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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in March 2024 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in March 2024

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in March 2024 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

March 3 – Sita Ashtami – Kalashtami
March 4 - Janaki Janam in Western Parts Of India
March 5 – Sri Ramdas Navami
March 5 – Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
March 6 – Vijaya Ekadashi Fasting
March 8 – Pradosh Vrat - Mahashivratri - Monthly Shiva Chaturdashi - Vaidyanath Jayanti
March 10 – Amavasya
March 11 – Phalgun month begins in Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh
March 12 – Phulera Dooj
March 12 – Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa Jayanti
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 – Monthly Muruga Sashti Fasting
March 16 – Kamada Saptami Vrat
March 17 – Holashtak Begins
March 17 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting
March 18 – Lathmar Holi Barsana
March 19 – Lathmar Holi Nandgaon
March 19 – Phagu Dashami
March 20 – Lathmar Holi Mathura – Krishna Janmasthan
March 20 – Amalaki Ekadasi Fasting – Rangbhari Ekadashi
March 21 – Govinda Dwadashi - Narasimha Dwadashi
March 21 – Chaitra Month begins as per National Government Calendar - 1946 Shalivahana Shaka begins as per Govt calendar.
March 22 – Pradosh Vrat (Bhauma Pradosh as it is Tuesday) 
March 24 – Holika Dahan, Holashtak ends, Purnima Vrat
March 24 – Lakshmi Jayanti
March 25 – Holi Play with Colors – Purnima – full moon day
March 25 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
March 26 – Chaitra month begins in North India.
March 27 – Tukaram Beej
March 27 – Chitragupta Puja – Bhai Dooj after Holi
March 28 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Chandrodaya – moonrise 9:22 PM
March 30 – Rang Panchami