Hindu Festival Dates 2020-2025
Here are the dates and meanings of Hindu festivals, including Diwali, Hindi New Year, Maha Shiva Ratri, and Holi, from 2020 to 2025.
||Maha Shiva Ratri
||Hindi New Year
Makar Sankrant is one of the most important festivals of the Hindu
calendar and celebrates the sun's journey into the northern hemisphere.
Dedicated to Saraswati, the goddess of learning and Brahma's wife. The
festival marks the beginning of Spring.
Mahashivratri is a Hindu festival dedicated to Shiva, one of the deities
of the Hindu Trinity.
The Hindu spring festival.
This day marks the birth of Lord Swaminarayan for followers of the
Birthday of Lord Rama, an incarnation of Vishnu and the hero of the
This festival marks the birth of Hanuman, the Monkey God.
Raksha Bandhan is the Hindu festival that celebrates brotherhood and
love. "Raksha Bandhan" means a thread for protection.
- Krishna Jayanti
The Janamashtami festival marks the birth of Krishna, the most highly
venerated God in the Hindu pantheon.
Navaratri (nine nights) symbolises the triumph of good over evil and
marks the start of autumn.
Celebrates Lord Rama's victory over the evil demon Ravana.
- 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.