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

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

April 2 – Rang Panchami
April 2 – Sant Eknath Shashti
April 4 – Sheetala Saptami
April 4 – Kalashtami

April 5 – Sheetala Ashtami Vrat – Basora
April 7 – Ekadashi Vrat
April 9 – Pradosh Vrat – Kharmas Starts in North India
April 9 – Madhu Krishna Trayodashi
April 10 – Shiva Chaturdashi Vrat – Hingal Puja – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
April 11 – Snan – Daan – Shradh Amavasya
April 12 – Snan – Daan – Somvati Amavasya

April 13 – Ugadi – Gudi Padwa – Vikram Samvat 2078 begins – Shalivahan Shaka 1943 begins – Chaitra Navratri
April 13 – Chaitra month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
April 14 – Cheti Chand – Jhulelal Jayanti
April 14 – Kharmas Ends in North India
April 14 – Mesha Sankranti 4:41 AM
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 15 - Bengali New Year – Assamese New Year
April 15 – Baisakh month begins in Bengali Calendar.
April 15 – Saubhagya Sundari Teej Vrat – Gangaur Pooja
April 15 – Matsya Jayanti
April 17 – Shri Panchami – Lakshmi Panchami
April 18 – Sashti Fasting
April 18 – Basanti Puja begins in Bengal

April 20 – Maha Ashtami Vrat – Annapurna Parikrama – Chaitra Ashtami – Ashokastami – Tarashtami
April 21 – Mahanavami – Ram Navami – Chaitra Navratri ends
April 23 – Ekadasi Fasting
April 23 – Thrissur Pooram
April 24 – Madan Dwadasi, Vamana Dvadasi
April 24 – Pradosh Vrat
April 25 – Anang Trayodashi

April 26 – Purnima Vrat
April 26 – Renuka Chaturdashi
April 27 – Hanuman Jayanti – Purnima
April 27 – Vaishakh month begins in North India
April 27 – Vaishakh Snan begins
April 30 – Sankashti Chaturthi vrat moon rise time is at 10:40 PM






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