Indian Festivals

Indian Festivals 2020

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 DateMeaning
Purnima – January 10.01.
(AUS/NZ: 11.01)
(USA/CAN: 10.01)
Pausha Purnima
Makar Sankranti 15.01. Return of the Light, end of the winter season
Republic Day 21.01. Indian Republic Day
Vasant Panchami (Sarasvati Puja) 29.01. Celebration of Goddess Saraswati
Purnima – February 09.02. Magha Purnima
Maha Shivaratri 21.02. Great Night of Lord Shiva
Purnima March - Holi 10.03.
(AUS/NZ: 10.03.)
(USA/CAN: 09.03.)
Festival of Prahlad, Festival of Colours
Spring Navaratri 25.03. - 03.04. 9 days of fasting in honor of the Divine Mother
Ramnavami 02.04. Birthday of Lord Rama
Purnima April - Hanuman Jayanti 08.04.
(AUS/NZ: 08.04.)
(USA/CAN: 07.04.)
Festival of Sri Hanumanji
Purnima - May 07.05. Vaishakta Purnima
Purnima - June 05.06. Jyeshtha Purnima
Day of Yoga 21.06. UN International Day of Yoga
Mataji's Mahasamadhi 23.06. Western Calendar 02.07. (2011)
Purnima - July / GURUPURNIMA 05.07.
(AUS/NZ: 05.07.)
(USA/CAN: 04.07.)
Celebration of Guru, Birthday of Ved Vyasa
Sri Devpuriji's Mahasamadhi 22.07. Western Calendar 14.08. (1942?)
Vishwaguruji's Birthday 23.07. Western Calendar 15.08. (1945)
Purnima August - Raksha Bandhan 03.08. Festival of Brothers & Sisters,
Janmashthami 12.08. Birthday of Lord Krishna
Holy Guruji's Birthday 19.08. Western Calendar 11.09. (1923)
Ganesh Chaturthi 22.08. Festival of Lord Ganeshji    
Purnima - September (Pitr Purnima) 02.09.
(AUS/NZ: 02.09.)
(USA/CAN: 01.09.)
The memory of the ancestors, Shraddha Purnima
UN Peace Day 21.09. Peace Prayers at YIDL Peace Trees
Purnima 1- October (Sharad Purnima) 01.10.
(AUS/NZ: 02.10.)
(USA/CAN: 01.10.)
Aswini Adhika Purnima
UN Non-Violence Day 02.10. Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
Autumn Navrati 17.10. 9 days of fasting in honor of the Divine Mother
Dassera (Vijaya Dashami) 25.10. Victory of Good over Evil
Purnima 2- October (Sharad Purnima) 31.10. Aswini Purnima
Diwali (Sri Mahaprabhuji's Incarnation) 14.11. Festival of Light
Holy Guruji's Mahasamadhi 21.11. Western Calendar 31.10. (2003)
Purnima - November 30.11. Kartik Purnima
Purnima - December 30.12. Margashirsha Purnima
Mahaprabhuji's Mahasamadhi 03.01.2021 Western Calendar 5.12. (1963)

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