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Hindu Calendar 2020: Panchang & Hindu Festivals

Hindu Calendar 2020 is one of the widely used calendars across our country. The other name of the Hindu Calendar is Panchang, which incorporates the details of all important dates and festivals celebrated by the Hindu communities across the globe. The Panchang is used to know the Muhurat to perform any auspicious task. It tells the exact time duration in which any auspicious events must be performed.

Hindu Calendar 2020: Hindu Festivals Throughout the Year

Hindu Calendar 2020: January Events & Festival List

Festival Date & Day
Pausha Putrada Ekadashi 6th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 8th, Wednesday
Paush Purnima Vrat 10th, Friday
Sankashti Chaturthi 13th, Monday
Pongal , Uttarayan , Makar Sankranti 15th, Wednesday
Shattila Ekadashi 20th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 22nd, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri 23rd, Thursday
Magha Amavasya 24th, Friday
Basant Panchmi , Saraswati Puja 29th, Wednesday

Hindu Calendar 2020: February Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Jaya / Bhami Ekadashi 5th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 6th, Thursday
Magha Purnima Vrat 9th, Sunday
Sankashti Chaturthi 12th, Wednesday
Kumbha Sankranti 13th, Thursday
Vijaya Ekadashi 19th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 20th, Thursday
Mahashivratri , Masik Shivaratri 21st, Friday
Phalguna Amavasya 23rd, Sunday

Hindu Calendar 2020: March Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Amalaki Ekadashi 6th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 7th, Saturday
Holika Dahan , Phalguna Purnima Vrat 9th, Monday
Holi 10th, Tuesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 12th, Thursday
Meena Sankranti 14th, Saturday
Papmochani Ekadashi 19th, Thursday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 21st, Saturday
Masik Shivaratri 22nd, Sunday
Chaitra Amavasya 24th, Tuesday
Chaitra Navratri , Ugadi , Ghatasthapana , Gudi Padwa 25th, Wednesday
Cheti Chand 26th, Thursday

Hindu Calendar 2020: April Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Ram Navami 2nd, Thursday
Chaitra Navratri Parana 3rd, Friday
Kamada Ekadashi 4th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 5th, Sunday
Hanuman jayanti , Chaitra Purnima Vrat 8th, Wednesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 11th, Saturday
Mesha Sankranti 13th, Monday
Varuthini Ekadashi 18th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 20th, Monday
Masik Shivaratri 21st, Tuesday
Vaishakha Amavasya 22nd, Wednesday
Akshaya Tritiya 26th, Sunday

Hindu Calendar 2020: May Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Mohini Ekadashi 4th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 5th, Tuesday
Vaishakha Purnima Vrat 7th, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 10th, Sunday
Vrishabha Sankranti 14th, Thursday
Apara Ekadashi 18th, Monday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 19th, Tuesday
Masik Shivaratri 20th, Wednesday
Jyeshtha Amavasya 22nd, Friday

Hindu Calendar 2020: June Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Nirjala Ekadashi 2nd, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 3rd, Wednesday
Jyeshtha Purnima Vrat 5th, Friday
Sankashti Chaturthi 8th, Monday
Mithuna Sankranti 14th, Sunday
Yogini Ekadashi 17th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 18th, Thursday
Masik Shivaratri 19th, Friday
Ashadha Amavasya 21st, Sunday
Jagannath Rath Yatra 23rd, Tuesday
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Hindu Calendar 2020: July Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Deva Shayani Ekadashi , Ashadhi Ekadashi 1st, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 2nd, Thursday
Guru Purnima , Ashadha Purnima Vrat 5th, Sunday
Sankashti Chaturthi 8th, Wednesday
Kamika Ekadashi , Karka Sankranti 16th, Thursday
Masik Shivaratri , Pradosh Vrat (K) 18th, Saturday
Shravana Amavasya 20th, Monday
Hariyali Teej 23rd, Thursday
Nag Panchami 25th, Saturday
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi 30th,Thursday

Hindu Calendar 2020: August Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Pradosh Vrat (S) 1st, Saturday
Raksha Bandhan , Shravana Purnima Vrat 3rd, Monday
Kajari Teej 6th, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 7th, Friday
Janmashtami 12th, Wednesday
Aja Ekadashi 15th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (K) , Simha Sankranti 16th, Sunday
Masik Shivaratri 17th, Monday
Bhadrapada Amavasya 19th, Wednesday
Hartalika Teej 21st, Friday
Ganesh Chaturthi 22nd, Saturday
Parsva Ekadashi 29th, Saturday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 30th, Sunday
Onam/Thiruvonam 31st, Monday

Hindu Calendar 2020: September Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Anant Chaturdashi 1st, Tuesday
Bhadrapada Purnima Vrat 2nd, Wednesday
Sankashti Chaturthi 5th, Saturday
Indira Ekadashi 13th, Sunday
Masik Shivaratri , Pradosh Vrat (K) 15th, Tuesday
Kanya Sankranti 16th, Wednesday
Ashwin Amavasya 17th, Thursday
Padmini Ekadashi 27th, Sunday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 29th, Tuesday

