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

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

November 1 – Radha Ashtami
November 3 – Rama Ekadasi Vrat
November 3 – Rambha Ekadasi Vrat Smarta
November 4 – Ekadasi Vrat Vaishnav (most people fast on this day)
November 4 – Guru Dwadashi, Vasubaras, Govatsa Dwadashi
November 5 – Som Pradosh Vrat
November 5 – Dhanvantari Jayanti
November 5 – Dhanteras
November 5 – Yama Deepdan
November 6 – Narak Chaturdashi
November 6 – Roop Chaudas
November 6 – Hanuman Jayanti, Kali Chaudas
November 6 – Narak Chaturdashi – Diwali in South India
November 6 – Kali Puja

Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in November 2018

November 7 – Diwali
November 7– Lakshmi Puja
November 8 – Annakut
November 8 – Hindu New Year Vikram Samvat 2075 begins in Gujarati Calendar.
November 8 – Kartik Month begins in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada Calendar
November 8 – Muruga Kanda Shasti Fast Begins
November 9 – Bhai Dooj
November 13 – Kanda Sashti Soorasamharam
November 13 – Sashti Fasting
November 13 – Chhath Puja
November 16 – Gopashtami
November 17 – Akshaya Navami – Kushmanda Navami – Amla Navami
November 17 – Vrischika Masam begins in Malayalam Calendar
November 17 – Karthigai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar
November 17 – Sabarimala Temple in Kerala opens for 2-month darshan
November 18 – Agrahan month begins in Bengali Calendars
November 19 – Prabodhini Ekadasi
November 20 – Chatur Maas Ends
November 20 – Pradosh Vrat
November 20 – Tulsi Vivah
November 22 – Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
November 22 – Dev Diwali
November 22 – Tripurari Purnima
November 23 – Purnima or full moon day
November 23 – Karthigai Deepam in Tamil Culture
November 24 – Margashirsh Month/Aghan Month begins in North India calendars
November 26 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Angarak Yog as it is Tuesday
November 29 – Kal Bhairav Ashtami in Western parts of India
November 30 – Kal Bhairav Ashtami in North India