Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in November 2009



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

November 2nd – Purnima – Kartik Poornima – Full moon day

November 2nd – Dev Diwali

November 2nd – Tulsi Vivah ends

November 3rd – Margasheersh month begins in North Indian calendar

November 5th – Sankashti Chaturthi

November 9th – Kalbhairav Jayanti (Kal Bhairav Ashtami). In some calendars it is marked on November 10th.

November 12th – Uttpatti Ekadasi Smarta (For Vaishnava Sect it is on November 13th)

November 14th – Shani Pradosh

November 15th – Two Mandalam Season begins at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple

November 16th – Somavati Amavasya – No moon day

November 16th – Vrischikam Month begins as per Malayalam Calendar

November 17th – Margasheersh month begins in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

November 17th – Karthigai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar

November 17th – Agrahan month begins in Bengali Calendar

November 22nd – Muruga Sashti Fasting

November 28th – Moksha Ekdasi

November 28th – Gita Jayanti

November 29th – Pradosh