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, 2010 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2010


Festivals in January 2010

1 january 2010
(Friday)
English New Year
3 january 2010
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
6 january 2010
(Wednesday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
7 january 2010
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
10 january 2010
(Sunday)
Shattila Ekadashi
12 january 2010
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
13 january 2010
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri, Lohri
14 january 2010
(Thursday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Thai Amavasai
15 january 2010
(Friday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Surya Grahan, Magh Bihu
16 january 2010
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
19 january 2010
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
20 january 2010
(Wednesday)
Vasant Panchami
21 january 2010
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
22 january 2010
(Friday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
23 january 2010
(Saturday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
26 january 2010
(Tuesday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Republic Day, Rohini Vrat
28 january 2010
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 january 2010
(Saturday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Thai Pusam

Festivals in February 2010

2 february 2010
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
4 february 2010
(Thursday)
Yashoda Jayanti
5 february 2010
(Friday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
6 february 2010
(Saturday)
Janaki Jayanti
9 february 2010
(Tuesday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
11 february 2010
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 february 2010
(Friday)
Maha Shivaratri
13 february 2010
(Saturday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Kumbha Sankranti
15 february 2010
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
16 february 2010
(Tuesday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
18 february 2010
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 february 2010
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
22 february 2010
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
25 february 2010
(Thursday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
26 february 2010
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
28 february 2010
(Sunday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Masi Magam

Festivals in March 2010

1 march 2010
(Monday)
Holi, Attukal Pongala
2 march 2010
(Tuesday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
3 march 2010
(Wednesday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi
5 march 2010
(Friday)
Ranga Panchami
6 march 2010
(Saturday)
Sheetala Saptami
7 march 2010
(Sunday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
11 march 2010
(Thursday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
13 march 2010
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Masik Shivaratri
14 march 2010
(Sunday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2010
(Monday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
16 march 2010
(Tuesday)
Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
17 march 2010
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
18 march 2010
(Thursday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
19 march 2010
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
20 march 2010
(Saturday)
Lakshmi Panchami, Vernal Equinox, Masik Karthigai
21 march 2010
(Sunday)
Yamuna Chhath, Skanda Sashti
22 march 2010
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
23 march 2010
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 march 2010
(Wednesday)
Rama Navami
26 march 2010
(Friday)
Kamada Ekadashi
27 march 2010
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
28 march 2010
(Sunday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti
29 march 2010
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas, Panguni Uthiram
30 march 2010
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima

Festivals in April 2010

2 april 2010
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Good Friday
4 april 2010
(Sunday)
Easter
6 april 2010
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
10 april 2010
(Saturday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
11 april 2010
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 april 2010
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
14 april 2010
(Wednesday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2010
(Thursday)
Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
16 april 2010
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
18 april 2010
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
19 april 2010
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
20 april 2010
(Tuesday)
Ramanuja Jayanti
22 april 2010
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 april 2010
(Saturday)
Padmini Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram
25 april 2010
(Sunday)
Gauna Padmini Ekadashi, Vaishnava Padmini Ekadashi
26 april 2010
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
28 april 2010
(Wednesday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami

Festivals in May 2010

1 may 2010
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
6 may 2010
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
7 may 2010
(Friday)
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
9 may 2010
(Sunday)
Parama Ekadashi, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2010
(Monday)
Vaishnava Parama Ekadashi
11 may 2010
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 may 2010
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
14 may 2010
(Friday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Masik Karthigai
15 may 2010
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Vrishabha Sankranti, Rohini Vrat
16 may 2010
(Sunday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
17 may 2010
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
18 may 2010
(Tuesday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
19 may 2010
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
20 may 2010
(Thursday)
Ganga Saptami
21 may 2010
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
22 may 2010
(Saturday)
Sita Navami
24 may 2010
(Monday)
Mohini Ekadashi
25 may 2010
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
26 may 2010
(Wednesday)
Narasimha Jayanti
27 may 2010
(Thursday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Vaikasi Visakam
28 may 2010
(Friday)
Narada Jayanti
31 may 2010
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in June 2010

4 june 2010
(Friday)
Kalashtami
7 june 2010
(Monday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
8 june 2010
(Tuesday)
Apara Ekadashi
9 june 2010
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 june 2010
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
12 june 2010
(Saturday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Rohini Vrat
13 june 2010
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
15 june 2010
(Tuesday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Mithuna Sankranti
17 june 2010
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
19 june 2010
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
20 june 2010
(Sunday)
Mahesh Navami
21 june 2010
(Monday)
Ganga Dussehra, Longest Day of Year
22 june 2010
(Tuesday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
23 june 2010
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 june 2010
(Friday)
Vat Purnima Vrat
26 june 2010
(Saturday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
30 june 2010
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in July 2010

4 july 2010
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
8 july 2010
(Thursday)
Yogini Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
9 july 2010
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
10 july 2010
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
11 july 2010
(Sunday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
12 july 2010
(Monday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
13 july 2010
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra
15 july 2010
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
16 july 2010
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti, Karka Sankranti
18 july 2010
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 july 2010
(Wednesday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
23 july 2010
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
25 july 2010
(Sunday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat, Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
27 july 2010
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
29 july 2010
(Thursday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in August 2010

