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, 2004 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2004


Festivals in January 2004

1 january 2004
(Thursday)
English New Year
3 january 2004
(Saturday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
4 january 2004
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
5 january 2004
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
7 january 2004
(Wednesday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Arudra Darshan
11 january 2004
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
14 january 2004
(Wednesday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Lohri
15 january 2004
(Thursday)
Kalashtami, Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu
18 january 2004
(Sunday)
Shattila Ekadashi
19 january 2004
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
20 january 2004
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri
21 january 2004
(Wednesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
22 january 2004
(Thursday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
23 january 2004
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
25 january 2004
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
26 january 2004
(Monday)
Vasant Panchami, Republic Day
27 january 2004
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
28 january 2004
(Wednesday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
29 january 2004
(Thursday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in February 2004

1 february 2004
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
2 february 2004
(Monday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
3 february 2004
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
5 february 2004
(Thursday)
Thai Pusam
6 february 2004
(Friday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti
9 february 2004
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
12 february 2004
(Thursday)
Yashoda Jayanti
13 february 2004
(Friday)
Shabari Jayanti, Janaki Jayanti, Kalashtami, Kumbha Sankranti
16 february 2004
(Monday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
18 february 2004
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Maha Shivaratri
20 february 2004
(Friday)
Phalguna Amavasya
21 february 2004
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
22 february 2004
(Sunday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
24 february 2004
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 february 2004
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
28 february 2004
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in March 2004

2 march 2004
(Tuesday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
4 march 2004
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
6 march 2004
(Saturday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Masi Magam
7 march 2004
(Sunday)
Holi, Attukal Pongala
8 march 2004
(Monday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
9 march 2004
(Tuesday)
Shivaji Jayanti
10 march 2004
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
11 march 2004
(Thursday)
Ranga Panchami
13 march 2004
(Saturday)
Sheetala Saptami, Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
14 march 2004
(Sunday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
16 march 2004
(Tuesday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
17 march 2004
(Wednesday)
Gauna Papmochani Ekadashi, Vaishnava Papamochani Ekadashi
18 march 2004
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
19 march 2004
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
20 march 2004
(Saturday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Vernal Equinox
21 march 2004
(Sunday)
Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
22 march 2004
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
23 march 2004
(Tuesday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
24 march 2004
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 march 2004
(Thursday)
Lakshmi Panchami
26 march 2004
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
27 march 2004
(Saturday)
Yamuna Chhath, Rohini Vrat
29 march 2004
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
30 march 2004
(Tuesday)
Rama Navami

Festivals in April 2004

1 april 2004
(Thursday)
Kamada Ekadashi
3 april 2004
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Mahavir Swami Jayanti
4 april 2004
(Sunday)
Panguni Uthiram
5 april 2004
(Monday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Purnima Upavas
8 april 2004
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
9 april 2004
(Friday)
Good Friday
11 april 2004
(Sunday)
Easter
12 april 2004
(Monday)
Kalashtami
13 april 2004
(Tuesday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu
14 april 2004
(Wednesday)
Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2004
(Thursday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
16 april 2004
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
17 april 2004
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
19 april 2004
(Monday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Surya Grahan
20 april 2004
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
22 april 2004
(Thursday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
23 april 2004
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
24 april 2004
(Saturday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
25 april 2004
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
26 april 2004
(Monday)
Ganga Saptami
28 april 2004
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
29 april 2004
(Thursday)
Sita Navami
30 april 2004
(Friday)
Thrissur Pooram

Festivals in May 2004

1 may 2004
(Saturday)
Mohini Ekadashi
2 may 2004
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
3 may 2004
(Monday)
Narasimha Jayanti
4 may 2004
(Tuesday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
5 may 2004
(Wednesday)
Narada Jayanti
7 may 2004
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2004
(Saturday)
Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
11 may 2004
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
13 may 2004
(Thursday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
14 may 2004
(Friday)
Apara Ekadashi, Vrishabha Sankranti
16 may 2004
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
17 may 2004
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
18 may 2004
(Tuesday)
Vat Savitri Vrat, Masik Karthigai
19 may 2004
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti
20 may 2004
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Rohini Vrat
22 may 2004
(Saturday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
23 may 2004
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 may 2004
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
27 may 2004
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 may 2004
(Friday)
Mahesh Navami
29 may 2004
(Saturday)
Ganga Dussehra
30 may 2004
(Sunday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
31 may 2004
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat

Festivals in June 2004

2 june 2004
(Wednesday)
Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Vaikasi Visakam
3 june 2004
(Thursday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti
6 june 2004
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
9 june 2004
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
13 june 2004
(Sunday)
Yogini Ekadashi
14 june 2004
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mithuna Sankranti
15 june 2004
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
16 june 2004
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
17 june 2004
(Thursday)
Ashadha Amavasya
18 june 2004
(Friday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
19 june 2004
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra
21 june 2004
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Longest Day of Year
23 june 2004
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
26 june 2004
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 june 2004
(Monday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
29 june 2004
(Tuesday)
Gauna Devshayani Ekadashi, Vaishnava Devshayani Ekadashi
30 june 2004
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins

Festivals in July 2004

1 july 2004
(Thursday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
2 july 2004
(Friday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
5 july 2004
(Monday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
6 july 2004
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
9 july 2004
(Friday)
Kalashtami
12 july 2004
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Masik Karthigai
13 july 2004
(Tuesday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
14 july 2004
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
15 july 2004
(Thursday)
Sawan Shivaratri
16 july 2004
(Friday)
Karka Sankranti
17 july 2004
(Saturday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya
18 july 2004
(Sunday)
Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan
21 july 2004
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 july 2004
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
25 july 2004
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 july 2004
(Wednesday)
Padmini Ekadashi
29 july 2004
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
31 july 2004
(Saturday)
Shravana Purnima, Purnima Upavas

