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, 2017 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2017


Festivals in January 2017

1 january 2017
(Sunday)
English New Year
2 january 2017
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 january 2017
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti
5 january 2017
(Thursday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
6 january 2017
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha
8 january 2017
(Sunday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Masik Karthigai
9 january 2017
(Monday)
Gauna Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Vaishnava Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
10 january 2017
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
11 january 2017
(Wednesday)
Arudra Darshan
12 january 2017
(Thursday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas
13 january 2017
(Friday)
Lohri
14 january 2017
(Saturday)
Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2017
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth, Magh Bihu
19 january 2017
(Thursday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
23 january 2017
(Monday)
Shattila Ekadashi, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
25 january 2017
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
26 january 2017
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri, Republic Day
27 january 2017
(Friday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
28 january 2017
(Saturday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
29 january 2017
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
31 january 2017
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti

Festivals in February 2017

1 february 2017
(Wednesday)
Vasant Panchami
2 february 2017
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
3 february 2017
(Friday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
4 february 2017
(Saturday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami
5 february 2017
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
6 february 2017
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
7 february 2017
(Tuesday)
Jaya Ekadashi
8 february 2017
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
10 february 2017
(Friday)
Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Thai Pusam
12 february 2017
(Sunday)
Kumbha Sankranti
14 february 2017
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
17 february 2017
(Friday)
Yashoda Jayanti
18 february 2017
(Saturday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
19 february 2017
(Sunday)
Janaki Jayanti
22 february 2017
(Wednesday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
24 february 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Maha Shivaratri
26 february 2017
(Sunday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Surya Grahan
27 february 2017
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
28 february 2017
(Tuesday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti

Festivals in March 2017

2 march 2017
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
3 march 2017
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
4 march 2017
(Saturday)
Masik Karthigai
5 march 2017
(Sunday)
Masik Durgashtami, Rohini Vrat
8 march 2017
(Wednesday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
10 march 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
11 march 2017
(Saturday)
Masi Magam
12 march 2017
(Sunday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Attukal Pongala
13 march 2017
(Monday)
Holi
14 march 2017
(Tuesday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya, Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2017
(Wednesday)
Shivaji Jayanti
16 march 2017
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
17 march 2017
(Friday)
Ranga Panchami
19 march 2017
(Sunday)
Sheetala Saptami
20 march 2017
(Monday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami, Vernal Equinox
24 march 2017
(Friday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
25 march 2017
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
26 march 2017
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
28 march 2017
(Tuesday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
29 march 2017
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti
30 march 2017
(Thursday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
31 march 2017
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi

Festivals in April 2017

1 april 2017
(Saturday)
Lakshmi Panchami, Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
2 april 2017
(Sunday)
Yamuna Chhath
4 april 2017
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
5 april 2017
(Wednesday)
Rama Navami
7 april 2017
(Friday)
Kamada Ekadashi
8 april 2017
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
9 april 2017
(Sunday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti, Panguni Uthiram
10 april 2017
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas
11 april 2017
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima
14 april 2017
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Vishu Kani, Ambedkar Jayanti, Good Friday
15 april 2017
(Saturday)
Pohela Boishakh
16 april 2017
(Sunday)
Easter
19 april 2017
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
22 april 2017
(Saturday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
23 april 2017
(Sunday)
Vaishnava Varuthini Ekadashi
24 april 2017
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
26 april 2017
(Wednesday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
27 april 2017
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
28 april 2017
(Friday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya
29 april 2017
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
30 april 2017
(Sunday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti

