Indian Festivals

Indian Festivals 2021

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 DateMeaning
Mahaprabhuji's Mahasamadhi (India/Pali: 03.01)
(Europe: 02.01)
(AUS/NZ: 03.01)
(USA/CAN: 02.01)
Western Calendar 5.12. (1963)
Makar Sankranti 14.01. Return of the Light, end of winter season
Republic Day 26.01. Indian Republic Day
Purnima – January 28.01. Pausha Purnima
Vasant Panchami (Sarasvati Puja) 16.02. Celebration of Goddess Saraswati
Purnima – February 27.02. Magha Purnima
Maha Shivaratri 11.03. Great Night of Lord Shiva
Purnima March - Holi 28.03. Festival of Prahlad, Festival of Colours, Phalguna P.
Spring Navaratri Start 13.04. 9 days of fasting in honor of the Divine Mother
Ramnavami 21.04. Birthday of Lord Rama
Purnima April - Hanuman Jayanti 27.04. Festival of Sri Hanumanji, Chaitra Purnima
Purnima - May 26.05. Vaishakta Purnima
Day of Yoga 21.06. UN International Day of Yoga
Purnima - June 24.06. Jyeshtha Purnima
*Mataji's Mahasamadhi 12.07. Western Calendar 02.07. (2011)
Purnima - July / GURUPURNIMA 24.07. Celebration of Guru, Birthday of Ved Vyasa
*Sri Devpuriji's Mahasamadhi 10.08. Western Calendar 14.08. (1942)
*Vishwaguruji's Birthday 11.08. Western Calendar 15.08. (1945)
Purnima August - Raksha Bandhan 22.08. Festival of Brothers & Sisters, Shravana Purnima
Janmashthami (India/Pali: 30.08)
(Europe: 30.08)
(AUS/NZ: 30/31.08)
(USA/CAN: 29/30.08)
Birthday of Lord Krishna
*Holy Guruji's Birthday (India/Pali: 07.09)
(Europe: 07.09)
(AUS/NZ: 08.09)
(USA/CAN: 07.09)
Western Calendar 11.09. (1923)
Ganesh Chaturthi 10.09. Festival of Lord Ganeshji
Purnima - September (Pitr Purnima) 20.09. Memory of the ancestors, Shraddha Purnima
UN Peace Day 21.09 Peace Prayers at YIDL Peace Trees
UN Non-Violence Day 02.10. Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
Autumn Navrati Start (India/Pali: 07.10)
(Europe: 07.10)
(AUS/NZ: 07.10)
(USA/CAN: 06.10)
9 days of fasting in honor of the Divine Mother
Dassera (Vijaya Dashami) (India/Pali: 15.10.)
(Europe: 14.10.)
(AUS/NZ: 15.10.)
(USA/CAN: 14.10.)
Victory of Good over Evil
Purnima - October (Sharad Purnima) 20.10. Aswini Purnima
Diwali (Sri Mahaprabhuji's Incarnation) 04.11. Festival of Light
*Holy Guruji's Mahasamadhi (India/Pali: 11.11.)
(Europe: 10.11.)
(AUS/NZ: 11.11.)
(USA/CAN: 10.11.)
Western Calendar 31.10. (2003)
Purnima - November (India/Pali: 19.11..)
(Europe: 19.11.)
(AUS/NZ: 19.11.)
(USA/CAN: 18.11.)
Kartik Purnima
Purnima - December (India/Pali: 19.12.)
(Europe: 18.12.)
(AUS/NZ: 19.12.)
(USA/CAN: 18.12.)
Margashirsha Purnima
*Mahaprabhuji's Mahasamadhi (India/Pali: 23.12.)
(Europe: 23.12.)
(AUS/NZ: 23.12.)
(USA/CAN: 23.12.)
Western Calendar 5.12. (1963)

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