Hinduism Fasting-Varta Calendar 2014

Hinduism Fasting-Varta Calendar 2014

Hinduism is often described as a religion of fasts, feasts and festivals. A vrata may consist of one or more of several actions.

Such actions may include complete or partial fasting on certain specific days; a pilgrimage (thirtha) to a particular place or places; a visit, darshan and puja at a particular temple or temples; recitation of mantras and prayers; performing puja and havans.

January 2014

  • Vivekananda Jayanti: Sunday, 12-01-2014
  • Lohri: Monday, 13-01-2014
  • Makarsankranti / Magh Bihu: Tuesday, 14-01-2014
  • Uttarayan & Kite Festival: Tuesday, 14-01-2014
  • Pongal: Tuesday, 14-01-2014
  • Thiruvalluvar Day: Thursday, 16-01-2014
  • Paush Purnima: Thursday, 16-01-2014
  • Thaipusam: Friday, 17-01-2014
  • India's Republic Day: Sunday, 26-01-2014
  • Mauni Amavas: Thursday, 30-01-2014

February 2014

  • Vasant Panchami / Saraswati Puja: Tuesday, 04-02-2014
  • Ratha Saptami: Thursday, 06-02-2014
  • Magha Purnima: Friday, 14-02-2014
  • Shivaji Jayanti: Wednesday, 19-02-2014
  • Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: Monday, 24-02-2014
  • Maha Shivaratri: Friday, 28-02-2014

March 2014

  • Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti: Monday, 03-03-2014
  • Chaitanya Jayanti: Sunday, 16-03-2014
  • Holika Dahan: Sunday, 16-03-2014
  • Holi: Monday 17-03-2014
  • Nyepi or Balinese New Year: Monday, 31-03-2014
  • Hindi New Year (Saka Era 1935): Monday, 31-03-2014
  • Ramayana Week Begins: Monday, 31-03-2014
  • Ugadi / Telugu New Year / Gudi Padwa / Chaitra Sukhladi: Monday, 31-03-2014
  • Vasanta Navaratri Begins: Monday, 31-03-2014

April 2014

  • Cheti Chand / Sindhi New Year: Tuesday, 01-04-2014
  • Ramayana Week: Ends: Sunday, 06-04-2014
  • Ramanavami: Tuesday, 08-04-2014
  • Vasanta Navaratri: Ends: Tuesday, 08-04-2014
  • Mahavir Jayanti: Sunday, 13-04-2014
  • Baisakhi / Mesadi / Vishu: Monday, 14-04-2014
  • Tamil New Year (Puthandu): Monday, 14-04-2014
  • Bengali New Year 1421 (Poila Baisakh): Monday, 14-04-2014
  • Bohag Bihu: Tuesday, 15-04-2014
  • Hanuman Jayanti: Tuesday, 15-04-2014

May 2014

  • Parasuram Jayanti: Thursday, 01-05-2014
  • Akshaya Tritiya / Akhateej: Friday, 02-05-2014
  • Gurudev Rabindranath Jayanti: Friday, 09-05-2014
  • Buddha Purnima / Vaisakhi Purnima: Wednesday, 14-05-2014
  • Narada Jayanti: Thursday, 15-05-2014
  • Shani Jayanti: Wednesday, 28-05-2014

June 2014

  • Ganga Dashami / Ganga Dussehra: Sunday, 08-06-2014
  • Nirjala Ekadasi: Monday, 09-06-2014
  • Sant Kabir Jayanti: Friday, 13-06-2014
  • Rath Yatra: Sunday, 29-06-2014

July 2014

  • Guru Purnima / Asadha Purnima: Saturday, 12-07-2014
  • Shani Amavasya (New Moon): Saturday, 26-07-2014
  • Hariyali Teej: Wednesday, 30-07-2014

August 2014

  • Nag Panchami: Friday, 01-08-2014
  • Jhulan Yatra: Thursday, 07-08-2014
  • Vara Lakshmi Vratam: Friday, 08-08-2014
  • Raksha-Bandhan: Sunday, 10-08-2014
  • Kajari Teej: Wednesday, 13-08-2014
  • India's Independence Day: Friday, 15-08-2014
  • Krishna Janmashtami: Sunday, 17-08-2014
  • Ganesh / Vinayak Chaturthi: Friday, 29-08-2014

September 2014

  • Radha Ashtami: Tuesday, 02-09-2014
  • Shikshak Divas (Teacher's Day) / Radhakrishnan Jayanti: Friday, 05-09-2014
  • Vamana Jayanti: Saturday, 06-09-2014
  • Onam: Sunday, 07-09-2014
  • Ananta Chaturthi (Ganesha Immersion): Monday, 08-09-2014
  • Pitri-Paksha begins: Tuesday, 09-09-2014
  • Vishwakarma Puja: Wednesday, 17-09-2014
  • Pitri-Paksha ends: Wednesday, 24-09-2014
  • Mahalaya: Wednesday, 24-09-2014
  • Navaratri begins: Thursday, 25-09-2014

October 2014

  • Saraswati Puja (part of Navaratri): Wednesday, 01-10-2014
  • Durga Puja begins (Maha Saptami): Wednesday, 01-10-2014
  • Gandhi Jayanti: Wednesday, 02-10-2014
  • Maha Ashtami: Wednesday, 02-10-2014
  • Maha Navami: Thursday, 03-10-2014
  • Navaratri ends: Thursday, 03-10-2014
  • Vijaya Dashami/Dussehra: Thursday, 03-10-2014
  • Lakshmi Puja / Kojagari Purnima / Sharad Purnima: Tuesday, 07-10-2014
  • Valmiki Jayanti: Wednesday, 08-10-2014
  • Raas Lila: Friday, 10-10-2014
  • Karwa Chauth / Karaka Chaturthi: Saturday, 11-10-2014
  • Dhanteras / Dhantrayodashi: Tuesday, 21-10-2014
  • Naraka Chaturdasi / Chhoti Diwali: Wednesday, 22-10-2014
  • Diwali / Deepavali: Thursday, 23-10-2014
  • Kali Puja: Thursday, 23-10-2014
  • Govardhan Puja: Friday, 24-10-2014
  • Skanda Sashti: Friday, 24-10-2014 to Monday 29-10-14
  • Vikram New Year 2071 / Gujarati New Year: Friday, 24-10-2014
  • Bhai Dooj / Bhai Phota / Bhav-Bij: Saturday 25-10-2014
  • Chhat Puja / Pratihar / Surya Sashthi: Wednesday, 29-10-2014

November 2014

  • Kansha Vadh: Sunday, 02-11-2014
  • Tulsi Vivah: Tuesday, 04-11-2014
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti: Thursday, 06-11-2014
  • Kartik Poornima: Thursday, 06-11-2014
  • Kal Bhairav Ashtami: Friday, 14-11-2014
  • Sabarimala Mandala Kalam Begins: Sunday, 16-11-2014

December 2014

  • Gita Jayanti: Tuesday, 02-12-2014
  • Sri Dattatreya Jayanti - Saturday, 06-12-2014

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