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, 2009 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2009


Festivals in January 2009

1 january 2009
(Thursday)
English New Year
2 january 2009
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
3 january 2009
(Saturday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
4 january 2009
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
7 january 2009
(Wednesday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
8 january 2009
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
10 january 2009
(Saturday)
Purnima Upavas, Arudra Darshan
11 january 2009
(Sunday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima
13 january 2009
(Tuesday)
Lohri
14 january 2009
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth, Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2009
(Thursday)
Magh Bihu
17 january 2009
(Saturday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
21 january 2009
(Wednesday)
Shattila Ekadashi
23 january 2009
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2009
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 january 2009
(Sunday)
Thai Amavasai
26 january 2009
(Monday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Surya Grahan, Republic Day
27 january 2009
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
30 january 2009
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
31 january 2009
(Saturday)
Vasant Panchami

Festivals in February 2009

1 february 2009
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
2 february 2009
(Monday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
3 february 2009
(Tuesday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Masik Karthigai
5 february 2009
(Thursday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
6 february 2009
(Friday)
Gauna Jaya Ekadashi, Vaishnava Jaya Ekadashi
7 february 2009
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
8 february 2009
(Sunday)
Thai Pusam
9 february 2009
(Monday)
Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti
12 february 2009
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Kumbha Sankranti
15 february 2009
(Sunday)
Yashoda Jayanti
16 february 2009
(Monday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
17 february 2009
(Tuesday)
Janaki Jayanti
20 february 2009
(Friday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
22 february 2009
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 february 2009
(Monday)
Maha Shivaratri
24 february 2009
(Tuesday)
Phalguna Amavasya
26 february 2009
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
27 february 2009
(Friday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
28 february 2009
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in March 2009

2 march 2009
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
3 march 2009
(Tuesday)
Masik Karthigai
4 march 2009
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
7 march 2009
(Saturday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
8 march 2009
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 march 2009
(Tuesday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Purnima Upavas, Masi Magam, Attukal Pongala
11 march 2009
(Wednesday)
Holi, Vasanta Purnima, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
12 march 2009
(Thursday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
13 march 2009
(Friday)
Shivaji Jayanti
14 march 2009
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2009
(Sunday)
Ranga Panchami
17 march 2009
(Tuesday)
Sheetala Saptami
18 march 2009
(Wednesday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
20 march 2009
(Friday)
Vernal Equinox
22 march 2009
(Sunday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
24 march 2009
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
26 march 2009
(Thursday)
Chaitra Amavasya
27 march 2009
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
28 march 2009
(Saturday)
Jhulelal Jayanti
29 march 2009
(Sunday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
30 march 2009
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lakshmi Panchami
31 march 2009
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in April 2009

1 april 2009
(Wednesday)
Yamuna Chhath
2 april 2009
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
3 april 2009
(Friday)
Rama Navami
5 april 2009
(Sunday)
Kamada Ekadashi
7 april 2009
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mahavir Swami Jayanti
8 april 2009
(Wednesday)
Panguni Uthiram
9 april 2009
(Thursday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Purnima Upavas
10 april 2009
(Friday)
Good Friday
12 april 2009
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Easter
14 april 2009
(Tuesday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Vishu Kani, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2009
(Wednesday)
Pohela Boishakh
17 april 2009
(Friday)
Kalashtami
21 april 2009
(Tuesday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
22 april 2009
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 april 2009
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 april 2009
(Saturday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
26 april 2009
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
27 april 2009
(Monday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
28 april 2009
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
29 april 2009
(Wednesday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Ramanuja Jayanti
30 april 2009
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in May 2009

1 may 2009
(Friday)
Ganga Saptami
2 may 2009
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
3 may 2009
(Sunday)
Sita Navami
4 may 2009
(Monday)
Thrissur Pooram
5 may 2009
(Tuesday)
Mohini Ekadashi
6 may 2009
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 may 2009
(Thursday)
Narasimha Jayanti, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2009
(Friday)
Kurma Jayanti, Purnima Upavas
9 may 2009
(Saturday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Chitra Pournami, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2009
(Sunday)
Narada Jayanti
12 may 2009
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
14 may 2009
(Thursday)
Vrishabha Sankranti
17 may 2009
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
19 may 2009
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
20 may 2009
(Wednesday)
Apara Ekadashi
22 may 2009
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
24 may 2009
(Sunday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
25 may 2009
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Rohini Vrat
27 may 2009
(Wednesday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Vinayaka Chaturthi
29 may 2009
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
31 may 2009
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in June 2009

1 june 2009
(Monday)
Mahesh Navami
2 june 2009
(Tuesday)
Ganga Dussehra
3 june 2009
(Wednesday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
4 june 2009
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
6 june 2009
(Saturday)
Vaikasi Visakam
7 june 2009
(Sunday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
11 june 2009
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
15 june 2009
(Monday)
Kalashtami, Mithuna Sankranti
19 june 2009
(Friday)
Yogini Ekadashi
20 june 2009
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Masik Karthigai
21 june 2009
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri, Longest Day of Year, Rohini Vrat
22 june 2009
(Monday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
23 june 2009
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
24 june 2009
(Wednesday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
26 june 2009
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
27 june 2009
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
29 june 2009
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in July 2009

