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, 2001 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2001


Festivals in January 2001

1 january 2001
(Monday)
English New Year
2 january 2001
(Tuesday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
3 january 2001
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
6 january 2001
(Saturday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
7 january 2001
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
9 january 2001
(Tuesday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Arudra Darshan
12 january 2001
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
13 january 2001
(Saturday)
Lohri
14 january 2001
(Sunday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2001
(Monday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Magh Bihu
16 january 2001
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
20 january 2001
(Saturday)
Shattila Ekadashi
21 january 2001
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
22 january 2001
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
23 january 2001
(Tuesday)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2001
(Wednesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
25 january 2001
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
26 january 2001
(Friday)
Republic Day
28 january 2001
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
29 january 2001
(Monday)
Vasant Panchami
30 january 2001
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
31 january 2001
(Wednesday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti

Festivals in February 2001

1 february 2001
(Thursday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami
2 february 2001
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
4 february 2001
(Sunday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
6 february 2001
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 february 2001
(Wednesday)
Thai Pusam
8 february 2001
(Thursday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti
11 february 2001
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
12 february 2001
(Monday)
Kumbha Sankranti
13 february 2001
(Tuesday)
Yashoda Jayanti
14 february 2001
(Wednesday)
Shabari Jayanti
15 february 2001
(Thursday)
Janaki Jayanti, Kalashtami
18 february 2001
(Sunday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
20 february 2001
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
21 february 2001
(Wednesday)
Maha Shivaratri
23 february 2001
(Friday)
Phalguna Amavasya
24 february 2001
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
25 february 2001
(Sunday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
27 february 2001
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in March 2001

1 march 2001
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti, Masik Karthigai
3 march 2001
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
6 march 2001
(Tuesday)
Amalaki Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
7 march 2001
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
8 march 2001
(Thursday)
Masi Magam
9 march 2001
(Friday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Attukal Pongala
10 march 2001
(Saturday)
Holi
11 march 2001
(Sunday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
12 march 2001
(Monday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi
14 march 2001
(Wednesday)
Ranga Panchami, Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2001
(Thursday)
Sheetala Saptami
16 march 2001
(Friday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
20 march 2001
(Tuesday)
Papmochani Ekadashi, Vernal Equinox
22 march 2001
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 march 2001
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
24 march 2001
(Saturday)
Chaitra Amavasya
26 march 2001
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
27 march 2001
(Tuesday)
Jhulelal Jayanti, Matsya Jayanti
28 march 2001
(Wednesday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Vinayaka Chaturthi
29 march 2001
(Thursday)
Lakshmi Panchami
30 march 2001
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
31 march 2001
(Saturday)
Yamuna Chhath

Festivals in April 2001

1 april 2001
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
2 april 2001
(Monday)
Rama Navami
4 april 2001
(Wednesday)
Kamada Ekadashi
5 april 2001
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
6 april 2001
(Friday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti, Good Friday
7 april 2001
(Saturday)
Purnima Upavas, Panguni Uthiram
8 april 2001
(Sunday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Easter
11 april 2001
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
13 april 2001
(Friday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi
14 april 2001
(Saturday)
Puthandu, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2001
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
19 april 2001
(Thursday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
20 april 2001
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
21 april 2001
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
23 april 2001
(Monday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
24 april 2001
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
25 april 2001
(Wednesday)
Parashurama Jayanti
26 april 2001
(Thursday)
Akshaya Tritiya, Rohini Vrat
27 april 2001
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
28 april 2001
(Saturday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
30 april 2001
(Monday)
Ganga Saptami

Festivals in May 2001

1 may 2001
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Sita Navami
3 may 2001
(Thursday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram
4 may 2001
(Friday)
Vaishnava Mohini Ekadashi
5 may 2001
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
6 may 2001
(Sunday)
Narasimha Jayanti
7 may 2001
(Monday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2001
(Tuesday)
Narada Jayanti, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2001
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
14 may 2001
(Monday)
Vrishabha Sankranti
15 may 2001
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
18 may 2001
(Friday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
19 may 2001
(Saturday)
Apara Ekadashi
20 may 2001
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
21 may 2001
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
22 may 2001
(Tuesday)
Vat Savitri Vrat
23 may 2001
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti
24 may 2001
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Rohini Vrat
25 may 2001
(Friday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
26 may 2001
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
28 may 2001
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
30 may 2001
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
31 may 2001
(Thursday)
Mahesh Navami

Festivals in June 2001

1 june 2001
(Friday)
Ganga Dussehra
2 june 2001
(Saturday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
3 june 2001
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
4 june 2001
(Monday)
Vaikasi Visakam
5 june 2001
(Tuesday)
Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas
6 june 2001
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti
9 june 2001
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
14 june 2001
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
15 june 2001
(Friday)
Mithuna Sankranti
17 june 2001
(Sunday)
Yogini Ekadashi
19 june 2001
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
20 june 2001
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
21 june 2001
(Thursday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Longest Day of Year
22 june 2001
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
23 june 2001
(Saturday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
24 june 2001
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
26 june 2001
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
28 june 2001
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in August 2001