Festivals in May 2017

1 may 2017
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
2 may 2017
(Tuesday)
Ganga Saptami
3 may 2017
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
4 may 2017
(Thursday)
Sita Navami
5 may 2017
(Friday)
Thrissur Pooram
6 may 2017
(Saturday)
Mohini Ekadashi
7 may 2017
(Sunday)
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
8 may 2017
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
9 may 2017
(Tuesday)
Narasimha Jayanti, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2017
(Wednesday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
11 may 2017
(Thursday)
Narada Jayanti
14 may 2017
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Vrishabha Sankranti
18 may 2017
(Thursday)
Kalashtami
21 may 2017
(Sunday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
22 may 2017
(Monday)
Apara Ekadashi
23 may 2017
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
24 may 2017
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
25 may 2017
(Thursday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat
26 may 2017
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
27 may 2017
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
28 may 2017
(Sunday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
29 may 2017
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
30 may 2017
(Tuesday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in June 2017

2 june 2017
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
3 june 2017
(Saturday)
Mahesh Navami, Ganga Dussehra
5 june 2017
(Monday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
6 june 2017
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 june 2017
(Wednesday)
Vaikasi Visakam
8 june 2017
(Thursday)
Vat Purnima Vrat
9 june 2017
(Friday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti
13 june 2017
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
15 june 2017
(Thursday)
Mithuna Sankranti
17 june 2017
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
20 june 2017
(Tuesday)
Yogini Ekadashi
21 june 2017
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Longest Day of Year
22 june 2017
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
23 june 2017
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
24 june 2017
(Saturday)
Ashadha Amavasya, Gupta Navratri Begins
25 june 2017
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra
27 june 2017
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
28 june 2017
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti

Festivals in July 2017

1 july 2017
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
4 july 2017
(Tuesday)
Devshayani Ekadashi
5 july 2017
(Wednesday)
Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
6 july 2017
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
8 july 2017
(Saturday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas
9 july 2017
(Sunday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat
10 july 2017
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
11 july 2017
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
12 july 2017
(Wednesday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Sankashti Chaturthi
16 july 2017
(Sunday)
Kalashtami, Karka Sankranti
17 july 2017
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
18 july 2017
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
19 july 2017
(Wednesday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
20 july 2017
(Thursday)
Gauna Kamika Ekadashi, Vaishnava Kamika Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
21 july 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Sawan Shivaratri
23 july 2017
(Sunday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Aadi Amavasai
24 july 2017
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan, Shravan Somwar Vrat
25 july 2017
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
26 july 2017
(Wednesday)
Hariyali Teej, Vinayaka Chaturthi
27 july 2017
(Thursday)
Nag Panchami
28 july 2017
(Friday)
Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti, Rigveda Upakarma, Yajurveda Upakarma
29 july 2017
(Saturday)
Gayathri Japam
30 july 2017
(Sunday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
31 july 2017
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shravan Somwar Vrat

Festivals in August 2017

1 august 2017
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
2 august 2017
(Wednesday)
Aadi Perukku
3 august 2017
(Thursday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
4 august 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Varalakshmi Vrat
7 august 2017
(Monday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas, Shravan Somwar Vrat
10 august 2017
(Thursday)
Kajari Teej
11 august 2017
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
12 august 2017
(Saturday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
13 august 2017
(Sunday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
14 august 2017
(Monday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami
15 august 2017
(Tuesday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Masik Karthigai, Independence Day
16 august 2017
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
17 august 2017
(Thursday)
Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2017
(Friday)
Aja Ekadashi
19 august 2017
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
20 august 2017
(Sunday)
Masik Shivaratri
21 august 2017
(Monday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Surya Grahan
23 august 2017
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
24 august 2017
(Thursday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
25 august 2017
(Friday)
Samaveda Upakarma, Ganesh Chaturthi
26 august 2017
(Saturday)
Rishi Panchami
27 august 2017
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
29 august 2017
(Tuesday)
Gauri Avahana, Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Durva Ashtami
30 august 2017
(Wednesday)
Gauri Puja
31 august 2017
(Thursday)
Gauri Visarjan

