Hindu Calendar 2020 - Hindu Festivals in India

India is a country with diverse religious and cultural backgrounds. Festivals in India, mainly Hindu festivals are celebrated in different ways according to the rituals, beliefs and the history behind each of them. Welcome to the exclusive Clickastro page on Hindu Festivals in India! This page can help you understand the Hindu festivals from spiritual, social and scientific perspectives.

Hinduism is an age-old religion that can be traced back to prehistoric times. Though its origin remains uncertain, the Hindu religion, as the Indologists say, represents a great culture with beliefs holding high moral standards and strong scientific basis. To have a clear understanding about Hinduism and its rituals, one has to learn and decode the Vedic texts fundamental to the religion. In this page, we are making an effort to let you know the various hidden spiritual and scientific factors behind the Hindu festivals.

All festivals or special days in Hindu Calendar are connected with some myths that signify the day’s importance as the birthday of some God /Goddess or to commemorate some mythical event. On a deeper perception, we could find that these festivals and the associated rituals are having great astrological, seasonal, cultural and scientific bases. Some festivals befall on astrologically significant moments, some are associated with agricultural cycles and some are celebrated in the context of seasonal changes. All Hindu rituals instrumented by our ancestors have a higher purpose which would be scientifically relevant to the observing person or community. Let’s explore together what actually lies behind the colour, passion and gaiety of various Hindu festivals in India – the associated rituals and its significances.

Upcoming Hindu Festivals 2020

DAY DATE FESTIVAL
Monday JAN 6, 2020 Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
Wednesday JAN 8, 2020 Pradosh Vrat (S)
Friday JAN 10, 2020 Paush Purnima Vrat
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List of Hindu Holidays/Religious Calendar 2020

January
Monday JAN 6, 2020 Pausha Putrada Ekadashi
Wednesday JAN 8, 2020 Pradosh Vrat (S)
Friday JAN 10, 2020 Paush Purnima Vrat
Monday JAN 13, 2020 Sankashti Chaturthi
Wednesday JAN 15, 2020 Pongal / Uttarayan / Makar Sankranti
Monday JAN 20, 2020 Shattila Ekadashi
Wednesday JAN 22, 2020 Pradosh Vrat (K)
Thursday JAN 23, 2020 Masik Shivaratri
Friday JAN 24, 2020 Paush Amavasya
Wednesday JAN 29, 2020 Basant Panchmi / Saraswati Puja
2019 Hindu Festivals
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