Hindu Festival dates 2012 and important Hindu religious events calender 2012


This resource gives you information about the important festival dates and religious events that are going to happen in the year 2012. It will be useful for those who would like to perform religious functions on a auspicious day. Read the article below for more information.

Hindu festival dates and important religious events for the calender year 2012


Year 2012 is going to start in a few weeks time. Everyone will be hoping that the new year 2012 brings them the charm that can fulfill all their wishes. Hindus will be looking forward for the year 2012 as many religious events and festivals are going to happen that are part and parcel fo their traditional values and customs. Below you can find the list of festivals and religious events 2012 that are going to happen for every month.

This will be helpful for those who would like to know the details in advance.

Hindu Festivals and religious events in January 2012
Makara Sankranti – 15th January, 2012
Pongal – 15th January, 2012
Vasant Panchami – Saraswati Puja – January 28, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in February 2012
Thai Pusam – February 7, 2012
Shivratri – February 20, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in March 2012
Holika Dahan – March 7, 2012
Dhulandi Holi - March 8. 2012
Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh) – March 23, 2012
Gudi Padva – March 23, 2012
Chaitra Navratri Begins - March 23, 2012
Cheti Chand - March 24, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in April 2012
Ram Navami – April 1, 2012
Chaitra Navratri Begins - April 1, 2012
Hanuman Jayanti – April 6, 2012
Chithirai 1 (Tamil New Year) – 14th April, 2012
Vishu (Kerala) – 14th April, 2012
New Year in Bengal and Assam – 15th April, 2012
Akshaya Tritiya – April 24, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in May 2012
Narasimha Jayanti – May 4, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in June 2012
Puri Rath Yatra – June 21, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in July 2012
Vyas Purnima, Guru Purnima – July 3, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in August 2012
Raksha Bandan – August 2, 2012
Sri Krishna Janmashtami – August 9 in south and western parts of India
Sri Krishna Janmashtami – August 10 in North India
Onam - August 29, 2012

Hindu Festivals and religious events in September 2012
Haritalika Teej - September 18
Ganesh Chaturthi - September 19
Pitru Paksha Shradh begins September 30

Hindu Festivals and religious events in October 2012
Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on October 15
Mahalaya - October 15
Navratri Begins – October 16
Durga Ashtami – October 22
Maha Navami – October 23
Vijaya Dashami – Dussehra – October 24

Hindu Festivals and religious events in November 2012
Karva Chouth – November 2
Dhanteras - November 11
Deepavali – Diwali – November 13
Lakshmi Puja - November 13
Gujarati New Year - November 14
Sabarimala Mandala Kalam begins – 16th November, 2012
Tulsi Puja and Vivah - November 24 to 28

Hindu Festivals and religious events in December 2012
Kal Bhairav Ashtami - December 6
Vaikunta Ekadasi - December 23
Gita Jayanti - December 23
Sri Dattatreya Jayanti - December 27


Comments

Author: E. Mangala23 Dec 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Hi Rajesh,

Your article gives the full list of hindu festivals for the year 2012. Instead of turning the pages and seeing in the calender one can have a look at all the festival dates in one shot. Try to post more articles like this.



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