Indian Calendar for 2001

Date Posted: January 5, 2001

Indian Month                      

For those living in USA*        For those living in India*
Paush December 26 - Jan 24 December 26 - Jan 24
Important Events
Poornima (Lunar Eclipse)
Makar-Sankranti Amavasya
January 8 (9)
January 13    January 24      
January 9
January 14   January 24
Magha January 25 - February 22 January 2 5 - February 23
Important events:
Vasant Panchami:  Ratha Saptami:
Poornima:  
Maha Shivratri: 
Amavasya: 
January 29 January 31 
February 7
February 20 
February 22 
January 29  January 31
February 8
February 21
February 23 
Falgun (Fagan) February 23- March 24 February 24- March 25
Important events:
Holi (Poornima):
Rang-Panchami: 
Amavasya: 
March 9 
March 13 
March 24 
March 9
March 14
March 25
Chaitra March 25 - April 23  March 26 - April 23 
Important events
New Year (Savantsar)
Ram Navami
Baisakhi
Mahaveer Jayanti
Hanuman Jayanti: 
Amavasya
March 25
April 2
April 3              April
6               April 7
April 23
March 26
April 2
April 3
April 6 
April 8
April 23
Waishakh April 24 - May 22  April 24 - May 23 
Important events
Akshaya Trutiya
Poornima
Amavasya (Shani Jayanti)
April 26
May 6
May 22
April 26
May 7
May 23
Jeshta May 23 - June 21 May 24 - June 21
Important events
Vat-Poornima
Amavasya (
Solar Eclipse)
June 5
June 20
June 6
June 21
Ashadha June 21 - July 20 June 22 - July 20
Important events
Pandharpur Yatra
Guru Poornima
Amavasya
July 1
July 4/5 
July 20
July 1
July 5 
July 20
Shrawan July 21 - August 18 July 21- August 19
Important events
Naag-Panchami
Raksha Bandhan
Gokulashtmi
Amavasya
July 24
August 3
August 11
August 18
July 25
August 4
August 12
August 19
Bhadrapada August 19 - Sep 16 August 20 - Sep 17
Important events
Ganesh Chaturthi
Rishi-Panchami
Anant Chaturdashi
Poornima
First day of Shradh
Last day of Shradh
August 21
August 22
September 1
September 2
September 3
September 16
August 22
August 23
September 1
September 2
September 3
September 17
Adhik Ashween Sept 17 - October 16 Sept  18 - October 

   
Neej Ashween Oct 17 - November 14 Oct 17 - November 15
Important Events
Beginning of Navaratri
Lalita-Panchami
Vijaya Dashmi
Kojagiri-Poornima
Dhan-Teras
Narak-Chaturdashi
Diwali
October 17
October 20
October 26
October 31
November 12
November 13
November 14
October 17
October 21
October 26
November 1
November 12
November 13
November 15
Kartika November 15 - Dec 14 November 16 - Dec 14
Important events
Bali-Pratipada: New Year
Bhaya-Dooj
Maha-Ekadashi
Tripurari-Poornima
Amavasya
November 15
November 16
November 26
November 30
December 14
November 16
November 17
November 26
November 30
December 14
Margashirsha December 15 - January 12 December 15 - January 13
Important Events
Champashashti
Poornima
Amavasya
December 20
December 29
January 12
December 21
December 30
January 13

* Because a given Tithi in USA may occur on the preceding day, two separate columns are provided for USA and India, and the respective festival dates are listed as per the respective Tithi.  For more information on Tithi, click here.

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