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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in January 2020 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in January 2020


Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in January 2020 – 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 January 2020

January 3 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting – Banada Ashtami – Shakambari Navratri begins

January 5 – Samba Dashami
January 6 – Ekadashi Fasting – Putrada Ekadasi
January 6 – Vaikunta Ekadashi in Vishnu temples in South India – Swargavathil Ekadasi in Kerala
January 7 – Kurma Dwadashi
January 8 – Pradosh Vrat
January 10 – Purnima – Shakambari Purnima
January 11 – Magh Month begins in North India

January 12 – Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar
January 13 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – moonrise at 8:47 PM
January 14 – Lohri – Bhogi Pongal – Dhanurmasam ends - Makara Vilakku in Kerala
January 15 – Pongal – Makar Sankranti  - Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh
January 15 –Magh Bihu
January 15 – Makaram Month begins in Kerala
January 15 – Thai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar.
January 16 – Magh Month begins in Bengali Calendar.
January 16 – Mattu Pongal.
January 17 – Kaanum Pongal.
January 17 – Kalashtami
January 17 – Swami Vivekananda Jayanti as per Tithi

January 20 – Shattila Ekadashi
January 21 – Til Dwadashi
January 22 – Pradosh Vrat
January 23 – Shiv Chaturdashi – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
January 23 – Ratanti Kali Puja
January 24 – Amavasya – Mauni Amavasya – Thai Amavasya
January 24 –Thai Amavasya in Tamil Nadu
January 25 – Magh month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
January 25 – Vallabh Jayanti

January 26 – Gupta Navratri begins
January 28 – Ganesh Jayanti
January 28 – Kund Chaturthi Vrat – Varad Chaturthi – Til Chauth
January 30 – Vasant Panchami – Saraswati Puja – Sri Panchami
January 31 – Monthly Muruga Sashti Fasting – Daridrya Haran Sashti




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