2 august 2010
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
3 august 2010
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North, Aadi Perukku
4 august 2010
(Wednesday)
Masik Karthigai
5 august 2010
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
6 august 2010
(Friday)
Kamika Ekadashi
7 august 2010
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
8 august 2010
(Sunday)
Sawan Shivaratri
9 august 2010
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
10 august 2010
(Tuesday)
Shravana Amavasya, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
11 august 2010
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
12 august 2010
(Thursday)
Hariyali Teej
13 august 2010
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
14 august 2010
(Saturday)
Nag Panchami, Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
15 august 2010
(Sunday)
Independence Day
16 august 2010
(Monday)
Tulsidas Jayanti, Shravan Somwar Vrat
17 august 2010
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Mangala Gauri Vrat, Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
20 august 2010
(Friday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi, Varalakshmi Vrat
21 august 2010
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
23 august 2010
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat, Rigveda Upakarma, Onam
24 august 2010
(Tuesday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas, Mangala Gauri Vrat
25 august 2010
(Wednesday)
Gayathri Japam
27 august 2010
(Friday)
Kajari Teej
28 august 2010
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
30 august 2010
(Monday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
31 august 2010
(Tuesday)
Balarama Jayanti, Shitala Satam *Gujarat

Festivals in September 2010

1 september 2010
(Wednesday)
Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini
2 september 2010
(Thursday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Rohini Vrat
4 september 2010
(Saturday)
Aja Ekadashi
5 september 2010
(Sunday)
Gauna Aja Ekadashi, Vaishnava Aja Ekadashi
6 september 2010
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
8 september 2010
(Wednesday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
10 september 2010
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Samaveda Upakarma, Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
11 september 2010
(Saturday)
Ganesh Chaturthi
12 september 2010
(Sunday)
Rishi Panchami
13 september 2010
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
14 september 2010
(Tuesday)
Gauri Avahana
15 september 2010
(Wednesday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja
16 september 2010
(Thursday)
Gauri Visarjan
17 september 2010
(Friday)
Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2010
(Saturday)
Parsva Ekadashi
19 september 2010
(Sunday)
Vaishnava Parsva Ekadashi, Vamana Jayanti
20 september 2010
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
22 september 2010
(Wednesday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
23 september 2010
(Thursday)
Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2010
(Friday)
Pratipada Shraddha
25 september 2010
(Saturday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
26 september 2010
(Sunday)
Tritiya Shraddha
27 september 2010
(Monday)
Maha Bharani, Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
28 september 2010
(Tuesday)
Panchami Shraddha
29 september 2010
(Wednesday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat
30 september 2010
(Thursday)
Saptami Shraddha, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends

Festivals in October 2010

1 october 2010
(Friday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami
2 october 2010
(Saturday)
Navami Shraddha, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2010
(Sunday)
Dashami Shraddha
4 october 2010
(Monday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha, Dwadashi Shraddha
5 october 2010
(Tuesday)
Magha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat
6 october 2010
(Wednesday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
7 october 2010
(Thursday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
8 october 2010
(Friday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
9 october 2010
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
11 october 2010
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lalita Panchami
12 october 2010
(Tuesday)
Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti
13 october 2010
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Avahan, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
14 october 2010
(Thursday)
Saraswati Puja, Navpatrika Puja
15 october 2010
(Friday)
Saraswati Balidan, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
16 october 2010
(Saturday)
Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
17 october 2010
(Sunday)
Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2010
(Monday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
20 october 2010
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
22 october 2010
(Friday)
Ashwin Purnima, Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
26 october 2010
(Tuesday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
30 october 2010
(Saturday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami

Festivals in November 2010

2 november 2010
(Tuesday)
Rama Ekadashi
3 november 2010
(Wednesday)
Govatsa Dwadashi, Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
4 november 2010
(Thursday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
5 november 2010
(Friday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja
6 november 2010
(Saturday)
Kartik Amavasya, Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada
7 november 2010
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Dyuta Krida, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
9 november 2010
(Tuesday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
10 november 2010
(Wednesday)
Labh Panchami
11 november 2010
(Thursday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
14 november 2010
(Sunday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2010
(Monday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
16 november 2010
(Tuesday)
Kansa Vadh, Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 2010
(Wednesday)
Devutthana Ekadashi, Mandalakala Begins, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
18 november 2010
(Thursday)
Tulasi Vivah
19 november 2010
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
21 november 2010
(Sunday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
23 november 2010
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
25 november 2010
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
28 november 2010
(Sunday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti

Festivals in December 2010

1 december 2010
(Wednesday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
2 december 2010
(Thursday)
Gauna Utpanna Ekadashi, Vaishnava Utpanna Ekadashi
3 december 2010
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
4 december 2010
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
5 december 2010
(Sunday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
7 december 2010
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
9 december 2010
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
10 december 2010
(Friday)
Vivah Panchami
11 december 2010
(Saturday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
13 december 2010
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
16 december 2010
(Thursday)
Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 2010
(Friday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, Guruvayur Ekadashi
18 december 2010
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Masik Karthigai
19 december 2010
(Sunday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada
20 december 2010
(Monday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
21 december 2010
(Tuesday)
Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti
22 december 2010
(Wednesday)
Shortest Day of Year, Arudra Darshan
24 december 2010
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
25 december 2010
(Saturday)
Merry Christmas
27 december 2010
(Monday)
Mandala Pooja
28 december 2010
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
31 december 2010
(Friday)
Saphala Ekadashi

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2010 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.