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

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

April 2 – Ekadashi Vrat in certain regions in North India
April 2 – Pradosh Vrat – Kharmas Starts in North India
April 2 –  Varuni Parv from 8:23 AM to sunset
April 3 – Shiva Chaturdashi Vrat – Hingal Puja – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
April 5 – Snan – Daan – Amavasya –
April 6 – Ugadi – Gudi Padwa – Vikram Samvat 2076 begins – Shalivahan Shaka 1941 begins – Chaitra Navratri


April 6 – Chaitra month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
April 7 – Cheti Chand
April 8 – Saubhagya Sundari Teej Vrat – Gangaur Pooja
April 8 – Matsya Avatar
April 10 – Shri Panchami
April 11 – Sashti Fasting
April 13  – Maha Ashtami Vrat – Mahanavami – Ram Navami – Chaitra Navratri ends
April 14 – Kharmas ends
April 14 – Mesha Sankranti 4:15 PM
April 14 – Tamil New Year – Baisakhi
April 14 – Chithirai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar.
April 14 – Maha Vishuba Sankranti – Pana Sankranti
April 15 – Meda Masam begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
April 15 – Vishu (Zodiac New Year in Kerala)
April 15 - Bengali New Year – Assamese New Year
April 15 – Baisakh month begins in Bengali Calendar.
April 15 – Kamada Ekadasi Vrat
April 16 – Madan Dwadasi, Vamana Dvadasi
April 17 – Pradosh Vrat – Anang Trayodashi
April 18 – Purnima Vrat
April 19 – Hanuman Jayanti – Purnima


April 20 – Vaishakh month begins in North India
April 19 – Vaishakh Snan begins
April 22 – Sankashti Chaturthi vrat moon rise time is at 9:24 PM
April 25 – Kokila Sashti
April 27 – Kalashtami – Sheetala Ashtami in some regions
April 30 – Varuthini Ekadasi Fasting
April 30 – Vallabhacharya Jayanti