Jan Wed 14
Makar Sankranti is one of the most important festivals of the Hindu calendar and celebrates the sun's journey into the northern hemisphere.
Mar Sat 21
Ugadi (literally 'the start of an era') is the New Year festival for Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka in southern India. It occurs on the first day of the month of Chaitra.
Mar Sat 28
This day marks the birth of Lord Swaminarayan for followers of the Swaminarayan tradition.
Oct Tue 13
Navaratri (nine nights) symbolises the triumph of good over evil and marks the start of autumn.
Oct Thu 22
Celebrates Lord Rama's victory over the evil demon Ravana.
Nov Wed 11
Diwali, the festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from South Asia. It is an occasion for celebrations by Hindus as well as Jains and Sikhs.