Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in June 2008

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in 2008 June - based on major Hindu calendars in India.

1st June – Pradosham or Pradosh Vrat

3rd June – Orissa Savitri Utshav or Savitri Brata

3rd June – Amavasi (New Moon)

3rd June – Vat Savitri Pooja based on Amavasi Paksha

3rd June – Shani Jayanthi

4th June – Hindi month Jyeshtha begins

7th June – Shaturthi or Chaturthi

8th June – Shitala Sasthi in Orissa

9th June – Shasti

11th June – Jammu and Kashmir Khir Bhawani Mela 2008

13th June – Ganga Dashami

14th June – Ekadasi – Bhim or Nirjala Ekadashi

14th June – Gayatri Jayanti

15th June – Tamil Month Aani begins

15th June – Malaylam Month Mithunam begins

15th June – Pradosham or Pradosh Vrat

15th June – Orissa Raja Sankranthi 2008

16th June – Bengali Month Aashar begins

16th June – Vat Savitri Vrat Begins

18th June – Vat Savitri Poornima and Pooja

18th June – Purnima or Pournami (Full Moon)

18th June – Birthday of Sri Jagannath in Puri, Orissa – Snana Purnima

18th June – Sant Kabir Das Jayanthi

22nd June – Sankashti Chaturthi

29th June – Ekadasi – Yogini Ekadashi

30th June – Pradosham or Pradosh Vrat