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

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

March 2 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Angarak Yog as it is Tuesday moonrise time at 9:47 PM
March 6 – Sita Ashtami – Kalashtami
March 7 – Ramdas Navami

March 8 – Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
March 9 – Vijaya Ekadashi Vrat
March 10 – Pradosh Vrat
March 11 – Mahashivratri
March 13 – Amavasya
March 14 – Phalgun month begins in Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh
March 14 – Karadaiyan Nombu in Tamil Nadu (Savitri Vrat)
March 14 – Panguni Masam begins in Tamil Nadu
March 14 – Meena Masam begins in Kerala
March 14 – Kharmas begins in North India

March 15 – Chaitra month begins in Bengal
March 15 – Phulera Dooj
March 15 – Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Jayanti
March 19 – Monthly Muruga Sashti Fasting
March 20 – Kamada Saptami Vrat
March 21 – Holashtak Begins
March 21 – Bhanu Saptami

March 22 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting
March 22 – Chaitra Month begins as per National Government Calendar - 1943 Shalivahana Shaka begins as per Govt calendar.
March 23 – Sri Ram Navami in Kerala.
March 24 – Lathmar Holi
March 24 – Smarta Ekadashi – Rangbhari Ekadashi
March 25 – Bhagwat Ekadashi fasting – Amalaki Ekadashi
March 25 – Govinda Dwadashi – Narasimha Dwadashi
March 26 – Pradosh Vrat
March 28 – Holika Dahan, Holashtak ends, Purnima Vrat – Purnima – full moon day
March 28 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
March 28 – Panguni Uthiram

March 29 – Holi play with colors
March 30 – Chaitra month begins in North India.
March 30 – Tukaram Beej
March 30 – Chitragupta Puja – Bhai Dooj in Madhya Pradesh
March 31 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Chandrodaya – moonrise 9:10 PM



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