Chaudas in 2016 – Chaudas Fasting and Puja Dates in 2016



Chaudas falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of each traditional Hindu lunar month. Below are the monthly Chaudas 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.

Chaudas Dates in 2016 (Indian Standard Time)

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