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, 2015 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2015


Festivals in January 2015

1 january 2015
(Thursday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai, Vaikuntha Ekadashi, English New Year
2 january 2015
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
4 january 2015
(Sunday)
Purnima Upavas
5 january 2015
(Monday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Arudra Darshan
8 january 2015
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
12 january 2015
(Monday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
13 january 2015
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
14 january 2015
(Wednesday)
Lohri
15 january 2015
(Thursday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu
16 january 2015
(Friday)
Shattila Ekadashi
18 january 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
20 january 2015
(Tuesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
21 january 2015
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
23 january 2015
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2015
(Saturday)
Vasant Panchami
25 january 2015
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
26 january 2015
(Monday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti, Republic Day
27 january 2015
(Tuesday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami
30 january 2015
(Friday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in February 2015

1 february 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
3 february 2015
(Tuesday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Thai Pusam
7 february 2015
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
10 february 2015
(Tuesday)
Yashoda Jayanti
11 february 2015
(Wednesday)
Shabari Jayanti
12 february 2015
(Thursday)
Janaki Jayanti, Kalashtami
13 february 2015
(Friday)
Kumbha Sankranti
15 february 2015
(Sunday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
16 february 2015
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
17 february 2015
(Tuesday)
Maha Shivaratri
18 february 2015
(Wednesday)
Phalguna Amavasya
20 february 2015
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
22 february 2015
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 february 2015
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
26 february 2015
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in March 2015

1 march 2015
(Sunday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
2 march 2015
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
4 march 2015
(Wednesday)
Masi Magam
5 march 2015
(Thursday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
6 march 2015
(Friday)
Holi, Attukal Pongala
7 march 2015
(Saturday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
8 march 2015
(Sunday)
Shivaji Jayanti
9 march 2015
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
11 march 2015
(Wednesday)
Ranga Panchami
12 march 2015
(Thursday)
Sheetala Saptami
13 march 2015
(Friday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
14 march 2015
(Saturday)
Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2015
(Sunday)
Meena Sankranti
16 march 2015
(Monday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
17 march 2015
(Tuesday)
Gauna Papmochani Ekadashi, Vaishnava Papamochani Ekadashi
18 march 2015
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
20 march 2015
(Friday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Surya Grahan
21 march 2015
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Vernal Equinox
22 march 2015
(Sunday)
Jhulelal Jayanti, Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
23 march 2015
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
24 march 2015
(Tuesday)
Lakshmi Panchami
25 march 2015
(Wednesday)
Yamuna Chhath, Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
27 march 2015
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 march 2015
(Saturday)
Rama Navami
31 march 2015
(Tuesday)
Kamada Ekadashi

Festivals in April 2015

1 april 2015
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
2 april 2015
(Thursday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti
3 april 2015
(Friday)
Panguni Uthiram, Good Friday
4 april 2015
(Saturday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas
5 april 2015
(Sunday)
Easter
8 april 2015
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
12 april 2015
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
14 april 2015
(Tuesday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2015
(Wednesday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
16 april 2015
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
17 april 2015
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
18 april 2015
(Saturday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
19 april 2015
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
20 april 2015
(Monday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
21 april 2015
(Tuesday)
Akshaya Tritiya
22 april 2015
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
23 april 2015
(Thursday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
24 april 2015
(Friday)
Ramanuja Jayanti
25 april 2015
(Saturday)
Ganga Saptami
26 april 2015
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
27 april 2015
(Monday)
Sita Navami
29 april 2015
(Wednesday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram

Festivals in May 2015

1 may 2015
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
2 may 2015
(Saturday)
Narasimha Jayanti
3 may 2015
(Sunday)
Kurma Jayanti, Purnima Upavas
4 may 2015
(Monday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Chitra Pournami
5 may 2015
(Tuesday)
Narada Jayanti
7 may 2015
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
9 may 2015
(Saturday)
Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
11 may 2015
(Monday)
Kalashtami
13 may 2015
(Wednesday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
14 may 2015
(Thursday)
Apara Ekadashi
15 may 2015
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Vrishabha Sankranti
16 may 2015
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
17 may 2015
(Sunday)
Vat Savitri Vrat
18 may 2015
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
19 may 2015
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Rohini Vrat
21 may 2015
(Thursday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 may 2015
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
26 may 2015
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
27 may 2015
(Wednesday)
Mahesh Navami
28 may 2015
(Thursday)
Ganga Dussehra
29 may 2015
(Friday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
31 may 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat

Festivals in June 2015

1 june 2015
(Monday)
Vaikasi Visakam
2 june 2015
(Tuesday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
5 june 2015
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
9 june 2015
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
12 june 2015
(Friday)
Yogini Ekadashi
14 june 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
15 june 2015
(Monday)
Mithuna Sankranti, Rohini Vrat
16 june 2015
(Tuesday)
Ashadha Amavasya
17 june 2015
(Wednesday)
Adhik Maas Begins
18 june 2015
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
20 june 2015
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 june 2015
(Sunday)
Longest Day of Year
22 june 2015
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
24 june 2015
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
28 june 2015
(Sunday)
Padmini Ekadashi
29 june 2015
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat

Festivals in July 2015

1 july 2015
(Wednesday)
Purnima Upavas
2 july 2015
(Thursday)
Ashadha Purnima
5 july 2015
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
8 july 2015
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
11 july 2015
(Saturday)
Masik Karthigai
12 july 2015
(Sunday)
Parama Ekadashi
13 july 2015
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
14 july 2015
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri
16 july 2015
(Thursday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Karka Sankranti
17 july 2015
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
18 july 2015
(Saturday)
Jagannath Rathyatra
19 july 2015
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 july 2015
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
24 july 2015
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
27 july 2015
(Monday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
29 july 2015
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
30 july 2015
(Thursday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
31 july 2015
(Friday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas

