Fast and Festivals 2018 - Hindu Festivals Calendar 2018 - Hindu Calendar 2018

Like every year, this year also for the convenience of our readers we are giving the list of fasts and festivals for the year 2018 as in the form of a calendar. In this calendar from January 2018 to December 2018, the description of all the fasts and festivals has been given. Along with fasts and festivals, we have also given you the information about Bhadra and Panchak.

Major Fasts and Festivals in January 2018

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
12 January Shattila Ekadashi Magh Krishna Ekadashi(11)
13 January Lohri, Till Dwadashi Magh Krishna Dwadashi(12)
16 January Magh Moni Amavasya Magh Krishna Amavasya (30)
17 January Beginning of Magh Shukla Paksha Magh Shukla Paksha Pratipada (1)
20 January Gauri Tritiya Fast, Shri Ganesha Til Chaturthi, Varad Chauth Magh Shukla Tritiya (3)
22 January Basant Panchami, Saraswati Pujan Magh Shukla Panchmi (5)
28 January Jaya Ekadashi Fast Magh Shukla Ekadashi (11)
31 January Magh Purnima, Shri Satyanarayana Fast, Ravidas Jayanti Magh Purnima(15)


February 2018 - Fasts and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
3 February Shri Ganesha Chaturthi Phalgun Krishna Chaturthi (4)
8 February Janaki Jayanti Phalgun Krishna Ashtami (8)
11 February Vijaya Ekadashi Fast Phalgun Krishna Ekadashi (11)
13 February Shri Maha Shivratri Phalgun Krishna Trayodashi(13)
14 February Bhom pradosh fast, Shivratri Phalgun Krishna Chaturthi(14)
15 February Phalguna Amavasya, panchak strat 20:40 Phalguna Amavasya (30)
16 February Beginning of Phalgun Shukla Paksha Phalgun Shukla Pratipada (1)
17 Febrauary Chandra Darshan, Shri Ram Krishna Paramhansa Jayanti Phalgun Shukla Dwitiya (2)
20 February Yagyavalkaya Jayanti Phalgun Shukla Panchami (5)
23 February Commencement of Holashatak, Annapurna Ashtami Phalgun Shukla Ashtami(8)
26 February Amalki Ekadashi Fast Phalgun Shukla Ekadashi (11)
27 February Bhom Pradosh Fast, Govind Dwadashi Phalgun Shukla Dwadashi (12)


March 2018 - Fasts and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
1 March Phalgun Purnima, End of Holashtak, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti Phalgun Purnima (15)
2 March Commencement of Chaitra Krishna Paksha, Holi, Basant Utsav, Hola Fair, Anandpur and Pota Sahib Chaitra Krishna Pratipada (1)
3 March Sant Tukaram Jayanti Chaitra Krishna Dwitiya (2)
5 March Shri Rang Panchami, Mela Navchandi - Meerut Chaitra Krishna Panchami (5)
9 March Sheetal Ashtami Fast Chaitra Krishna ashtami (8)
13 March Papmochani Ekadashi Fast Chaitra Krishna Ekadashi (11)
17 March Chaitra Amavasya, Holy bath, Nav Vikrami Sanvatsar 2075. Chaitra Amavasya (30)
18 March Commencement of Nav Vikrami Sanvatsar 2070,Commencement of Chaitra Navratri, Establishing of Ghat Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (1)
20 March Gangauri Tritiya, Matsya Jayanti Chaitra Shukla Tritiya (3)
25 March Shri Ram Navami, End of Navratri Chaitra Shukla Ashtami (8)
27 March Kamda Ekadashi Fast Chaitra Shukla Ekadashi (11)
29 March Anang Trayodashi Chaitra Shukla Trayodashi (13)
31 March Chaitra Purnima, Shri Satyanarayana Fast, Commencement of Vaishakh Holy Bath, Shri Hanuman Jayanti Chaitra Purnima (15)


