Shiva Chaturdasi Dates in 2016 – Shiv Chaturdashi Fasting Dates in 2016



Shiva Chaturdasi falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of each traditional Hindu lunar month. Below are the monthly Shiva Chaturdasi fasting dates in 2016. ‘Krishna Paksha’ is the dark fortnight of a lunar month. It is the 14th day after full moon (Purnima) or more easy calculation one or one day before Amavasi. Shiva devotees observe the day with vrat, special prayers and pujas. Some devotees also keep vigil all night as in Mahashivratri.

Shiva Chaturdasi Dates in 2016 (Indian Standard Time)

January 8, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
February 7, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat (Feb 6 in western parts of India)
March 7, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat - Mahashivratri
April 5, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
May 5, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
June 3, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
July 2, 2016  – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
August 1, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat (Shravan Shivratri in North India).
August 30, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
September 29, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
October 28, 2016 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
November 27, 2016  – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
December 27, 2016  – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat