Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in September 2011



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in September 2011 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

September 1, 2011 – Ganesh Chaturthi – Ganeshotsav
September 2 – Rishi Panchami
September 3 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
September 4 – Bhanu Saptami
September 5 – Radha Ashtami
September 5 – 16 day Mahalakhmi Vrat in North India
September 8 – Ekadasi Vrat
September 8 – Dol Gyaras
September 9 – Thiruonam in Kerala
September 9 – Pradosh Vrat
September 9 – Vaman Dwadasi
September 11 – Ananda Chaturdasi Vrat
September 11 - Ganeshotsav ends
September 11 – Purnima Vrat
September 12 – Purnima or full moon day
September 12 – Mahalsya Shradh begins with Purnima Shradh
September 13 – Pitru Paksha Shradh
September 13 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
September 13 – Ashwin month begins in traditional Hindu calendar in North India.
September 16 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
September 17 – Bishwakarma Puja
September 17 – Kanni Masam begins in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala
September 18 – Puratasi month begins in Tamil Calendars
September 19 – Aashin month begins in Bengali Calendars
September 20 – 16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat ends
September 20 – Jivitputrika – Jitiya Fasting
September 21 – Matru Navami
September 23 – Indira Ekadasi
September 25 – Pradosh Vrat
September 27 – Mahalya Shradh
September 27 – Amavasya – No moon day
September 28 – Navratri begins – Ghata Sthapana
September 28 – Ashwin month begins in Calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat
September 30 – Sindhoor Tritiya