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

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in May 2022 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

May 4 – Ekadashi Fasting
May 5 – Pradosh Fasting

May 6 – Shiv Chaturdashi Vrat – Monthly Shivratri Vrat
May 7 – Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
May 8 – Amavasya – No moon day
May 9 – Vaishakh month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
May 10 – Parshuram Jayanti
May 10 – Basaveshwar Jayanti
May 10 – Akshaya Tritiya
May 12 – Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti
May 12 – Sant Surdas Jayanti

May 13 – Sri Ramanujacharya Jayanti
May 13 – Muruga Sashti Fasting – Chandan Sashti
May 14 – Ganga Saptami – Kamala Saptami
May 14 – Tamil Vaikasi Masam begins
May 15 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting
May 15 – Malayalam Edava Masam begins
May 15 – Bengali Joishtho Month beings
May 16 – Bagalamukhi Devi Jayanti
May 16 – Sita Navami
May 19 – Ekadasi Fasting – Lakshmi Narayan Ekadasi in Odisha

May 20 – Parashuram Dwadasi – Rukmini Dvadasi
May 20 – Pradosh fasting – Som Pradosh as it is Monday
May 21 – Narasimha Chaturdashi - Narasimha Jayanti
May 21 – Chinnamasta Devi Jayanti
May 23 –Purnima Vrat – Purnima or full moon day
May 23 – Gorakhnath Jayanti
May 23 – Kurma Jayanti
May 23 – Sai Baba Utsav Shirdi
May 24 - Ashada month begins in North Indian calendars
May 25 - Narada Jayanti
May 26 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Breaking time at 9:57 PM

May 28 – Bada Mangal
May 31 – Trilochan Ashtami – Kalashtami