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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in September 2018 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in September 2018


Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in September 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 September 2018

September 1 – Hal Sashti
September 2 – Sri Krishna Jayanti in South and Western parts of India
September 3 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami in North India
September 4 – Dahi Handi and Gopala Kala
September 5 – Goga Navami
September 6 – Ekadasi Fasting
September 7 – Pradosh Fasting
September 8 – Shiv Chaturdasi, Monthly Shivratri
September 9 - Pithori Amavas
September 9 – Amavasya - No moon day
September 9 – Pola in Maharashtra
September 10 – Bhadrapad month begins in Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat
September 11 - Sam Shravani
September 12 – Haritalika Teej – Swarna Gouri Vrat
September 13 – Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat


September 14 – Rishi Panchami
September 14 – Sam Panchami
September 15– Muruga Sashti Fasting
September 16 – Mukabharan Saptami
September 16 – Bhanu Saptami
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 – 16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat begins in North India
September 18 – Radha Ashtami - Mahananda Navami
September 19 – Gauri Puja in Maharashtra
September 20 – Ekadasi Fasting
September 21 – Vaman Dwadasi
September 22 – Pradosh Vrat
September 23 – Anant Chaturdasi – Ganesh Visarjan
September 24 – Purnima Vrat
September 25 – Purnima – full moon day
September 26– Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight begins
September 26 – Ashwin month begins in calendars followed in North India
September 28 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
September 30 – Kapila Sashti