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Hindu Festivals in March 2017


Category: Religious | Posted :Monday, March 6, 2017

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Hindu Festivals in March 2017 – Hindu Vrat Vrat is the Hindi term of fast . It is a process in which devotees do not consume food or/and water on the days dedicated to the Gods they believe in, to show their dedication and to gain health and prosperity– Fasting – Rituals in March 2017 

 
In March 2017, there are some important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism – based on some Hindu calendars and Panchang held in India. The festivals, Vrat or Fast and customs days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). 
 
 

List of March 2017 festivals

 
March 3, 2017 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
March 5, 2017 – Holashtak begins
March 5 – Bhanu Saptami
March 5 - Monthly Durga Ashtami
March 7 – Phagu Dasami
March 8 – Ekadasi Fasting – Rangbari Ekadasi
March 9 – Narasimha Dwadashi
March 10 – Pradosh Vrat
March 11 – Chottanikara Makam and Attukal Pongala in Kerala
March 11 – Maasi Makam
March 12 – Purnima - Full moon day
March 12 – Dol Purnima
March 12 – Holashtak ends. Holika Dahan
March 12 – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti
March 13 – Holi Festival
March 13 – Chaitra month begins in calendars followed in North India
March 14 – Panguni Month begins in Tamil Calendars
March 14 – Karadiyan Nonmbu
March 15 – Meena Masam begins in Malayalam Kerala Calendars
March 15 – Chaitra month begins in Bengali calendars
March 16 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
March 17 – Rang Panchami
March 19 – Sheetala Saptami
March 20 – Sheetala Ashtami – Basora
March 20 – Kalashtami
March 24 – Papamochini Ekadasi Fasting
March 26 – Monthly Shivratri fasting
March 26 – Varuni Yog
March 28 – Amavasya
March 28 – Gudi Padwa – Ugadi
March 28 – Chaitra month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
March 28 - Chaitra Navratri begins as per panchangs followed in western parts of India.
March 29 – Ugadi
March 29 – Chaitra Shukladi – Vikram Year 2074 begins in North India calendars
March 29 - Chaitra Navratri begins as per North India panchangs
March 30 – Gangaur Puja
March 30 – Saubhagya Sundari Teej Vrat


 

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