Festivals in August 2015

3 august 2015
(Monday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Aadi Perukku
4 august 2015
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
6 august 2015
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
7 august 2015
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
9 august 2015
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
10 august 2015
(Monday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
11 august 2015
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North, Pradosh Vrat
12 august 2015
(Wednesday)
Sawan Shivaratri
14 august 2015
(Friday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
15 august 2015
(Saturday)
Independence Day
16 august 2015
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
17 august 2015
(Monday)
Hariyali Teej, Shravan Somwar Vrat, Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2015
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Mangala Gauri Vrat
19 august 2015
(Wednesday)
Nag Panchami
20 august 2015
(Thursday)
Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
22 august 2015
(Saturday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
23 august 2015
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 august 2015
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat
25 august 2015
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
26 august 2015
(Wednesday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
27 august 2015
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
28 august 2015
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat, Rigveda Upakarma, Onam
29 august 2015
(Saturday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas
30 august 2015
(Sunday)
Gayathri Japam

Festivals in September 2015

1 september 2015
(Tuesday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
2 september 2015
(Wednesday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
3 september 2015
(Thursday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
4 september 2015
(Friday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Masik Karthigai
5 september 2015
(Saturday)
Krishna Janmashtami, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
6 september 2015
(Sunday)
Dahi Handi
8 september 2015
(Tuesday)
Aja Ekadashi
10 september 2015
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
11 september 2015
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri
13 september 2015
(Sunday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya, Surya Grahan
15 september 2015
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan, Samaveda Upakarma
16 september 2015
(Wednesday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
17 september 2015
(Thursday)
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2015
(Friday)
Rishi Panchami
19 september 2015
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti, Gauri Avahana
20 september 2015
(Sunday)
Gauri Puja
21 september 2015
(Monday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami, Gauri Visarjan
23 september 2015
(Wednesday)
Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2015
(Thursday)
Parsva Ekadashi, Vamana Jayanti, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
25 september 2015
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
27 september 2015
(Sunday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
28 september 2015
(Monday)
Chandra Grahan, Pratipada Shraddha
29 september 2015
(Tuesday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
30 september 2015
(Wednesday)
Maha Bharani, Tritiya Shraddha

Festivals in October 2015

1 october 2015
(Thursday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
2 october 2015
(Friday)
Panchami Shraddha, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2015
(Saturday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat
4 october 2015
(Sunday)
Saptami Shraddha, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
5 october 2015
(Monday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat
6 october 2015
(Tuesday)
Navami Shraddha
7 october 2015
(Wednesday)
Dashami Shraddha
8 october 2015
(Thursday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
9 october 2015
(Friday)
Magha Shraddha, Dwadashi Shraddha
10 october 2015
(Saturday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
11 october 2015
(Sunday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
12 october 2015
(Monday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
13 october 2015
(Tuesday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
14 october 2015
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
17 october 2015
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lalita Panchami
18 october 2015
(Sunday)
Saraswati Avahan, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Tula Sankranti
19 october 2015
(Monday)
Saraswati Puja, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
20 october 2015
(Tuesday)
Navpatrika Puja, Saraswati Balidan
21 october 2015
(Wednesday)
Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami, Saraswati Visarjan
22 october 2015
(Thursday)
Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami, Dussehra, Vijayadashami
23 october 2015
(Friday)
Durga Visarjan, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti, Papankusha Ekadashi
24 october 2015
(Saturday)
Gauna Papankusha Ekadashi, Vaishnava Papankusha Ekadashi
25 october 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
26 october 2015
(Monday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
27 october 2015
(Tuesday)
Ashwin Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
30 october 2015
(Friday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in November 2015

3 november 2015
(Tuesday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
7 november 2015
(Saturday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
8 november 2015
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
9 november 2015
(Monday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
10 november 2015
(Tuesday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Puja
11 november 2015
(Wednesday)
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kartik Amavasya
12 november 2015
(Thursday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
13 november 2015
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
14 november 2015
(Saturday)
Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2015
(Sunday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
16 november 2015
(Monday)
Labh Panchami
17 november 2015
(Tuesday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam, Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
19 november 2015
(Thursday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
20 november 2015
(Friday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
21 november 2015
(Saturday)
Kansa Vadh
22 november 2015
(Sunday)
Devutthana Ekadashi, Guruvayur Ekadashi
23 november 2015
(Monday)
Tulasi Vivah, Pradosh Vrat
24 november 2015
(Tuesday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
25 november 2015
(Wednesday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
26 november 2015
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
29 november 2015
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in December 2015

3 december 2015
(Thursday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
7 december 2015
(Monday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
8 december 2015
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
9 december 2015
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
11 december 2015
(Friday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
12 december 2015
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
15 december 2015
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
16 december 2015
(Wednesday)
Vivah Panchami, Subrahmanya Sashti, Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 2015
(Thursday)
Champa Shashthi
18 december 2015
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 december 2015
(Monday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
22 december 2015
(Tuesday)
Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2015
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada
24 december 2015
(Thursday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
25 december 2015
(Friday)
Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Merry Christmas
26 december 2015
(Saturday)
Arudra Darshan
27 december 2015
(Sunday)
Mandala Pooja
28 december 2015
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2015 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.