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All Hindu Festivals in 2016

 All Hindu Festivals in 2016 Hindu is an oldest religion on the earth, which is blessed with a number of fasts, festivals and feasts. Each Festival has its own great significance. In Hindu religion, all 12 months of the year hold a festival or fast.

All the festival are celebrated with great enthusiasm as well as with pomp and show. Some are celebrated for the incarnation of God and Goddesses while some have Vedic principles. And there are many festivals belong to harvesting season.

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We all know that festival brings a great enthusiasm to our life. Many festivals and fasts are performed to welcome the change of season and for harvest while some are celebrated to bring good fortune.

There are many festivals which bring great opportunity when gather together. All Hindu festivals come with a deep spiritual importance which is believed by a number of devotees. And these festivals holds a great social, hygienic and religions meaning with itself. Be it fast, Puja or festival, nothing can get started without having a bath.

Hindu festivals is not all about the celebration, but it's like a bridge which help to come across the different side of life. By performing these festivals, Puja and Fast, we come to know many things which cannot be acquired by technology or any book. Performing Puja help us to make ourselves clean and auspicious. It pampers the relation with God.


Here, we are providing you a complete list of Famous Festivals Pujas, Events and Fasts of the year 2016. We have mentioned all the Hindu Festivals along with Date and Day. Take a look.


Hindu Festival Calendar 2016:
Date Holiday Day
January 15 Makar Sankranti, Pongal Friday
January 16 Magh Bihu Saturday
January 27 Sakat Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi Wednesday
January 31 Swami Vivekananda Jayanti Sunday
February 09 Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins Tuesday
February 12 Vasant Panchami Friday
February 22 Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti Monday
March 07 Maha Shivaratri Monday
March 23 Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan Wednesday
March 24 Holi Thursday
April 01 Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami Friday
April 08 Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi Friday
April 09 Jhulelal Jayanti, Gauri Puja, Gangaur Saturday
April 12 Yamuna Chhath, Skanda Sashti Tuesday
April 13 Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi Wednesday
April 15 Ram Navami Friday
April 18 Thrissur Pooram Monday
April 22 Hanuman Jayanti Friday
May 07 Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti Saturday
May 08 Parashurama Jayanti Sunday
May 09 Akshaya Tritiya/ Akha Teej Monday
May 21 Buddha Purnima Saturday
May 31 Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu Tuesday
June 07 Maharana Pratap Jayanti Tuesday
June 14 Ganga Dussehra, Mithuna Sankranti Tuesday
June 16 Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi Thursday
July 04 Ashadha Amavasya, Darsha Amavasya, Somvati Amavas Monday
July 06 Jagannath Rathyatra Wednesday
July 19 Guru Poornima Tuesday
August 05 Hariyali Teej, Andal Jayanthi Friday
August 07 Naag Panchami Sunday
August 18 Raksha Bandhan Thursday
August 25 Sri Krishna Janmashtami Thursday
August 26 Dahi Handi Friday
September 04 Hartalika Teej Sunday
September 05 Ganesh Chaturthi Monday
September 15 Ganesh Visarjan Thursday
September 16 Vishwakarma Puja Friday
October 01 Navratras begins Saturday
October 09 Durga Ashtami Sunday
October 10 Maha Navami Monday
October 11 Dussehra, Durga Visarjan, Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara Tuesday
October 15 Sharad Purnima Saturday
October 16 Ashwin Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti Sunday
October 19 Karva Chauth Wednesday
October 28 Dhan Teras Friday
October 29 Narak Chaturdashi , Kali Chaudas Saturday
October 30 Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Dipmalika Sunday
October 31 Gowardhan Puja, Bali Pratipada, New Samvat Begins Monday
November 01 Bhai Dooj Tuesday
November 06 Chhath Puja Begins (Nahai Khai) Sunday