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, 2014 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2014


Festivals in January 2014

1 january 2014
(Wednesday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi, English New Year
2 january 2014
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
4 january 2014
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
6 january 2014
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
7 january 2014
(Tuesday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
8 january 2014
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
11 january 2014
(Saturday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
12 january 2014
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
13 january 2014
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Lohri
14 january 2014
(Tuesday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2014
(Wednesday)
Purnima Upavas, Magh Bihu
16 january 2014
(Thursday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Thai Pusam
19 january 2014
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
23 january 2014
(Thursday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2014
(Friday)
Kalashtami
26 january 2014
(Sunday)
Republic Day
27 january 2014
(Monday)
Shattila Ekadashi
28 january 2014
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
29 january 2014
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
30 january 2014
(Thursday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
31 january 2014
(Friday)
Gupta Navratri Begins

Festivals in February 2014

1 february 2014
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
3 february 2014
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
4 february 2014
(Tuesday)
Vasant Panchami, Skanda Sashti
6 february 2014
(Thursday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
7 february 2014
(Friday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Masik Karthigai
9 february 2014
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
10 february 2014
(Monday)
Jaya Ekadashi
12 february 2014
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
13 february 2014
(Thursday)
Kumbha Sankranti
14 february 2014
(Friday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti
15 february 2014
(Saturday)
Masi Magam
16 february 2014
(Sunday)
Attukal Pongala
18 february 2014
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
21 february 2014
(Friday)
Yashoda Jayanti
22 february 2014
(Saturday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
23 february 2014
(Sunday)
Janaki Jayanti
25 february 2014
(Tuesday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
26 february 2014
(Wednesday)
Vaishnava Vijaya Ekadashi
27 february 2014
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Maha Shivaratri

Festivals in March 2014

1 march 2014
(Saturday)
Phalguna Amavasya
2 march 2014
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
3 march 2014
(Monday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
4 march 2014
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
6 march 2014
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti, Masik Karthigai
8 march 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
12 march 2014
(Wednesday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
13 march 2014
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
14 march 2014
(Friday)
Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
16 march 2014
(Sunday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
17 march 2014
(Monday)
Holi
18 march 2014
(Tuesday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
19 march 2014
(Wednesday)
Shivaji Jayanti
20 march 2014
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Vernal Equinox
21 march 2014
(Friday)
Ranga Panchami
23 march 2014
(Sunday)
Sheetala Saptami, Kalashtami
24 march 2014
(Monday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami
27 march 2014
(Thursday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
28 march 2014
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
29 march 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
30 march 2014
(Sunday)
Chaitra Amavasya
31 march 2014
(Monday)
Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi

Festivals in April 2014

1 april 2014
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
2 april 2014
(Wednesday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
3 april 2014
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
4 april 2014
(Friday)
Lakshmi Panchami, Rohini Vrat
5 april 2014
(Saturday)
Yamuna Chhath, Skanda Sashti
7 april 2014
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
8 april 2014
(Tuesday)
Rama Navami
11 april 2014
(Friday)
Kamada Ekadashi
12 april 2014
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
13 april 2014
(Sunday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti, Panguni Uthiram
14 april 2014
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2014
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
18 april 2014
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Good Friday
20 april 2014
(Sunday)
Easter
22 april 2014
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
25 april 2014
(Friday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
26 april 2014
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
27 april 2014
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
29 april 2014
(Tuesday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Surya Grahan
30 april 2014
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan

Festivals in May 2014

1 may 2014
(Thursday)
Parashurama Jayanti
2 may 2014
(Friday)
Akshaya Tritiya, Rohini Vrat
3 may 2014
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
4 may 2014
(Sunday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
6 may 2014
(Tuesday)
Ganga Saptami
7 may 2014
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2014
(Thursday)
Sita Navami
9 may 2014
(Friday)
Thrissur Pooram, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2014
(Saturday)
Mohini Ekadashi
12 may 2014
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
13 may 2014
(Tuesday)
Narasimha Jayanti
14 may 2014
(Wednesday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
15 may 2014
(Thursday)
Narada Jayanti, Vrishabha Sankranti
17 may 2014
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
21 may 2014
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
23 may 2014
(Friday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
24 may 2014
(Saturday)
Apara Ekadashi
26 may 2014
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
28 may 2014
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
29 may 2014
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
30 may 2014
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
31 may 2014
(Saturday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti

Festivals in June 2014

1 june 2014
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 june 2014
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
6 june 2014
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
7 june 2014
(Saturday)
Mahesh Navami
8 june 2014
(Sunday)
Ganga Dussehra
9 june 2014
(Monday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
10 june 2014
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
11 june 2014
(Wednesday)
Vaikasi Visakam
12 june 2014
(Thursday)
Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas
13 june 2014
(Friday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti
15 june 2014
(Sunday)
Mithuna Sankranti
16 june 2014
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
19 june 2014
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
21 june 2014
(Saturday)
Longest Day of Year
23 june 2014
(Monday)
Yogini Ekadashi
24 june 2014
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 june 2014
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri, Rohini Vrat
27 june 2014
(Friday)
Ashadha Amavasya
28 june 2014
(Saturday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
29 june 2014
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra

