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

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

December 1 – Margashirsh Month/Aghan Month begins in North India calendars 
December 3 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat moonrise time is at 8:29 PM
December 7 – Kal Bhairav Ashtami
December 10 – Utpanna Ekadashi Smarta Vrat
December 11 – Utpanna Ekadashi Vaishnav Vrat
December 11 – Triprayar Ekadashi in Kerala
December 12 – Shani Pradosh Vrat
December 13 – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat – Monthly Shivratri Fasting

December 14 –Amavasya – Somvati Amavasya as it is Monday
December 15 – Margashirsh month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Goa
December 16 – Dhanu Masam begins in Malayalam Calendars
December 16 – Margazhi Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
December 16 – Kharmas begins in North India
December 16 – Dhanu Sankranti at 6:49 AM
December 17 – Paush month begins in Bengali Calendars
December 19 – Vivah Panchami
December 20 – Monthly Sashti Fasting
December 20 – Skanda Sashti  North India – Champa Shashti Maharashtra

December 21 – Mitra Surya Saptami
December 23 – Mahananda Navami – Kalpadi Navami
December 25 – Mokshada Ekadasi Vrat
December 25 – Geeta Jayanti
December 26 – Matsya Dwadashi
December 26 – Sabarimala Mandala Pooja
December 27 – Pradosh Vrat
December 27 – Hanuman Vratham in Karnataka

December 28 – Pishach Mochan shradh
December 29 – Purnima Vrat
December 29 – Datta Jayanti
December 30 – Snan Daan Purnima – full moon day
December 30 – Arudra Darshan
December 30 – Thiruvathira in Kerala
December 31 – Paush Month begins in North India






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