Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in May 2013

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in May 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.

May 1, 2013 – Kokila Sashti
May 6 – Varuthini Ekadasi Vrat – Ekadashi Fasting
May 7 – Pradosh Fasting
May 8 – Shiv Chaturdasi Vrat
May 9 – Amavasya No moon day
May 10 – Vaishakh month begins in calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat
May 12 – Prashuram Jayanti in some regions
May 13 – Akshaya Tritiya – Akha Teej
May 13 – Parashuram Jayanti
May 15 – Malayalam Edava Masam begins
May 15 – Tamil Vaikasi Masam begins
May 15 – Jyeshta Month begins in Bengali Calendars
May 17 – Ganga Saptami
May 19 – Sita Navami
May 21 – Mohini Ekadasi Fasting
May 22 – Pradosh Vrat
May 23 – Narasimha Jayanti
May 24 – Purnima Vrat
May 25 – Full moon day – Purnima
May 26 – Jyeshta Month begins in Calendars followed in North India
May 28 – Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat