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

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in March 2019 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).



March 1 – Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti
March 2 – Ekadashi Fasting – Vijaya Ekadasi
March 3 – Pradosh Vrat
March 4 – Maha Shivratri – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat
March 6 – Snan Daan Amavasya – New moon day
March 8 – Phulera Dooj – Ramakrishna Jayanti
March 12 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
March 14 – Holashtak Begins
March 14 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting
March 14 – Karadaiyan Nombu in Tamil Nadu
March 15 – Panguni Masam begins in Tamil Nadu
March 15 – Meena Masam begins in Kerala
March 15 – Kharmas begins in North India
March 16 – Chaitra month begins in Bengal
March 16 – Lathmar Holi
March 17 – Ekadasi Fasting – Amalaki
March 18 – Pradosh Vrat
March 20 – Holika Dahan, Holashtak ends, Purnima Vrat
March 21 – Holi play with colors – Purnima – full moon day


March 21 – Panguni Uthiram 
March 21 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
March 22 – Chitragupta Puja – Bhai Dooj in Madhya Pradesh
March 22 – Tukaram Beej
March 22 – Saka Era begins as per official Government of India calendar
March 24 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
March 25 – Rang Panchami
March 27 – Sheetala Saptami
March 28 – Sheetala Ashtami Vrat – Basora
March 28 – Kalashtami



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