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Kalashtami 2018 - 2019 dates - Monthly Kalashtami Vrat Dates in 2018

Kalashtami dates based on Hindu Panchang and Calendar. Kalashtami, also known as Kala Bhairav Ashtami, is observed on the eighth day after full moon or purnima in traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Kalashtami is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Below are the Kalashtami 2018 dates.

It is his Kal Bhairava form that is worshipped on the day. The most important Kalbhirav Jayanti, or Mahakaal Bhairavashtami, is observed in Margashirsha month (November - December) in traditional Hindu calendar – the day Kala Bhairav appeared on earth. Staunch Shiva devotees observe special prayers and rituals on all Kalashtamis in a year.

Please note that in some regions Kalashtami might start a day early or in some regions overlap into the next day.


Kalashtami 2018 dates based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

April 8, 2018
May 8, 2018
June 6, 2018
July 6, 2018
August 4, 2018
September 3, 2018
October 2, 2018
October 31, 2018
November 29, 2018 – Kalashtami Kalbhirav Jayanti, or Mahakaal Bhairavashtami 
December 29, 2018

Kalashtami 2019 date

January 28, 2019
February 26, 2019
March 28, 2019

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