2020 CALENDAR

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Name of Festival Date
Sri Krishna Janmashtami 12 Aug
Sri Ganesh Chaturthi 22 Aug
Mahalaya Paksham 2 Sept to 17 Sept
Pitra Paksha 2 Sept to 17 Sept
Purattasi 17 Sept to 16 Oct
Adhik Maas 18 Sept to 16 Oct
Navaratri 17 Oct to 24 Oct
Sri Saraswathi Pooja 22 Oct
Sri Durga Ashtami 24 Oct
Sri Durga Naumi 24 Oct
Vijay Dashmi 25 Oct
Dhan Trayodashi 12 Nov
Narak Chaturdashi 13 Nov
Deepavali/Maha Luxmi Pooja 14 Nov
Gujarati New Year 15 Nov
Annakuta Govardhan Pooja 15 Nov
Skanda Sashti 20 Nov
Prabhodhani Ekadashi 25 Nov
Kaarthigai Deepam 29 Nov
Kartik Purnima 30 Nov
Gita Jayanti 25 Dec

2020 ECLIPSE DATES

Solar and lunar eclipse are said to have a significant astrological impact. Since eclipse may result in emotional changes in human beings it is recommended that they practice meditation and deep breathing. This may result in the day going by easily. Read more.

10  January,  Lunar, Visible in SA, 19:05 – 23:14
05  June, Lunar, Visible in SA 19:43 – 23:06
21  June, Solar, Not Visible in SA
05  July, Lunar, Visible in SA 05:04 – 07:55
30 November, Lunar, Not Visible in SA
14  December, Solar, Not Visible in SA

2020 EKADASHI DATES

Eka means “one” (1) and dasha means “ten” (10). Ekadashi is therefore a time for the devotee to transform his/her actions of the ten senses and the mind towards God. Ekadashi is a time to control the ten senses and the mind by not allowing lust, anger, etc. Read more.

06 & 20 Jan 01, 16 & 30 Jul
05 & 19 Feb 15 & 28 Aug
06 & 19 Mar 13 & 27 Sep
04 & 18 Apr 13 & 27 Oct
03 & 18 May 11 & 25 Nov
02 & 16 Jun 11 & 25 Dec

2020 PANCHAK  DATES

Panchak Nakshatra are specific to death. The Panchak Nakshatra are Shathabish, Dhanishta, Purvabhaadrapad, Uttarabhaadrapad and Rewathi. A Panchak Shanthi Pooja has to be performed on the day of the funeral and on the 12/13th day. Some believe that the time of cremation is used to determine whether to do this Panchak Shanthi, others believe it should be done either if death or of cremation occurred during Panchak. Read more.

30 Dec. 2019 to 04 January
Comm. 05:59 ends 06:36
08 to 13 July
Comm. 08:58 ends 07:44
26 to 31 January
Comm. 14:06 ends 14:40
04 to 09 August
Comm. 17:16 ends 15:37
22 to 27 February
Comm. 20:59 ends 21:38
01 to 05 September
Comm. 00:17 ends 22:52
21 to 26 March
Comm. 00:51 ends 03:47
28 September to 03 October
Comm. 06:11 ends 05:21
17 to 22 April
Comm. 08:45 ends 09:48
25 to 30 October
Comm. 11:53 ends 11:28
14 to 19 May
Comm. 15:48 ends 16:35
21 to 26 November
Comm. 18:52 ends 17:53
11 to 15 June
Comm. 00:07 ends 23:50
19 to 24 December
Comm. 03:41 ends 01:04

2020 PURNIMA  DATES

Solar and lunar eclipse are said to have a significant astrological impact. Since eclipse may result in emotional changes in human beings it is recommended that they practice meditation and deep breathing. This may result in the day going by easily. Read more.

10 Jan 2020 05 Jul 2020
09 Feb 2020 03 Aug 2020
09 Mar 2020 01 Sep 2020
07 Apr 2020 01, 31 Oct 2020
07 May 2020 30 Nov 2020
05 Jun 2020 29 Dec 2020

2020 AUSPICOUS HINDU MARRIAGE DATES

Jan Sat
4
Sun
5
Sat
11
Sun
12
Sat
18
Sun
19
Sat
25
Sun
26
Feb Sat
1
Sun
2
Sat
8
Sun
9
Sat
15
Sun
16
Sat
22
Sun
23
Sat
29
Mar Sun
1
Sat
7
Sun
8
Sat
14
Sun
15
Sat
21
Sun
22
Apr Sat
4
Sun
5
Fri
10
Sat
11
Sun
12
Sat
18
Sun
19
Sat
25
Sun
26
May Sat
2
Sun
3
Sat
9
Sun
10
Sat
16
Sun
17
Sat
23
Sun
24
Sat
30
Sun
31
Jun Sat
6
Sun
7
Sat
13
Sun
14
Sat
20
Sun
21
Sat
27
Sun
28
Jul Sun
5
Tues
7
Sat
11
Sun
12
Sat
18
Sun
19
Sat
25
Sun
26
Aug Sat
1
Sun
2
Sat
15
Sun
16
Sun
23
Sat
29
Sun
30
Sep
Oct Sat
31
Nov Sun
1
Sat
7
Sun
8
Sat
21
Sun
22
Sat
28
Sun
29
Dec Sat
5
Sun
6
Sat
12
Sun
13
Sat
19
Sun
20
Sat
26
Sun
27