Festivals of India Listed in Hindu Calendar 2014

March 2014

Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti:
Date:03 Day:Monday
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa's Jayanti is celebrated with great ecstasy and happiness in India, especially at all the headquarters of the Ramakrishna mission.The birthday of this great guru is considered as one of the religious festival and is celebrated across the nation.

Chaitanya Jayanti:
Date:16 Day:sunday
Chaitanya Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and it is popularly observed as Gaura Purnima. Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, also known as Gauranga on account of his golden effulgence, appeared in the land of Nadia, Bengal, to bless the people of this wretched age with the chanting of the divine Names laden with unprecedented amorous love for God, Krishna.

Date:17 Day:Monday
The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which comes in February end or early March. Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'bad'. The colorful festival bridges the social gap and renew sweet relationships. On this day, people hug and wish each other 'Happy Holi'.

Chaitra Navratri,Gudi Padwa,Ugadi
Date:31 Day:Monday
Chaitra Navratras starts on the first day in Chaitra month and ends on Ram Navami, the ninth day of the month. As per the legends mentioned in the Puranas and other Hindu scriptures, Chaitra Navratri is the actual Navratri during which Goddess Durga was worshipped.The people of Karnataka consider Ugadi to be an auspicious time for commencing new venturesWhile it is called Ugadi in A.P. and Karnataka, in Maharashtra it is known as Gudipadawa.

April 2014

Rama Navami
Date:08 Day: Tuesday
Sri Rama Navami (IAST SriRam-navami) is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama to King Dasharatha and Queen Kausalya of Ayodhya. Ram is the 7th incarnation of the Dashavatara of Vishnu. The Rama Navami festival falls in the Shukla Paksha on the Navami, the ninth day of the month of Chaitra in the Hindu calendar

Date: 14 Day:Monday
"Baisakhi", traditionally a harvest festival, is celebrated on the 13th of April every year, marking the Punjabi New Year.Vishu is the first day in the first month of Medam in Kerala, the beautiful coastal state in southern India. The people of this state - the Malayalees - begin the day early in the morning by visiting the temple and seeing any auspicious sight, which they call Vishukani.The northeastern state of Assam ushers in the new year with the spring festival of Bohaag Bihu or Rongali Bihu,which marks the onset of a new agricultural cycle.

Hanuman Jayanti,Chandra Grahan
Date: 15 Day: Tuesday
Hanuman jayanti is clebrated as a birthday of the god Hanuman allover world. He is a monkey diety and important charecter in the epic Ramayan. Hanuman Jayanti falls on Full moon day of the chaitra month. Usually it falls in March / April months.
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Posted by: Bhagat Pandey - 18 Aug, 2014