Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in September 2009



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in September 2009 – based on major Hindu calendars used in India. The festivals and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time.

September 1st – Pradosh Puja

September 1st – Vaman Jayanti

September 2nd – Onam – Thiruonam in Kerala

September 3rd – Anant Chaturdasi Vrat

September 4th – Pitru Paksha Shradh Begins

September 4th – Purnima (full moon)

September 5th – Ashwin month begins in North Indian calendar

September 8th – Angarak Sankasti Chaturti Vrat

September 15th – Indira Ekadasi - Ekadashi

September 16th – Pradosh Vrat

September 17th – Vishwakarma Puja

September 17th – Tamil month Puratasi begins

September 17th – Kanni Masaam begins in Malayalam calendar

September 18th – Amavasi (No moon day)

September 18th – Aashin Month begins in Bengali Calendar

September 18th – Mahalaya Shradh

September 18th – Pitru Paksha Shradh ends

September 19th – Sharad Navarati Begins

September 19th – Ashwin Month begins in Maharashtra and Gujarat

September 24th – Durga Puja Sashti

September 24th - Muruga Shasti fasting

September 25th – Maha Saptami

September 26th – Maha Ashtami

September 27th – Navratri ends

September 28th – Vijayadasami

September 30th – Pashankusha Ekadasi