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



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

November 2 –Bhai Dooj, Yam Dwitiya
November 2 – Chitragupta Puja
November 6 – Skanda Sashti
November 6 – Sashti Fasting
November 6 – Dala Chath Evening Argh
November 7 – Chath Morning Argh
November 7 – Jalram Jayanti
November 8 – Gopashtami
November 9 – Akshaya Navami – Khushmanda Navami
November 11 – Akshaya Navami – Khushmanda Navami
November 11 – Prabodini Ekadasi Vrat
November 11 – Chatur Masa Vrat ends
November 11 – Tulsi Vivah begins
November 11 – Pandarpur Kartik Mela
November 12 – Pradosh Vrat
November 13 – Vaikunta Chaturdasi
November 14 – Purnima or full moon day
November 14 – Dev Diwali
November 14 – Tripurari Purnima
November 14 – Margashirsh month begins in North Indian calendars
November 14 – Tulsi Vivah ends
November 14 – Panchuka Begins in Orissa
November 14 – Bhishma Panchak Vrat Starts
November 14 – Manabasa Gurubar Pujas in Orissa
November 17 – Sabarimala Mandakala Kalam Begins – Temple opens for 2-month pujas and rituals
November 17 – Karthigai Month begins in Tamil Nadu
November 17 – Vrischika Masam begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
November 17 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
November 18 – Agrahan month begins in Bengali calendar
November 21 – Kalbhairav Ashtami
November 25 – Utpatti Ekadasi
November 26 – Shani Pradosh
November 29 – Amavasya
November 30 – Maragshirsh month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Goa.