Festivals in August 2004

2 august 2004
(Monday)
Aadi Perukku
3 august 2004
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 august 2004
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
8 august 2004
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
10 august 2004
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
11 august 2004
(Wednesday)
Parama Ekadashi
13 august 2004
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
14 august 2004
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
15 august 2004
(Sunday)
Shravana Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Aadi Amavasai, Independence Day
16 august 2004
(Monday)
Simha Sankranti
17 august 2004
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Mangala Gauri Vrat, Malayalam New Year
19 august 2004
(Thursday)
Hariyali Teej, Vinayaka Chaturthi
20 august 2004
(Friday)
Nag Panchami
21 august 2004
(Saturday)
Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
22 august 2004
(Sunday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
23 august 2004
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat
24 august 2004
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
26 august 2004
(Thursday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
27 august 2004
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Varalakshmi Vrat
28 august 2004
(Saturday)
Rigveda Upakarma, Onam
29 august 2004
(Sunday)
Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti
30 august 2004
(Monday)
Shravana Purnima, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Gayathri Japam, Sanskrit Diwas, Shravan Somwar Vrat

Festivals in September 2004

1 september 2004
(Wednesday)
Kajari Teej
2 september 2004
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
3 september 2004
(Friday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
4 september 2004
(Saturday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
5 september 2004
(Sunday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Masik Karthigai
6 september 2004
(Monday)
Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
7 september 2004
(Tuesday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi
10 september 2004
(Friday)
Aja Ekadashi
11 september 2004
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
12 september 2004
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
14 september 2004
(Tuesday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
16 september 2004
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
17 september 2004
(Friday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
18 september 2004
(Saturday)
Ganesh Chaturthi
19 september 2004
(Sunday)
Rishi Panchami, Skanda Sashti
20 september 2004
(Monday)
Gauri Avahana
21 september 2004
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja, Gauri Visarjan
22 september 2004
(Wednesday)
Radha Ashtami, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2004
(Friday)
Parsva Ekadashi
25 september 2004
(Saturday)
Vamana Jayanti
26 september 2004
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
27 september 2004
(Monday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
28 september 2004
(Tuesday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
29 september 2004
(Wednesday)
Pratipada Shraddha
30 september 2004
(Thursday)
Dwitiya Shraddha

Festivals in October 2004

1 october 2004
(Friday)
Tritiya Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
2 october 2004
(Saturday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2004
(Sunday)
Panchami Shraddha
4 october 2004
(Monday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat
5 october 2004
(Tuesday)
Saptami Shraddha
6 october 2004
(Wednesday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
7 october 2004
(Thursday)
Navami Shraddha
8 october 2004
(Friday)
Dashami Shraddha
9 october 2004
(Saturday)
Ekadashi Shraddha
10 october 2004
(Sunday)
Magha Shraddha, Indira Ekadashi, Dwadashi Shraddha
11 october 2004
(Monday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat
12 october 2004
(Tuesday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
13 october 2004
(Wednesday)
Sarva Pitru Amavasya
14 october 2004
(Thursday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
15 october 2004
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
17 october 2004
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2004
(Monday)
Lalita Panchami
19 october 2004
(Tuesday)
Saraswati Avahan, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
20 october 2004
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Puja, Navpatrika Puja, Saraswati Balidan
21 october 2004
(Thursday)
Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami, Saraswati Visarjan
22 october 2004
(Friday)
Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami, Dussehra, Vijayadashami
23 october 2004
(Saturday)
Durga Visarjan, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
24 october 2004
(Sunday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
25 october 2004
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
27 october 2004
(Wednesday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas
28 october 2004
(Thursday)
Ashwin Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
31 october 2004
(Sunday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in November 2004

4 november 2004
(Thursday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan
5 november 2004
(Friday)
Kalashtami
8 november 2004
(Monday)
Rama Ekadashi
9 november 2004
(Tuesday)
Govatsa Dwadashi
10 november 2004
(Wednesday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
11 november 2004
(Thursday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri, Kali Puja
12 november 2004
(Friday)
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kartik Amavasya
13 november 2004
(Saturday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
14 november 2004
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2004
(Monday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
16 november 2004
(Tuesday)
Labh Panchami, Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
17 november 2004
(Wednesday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
19 november 2004
(Friday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
20 november 2004
(Saturday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
21 november 2004
(Sunday)
Kansa Vadh
22 november 2004
(Monday)
Devutthana Ekadashi, Guruvayur Ekadashi
23 november 2004
(Tuesday)
Tulasi Vivah
24 november 2004
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
26 november 2004
(Friday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
27 november 2004
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
30 november 2004
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in December 2004

4 december 2004
(Saturday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
8 december 2004
(Wednesday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
9 december 2004
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 december 2004
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
11 december 2004
(Saturday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
13 december 2004
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
15 december 2004
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Dhanu Sankranti
16 december 2004
(Thursday)
Vivah Panchami, Subrahmanya Sashti
17 december 2004
(Friday)
Champa Shashthi
19 december 2004
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 december 2004
(Tuesday)
Shortest Day of Year
22 december 2004
(Wednesday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
23 december 2004
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
24 december 2004
(Friday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Rohini Vrat
25 december 2004
(Saturday)
Merry Christmas
26 december 2004
(Sunday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Mandala Pooja
27 december 2004
(Monday)
Arudra Darshan
30 december 2004
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2004 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.