Festivals in July 2014

1 july 2014
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 july 2014
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
5 july 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
8 july 2014
(Tuesday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
9 july 2014
(Wednesday)
Gauna Devshayani Ekadashi, Vaishnava Devshayani Ekadashi
10 july 2014
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
11 july 2014
(Friday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
12 july 2014
(Saturday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
14 july 2014
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
15 july 2014
(Tuesday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
16 july 2014
(Wednesday)
Karka Sankranti
18 july 2014
(Friday)
Kalashtami
21 july 2014
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
22 july 2014
(Tuesday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
23 july 2014
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
24 july 2014
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 july 2014
(Friday)
Sawan Shivaratri
26 july 2014
(Saturday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
28 july 2014
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Shravan Somwar Vrat
29 july 2014
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
30 july 2014
(Wednesday)
Hariyali Teej
31 july 2014
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in August 2014

1 august 2014
(Friday)
Nag Panchami, Skanda Sashti
2 august 2014
(Saturday)
Kalki Jayanti
3 august 2014
(Sunday)
Tulsidas Jayanti, Aadi Perukku
4 august 2014
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat
5 august 2014
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
7 august 2014
(Thursday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
8 august 2014
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Varalakshmi Vrat
10 august 2014
(Sunday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Rigveda Upakarma, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas
11 august 2014
(Monday)
Gayathri Japam
13 august 2014
(Wednesday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
15 august 2014
(Friday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat, Independence Day
16 august 2014
(Saturday)
Balarama Jayanti, Shitala Satam *Gujarat
17 august 2014
(Sunday)
Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami, Simha Sankranti, Masik Karthigai, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2014
(Monday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi
19 august 2014
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
21 august 2014
(Thursday)
Aja Ekadashi
22 august 2014
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 august 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 august 2014
(Monday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
27 august 2014
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
28 august 2014
(Thursday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
29 august 2014
(Friday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Ganesh Chaturthi
30 august 2014
(Saturday)
Rishi Panchami
31 august 2014
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in September 2014

2 september 2014
(Tuesday)
Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
3 september 2014
(Wednesday)
Gauri Puja
4 september 2014
(Thursday)
Gauri Visarjan
5 september 2014
(Friday)
Parsva Ekadashi
6 september 2014
(Saturday)
Vamana Jayanti, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi, Onam
8 september 2014
(Monday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
9 september 2014
(Tuesday)
Pratipada Shraddha
10 september 2014
(Wednesday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
11 september 2014
(Thursday)
Tritiya Shraddha
12 september 2014
(Friday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
13 september 2014
(Saturday)
Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
14 september 2014
(Sunday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
15 september 2014
(Monday)
Saptami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
16 september 2014
(Tuesday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat
17 september 2014
(Wednesday)
Navami Shraddha, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2014
(Thursday)
Dashami Shraddha
19 september 2014
(Friday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
20 september 2014
(Saturday)
Dwadashi Shraddha
21 september 2014
(Sunday)
Magha Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat
22 september 2014
(Monday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
23 september 2014
(Tuesday)
Sarva Pitru Amavasya, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2014
(Wednesday)
Ashwin Amavasya
25 september 2014
(Thursday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
26 september 2014
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
28 september 2014
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
29 september 2014
(Monday)
Lalita Panchami, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti
30 september 2014
(Tuesday)
Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon

Festivals in October 2014

1 october 2014
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Avahan, Navpatrika Puja
2 october 2014
(Thursday)
Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2014
(Friday)
Saraswati Balidan, Durga Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami, Dussehra, Vijayadashami
4 october 2014
(Saturday)
Durga Visarjan, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti, Papankusha Ekadashi
5 october 2014
(Sunday)
Gauna Papankusha Ekadashi, Vaishnava Papankusha Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
6 october 2014
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 october 2014
(Tuesday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
8 october 2014
(Wednesday)
Ashwin Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
11 october 2014
(Saturday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
12 october 2014
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
15 october 2014
(Wednesday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
17 october 2014
(Friday)
Tula Sankranti
19 october 2014
(Sunday)
Rama Ekadashi
20 october 2014
(Monday)
Govatsa Dwadashi
21 october 2014
(Tuesday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
22 october 2014
(Wednesday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
23 october 2014
(Thursday)
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja, Kartik Amavasya, Surya Grahan
24 october 2014
(Friday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
25 october 2014
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
27 october 2014
(Monday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
28 october 2014
(Tuesday)
Labh Panchami
29 october 2014
(Wednesday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
31 october 2014
(Friday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in November 2014

1 november 2014
(Saturday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
2 november 2014
(Sunday)
Kansa Vadh
3 november 2014
(Monday)
Devutthana Ekadashi
4 november 2014
(Tuesday)
Tulasi Vivah, Pradosh Vrat
5 november 2014
(Wednesday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
6 november 2014
(Thursday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
7 november 2014
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
9 november 2014
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
10 november 2014
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
14 november 2014
(Friday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti, Nehru Jayanti
16 november 2014
(Sunday)
Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 2014
(Monday)
Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2014
(Tuesday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
19 november 2014
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
20 november 2014
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
22 november 2014
(Saturday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
23 november 2014
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
26 november 2014
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
27 november 2014
(Thursday)
Vivah Panchami, Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
29 november 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami

Festivals in December 2014

2 december 2014
(Tuesday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi
4 december 2014
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada
5 december 2014
(Friday)
Karthigai Deepam
6 december 2014
(Saturday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
9 december 2014
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
14 december 2014
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
16 december 2014
(Tuesday)
Dhanu Sankranti
18 december 2014
(Thursday)
Saphala Ekadashi
19 december 2014
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
20 december 2014
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
21 december 2014
(Sunday)
Paush Amavasya, Hanumath Jayanthi
22 december 2014
(Monday)
Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2014
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
25 december 2014
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Merry Christmas
26 december 2014
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
27 december 2014
(Saturday)
Mandala Pooja
28 december 2014
(Sunday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
29 december 2014
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2014 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.