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, 2018 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2018


Festivals in January 2018

1 january 2018
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas, English New Year
2 january 2018
(Tuesday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Arudra Darshan
5 january 2018
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
8 january 2018
(Monday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti, Kalashtami
12 january 2018
(Friday)
Shattila Ekadashi
13 january 2018
(Saturday)
Lohri
14 january 2018
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2018
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri, Magh Bihu
16 january 2018
(Tuesday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
18 january 2018
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
21 january 2018
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
22 january 2018
(Monday)
Vasant Panchami, Skanda Sashti
23 january 2018
(Tuesday)
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2018
(Wednesday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
25 january 2018
(Thursday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami
26 january 2018
(Friday)
Republic Day
27 january 2018
(Saturday)
Jaya Ekadashi, Rohini Vrat
28 january 2018
(Sunday)
Gauna Jaya Ekadashi, Vaishnava Jaya Ekadashi
29 january 2018
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
31 january 2018
(Wednesday)
Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Thai Pusam

Festivals in February 2018

3 february 2018
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
6 february 2018
(Tuesday)
Yashoda Jayanti
7 february 2018
(Wednesday)
Shabari Jayanti, Kalashtami
8 february 2018
(Thursday)
Janaki Jayanti
11 february 2018
(Sunday)
Vijaya Ekadashi
13 february 2018
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Maha Shivaratri, Kumbha Sankranti
15 february 2018
(Thursday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Surya Grahan
17 february 2018
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan, Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
19 february 2018
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 february 2018
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
23 february 2018
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 february 2018
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
26 february 2018
(Monday)
Amalaki Ekadashi
27 february 2018
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat

Festivals in March 2018

1 march 2018
(Thursday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Masi Magam
2 march 2018
(Friday)
Holi, Attukal Pongala
3 march 2018
(Saturday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
4 march 2018
(Sunday)
Shivaji Jayanti
5 march 2018
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
6 march 2018
(Tuesday)
Ranga Panchami
8 march 2018
(Thursday)
Sheetala Saptami
9 march 2018
(Friday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
13 march 2018
(Tuesday)
Papmochani Ekadashi
14 march 2018
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Meena Sankranti, Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2018
(Thursday)
Masik Shivaratri
17 march 2018
(Saturday)
Chaitra Amavasya
18 march 2018
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
19 march 2018
(Monday)
Jhulelal Jayanti
20 march 2018
(Tuesday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti, Vernal Equinox
21 march 2018
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Lakshmi Panchami
22 march 2018
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
23 march 2018
(Friday)
Yamuna Chhath, Rohini Vrat
24 march 2018
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 march 2018
(Sunday)
Rama Navami
27 march 2018
(Tuesday)
Kamada Ekadashi
29 march 2018
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Mahavir Swami Jayanti
30 march 2018
(Friday)
Good Friday
31 march 2018
(Saturday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Panguni Uthiram

Festivals in April 2018

1 april 2018
(Sunday)
Easter
3 april 2018
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
8 april 2018
(Sunday)
Kalashtami
12 april 2018
(Thursday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
13 april 2018
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
14 april 2018
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri, Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2018
(Sunday)
Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
16 april 2018
(Monday)
Vaishakha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas
17 april 2018
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
18 april 2018
(Wednesday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, Masik Karthigai
19 april 2018
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
20 april 2018
(Friday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
21 april 2018
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
22 april 2018
(Sunday)
Ganga Saptami
23 april 2018
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 april 2018
(Tuesday)
Sita Navami
26 april 2018
(Thursday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram
27 april 2018
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
28 april 2018
(Saturday)
Narasimha Jayanti
29 april 2018
(Sunday)
Kurma Jayanti, Purnima Upavas
30 april 2018
(Monday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima, Chitra Pournami

Festivals in May 2018

1 may 2018
(Tuesday)
Narada Jayanti
3 may 2018
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 may 2018
(Monday)
Kalashtami, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
9 may 2018
(Wednesday)
Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
10 may 2018
(Thursday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
11 may 2018
(Friday)
Apara Ekadashi
13 may 2018
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
15 may 2018
(Tuesday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Vrishabha Sankranti, Masik Karthigai
16 may 2018
(Wednesday)
Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan
17 may 2018
(Thursday)
Rohini Vrat
18 may 2018
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
20 may 2018
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
22 may 2018
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
24 may 2018
(Thursday)
Ganga Dussehra
25 may 2018
(Friday)
Padmini Ekadashi
26 may 2018
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
28 may 2018
(Monday)
Vaikasi Visakam
29 may 2018
(Tuesday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Purnima Upavas

Festivals in June 2018

2 june 2018
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
6 june 2018
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
10 june 2018
(Sunday)
Parama Ekadashi
11 june 2018
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
12 june 2018
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
13 june 2018
(Wednesday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Rohini Vrat
15 june 2018
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Mithuna Sankranti
16 june 2018
(Saturday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
17 june 2018
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
18 june 2018
(Monday)
Skanda Sashti
20 june 2018
(Wednesday)
Masik Durgashtami
21 june 2018
(Thursday)
Mahesh Navami, Longest Day of Year
23 june 2018
(Saturday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
25 june 2018
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
27 june 2018
(Wednesday)
Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas
28 june 2018
(Thursday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Kabirdas Jayanti