April 2018 - Fasts and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
3 April Angarki Ganesh Chaturthi Vaishakh Krishna Tritiya (3)
12 April Varuthini Ekadashi Fast - Smarta, Shri Vallabhacharya Jayanti Vaishakh Krishna Ekadashi (11)
18 April Parshuram Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya Vaishakh Shukla Dwitiya (2)
20 April Sri Shankaracharya Jayanti Vaishakh Shukla Panchami (5)
22 April Shri Ganga Jayanti Vaishakh Shukla Saptami (7)
26 April Mohini Ekadashi Fast Vaishakh Shukla Ekadashi (11)
30 April Shri Budh Purnima, Vaishakh Purnima, Vaishakh Holy bath, donation etc Vaishakh Purnima (15)


May 2018  - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
2 May Sri Narad Jayanti, Vinadaan Jyeshtha Krishna Pratipada (1)
11 May Apra Ekadashi Fast Jyeshtha Krishna Ekadashi (11)
15 May Bhavuka Amavasya,Vat Savitri Fast., Shanaishchara Jayanti Jyeshtha Amavasya (30)
24 May Shri Ganga Dussehra Jyeshtha Shukla Dashmi (10)
25 May purushottam ekadashi Jyeshtha Shukla Ekadashi (11)
29 May AdhikJyeshtha Purnima Jyeshtha Purnima (15)


June 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
10 June purushottam Ekadashi Fast Jyeshtha Krishna Ekadashi (11)
23 June Nirjala Ekadashi Jyeshtha Krishna Ekadashi (11)
27 June Vat Savitri Fast Jyeshtha shukla Chturdashi (14)
28 June Sant Kabir Jayanti, Jyeshtha Purnima Jyeshtha Purnima (15)


July 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
1 July Commencement of Ashadh Krishan Paksha Ashadha Krishna pratipada(1)
10 July Bhom Pradosh Fast Ashadha Krishna Trayodashi(13)
13 July Ashadha Somvati Amavasya, Gupt Navratri Ashadha Amavasya (30)
14 July Commencement of Shri Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya (2)
23 July Devshayani Ekadashi Fast, Chaturmasya Fast Ashadha Shukla Ekadashi (11)
27 July Guru Purnima, Vyas Puja, Kokila Fast, Shri Satyanarayan Fast Ashadha Shukla Purnima (15)


August 2018  - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
7 August Kamika Ekadashi Fast Shravan Krishna Ekadashi (11)
11 August Shravana Hariyala Amavasya,shani Amavasya Shravan Amavasya (30)
12 August Commencement of Mela Channmastika (Chintapurni) Shravan Shukla Pratipada (1)
13 August Madhusurva - Hariyali - Sindhara - Teej Shravan Shukla Tritiya (3)
15 August Sri Naag Panchami Shravan Shukla Panchami (5)
22 August Pavitra Ekadashi Fas Shravan Shukla Ekadashi (11)
26 August Raksha Bandhan, Rigveda Upakarma, Gayatri Jayanti, Commencement of Shri Amarnath Yatra Shravan Purnima (15)


September 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
2 September Sheetala Saptami, Shri Krishna Janmashtami(Smartha) Bhadrapad Krishna Saptami (7)
3 September Shri Krishna Janmashtami Fast(Vaishnava), Nandotsava, Gokulashtami Bhadrapad Krishna Ashtami (8)
6 September Aja Ekadashi Fast Bhadrapad Krishna Ekadashi (11)
9 September Kushagrahani Pithori Amavasya, Kushopatnama Bhadrapad Amavasya (30)
12 September Haritalinka Tritiya Fast, Gauri Teej, Shri Varaha Jayanti Bhadrapad Shukla Tritiya (3)
13 September Siddhi Vinayaka Fast, Kalank Chaturthi Fast, Pathar Chauth Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi (4)
20 September Padya Ekadashi Fast (Smarta), Commencement of Vishnu Shrankhla Yoga Bhadrapad Shukla Ekadashi (11)
23 September Anant Chaturdashi Fast, Kadali Fast, Sodhal Fair (Jalandhar) Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturdashi (14)
25 September Bhadrapad Purnima, Shri Satya Narayana Fast, Commencement of Proshtapadi Mahalaya Sharadha, Purnima Sharadha Bhadrapad Purnima (15)


