A 2017 Calendar of Hindu Festivals, Fasts, and Religious Events

Indian Almanac Highlighting Hindu Festivals

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Hinduism is often described as a religion of fasts, feasts and festivals. Here's a comprehensive list of Hindu festivals, including cultural and religious occasions for 2017 (Saka Era: 1938-39 / Vikram Era: 2073-74).

January 2017

  • Kalpataru Divas: 1/1/2016, Sunday
  • Vivekananda Jayanti: 1/8/2017, Sunday
  • Paush Purnima: 1/12/2017, Thursday
  • Lohri: 1/13/2017, Friday
  • Makar Sankranti/ Paush Sankranti: 1/14/2017, Saturday

February 2017

  • Vasant Pancham: 2/1/2017, Wednesday
  • Saraswati Puja: 2/1/2017, Wednesday
  • Ratha Saptami: 2/3/2017, Friday
  • Thaipusam: 2/9/2017, Thursday
  • Magha Purnima: 2/10/2017, Friday
  • Shivaji Jayanti: 2/19/2017, Sunday
  • Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti: 2/21/2017, Tuesday
  • Maha Shivaratri: 2/24/2017, Friday
  • Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti: 2/28/2017, Tuesday

March 2017

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May 2017

  • Gurudev Rabindranath Jayanti: 5/7/2017, Sunday
  • Narasimha Jayanti: 5/9/2017, Tuesday
  • Narada Jayanti: 5/11/2017, Thursday
  • Shani Jayanti: 5/25/2017, Thursday

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    November 2017

    • Kartik Poornima/ Guru Nanak Jayanti: 11/4/2017, Saturday
    • Gita Jayanti: 11/30/2017, Thursday

    December 2017

    • Sri Dattatreya Jayanti:12/2/2017, Saturday
    • Balaji Jayanti: 12/10/2017, Sunday
    • Sabarimala Mandala Puja: 12/26/2017, Tuesday
    • Ramana Maharishi Jayanti: 12/30/22017, Saturday

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