Hindu Calendar 2020: Hindu Festivals

Hindu Calendar 2020The Hindu Calendar 2020 is one of the most extensively used calendars in India. It is also known as Panchang and comprises of the details of all the important dates and festivals celebrated by the Hindus. The Panchang comprises of the auspicious time known as muhurat, during which a specific ritual or any good or auspicious deed is performed. There are a large number of festivals, days and fasts celebrated by Hindus and Hindu Panchang offers you with a filtered list.

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Hindu Calendar 2020: List of Hindu Festivals

January 2020 Calendar

Festival Date & Day
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 2020 6th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 8th, Wednesday
Paush Purnima Vrat 2020 10th, Friday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 13th, Monday
Pongal , Uttarayan , Makar Sankranti 2020 15th, Wednesday
Shattila Ekadashi 2020 20th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 22nd, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 23rd, Thursday
Magha Amavasya 2020 24th, Friday
Basant Panchmi , Saraswati Puja 2020 29th, Wednesday

February 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Jaya / Bhami Ekadashi 2020 5th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 6th, Thursday
Magha Purnima Vrat 2020 9th, Sunday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 12th, Wednesday
Kumbha Sankranti 2020 13th, Thursday
Vijaya Ekadashi 2020 19th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 20th, Thursday
Mahashivratri , Masik Shivaratri 2020 21st, Friday
Phalguna Amavasya 2020 23rd, Sunday

March 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Amalaki Ekadashi 2020 6th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 7th, Saturday
Holika Dahan , Phalguna Purnima Vrat 2020 9th, Monday
Holi 2020 10th, Tuesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 12th, Thursday
Meena Sankranti 2020 14th, Saturday
Papmochani Ekadashi 2020 19th, Thursday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 21st, Saturday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 22nd, Sunday
Chaitra Amavasya 2020 24th, Tuesday
Chaitra Navratri , Ugadi , Ghatasthapana , Gudi Padwa 2020 25th, Wednesday
Cheti Chand 2020 26th, Thursday

April 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Ram Navami 2020 2nd, Thursday
Chaitra Navratri Parana 2020 3rd, Friday
Kamada Ekadashi 2020 4th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 5th, Sunday
Hanuman jayanti , Chaitra Purnima Vrat 2020 8th, Wednesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 11th, Saturday
Mesha Sankranti 2020 13th, Monday
Varuthini Ekadashi 2020 18th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 20th, Monday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 21st, Tuesday
Vaishakha Amavasya 2020 22nd, Wednesday
Akshaya Tritiya 2020 26th, Sunday

May 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Mohini Ekadashi 2020 4th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 5th, Tuesday
Vaishakha Purnima Vrat 2020 7th, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 10th, Sunday
Vrishabha Sankranti 2020 14th, Thursday
Apara Ekadashi 2020 18th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 19th, Tuesday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 20th, Wednesday
Jyeshtha Amavasya 2020 22nd, Friday

June 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Nirjala Ekadashi 2020 2nd, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 3rd, Wednesday
Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 2020 5th, Friday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 8th, Monday
Mithuna Sankranti 2020 14th, Sunday
Yogini Ekadashi 2020 17th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 18th, Thursday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 19th, Friday
Ashadha Amavasya 2020 21st, Sunday
Jagannath Rath Yatra 2020 23rd, Tuesday

July 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Deva Shayani Ekadashi , Ashadhi Ekadashi 2020 1st, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 2nd, Thursday
Guru Purnima , Ashadha Purnima Vrat 2020 5th, Sunday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 8th, Wednesday
Kamika Ekadashi , Karka Sankranti 2020 16th, Thursday
Masik Shivaratri , Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 18th, Saturday
Shravana Amavasya 2020 20th, Monday
Hariyali Teej 2020 23rd, Thursday
Nag Panchami 2020 25th, Saturday
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi 2020 30th,Thursday

August 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 1st, Saturday
Raksha Bandhan , Shravana Purnima Vrat 2020 3rd, Monday
Kajari Teej 2020 6th, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 7th, Friday
Janmashtami 2020 12th, Wednesday
Aja Ekadashi 2020 15th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (K) , Simha Sankranti 2020 16th, Sunday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 17th, Monday
Bhadrapada Amavasya 2020 19th, Wednesday
Hartalika Teej 2020 21st, Friday
Ganesh Chaturthi 2020 22nd, Saturday
Parsva Ekadashi 2020 29th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 30th, Sunday
Onam/Thiruvonam 2020 31st, Monday

September 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Anant Chaturdashi 2020 1st, Tuesday
Bhadrapada Purnima Vrat 2020 2nd, Wednesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 5th, Saturday
Indira Ekadashi 2020 13th, Sunday
Masik Shivaratri , Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 15th, Tuesday
Kanya Sankranti 2020 16th, Wednesday
Ashwin Amavasya 2020 17th, Thursday
Padmini Ekadashi 2020 27th, Sunday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 29th, Tuesday

