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.

Swami Vivekanand Jayanti, January 12

13th January LOHRI, Day Before Makar Sanskranti

MAKAR SANKRANTI, 14TH January,

JANUARY 26 REPUBLIC DAY

BASANT PANCHAMI, FEBRUARY 16, Magh Shukla Panchami.

GURU RAVIDAS JAYANTI, FEBRUARY 26.

MARCH 11 MAHA SHIV RATRI, PHAGUN, Based On Indian Panchang Calender.

MARCH 19-2021, HOLI Festival Of Colours, Based On Indian Panchang Calender.

April 25 Mahavir Swami Jayanti.

APRIL 2- 2021, GOOD FRIDAY.

April 21 Ram Navami, Based On Indian Calender.

May 14-2021, Parashuram jayanti, Month Vaishakh

May 26 Buddh Purnima, Based On Indian Panchang.

June 20-2021, Ganga Dusshra, Month Jaystha.

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

July 24-2021, Saturday- Guru Purnima, Month Ashadha, Based On Hindu Calender Panchang.

August 22/2021 Raksha Bandhan, Month Sawana, Shukla Purnima.

August 30-2021, Krishna Janmashtami, Bhadrapada, Krishna Ashtami.

September 10-2021, Ganesh Chaturthi, Bhadrapada Shukla Chaturthi.

October 2-2021, Gandhi Jayanti, Fix day.

October 15-2021, Dushahra, Ashvins Shukla Dashmi, Based On Hindu Panchang.

October 20-2021 Valmiki Jayanti,, Ashvina Shukla Purnima.

October 24-2021, Karwa Chauth, Month Kartik.

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

November 4 Deepawali, Month Kartik, Based On Hindu Panchang.

November 6, Bhaiya Duj, Month Kartik.

DEV DEEPAWALI, 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.

November 19-2021, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Month Kartik.

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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