January 2013 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in January 2013



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in January 2013 – 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.

January 1, 2013 – Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – Chandrodaya or Moonrise is at 9:40 PM
January 5, 2013 – Kalashtami
January 8 – Saphala Ekadasi Fasting
January 9 – Pradosh Vrat
January 10 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
January 11 – Amavasya – No moon day
January 11 – Hanuman Jayanti in Tamil Nadu
January 12 – Paush month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
January 12 – Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
January 13 – Bhogi
January 13 – Dhanu Masam ends
January 14 – Makar Sankranti
January 14 – Pongal
January 14 – Makaram Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
January 14 – Thai Pongal in Tamil Calendar
January 15 – Mattu Pongal
January 15 – Magh Month begins in Bengali calendar
January 19 – Durga Ashtami monthly fasting
January 19 – Shakambhari Navratri begins
January 19 – Banashankari festival / Bandashtami
January 22 – Putrada Ekadasi Fasting
January 24 – Pradosh Vrat
January 26 – Purnima Vrat
January 26 – Purnima – Full moon day
January 26 – Shakambhari Purnima
January 26 – Shakambhari Navratri ends
January 28 – Magh month begins in North India calendar
January 30 – Ganesh Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat Chandrodaya or Moonrise is at 9:21 PM

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