Festivals in August 2018

3 august 2018
(Friday)
Aadi Perukku
4 august 2018
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
5 august 2018
(Sunday)
Masik Karthigai
6 august 2018
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
7 august 2018
(Tuesday)
Kamika Ekadashi, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North, Rohini Vrat
8 august 2018
(Wednesday)
Gauna Kamika Ekadashi, Vaishnava Kamika Ekadashi
9 august 2018
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Sawan Shivaratri
11 august 2018
(Saturday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Aadi Amavasai
12 august 2018
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan
13 august 2018
(Monday)
Hariyali Teej, Shravan Somwar Vrat
14 august 2018
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Mangala Gauri Vrat
15 august 2018
(Wednesday)
Nag Panchami, Independence Day
16 august 2018
(Thursday)
Kalki Jayanti, Skanda Sashti
17 august 2018
(Friday)
Tulsidas Jayanti, Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2018
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
20 august 2018
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat
21 august 2018
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat
22 august 2018
(Wednesday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
23 august 2018
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
24 august 2018
(Friday)
Varalakshmi Vrat, Onam
25 august 2018
(Saturday)
Rigveda Upakarma
26 august 2018
(Sunday)
Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sanskrit Diwas
27 august 2018
(Monday)
Gayathri Japam
29 august 2018
(Wednesday)
Kajari Teej
30 august 2018
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat
31 august 2018
(Friday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat

Festivals in September 2018

1 september 2018
(Saturday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
2 september 2018
(Sunday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Janmashtami *Smarta, Kalashtami, Masik Karthigai, Ashtami Rohini
3 september 2018
(Monday)
Janmashtami *ISKCON, Dahi Handi, Rohini Vrat
6 september 2018
(Thursday)
Aja Ekadashi
7 september 2018
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
8 september 2018
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri
9 september 2018
(Sunday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
10 september 2018
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
11 september 2018
(Tuesday)
Samaveda Upakarma
12 september 2018
(Wednesday)
Varaha Jayanti, Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba
13 september 2018
(Thursday)
Ganesh Chaturthi
14 september 2018
(Friday)
Rishi Panchami, Skanda Sashti
15 september 2018
(Saturday)
Gauri Avahana
16 september 2018
(Sunday)
Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja
17 september 2018
(Monday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Gauri Visarjan, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
20 september 2018
(Thursday)
Parsva Ekadashi
21 september 2018
(Friday)
Vamana Jayanti
22 september 2018
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
23 september 2018
(Sunday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2018
(Monday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
25 september 2018
(Tuesday)
Pratipada Shraddha
26 september 2018
(Wednesday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
27 september 2018
(Thursday)
Tritiya Shraddha
28 september 2018
(Friday)
Maha Bharani, Chaturthi Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
29 september 2018
(Saturday)
Panchami Shraddha
30 september 2018
(Sunday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in October 2018

1 october 2018
(Monday)
Saptami Shraddha
2 october 2018
(Tuesday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2018
(Wednesday)
Navami Shraddha
4 october 2018
(Thursday)
Dashami Shraddha
5 october 2018
(Friday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
6 october 2018
(Saturday)
Magha Shraddha, Dwadashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
7 october 2018
(Sunday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Chaturdashi Shraddha, Masik Shivaratri
8 october 2018
(Monday)
Sarva Pitru Amavasya
9 october 2018
(Tuesday)
Ashwin Amavasya
10 october 2018
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
12 october 2018
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
13 october 2018
(Saturday)
Lalita Panchami
14 october 2018
(Sunday)
Saraswati Avahan, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti
15 october 2018
(Monday)
Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
16 october 2018
(Tuesday)
Saraswati Puja, Navpatrika Puja
17 october 2018
(Wednesday)
Saraswati Balidan, Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami, Saraswati Visarjan, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2018
(Thursday)
Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami
19 october 2018
(Friday)
Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami, Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
20 october 2018
(Saturday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
22 october 2018
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 october 2018
(Tuesday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
24 october 2018
(Wednesday)
Ashwin Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
27 october 2018
(Saturday)
Atla Tadde, Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi
28 october 2018
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
31 october 2018
(Wednesday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami

Festivals in November 2018

3 november 2018
(Saturday)
Rama Ekadashi
4 november 2018
(Sunday)
Vaishnava Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
5 november 2018
(Monday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat, Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
6 november 2018
(Tuesday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Kali Puja
7 november 2018
(Wednesday)
Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kartik Amavasya
8 november 2018
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan, Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
9 november 2018
(Friday)
Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
11 november 2018
(Sunday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
12 november 2018
(Monday)
Labh Panchami
13 november 2018
(Tuesday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
14 november 2018
(Wednesday)
Nehru Jayanti
16 november 2018
(Friday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 2018
(Saturday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2018
(Sunday)
Kansa Vadh
19 november 2018
(Monday)
Devutthana Ekadashi, Guruvayur Ekadashi
20 november 2018
(Tuesday)
Tulasi Vivah, Pradosh Vrat
21 november 2018
(Wednesday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
22 november 2018
(Thursday)
Dev Diwali, Purnima Upavas
23 november 2018
(Friday)
Kartik Purnima, Guru Nanak Jayanti
24 november 2018
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
26 november 2018
(Monday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
29 november 2018
(Thursday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti

Festivals in December 2018

3 december 2018
(Monday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
4 december 2018
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
5 december 2018
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
7 december 2018
(Friday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
8 december 2018
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
11 december 2018
(Tuesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
12 december 2018
(Wednesday)
Vivah Panchami
13 december 2018
(Thursday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
15 december 2018
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
16 december 2018
(Sunday)
Dhanu Sankranti
18 december 2018
(Tuesday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti
19 december 2018
(Wednesday)
Gauna Mokshada Ekadashi, Vaishnava Mokshada Ekadashi
20 december 2018
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Masik Karthigai
21 december 2018
(Friday)
Rohini Vrat
22 december 2018
(Saturday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2018
(Sunday)
Arudra Darshan
25 december 2018
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Merry Christmas
27 december 2018
(Thursday)
Mandala Pooja
29 december 2018
(Saturday)
Kalashtami

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2018 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.