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

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in October 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 - Festivals October 2019

October 3 – Lalitha Panchami
October 4 – Sashti Fasting – Durga Puja begins
October 5 – Mahasaptami
October 7 – Durga Ashtami
October 7 – Mahanavami
October 8 – Dasara, Vijaya Dasami
October 8 – Madhavacharya Jayanti
October 8 – Vijaya Dasami – Vidyarambham in Kerala
October 9 – Ekadasi Fasting
October 10 – Padmanabha Dwadashi Vrat
October 11 – Pradosh Puja
October 13 – Kojagari Poornima
October 13 – Sharad Purnima
October 13 - Kojagiri Lakshmi Puja
October 13 – Purnima or full moon day
October 13 – Valmiki Jayanti
October 13 – Kartik Snan Begins
October 13 – Kumar Purnima in Odisha
October 13 – Navanna Purnima
October 14 – Kartik month begins in North India
October 17 – Atla Taddi
October 17 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
October 17 – Karva Chouth Vrat
October 18 – Aippasi month begins in Tamil Calendar
October 18 – Thulam Month begins in Malayalam Calendar
October 18 – Tula Sankramana at 3:31 PM
October 19 – Kartik Month begins in Bengali Calendar
October 20 – Radha Ashtami
October 21 – Ahoi Ashtami
October 24 – Rama Ekadasi Vrat
October 25 – Guru Dwadashi, Vasubaras, Govatsa Dwadashi
October 25 – Som Pradosh Vrat
October 25 – Dhanvantari Jayanti
October 25 – Dhanteras
October 25 – Yama Deepdan
October 26 – Roop Chaudas
October 26 – Hanuman Jayanti, Kali Chaudas
October 27 – Narak Chaturdashi – Diwali in South India
October 27 – Kali Puja
October 27 – Diwali
October 27 – Lakshmi Puja
October 28 – Amavasya
October 28 – Annakut – Bali Pratipada – Diwali Padwa
October 28 – Hindu New Year Vikram Samvat 2076 begins in Gujarati Calendar.
October 28 – Kartik Month begins in Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu and Kannada Calendar
October 28 – Muruga Kanda Shasti Fast Begins
October 29 – Bhai Dooj
October 31 – Chath four day puja begins




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