October 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
5 October Ekadashi Shraddha, Indira Ekadashi Fast Ashwin Krishna Ekadashi (11)
9 October Amavasya, Ashwin Mahalaya Ashwin Amavasya(30)
10 October Commencement of Ashwin Sharad Navratri, Ghat Establishment Ashwin Shukla Pratipada (1)
17 October Shri Durga Ashtami, Mahashtami, Saraswati Pujan Ashwin Shukla Ashtami (8)
18 October Mahanavami, End of Sharad Navratri Ashwin Shukla Navami (9)
19 October Vijaydashmi, Ayudh Puja, Aparajita Pujan Ashwin Shukla Dashmi (10)
20 October Papakunsha Ekadashi, Bharat Milap Ashwin Shukla Ekadashi (11)
24 October Ashwin Sharad Purnima, Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti, Commencement of Kartik Holy Bath, Commencement of Kartik Holy Bath, Shri Satyanarayana Fast Ashwin Shukla Purnima (15)
27 October Karwa Chauth Fast, Shri Ganesha Chaturthi Fast, Karak Chaturthi Kartik Krishna Tritiya (3)
31 October Ahoi Ashtami Fast Kartik Krishna Ashtami (8)


November 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
3 November Rama Ekadashi Fast(Smarta), Commencement of Komudi Mahotsava Kartik Krishna Ekadashi (11)
4 November Rama Ekadashi Fast(Vaishnava),Govatsa Dwadashi Kartik Krishna Dwadashi (12)
5 November Dhan Trayodashi Fast, Pradosh Fast, Yamayae Deepdanam, Dhanvantri Jayanti, Shri Hanuman Jayanti Kartik Krishna Trayodashi (13)
6 November Narak Chaturdashi, Yamaye Tarpan Kartik Krishna Chaturdashi (14)
7 November Kartik Amavasya, Deepawali, Shri Mahaveer Nirvana (Jain) Kartik Amavasya (30)
8 November Annakoot, Govardhan Puja, Gokrida, Vishwakarma Day (Punjab), Bali Puja, Margapali Puja Kartik Shukla Pratipada (1)
7 November Saubhagya Panchami, Gyaan Panchami, End of Panchami Tithi Kartik Shukla Panchami (5)
9 November Bhai Dooj, Margashirsha Sankranti, Yam Dwitiya, Vishwakarma Puja Kartik Shukla Dwitiya (2)
13 November Surya Shashti Fast Kartik Shukla Shashthi (6)
19 November Dyanprabhodini Ekadashi Fast, Tulsi Marriage, Chaturmasya Fast Conclusion Kartik Shukla Ekadashi (11)
23 November Kartik Purnima, Shri Guru Nanak Jayanti Kartik Purnima (15)


December 2018 - Fast and Festivals

Date Fasts and Festivals Hindu Tithi
4 December Utpanna Ekadashi Fast(Smarta) Margashirsha Krishna Ekadashi (11)
7 December Margashirsha Amavasya Margashirsha Amavasya (30)
12 December Naag Panchami, Shriram Vivah Utsava Margashirsha Shukla Panchami (5)
14 December Mitra Saptami, Vishnu Saptami Margashirsha Shukla Saptami (7)
19 December Mokshada Ekadashi Fast, Shri Geeti Jayanti Margashirsha Shukla Ekadashi (11)
22 December Margashirsha Purnima, Tripura Bhairavi Jayanti Margashirsha Purnima (15)
29 December Rukmani Ashtami, Ashtaka Shraddha Paush Krishna Ashtami (8)