Festivals in September 2017

2 september 2017
(Saturday)
Parsva Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
3 september 2017
(Sunday)
Vamana Jayanti, Pradosh Vrat
4 september 2017
(Monday)
Onam
5 september 2017
(Tuesday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
6 september 2017
(Wednesday)
Pratipada Shraddha
7 september 2017
(Thursday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
8 september 2017
(Friday)
Tritiya Shraddha
9 september 2017
(Saturday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
10 september 2017
(Sunday)
Maha Bharani, Panchami Shraddha
11 september 2017
(Monday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Masik Karthigai
12 september 2017
(Tuesday)
Saptami Shraddha, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Rohini Vrat
13 september 2017
(Wednesday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini
14 september 2017
(Thursday)
Navami Shraddha
15 september 2017
(Friday)
Dashami Shraddha
16 september 2017
(Saturday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
17 september 2017
(Sunday)
Dwadashi Shraddha, Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2017
(Monday)
Magha Shraddha, Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
19 september 2017
(Tuesday)
Sarva Pitru Amavasya
20 september 2017
(Wednesday)
Ashwin Amavasya
21 september 2017
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
23 september 2017
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2017
(Sunday)
Lalita Panchami
25 september 2017
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
26 september 2017
(Tuesday)
Bilva Nimantran, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
27 september 2017
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Avahan, Navpatrika Puja
28 september 2017
(Thursday)
Saraswati Puja, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja
29 september 2017
(Friday)
Maha Navami, Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
30 september 2017
(Saturday)
Saraswati Balidan, Saraswati Visarjan, Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti

Festivals in October 2017

1 october 2017
(Sunday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
2 october 2017
(Monday)
Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2017
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
5 october 2017
(Thursday)
Ashwin Purnima, Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
8 october 2017
(Sunday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Masik Karthigai
10 october 2017
(Tuesday)
Rohini Vrat
12 october 2017
(Thursday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
15 october 2017
(Sunday)
Rama Ekadashi
16 october 2017
(Monday)
Govatsa Dwadashi
17 october 2017
(Tuesday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2017
(Wednesday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
19 october 2017
(Thursday)
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja, Kartik Amavasya
20 october 2017
(Friday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
21 october 2017
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
23 october 2017
(Monday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
25 october 2017
(Wednesday)
Labh Panchami, Soora Samharam
26 october 2017
(Thursday)
Chhath Puja
28 october 2017
(Saturday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami
29 october 2017
(Sunday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
30 october 2017
(Monday)
Kansa Vadh
31 october 2017
(Tuesday)
Devutthana Ekadashi

Festivals in November 2017

1 november 2017
(Wednesday)
Tulasi Vivah, Pradosh Vrat
2 november 2017
(Thursday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
3 november 2017
(Friday)
Dev Diwali
4 november 2017
(Saturday)
Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
5 november 2017
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
6 november 2017
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
7 november 2017
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
10 november 2017
(Friday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
14 november 2017
(Tuesday)
Utpanna Ekadashi, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2017
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat
16 november 2017
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri, Vrischika Sankranti, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2017
(Saturday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
19 november 2017
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
22 november 2017
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 november 2017
(Thursday)
Vivah Panchami
24 november 2017
(Friday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
27 november 2017
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
30 november 2017
(Thursday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Guruvayur Ekadashi

Festivals in December 2017

1 december 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada
2 december 2017
(Saturday)
Karthigai Deepam
3 december 2017
(Sunday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
6 december 2017
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
10 december 2017
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
13 december 2017
(Wednesday)
Saphala Ekadashi
15 december 2017
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
16 december 2017
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri, Dhanu Sankranti
18 december 2017
(Monday)
Paush Amavasya, Somvati Amavas, Hanumath Jayanthi
19 december 2017
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
21 december 2017
(Thursday)
Shortest Day of Year
22 december 2017
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
24 december 2017
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
25 december 2017
(Monday)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Merry Christmas
26 december 2017
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami, Shakambhari Utsavarambha, Mandala Pooja
29 december 2017
(Friday)
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi, Tailang Swami Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
30 december 2017
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
31 december 2017
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2017 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.