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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in January 2021 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in January 2021

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in January 2021 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

January 2 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – moonrise at 9:10 PM

January 6 – Kalashtami
January 6 – Rukmini Ashtami
January 9 – Ekadashi Fasting – Safala Ekadashi
January 10 – Swarup Dwadashi
January 10 – Pradosh Vrat

January 11 – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat
January 12 – Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda as per Gregorian Calendar
January 12 – Margazhi Moolam – Hanumantha – Anjaneya Jayanti in Tamil Nadu
January 13 – Amavasya
January 13 – Lohri – Bhogi Pongal – Dhanurmasam ends - Makara Vilakku in Kerala
January 14 – Paush month begins in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana and Goa
January 14 – Pongal – Makar Sankranti – Sankranti in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana – Makara Vilakku in Kerala
January 14 – Makaram Month begins in Kerala
January 14 – Thai Masam begins in Tamil Calendar
January 14 – Kharmas ends in North India
January 15 – Magh Month begins in Bengali Calendar
January 15 – Magh Bihu
January 15 – Mattu Pongal
January 16 – Kaanum Pongal

January 19 – Muruga Sashti Fasting – Annarupa Sashti
January 20 – Budh Ashtami
January 21 – Monthly Durga Ashtami
January 23 – Samba Dashami
January 23 – Thai Karthigai
January 24 – Ekadashi Fasting

January 25 – Kurma Dwadashi
January 26 – Pradosh Vrat
January 28 – Purnima – Shakambari Purnima
January 28 – Thaipusam
January 28 – Guru Pushya Amrit Yoga
January 29 – Magh month begins in North India
January 31 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat – moonrise time is at 9:00 PM
January 31 – Saubhagya Sundari Teej Vrat






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