Important Festivals In Varanasi

India is a country of Festivals. Varanasi is the land of spirituality and the birth place of Hinduism. Varanasi is the cultural hotspot for Buddhism and jainism too.

1st JANUARY – THE NEW YEAR, the first day of Gregorian Calendar.

08/01/2022- Guru Govind Jayanti

Swami Vivekanand Jayanti, January 12

13th January LOHRI, Day Before Makar Sanskranti

MAKAR SANKRANTI, 14TH January,

22-01-2022 Netaji Subhash Chandra Jayanti.

JANUARY 26 REPUBLIC DAY

BASANT PANCHAMI, FEBRUARY 05-2022, Magh Shukla Panchami.

16 February 2022, Magh Purnima Snan

GURU RAVIDAS JAYANTI, FEBRUARY 16.

27 February 2022 Dhrupad Mela Tulsi Ghat, Varanasi

08-01-2022, Women’s Day

MARCH 1 MAHA SHIV RATRI, PHAGUN, Based On Indian Panchang Calender.

MARCH 18-2022, HOLI Festival Of Colours, Based On Indian Panchang Calender.

20 March Parsi New Year

21 March Shivaji Jayanti

21 March Shaheed Divas

02 April Vikram Samvat 2079 Arambh, New Year According to Hindu Calendar Panchang.

02 April 2022, Jhulelal Jayanti

April 10 Ram Navami, Based On Indian Calender.

14th April 2022 Ambedkar Jayanti

15th April Good Friday

16th April Shri Hanuman Jayanti

May 02-2022, Parashuram jayanti, Month Vaishakh

06th May  2022 Shri Shankaracharya Jayanti

06th May Mother’s Day

16th May Buddh Purnima- Budh Mahotsava

5th June World Environment Day

June 20-2021, Ganga Dusshra, Month Jaystha.

June 21, International Yoga Day, Longest Day Of Year.

July 13-2022, Saturday- Guru Purnima, Month Ashadha, Based On Hindu Calender Panchang.

14th July The Holi Momth Sawana Begins

02 August 2022, Nag Panchami

August 11/2022 Raksha Bandhan, Month Sawana, Shukla Purnima.

14th July Kajari Teej

15th August Independence Day

August 18-2022, Krishna Janmashtami, Bhadrapada, Krishna Ashtami.

September 31`-2022, Ganesh Chaturthi, Bhadrapada Shukla Chaturthi.

5th September Teacher’s Day, Dr. Sarvepalli Ramakrishnan Birth Day-5th Sep 1888.

9th September Ramlila Begins on Anant Chaturdasi.

17th September 2022 Vishwakarme Pooja

26th September Navratri Festival begins.

October 2-2021, Gandhi Jayanti, Fix day.

October 05-2022, Dushahra, Ashvins Shukla Dashmi, Based On Hindu Panchang.

October 13-2022, Karwa Chauth, Month Kartik.

22 October 2022 Dhanteras

24 October Deepawali

30 October 2022, Chhat Pooja

November 4 Laxmi Puja, Month Kartik, Based On Hindu Panchang.

DEV DEEPAWALI, 08 October 2022, 12 days after Deepawali Festival–The only festival which the Hindus celebrate for all Gods. In the Hindu month of Kartik, on full Moon day.

08 November 2022, Gurunanak Jayanti

November Ganga Mahotsav, Month Kartik.

December 25 Christmas Day, Fix day.

Ramnagar Ramleela, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Humanity. The devine deeds of God Rama. It is a one month of festival.

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