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Hindu Festivals in September 2017 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in September 2017



Dates of important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in September 2017 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

September 2 – Ekadasi Fasting
September 3 – Vaman Dwadasi
September 3 – Pradosh Vrat
September 4 – Thiruonam in Kerala
September 5 – Anant Chaturdasi – Ganesh Visarjan
September 5 – Purnima Vrat
September 6 – Purnima – full moon day
September 6 – Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight begins
September 7 - Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in North India
September 9 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
September 10 – Bharani Shradh
September 11 - Kapila Sashti
September 13 – Kalashtami
September 13 - Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
September 13 - Jivitputrika Vrat
September 14 – Avidhava Navami
September 16 – Ekadasi Fasting
September 17 – Pradosh Vrat
September 17 – Vishwakarma Puja
September 17 – Purattasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
September 17 – Kanni Masam begins in Malayalam Calendars
September 18 - Ashwin month begins in Bengali calendars
September 18 – Monthly Shiv Chaturdasi fasting
September 19 – Mahalaya – Sarva Pitru Amavasya Shradh
September 20 – Amavasya
September 21 – Navratri begins – Ghatasthapana
September 21 – Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
September 24 – Lalitha Panchami
September 26 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja begins
September 27 – Mahasaptami
September 28 – Durga Ashtami
September 29 – Mahanavami
September 30 – Dasara, Vijaya Dasami – Vidyarambham in Kerala

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