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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in January 2019 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in January 2019


Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in January 2019 – 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 – Rituals in January 2019

Hindu Vrat – Fasting - Festivals January 2019

January 1, 2019 – Ekadasi Fasting
January 2, 2019 – Saphala Ekadasi fasting (Vaishnav) in some regions
January 3, 2019 – Pradosh Vrat
January 4 – Shiv Chaturdashi (monthly Shivratri)
January 5 – Amavasya.
January 6 – Paush month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
January 12 – Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar
January 12 – Shattila Ekadasi fasting - Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar
January 13 – Bhanu Saptami
January 13 – Shakambari Navratri begins
January 14 – Lohri – Bhogi Pongal – Dhanurmasam ends - Makara Vilakku in Kerala
January 15 – Pongal – Makar Sankranti  - Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh
January 15 – Ratanti Kali Puja
January 15 – Makaram Month begins in Kerala
January 15 –Magh Bihu
January 15 – Thai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar.
January 16 – Magh Month begins in Bengali Calendar.
January 16 – Mattu Pongal.
January 16 – Samba Dashami
January 17 – Kaanum Pongal.
January 17 – Ekadasi Fasting – Putrada Ekadasi
January 18 – Pradosh Vrat
January 18 – Kurma Dwadashi
January 21 – Purnima – Shakambari Purnima
January 21 – Thaipusam
January 22 – Magh Month begins in North India
January 24 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
January 27 – Swami Vivekananda Jayanti as per Tithi,
January 27 – Bhanu Saptami , Kalashtami
January 31 – Shattila Ekadashi



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