Hindu Festivals in April 2016 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in April 2016



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in April 2016 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

April 3 – Ekadasi Fasting
April 5 – Pradosh Vrat
April 5 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
April 5 – Maa Hinglaj Puja
April 7 – Amavasi – No Moon Day
April 8 – Chaitra Month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
April 8 – Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
April 8 – Gudhi Padwa in Maharashtra
April 8 – Sansar Padwa in Goa
April 8 – Chaitra Shukladi – Vikram Samvat 2073 begins in North Indian Calendars
April 8 – Chaitra Navratri begins
April 9 – Cheti Chand
April 10 – Saubhagya Sundari Teej Vrat
April 10 – Gangaur Pooja
April 12 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
April 14 – Vishu in Kerala
April 14 – Meda Masam begins in Malayalam Calendar
April 14 – Chithirai 1 – Tamil New Year
April 14 – Chithirai Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
April 14 – Poila Baishakh – Bengali New Year
April 14 – Baishakh month begins in Bengali Calendars
April 14 – Bihu – Assamese New Year
April 14 – Vasant Navratri Durga Ashtami Puja
April 14 – Ashokashtami
April 15 – Chaitra Navratri Mahanavami
April 15 – Sriramnavami
April 17 – Ekadasi Fasting
April 19 – Pradosh Fasting
April 22 – Purnima Vrat or fasting
April 22 – Purnima – Full moon day
April 23 – Vaishakh Month begins in North India
April 25 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
April 28 – Kokila Sashti
April 29 – Kalashtami
April 30 – Sheetala Ashtami in some regions

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