
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mithuna Sankranti
16 june 2000
(Friday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
20 june 2000
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
21 june 2000
(Wednesday)
Longest Day of Year
24 june 2000
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
28 june 2000
(Wednesday)
Yogini Ekadashi
29 june 2000
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 june 2000
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in July 2000

1 july 2000
(Saturday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
2 july 2000
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
3 july 2000
(Monday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
4 july 2000
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
6 july 2000
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
8 july 2000
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
12 july 2000
(Wednesday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
13 july 2000
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
15 july 2000
(Saturday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
16 july 2000
(Sunday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas, Chandra Grahan, Karka Sankranti
17 july 2000
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
18 july 2000
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
19 july 2000
(Wednesday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends
20 july 2000
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
24 july 2000
(Monday)
Kalashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
25 july 2000
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
27 july 2000
(Thursday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
28 july 2000
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
29 july 2000
(Saturday)
Sawan Shivaratri
30 july 2000
(Sunday)
Somvati Amavas, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
31 july 2000
(Monday)
Shravana Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North

Festivals in August 2000

1 august 2000
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Mangala Gauri Vrat
2 august 2000
(Wednesday)
Hariyali Teej, Aadi Perukku
3 august 2000
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
4 august 2000
(Friday)
Nag Panchami, Skanda Sashti
5 august 2000
(Saturday)
Kalki Jayanti
6 august 2000
(Sunday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
7 august 2000
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat
8 august 2000
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
10 august 2000
(Thursday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
11 august 2000
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat
12 august 2000
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
14 august 2000
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Rigveda Upakarma, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti
15 august 2000
(Tuesday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Gayathri Japam, Sanskrit Diwas, Mangala Gauri Vrat, Independence Day
16 august 2000
(Wednesday)
Simha Sankranti
17 august 2000
(Thursday)
Malayalam New Year
18 august 2000
(Friday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
20 august 2000
(Sunday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
21 august 2000
(Monday)
Balarama Jayanti, Shitala Satam *Gujarat
22 august 2000
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini
23 august 2000
(Wednesday)
Krishna Janmashtami, Rohini Vrat
24 august 2000
(Thursday)
Dahi Handi
25 august 2000
(Friday)
Aja Ekadashi
26 august 2000
(Saturday)
Gauna Aja Ekadashi, Vaishnava Aja Ekadashi
27 august 2000
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
29 august 2000
(Tuesday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
30 august 2000
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
31 august 2000
(Thursday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Varaha Jayanti

Festivals in September 2000

1 september 2000
(Friday)
Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba, Ganesh Chaturthi
2 september 2000
(Saturday)
Rishi Panchami
3 september 2000
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
5 september 2000
(Tuesday)
Gauri Avahana, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
6 september 2000
(Wednesday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Gauri Puja
7 september 2000
(Thursday)
Gauri Visarjan
9 september 2000
(Saturday)
Parsva Ekadashi
10 september 2000
(Sunday)
Vamana Jayanti, Onam
11 september 2000
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 september 2000
(Tuesday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
13 september 2000
(Wednesday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
14 september 2000
(Thursday)
Pratipada Shraddha
15 september 2000
(Friday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
16 september 2000
(Saturday)
Tritiya Shraddha, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
17 september 2000
(Sunday)
Maha Bharani, Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
18 september 2000
(Monday)
Panchami Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
19 september 2000
(Tuesday)
Shashthi Shraddha
20 september 2000
(Wednesday)
Saptami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Rohini Vrat
21 september 2000
(Thursday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat
22 september 2000
(Friday)
Navami Shraddha, Dashami Shraddha, Autumnal Equinox
23 september 2000
(Saturday)
Ekadashi Shraddha
24 september 2000
(Sunday)
Indira Ekadashi, Dwadashi Shraddha
25 september 2000
(Monday)
Magha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat
26 september 2000
(Tuesday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
27 september 2000
(Wednesday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
28 september 2000
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana

Festivals in October 2000

1 october 2000
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
2 october 2000
(Monday)
Lalita Panchami, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2000
(Tuesday)
Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
4 october 2000
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Avahan, Navpatrika Puja
5 october 2000
(Thursday)
Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
6 october 2000
(Friday)
Saraswati Balidan, Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
7 october 2000
(Saturday)
Saraswati Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami
8 october 2000
(Sunday)
Durga Visarjan, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
9 october 2000
(Monday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
10 october 2000
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 october 2000
(Thursday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
13 october 2000
(Friday)
Ashwin Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
16 october 2000
(Monday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
17 october 2000
(Tuesday)
Tula Sankranti, Rohini Vrat
19 october 2000
(Thursday)
Ahoi Ashtami
20 october 2000
(Friday)
Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
23 october 2000
(Monday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
24 october 2000
(Tuesday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
25 october 2000
(Wednesday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
26 october 2000
(Thursday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja
27 october 2000
(Friday)
Kartik Amavasya, Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada
28 october 2000
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Dyuta Krida, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
31 october 2000
(Tuesday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in November 2000

1 november 2000
(Wednesday)
Labh Panchami
2 november 2000
(Thursday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
4 november 2000
(Saturday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
5 november 2000
(Sunday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
6 november 2000
(Monday)
Kansa Vadh
7 november 2000
(Tuesday)
Devutthana Ekadashi
8 november 2000
(Wednesday)
Vaishnava Utthana Ekadashi, Tulasi Vivah
9 november 2000
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 november 2000
(Friday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
11 november 2000
(Saturday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
12 november 2000
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
13 november 2000
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
14 november 2000
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Nehru Jayanti
16 november 2000
(Thursday)
Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2000
(Saturday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
21 november 2000
(Tuesday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
22 november 2000
(Wednesday)
Vaishnava Utpanna Ekadashi
23 november 2000
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
24 november 2000
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 november 2000
(Saturday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
27 november 2000
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
29 november 2000
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in December 2000

1 december 2000
(Friday)
Vivah Panchami, Subrahmanya Sashti
2 december 2000
(Saturday)
Champa Shashthi
4 december 2000
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
7 december 2000
(Thursday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi
9 december 2000
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Karthigai Deepam
10 december 2000
(Sunday)
Dattatreya Jayanti
11 december 2000
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
14 december 2000
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
15 december 2000
(Friday)
Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 2000
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
21 december 2000
(Thursday)
Saphala Ekadashi, Shortest Day of Year
22 december 2000
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 december 2000
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 december 2000
(Monday)
Paush Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Surya Grahan, Hanumath Jayanthi, Merry Christmas
26 december 2000
(Tuesday)
Mandala Pooja
27 december 2000
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
29 december 2000
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
31 december 2000
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2000 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.