Indian festival Calendar – 2015

Indian festival Calendar - 2015

Indian Festival Calendar 2015 – Rich in it’s cultural inheritance, festivals are an essential part of our Indian community.They reflect the diversity of celebrations in a multi-cultural, multi- religion nation which values sentiments, respects traditions and fosters community living. Indian festivals are so vast in number and variant in form, colorful and soulful that these cannot be compressed into the space limit of a calendar.They are as varied in origin as they are large in number.Travelers are struck by the scale and multiplicity of the festivities that populate the cultural scene of our land. 

* Indian festivals are celebrated according to the solar and lunar calendars. Consequently, dates & months may vary. Dates provided here are based on our panchang. Please consult your elders or temple priest for exact dates and timings.

DATESFESTIVAL
JANUARY
13th JanuaryLohri – Harvest Festival
14th JanuaryMakar Sankranti – Harvest festival
15th JanuaryPongal – Harvest Festival
24th JanuaryBasant Panchami – Festival of Spring
FEBRUARY
17th FebruaryMahashivaratri
MARCH
6th MarchHoli – Festival of colors
21st MarchNavratri /Uagadi
22nd MarchGangaur Festival
22nd MarchGudi Padwa – Festival of Spring
28th MarchRam navami – Birth of Shri Ram
APRIL
3rd April Good Friday
4th AprilHanuman Jayanti
5th AprilEaster Sunday
14th AprilBaisakhi or Vaisakhi Festival
MAY
4th MayBudh Purnima
JUNE
18th JuneRamadan
JULY
18th JulyEid-ul-fitr
31st JulyGuru Purnima
AUGUST
17th AugustTeej Festival
28th AugustOnam
29th AugustRaksha Bandhan
SEPTEMBER
5th SeptemberJanmashtami
17th SeptemberGanesh Chaturthi
OCTOBER
13th OctoberNavratri
21st OctoberAshtami/Durga Puja begins
22nd OctoberDusshera or Vijayadashami
26th OctoberSharad Purnima
30th OctoberKarwa Chouth
NOVEMBER
9th NovemberDhanteras
11th NovemberDiwali – Festival of Lights
13th NovemberBhai Dhooj
25th NovemberKartik Purnima /Gurupurab – The Sikh Festival
DECEMBER
25th DecemberChristmas – A holy day for Christians

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