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Hindu Festivals in July 2018 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in July 2018


Dates of important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in July 2018 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

Hindu Vrat – Fasting - Festivals July 2018

July 1 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
July 5 – Sant Tukaram Palkhi begins from Dehu (Pandarpur Yatra)
July 6 – Sant Jnaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi begins from Alandi (Pandarpur Yatra)
July 6 – Kalashtami
July 9 – Yogini Ekadasi
July 10 – Pradosh Fasting
July 11 – Monthly Shivratri fasting
July 13 – Amavasya
July 13 – Ashada month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
July 14 – Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra
July 18 – Hera Panchami
July 18 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
July 17 – Karkidaka Masam begins in Kerala (Ramayana Masam)
July 17 – Aadi Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
July 18 – Shraban month begins in Bengali Calendars
July 19 – Vivaswat Saptami
July 20 – Durga Ashtami
July 20 - Kharchi Puja in Tripura
July 21 – Dakshinayana begins
July 23 – Ekadasi Fasting – Devasayani Ekadasi
July 23 – Ashadi Ekadasi
July 23 – Pandarpur Yatra ends
July 23 – Gauri Vrat begins in Gujarat
July 24 – Chaturmaas Begins
July 25 – Pradosh
July 25 - Jayaparvati vrat begins in Gujarat
July 27 – Purnima Fasting
July 27 – Guru Purnima
July 27 – Gauri Vrat ends in Gujarat
July 29 – Jayaparvati Jagran
July 28 – Shravan month begins in North India
July 30 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 31 – Mangala Gauri Vrat in North India
July 31 – Sankashti Chaturthi Fasting