Year 2019 Calendar: holidays, ekadashi

The days of festives and ekadashi shift every year because their dates are in Lunar calendar (according to Indian tradition). Thus calendar is updated every year.

Note: ekadashi (days of fast) begin in the morning after the sunrise and last till the following sunrise.

 

January

2 – ekadashi

4 – Shivaratri

17 – ekadashi

31 – ekadashi

February

2 – Shivaratri

16 – ekadashi

 

 

March

2 – ekadashi

4 – Maha Shivaratri

17 – ekadashi

21 – Holi

April

1 – ekadashi

3 – Shivaratri

6-13 – Navaratri

13 – Ram Navami

15 – ekadashi

30 – ekadashi

May

3 – Shivaratri

15 – ekadashi

30 – ekadashi

 

June

1 – Shivaratri

13 – ekadashi

29 – Yagya (Agni Puja)

July

1 – Shivaratri

12 – ekadashi

16 – Guru Purnima

28 – ekadashi

30 – Shivaratri

August

11 – ekadashi

23 – Krishnashtmi

26 – ekadashi

28 – Shivaratri

September

9 – ekadashi

25 – ekadashi

27 – Shivaratri

29-Oct.7 – Navaratri

October

29-Oct.7 – Navaratri

7 – Navami

8 – Dussehra

9 – ekadashi

24 – ekadashi

26 – Shivaratri

27 – Deepavali

November

8 – ekadashi

22 – ekadashi

25 – Shivaratri

 

December

8 – ekadashi

22 – ekadashi

24 – Shivaratri

 

Read more about fasting days (ekadashi, Shivaratri) and why are they useful.

 

About Holidays and Festivals

News

2018-12-03
26-28 December in Vilnius Centre of Spiritual Culture "Shri Prakash Dham"
2018-10-18
The programme includes events such as Dipavali Festival, satsang, several days of individual meetings, as well as two evenings of guided meditation.
2018-07-09
9 July, approximate start 8.45 London time