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


Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in April 2020 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

April 1 – Maha Ashtami Vrat – Annapurna Parikrama – Chaitra Ashtami – Ashokastami – Tarashtami
April 2 – Mahanavami – Ram Navami – Chaitra Navratri ends
April 4 – Ekadasi Fasting
April 5 – Madan Dwadasi, Vamana Dvadasi

April 6 – Pradosh Vrat
April 6 – Anang Trayodashi
April 6 – Panguni Uthiram
April 7 – Purnima Vrat
April 8 – Hanuman Jayanti – Purnima
April 9 – Vaishakh month begins in North India
April 9 – Vaishakh Snan begins
April 11 – Sankashti Chaturthi vrat moon rise time is at 10:27 PM

April 13 – Mesha Sankranti 10:28 PM
April 13 – Kokila Sashti
April 14 – Kharmas ends
April 14 – Tamil New Year – Baisakhi
April 14 – Chithirai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar.
April 14 – Maha Vishuba Sankranti – Pana Sankranti
April 14 – Meda Masam begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
April 14 – Vishu (Zodiac New Year in Kerala)
April 14 - Bengali New Year – Assamese New Year
April 14 – Baisakh month begins in Bengali Calendar.
April 15 – Kalashtami – Sheetala Ashtami in some regions
April 18 – Ekadasi Fasting
April 18 – Vallabhacharya Jayanti

April 20 – Pradosh Vrat Monthly
April 21 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat
April 22/23 – Amavasya (Snan Shradh and Daan on April 22)
April 24 – Vaishakh month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

April 26 – Parshuram Jayanti
April 26 – Akshaya Tritiya
April 28 – Shankaracharya Jayanti
April 28 – Surdas Jayanti
April 29 – Ramanujacharya Jayanti
April 29 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
April 30 – Ganga Saptami




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