3 july 2009
(Friday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
4 july 2009
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins, Shani Trayodashi
6 july 2009
(Monday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
7 july 2009
(Tuesday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Chandra Grahan
10 july 2009
(Friday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends
11 july 2009
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
13 july 2009
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
14 july 2009
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
15 july 2009
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
16 july 2009
(Thursday)
Karka Sankranti
17 july 2009
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
18 july 2009
(Saturday)
Kamika Ekadashi
19 july 2009
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
20 july 2009
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Sawan Shivaratri
21 july 2009
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
22 july 2009
(Wednesday)
Shravana Amavasya, Surya Grahan
23 july 2009
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
24 july 2009
(Friday)
Hariyali Teej
25 july 2009
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
26 july 2009
(Sunday)
Nag Panchami, Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
27 july 2009
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat, Rigveda Upakarma
28 july 2009
(Tuesday)
Tulsidas Jayanti, Mangala Gauri Vrat
29 july 2009
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
31 july 2009
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat

Festivals in August 2009

1 august 2009
(Saturday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
2 august 2009
(Sunday)
Aadi Perukku
3 august 2009
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shravan Somwar Vrat
4 august 2009
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
5 august 2009
(Wednesday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas
6 august 2009
(Thursday)
Chandra Grahan, Gayathri Japam
9 august 2009
(Sunday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
11 august 2009
(Tuesday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
12 august 2009
(Wednesday)
Balarama Jayanti, Shitala Satam *Gujarat
13 august 2009
(Thursday)
Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami
14 august 2009
(Friday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Masik Karthigai
15 august 2009
(Saturday)
Independence Day, Rohini Vrat
16 august 2009
(Sunday)
Aja Ekadashi, Simha Sankranti
17 august 2009
(Monday)
Gauna Aja Ekadashi, Vaishnava Aja Ekadashi, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2009
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
20 august 2009
(Thursday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
22 august 2009
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Varaha Jayanti
23 august 2009
(Sunday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba, Ganesh Chaturthi
24 august 2009
(Monday)
Rishi Panchami
25 august 2009
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
27 august 2009
(Thursday)
Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
28 august 2009
(Friday)
Gauri Puja
29 august 2009
(Saturday)
Gauri Visarjan
31 august 2009
(Monday)
Parsva Ekadashi

Festivals in September 2009

1 september 2009
(Tuesday)
Vamana Jayanti, Pradosh Vrat
2 september 2009
(Wednesday)
Onam
3 september 2009
(Thursday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
4 september 2009
(Friday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
5 september 2009
(Saturday)
Pratipada Shraddha
6 september 2009
(Sunday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
7 september 2009
(Monday)
Tritiya Shraddha
8 september 2009
(Tuesday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
9 september 2009
(Wednesday)
Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
10 september 2009
(Thursday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
11 september 2009
(Friday)
Saptami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
12 september 2009
(Saturday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat
13 september 2009
(Sunday)
Navami Shraddha
14 september 2009
(Monday)
Dashami Shraddha, Ekadashi Shraddha
15 september 2009
(Tuesday)
Indira Ekadashi, Dwadashi Shraddha
16 september 2009
(Wednesday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
17 september 2009
(Thursday)
Magha Shraddha, Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
18 september 2009
(Friday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
19 september 2009
(Saturday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
20 september 2009
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
22 september 2009
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 september 2009
(Wednesday)
Lalita Panchami, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2009
(Thursday)
Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
25 september 2009
(Friday)
Navpatrika Puja
26 september 2009
(Saturday)
Saraswati Avahan, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
27 september 2009
(Sunday)
Saraswati Puja, Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
28 september 2009
(Monday)
Saraswati Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
30 september 2009
(Wednesday)
Papankusha Ekadashi

Festivals in October 2009

1 october 2009
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
2 october 2009
(Friday)
Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2009
(Saturday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas
4 october 2009
(Sunday)
Ashwin Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
7 october 2009
(Wednesday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
9 october 2009
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
11 october 2009
(Sunday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
14 october 2009
(Wednesday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
15 october 2009
(Thursday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
16 october 2009
(Friday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
17 october 2009
(Saturday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2009
(Sunday)
Kartik Amavasya, Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada
19 october 2009
(Monday)
Dyuta Krida, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
20 october 2009
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
21 october 2009
(Wednesday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 october 2009
(Friday)
Labh Panchami, Soora Samharam
24 october 2009
(Saturday)
Chhath Puja
26 october 2009
(Monday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
27 october 2009
(Tuesday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
28 october 2009
(Wednesday)
Kansa Vadh
29 october 2009
(Thursday)
Devutthana Ekadashi
30 october 2009
(Friday)
Tulasi Vivah
31 october 2009
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi

Festivals in November 2009

1 november 2009
(Sunday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
2 november 2009
(Monday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
4 november 2009
(Wednesday)
Masik Karthigai
5 november 2009
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
9 november 2009
(Monday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
12 november 2009
(Thursday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
14 november 2009
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2009
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
16 november 2009
(Monday)
Margashirsha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2009
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
20 november 2009
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 november 2009
(Saturday)
Vivah Panchami
22 november 2009
(Sunday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
25 november 2009
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 november 2009
(Saturday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
29 november 2009
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 november 2009
(Monday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada

Festivals in December 2009

1 december 2009
(Tuesday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Karthigai Deepam
2 december 2009
(Wednesday)
Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
5 december 2009
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
8 december 2009
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
12 december 2009
(Saturday)
Saphala Ekadashi
13 december 2009
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
14 december 2009
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
16 december 2009
(Wednesday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi, Dhanu Sankranti
18 december 2009
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
20 december 2009
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 december 2009
(Monday)
Shortest Day of Year
22 december 2009
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
24 december 2009
(Thursday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
25 december 2009
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha, Merry Christmas
26 december 2009
(Saturday)
Mandala Pooja
28 december 2009
(Monday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
29 december 2009
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 december 2009
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
31 december 2009
(Thursday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Arudra Darshan

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2009 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.