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Hindu Festivals 2020 - Hindu Festival Calendar in 2020

This is a list of important festival dates in Hinduism in 2020 based on various regional Hindu calendars. The same festival might be rarely celebrated a day earlier or later in different parts of India.

Hindu Festivals 2020 based on Hindu traditional calendar - India Standard Time.

January 2020 Hindu Festivals

Lohri - January 14
Makar Sankranti – 15th January, 2020
Pongal – 15th January
Sankranti – 15th January
Magh Bihu - January 15
Vasant Panchami - January 29

February 2020

Ratha Saptami - February 1
Bhishma Ashtami - February 2
Thaipusam – February 8
Maha Shivratri – February 21

March 2020

Holika Dahan – March 9
Dhulandi Holi  - March 10, 2020
Basoda / Sheetla Ashtami - March 16
Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh) – March 25
Gudi Padva – March 25
Chaitra Navratri Begins - March 25
Hindi New Year - March 25
Cheti Chand – March 26
Gangaur - Gauri Teej – March 27 

April 2020

Ram Navami – April 2, 2020
Hanuman Jayanti - April 8
Chithirai 1 (Tamil New Year) – 14th April
Vishu (Kerala) – 14th April, 2020
New Year in Bengal and Assam – 15th April
Akshaya Tritiya – April 26
Ganga Saptami – April 30 

May 2020

Sita Navami - May 2
Narasimha Jayanti - May 6
Shanti Jayanti – May 22

June 2020

Ganga Dussehra - June 1
Nirjala Ekadasi - June 2
Vat Purnima Vrat - June 5
Puri Rath Yatra – June 23

July 2020

Vyasa Purnima, Guru Purnima – July 5
Hariyali Teej – July 23
Nag Panchami - July 25
Varalakshmi Puja - July 31

August 2020

Raksha Bandhan – August 3, 2020
Sri Krishna Janmashtami – August 11/12
Hartalika Teej - August 21
Ganesh Chaturthi - August 22
Rishi Panchami - August 23
Radha Ashtami - August 26
Onam – August 31

September 2020

Ganesh Visarjan - September 1
Pitru Paksha Shradh begins September 2
Biswakarma puja - September 16
Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on September 17
Mahalaya - September 17
Adik Mahina or Extra month from September 18 to October 16

October 2020

Navratri Begins – October 17
Durga Ashtami – October 24
Maha Navami – October 24
Vijaya Dashami – Dussehra – October 25 (Navratri ends)
Kojagari Purnima/Sharad Purnima – October 30

November 2020

Karva Chauth – November 4
Ahoi Ashtami – November 8
Dhanteras – November 13
Narak Chaturdashi – November 14
Deepavali in South India - November 14
Diwali - November 14
Lakshmi Puja - November 14
Gujarati New Year - November 16
Bali Pratipada - November 16
Bhau Beej - November 16
Yama Dwitiya - November 16
Sabarimala Mandala Kalam begins – 16th November, 2020
Chhath Puja - November 20
Soorasamharam - Skanda Sashti - November 20
Tulsi Puja and Vivah - November 26

December 2020

Kal Bhairav Ashtami – December 7
Vivah Panchami - December 19
Gita Jayanti - December 25
Vaikunta Ekadashi – December 25
Sri Dattatreya Jayanti - December 29



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