October 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Purnima Vrat 2020 1st, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 5th, Monday
Parama Ekadashi 2020 13th, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 14th, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 15th, Thursday
Amavasya 2020 16th, Friday
Sharad Navratri , Tula Sankranti , Ghatasthapana 2020 17th, Saturday
Kalparamba 2020 21st, Wednesday
Nabapatrika Puja 2020 22nd, Thursday
Durga Maha Navami Puja , Durga Puja Ashtami 2020 24th, Saturday
Dussehra , Sharad Navratri Parana 2020 25th, Sunday
Durga Visarjan 2020 26th, Monday
Papankusha Ekadashi 2020 27th, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 28th, Wednesday
Ashwin Purnima Vrat 2020 31st, Saturday

November 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Sankashti Chaturthi , Karva Chauth 2020 4th, Wednesday
Rama Ekadashi 2020 11th, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri , Dhanteras , Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 13th, Friday
Diwali , Narak Chaturdashi 2020 14th, Saturday
Govardhan Puja , Kartik Amavasya 2020 15th, Sunday
Bhai Dooj , Vrischika Sankranti 2020 16th, Monday
Chhath Puja 2020 20th, Friday
Devutthana Ekadashi 2020 25th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 27th, Friday
Kartik Purnima Vrat 2020 30th, Monday

December 2020 Calendar

Festivals Date & Day
Sankashti Chaturthi 2020 3rd, Thursday
Utpanna Ekadashi 2020 11th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 2020 12th, Saturday
Masik Shivaratri 2020 13th, Sunday
Margashirsha Amavasya 2020 14th, Monday
Dhanu Sankranti 2020 15th, Tuesday
Mokshada Ekadashi 2020 25th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2020 27th, Sunday
Margashirsha Purnima Vrat 2020 30th, Wednesday

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Hindu Calendar 2020 has helped in preserving the Hindu culture to a great extent. You can find all the important dates in the year 2020 and major festivals celebrated by the Hindus in the Hindu Calendar 2020. This is an amalgamation of the major festivals celebrated in South India and North India and reflects on the country’s motto of “Unity in Diversity”. The festivals are still a significant source of entertainment and celebrated with huge enthusiasm and elation.

Major Festivals Celebrated By The Hindus

Diwali 2020

Diwali brings festivity and joy into the lives of people. On this day, people brighten up their houses with diyas and fairy lights and burst crackers. People prepare, distribute and eat special dishes and exchange sweets while wishing each other “Happy Diwali”. This festival will be celebrated on 14th November in the year 2020 as listed in Hindu calendar 2020.

Pongal 2020

Hindu calendar 2020: Pongal is the major four-day festival celebrated in South India. It holds importance for farmers, as they thank Lord Sun for an abundant harvest. This is the reason it is celebrated with great zeal by the farmers and their families. On this day, a special rice sweet dish called Pongal and invite relatives and friends for a feast. This festival will be celebrated from 15th January to 18th January in 2020.

Holi 2020

Holi is also known as “the festival of colours”, and on this day people throw colours and water balloons on each other. Everyone and everything is colourful on this day, and the festival is celebrated by children and adults with the same joy. Holi will be celebrated on 10th March in the year 2020 as mentioned in Hindu calendar 2020

Raksha Bandhan 2020

Raksha Bandhan is an important festival of brothers and sisters which will be observed on the 3rd of August in the year 2020 as per Hindu calendar 2020. This is a festival where a “Raksha dhaga” amulet or bracelet is tied on the wrist of the brother, and he promises to protect her forever and offer her a gift. This festival is secular in nature and highlights the love and bond between a sister and her brother.

Shivratri 2020

Shivratri is the festival celebrated in all parts of India as the birthday of Lord Shiva. This day is celebrated with great devotion by the devotees of Lord Shiva. There are long queues in the temples as the devotees go to attend the prayer and seek blessings of Lord Shiva. Shivratri will be celebrated on 21st February in the year 2020.

There are many other festivals celebrated by the Hindus which are mentioned in the Hindu Calendar 2020 like Janmashtami, Onam, Sakat Chauth, Karva Chauth, Ganesh Chaturthi and many others.

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Importance of the Hindu Calendar 2020

  1. With the help of Hindu calendar 2020 you will know about all the festivals and holidays and you can always plan to spend time with family to celebrate a large number of festivals.
  2. Hindu Calendar 2020 also offers the auspicious time to perform a ritual in the right way. The devotees believe that the ceremony performed in the right muhurat helps in fulfilling one’s desires.
  3. If you are planning to visit India, you can choose to visit at the time of the festival which they like the most and enjoy it with the locals.
  4. Visiting a particular part of the country at the time of the festival helps in understanding the traditions and culture better.
  5. The muhurats for auspicious events like marriages require the Hindu Calendar 2020.

You can keep checking the Hindu calendar 2020 for all the important updates related to festivals and fasts that are falling in that particular month and enjoy them with family and friends. All you need to do is to refer the Hindu Calendar 2020 and you can have the best of the year 2020. Have a great year ahead!