1 august 2001
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
2 august 2001
(Thursday)
Aadi Perukku
3 august 2001
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Hayagriva Jayanti
4 august 2001
(Saturday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Rigveda Upakarma, Yajurveda Upakarma, Sanskrit Diwas
5 august 2001
(Sunday)
Gayathri Japam
7 august 2001
(Tuesday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil
8 august 2001
(Wednesday)
Bol Choth *Gujarat
9 august 2001
(Thursday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
10 august 2001
(Friday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
11 august 2001
(Saturday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat
12 august 2001
(Sunday)
Krishna Janmashtami, Kalashtami, Masik Karthigai
13 august 2001
(Monday)
Dahi Handi
14 august 2001
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
15 august 2001
(Wednesday)
Aja Ekadashi, Independence Day
16 august 2001
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Simha Sankranti
17 august 2001
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri, Malayalam New Year
19 august 2001
(Sunday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
20 august 2001
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
21 august 2001
(Tuesday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
22 august 2001
(Wednesday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Ganesh Chaturthi
23 august 2001
(Thursday)
Rishi Panchami, Skanda Sashti
25 august 2001
(Saturday)
Durva Ashtami
26 august 2001
(Sunday)
Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins
27 august 2001
(Monday)
Gauri Puja
28 august 2001
(Tuesday)
Gauri Visarjan
29 august 2001
(Wednesday)
Parsva Ekadashi
30 august 2001
(Thursday)
Vamana Jayanti
31 august 2001
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Onam

Festivals in September 2001

1 september 2001
(Saturday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
2 september 2001
(Sunday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
3 september 2001
(Monday)
Pratipada Shraddha
4 september 2001
(Tuesday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
5 september 2001
(Wednesday)
Tritiya Shraddha
6 september 2001
(Thursday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
7 september 2001
(Friday)
Panchami Shraddha
8 september 2001
(Saturday)
Maha Bharani, Shashthi Shraddha
9 september 2001
(Sunday)
Saptami Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
10 september 2001
(Monday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
11 september 2001
(Tuesday)
Jivitputrika Vrat, Navami Shraddha
12 september 2001
(Wednesday)
Dashami Shraddha
13 september 2001
(Thursday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
14 september 2001
(Friday)
Gauna Indira Ekadashi, Vaishnava Indira Ekadashi, Dwadashi Shraddha
15 september 2001
(Saturday)
Magha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Masik Shivaratri
16 september 2001
(Sunday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
17 september 2001
(Monday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
18 september 2001
(Tuesday)
Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan
20 september 2001
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
22 september 2001
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
23 september 2001
(Sunday)
Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2001
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 september 2001
(Friday)
Padmini Ekadashi
29 september 2001
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi

Festivals in October 2001

2 october 2001
(Tuesday)
Ashwin Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Gandhi Jayanti
6 october 2001
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
7 october 2001
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
10 october 2001
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
13 october 2001
(Saturday)
Parama Ekadashi
14 october 2001
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
15 october 2001
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
16 october 2001
(Tuesday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends
17 october 2001
(Wednesday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2001
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
20 october 2001
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 october 2001
(Sunday)
Lalita Panchami, Saraswati Avahan, Skanda Sashti
22 october 2001
(Monday)
Bilva Nimantran, Saraswati Puja, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
23 october 2001
(Tuesday)
Navpatrika Puja, Saraswati Balidan
24 october 2001
(Wednesday)
Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Saraswati Visarjan
25 october 2001
(Thursday)
Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
26 october 2001
(Friday)
Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
27 october 2001
(Saturday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
28 october 2001
(Sunday)
Vaishnava Papankusha Ekadashi
29 october 2001
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
31 october 2001
(Wednesday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas

Festivals in December 2001

1 december 2001
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
4 december 2001
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 december 2001
(Friday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
10 december 2001
(Monday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
11 december 2001
(Tuesday)
Gauna Utpanna Ekadashi, Vaishnava Utpanna Ekadashi
12 december 2001
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
13 december 2001
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
14 december 2001
(Friday)
Margashirsha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
16 december 2001
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Dhanu Sankranti
18 december 2001
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 december 2001
(Wednesday)
Vivah Panchami
20 december 2001
(Thursday)
Subrahmanya Sashti
21 december 2001
(Friday)
Champa Shashthi
22 december 2001
(Saturday)
Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2001
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 december 2001
(Tuesday)
Merry Christmas
26 december 2001
(Wednesday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, Mandala Pooja
28 december 2001
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Rohini Vrat
29 december 2001
(Saturday)
Dattatreya Jayanti
30 december 2001
(Sunday)
Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Arudra Darshan

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2001 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.