Hindu Calendar 2020: October Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Purnima Vrat 1st, Thursday
Sankashti Chaturthi 5th, Monday
Parama Ekadashi 13th, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 14th, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri 15th, Thursday
Amavasya 16th, Friday
Sharad Navratri , Tula Sankranti , Ghatasthapana 17th, Saturday
Kalparamba 21st, Wednesday
Nabapatrika Puja 22nd, Thursday
Durga Maha Navami Puja , Durga Puja Ashtami 24th, Saturday
Dussehra , Sharad Navratri Parana 25th, Sunday
Durga Visarjan 26th, Monday
Papankusha Ekadashi 27th, Tuesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 28th, Wednesday
Ashwin Purnima Vrat 31st, Saturday

Hindu Calendar 2020: November Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Sankashti Chaturthi , Karva Chauth 4th, Wednesday
Rama Ekadashi 11th, Wednesday
Masik Shivaratri , Dhanteras , Pradosh Vrat (K) 13th, Friday
Diwali , Narak Chaturdashi 14th, Saturday
Govardhan Puja , Kartik Amavasya 15th, Sunday
Bhai Dooj , Vrischika Sankranti 16th, Monday
Chhath Puja 20th, Friday
Devutthana Ekadashi 25th, Wednesday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 27th, Friday
Kartik Purnima Vrat 30th, Monday

Hindu Calendar 2020: December Events & Festival List

Festivals Date & Day
Sankashti Chaturthi 3rd, Thursday
Utpanna Ekadashi 11th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (K) 12th, Saturday
Masik Shivaratri 13th, Sunday
Margashirsha Amavasya 14th, Monday
Dhanu Sankranti 15th, Tuesday
Mokshada Ekadashi 25th, Friday
Pradosh Vrat (S) 27th, Sunday
Margashirsha Purnima Vrat 30th, Wednesday

Let’s read about some prominent Hindu Festivals observed all around the globe and their significance.

Diwali 2020

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is one of the most famous and important festivals celebrated in India, majorly in North India. People light up their houses with Diyas & colourful lights and burst crackers. Sweet dishes are prepared at every home on the day of Diwali. People also buy and exchange sweets with their near ones to show their love and happiness and wish them "Happy Diwali" along with the blessings of joy, happiness and prosperity. In the year 2020, it falls on the 14th November as per Hindu Calendar 2020.

Pongal 2020

Pongal is another popular festival celebrated in Southern India. Since the majority of our population belongs to the rural area, this festival holds major significance. Farmers celebrate this festival with great zeal with their families. On this day, special food items are prepared and relatives are invited to enjoy this festival together. Pongal will be celebrated from 15th January to 18th January as per Hindu Calendar 2020.

Holi 2020

Holi is a well-known festival of colours and brightness. This day, people play with v bright colours and water balloons to show their joy and happiness. People wear colourful clothes, prepare sweets like Gujhiya etc. and spend quality time with each other. Children, adults and people of all age groups celebrate this festival with great joy and happiness. This festival falls on 10 March in the year 2020 as per Hindu Calendar 2020.

Raksha Bandhan 2020

Rakhi or Raksha Bandhan is a sacred festival of brother and sister, in which the sister ties a Raksha Dhaga on the wrist of her brother. It strengthens their bond and the brother promises to protect his sister and give her gifts. The date for this festival is mentioned in Hindu calendar 2020, which is 3rd August 2020.


Shivratri is the most popular festival celebrated across India as the birthday of Lord Shiva. All the devotees of Lord Shiva celebrate this festival with great zeal and joy. On this day, people form queues in front of the Shiva temple to offer prayers to the Lord. This festival will be celebrated on 21st February in the year 2020.

Various festivals are being celebrated by Hindu Communities. These are mentioned in Hindu Calendar 2020, for example, Karva Chauth, Ganesh Chaturthi, Sankat Chauth, Onam and many more.

Hindu Calendar & Its Significance

In India, there are numerous festivals celebrated by the Hindu community. You need to check the right time in the calendar or Panchang to visit home for celebrating festivals with your family members. Hindu Panchang comprises of five limbs, commonly known as Tithi, Yog, Karan, Day and Vaar. According to these parameters, auspicious Muhurat is calculated for your convenience. There are also some important Fasts defined in Vedic Astrology and hence mentioned in Hindu Calendar 2020. You are required to have Hindu Panchang and extract the important dates from it. All the important dates of fasts and festivals are mentioned in Hindu Calendar 2020. This calendar has been prepared considering the major festivals celebrated in South and North India.

In order to preserve the Hindu culture, Hindu Calendar 2020 has been prepared which carries great importance in our daily life. With the help of Hindu Calendar 2020, you can find all your important dates of all major festivals being celebrated in the year 2020.

Hindu Calendar 2020: Uses of Hindu Calendar

  • You can go for a planned vacation to spend quality time with your friends and family and celebrate the festivals and fasts.
  • It would be helpful in checking the right date and time for the rituals.
  • One who is staying abroad or far away from his family may plan to visit their home town at the time of the festival.
  • An auspicious ceremony like marriage or other auspicious events requires the Hindu calendar.

Hindu Calendar 2020 enables you to receive the best of the year 2020. Refer to this Hindu calendar 2020 and get yourself updated for the year 2020. Have an incredible year ahead!

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