Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in April 2009

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in 2009 April – based on major Hindu calendars used in India.

April 1st – Shasti Vratam

April 3rd – Ram Navami

April 3rd – Chaitra Navratri ends

April 3rd – Swami Narayan Jayanti

April 5th – Ekadashi - Kamda Ekadasi

April 7th – Pradosh

April 8th – Panguni Uththiram

April 9th – Chaitra Purnima – full moon day

April 9th – Hanuman Jayanti

April 12th – Ganesh Sankashta Chaturhi

April 14th – Puthatndu – Tamil New Year

April 14th – Vishu in Kerala

April 14th – Tamil Month Chithirai begins

April 14th – Maha Vishuba Sankranti in Orissa

April 15th – Bahag Bihu Assam

April 15th – Bengal New Year – Naba Barsha

April 21st – Varuthini Ekadasi

April 22nd – Pradosh

April 25th – Amavasi (No moon) – starts on 24th in some regional calendars.

April 26th – Vaishakh month begins in Gujarat and Maharashtra

April 27th – Akshaya Trutiya

April 28th – Basava Jayanthi

April 29th – Shankracharya Jayanti

April 29th – Ramanujacharya Jayanti

April 30th – Shasti Vratam