Hindu Festivals 2024 - 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 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 Hindu festivals from spiritual, social, and scientific perspectives.

Hinduism is an age-old religion that can be traced back to prehistoric times. Though its origins remain uncertain, the Hindu religion, as per the Indologists, represents a great culture with beliefs holding high moral standards and a strong scientific basis. To have a clear understanding of 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 and scientific factors behind the Hindu festivals.

All festivals or special days in the Hindu Calendar are connected with some myths that signify the days’ importance as the birthday of some God/Goddess or commemorate some mythical event. On a deeper perception, we could find that these festivals and the associated rituals have 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 lies behind the color, passion, and gaiety of various Hindu festivals in India.

Upcoming Hindu Festivals 2024

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List of Hindu Holidays/Religious Calendar 2024

May
Saturday MAY 04, 2024 Varuthini Ekadashi
Sunday MAY 05, 2024 Pradosh Vrat
Tuesday MAY 07, 2024 Anvadhan, Darsha Amavasya
Wednesday MAY 08, 2024 Amavasya
Wednesday MAY 08, 2024 Ishti, Vaishakha Amavasya
Thursday MAY 09, 2024 Chandra Darshana
Friday MAY 10, 2024 Akshaya Tritiya, Parashurama Jayanti
Tuesday MAY 14, 2024 Ganga Saptami, Vrishabha Sankranti
Thursday MAY 16, 2024 Sita Navami
Sunday MAY 19, 2024 Mohini Ekadashi
Monday MAY 20, 2024 Pradosh Vrat
Wednesday MAY 22, 2024 Narasimha Jayanti
Thursday MAY 23, 2024 Purnima
Thursday MAY 23, 2024 Anvadhan, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Vaishakha Purnima
Friday MAY 24, 2024 Ishti, Narada Jayanti
Sunday MAY 26, 2024 Ekadanta Sankashti Chaturthi

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