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2021 Indian Festivals Calendar and Indian Holidays 2021

Indian Calendar 2021 Panchang Festivals

India is the only country that has diversities and religions. India is known for its vast traditions and cultures where people of different religions live happily in the same country. Hindu Muslim, Sikh, Christian are the most followed religions in India. India is the only country where language and culture change after every few kilometers. As there are so many relations that’s why India is also known for its colorful festivals. People with different communities and religions celebrate these festivals with zeal and enthusiasm. Indian calendar 2021 Panchang festivals or Hindu Calendar helps us to find the exact date to celebrate these festivals.

Hinduism is the most followed religion of India, so they have a huge list of festivals. Most Hindu festivals break the boundaries of religions, which is why these are celebrated by all religions. But knowing the exact date to celebrate these festivals is a tough task. To get rid of it, the Indian calendar also known as Panchang plays an important role to find the exact date of any festival. We have come up with a list of 2021 Indian festivals and Indian Holidays which will help people to find the exact day to celebrate any festival.

Indian Holiday Calendar 2021 & Festivals

Before we go further, we should know about the Indian calendar which is totally different from other calendars such as the Gregorian calendar and Julian calendar. Indian calendar all Hindu calendar is based on the lunisolar system which has 12 months with 365 days. As per the Gregorian calendar, January is the first month of the year but according to the Hindu calendar Chaitra is the first month of the year and Phalguna is last. 

Name of the months as per Hindu calendar or Shaka calendar 

Month Name Start From  Days
Chaitra March 22 / 21 30/31 Days
Vaisakha April 21 31 Days
Jyaistha May 22 31 Days
Asadha June 22 31 Days
Shravana July 23 31 Days
Bhadra August 23 31 Days
Asvina September 23 30 Days
Kartika October 23 30 Days
Agrahayana November 22 30 Days
Pausa December 22 30 Days
Magha January 21 30 Days
Phalguna February 20 30 Days

Full Moon Dates – Hindu Calendar or Panchang 

  • Thursday, January 28
  • Saturday, February 27
  • Sunday, March 28
  • Monday, April 26
  • Wednesday, May 26
  • Thursday, June 24
  • Friday, July 23
  • Sunday, August 22
  • Monday, September 20
  • Wednesday, October 20
  • Friday, November 19
  • Saturday, December 18

2021 Indian Festivals Calendar & Holidays

With time, so many changes have been done in the Indian calendar. As so many religions are there in India that’s why there are some religious holidays and religious festivals too. Some religious holidays are based on the solar calendar which follows the position of the moon and sun but most of the Indian holidays and festivals occur according to lunar tithi (Date). These holidays and festivals followed Vedic astrology also known as muhurta. We have mentioned the complete list of Indian festival calendar 2021. The year 2021 calendar Indian festivals are based on the Hindu calendar and according to Panchang. 

2021 Indian Festivals Calendar & Holidays

2021 Indian Festivals Calendar & Holidays

Indian festival calendar 2021

2021 Indian Festivals Calendar & Holidays
Name  Date 
Indian Festival Calendar January 2021
Lohri 13/01/2021
Makar Sankranti 14/01/2021
Republic Day 26/01/2021
Indian Festival Calendar February 2021
Basant Panchami 16/02/2021
Indian Festival Calendar March 2021
Maha Shivratri 11/3/2021
Holi (Dhulendi) 29/03/2021
Indian Festival Calendar April 2021
Good Friday 2/4/2021
Vaishakhi 13/04/2021
Ram Navami 21/04/2021
Mahavir Jayanti 25/04/2021
Indian Festival Calendar May 2021
Budha Jayanti 26/05/2021
Indian Festival Calendar June 2021
Ganga Dashahara 20/06/2021
Indian Festival Calendar July 2021
Guru Purnima 23/07/2021
Indian Festival Calendar August 2021
Independence Day 15/08/2021
Raksha Bandhan 22/08/2021
Janmashtami(Smart) 30/08/2021
Indian Festival Calendar September 2021
Teachers’ Day/ Radha Krishnan Jayanti 5/9/2021
Ganesh Chaturthi 10/9/2021
Indian Festival Calendar October 2021
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2/10/2021
Dashahara 15/10/2021
Sharad Purnima 19/10/2021
Karwa Chauth Vrat 24/10/2021
Indian Festival Calendar November 2021
Diwali 4/11/2021
Bhaiya Dooj 6/11/2021
Children’s Day/ Nehru Jayanti 14/11/2021
Kartik Purnima 19/11/2021
Indian Festival Calendar December 2021
Christmas day 25/12/2021