Festivals

Important Festivals in the tradition – based on the lunar calendar

Chaitra
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Shukla Paksha
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Pratipat – Ugadi
Navami – Rama Navami
Purnima – Hanuman Jayanti

Vaishaka
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Shukla Paksha
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Trutiya – Akshaya Trutiya
Trayodashi – Veda Vyasa Jayanti
Chaturdashi – Narasimha Jayanti

Ashadha
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Shukla Paksha
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Ekadashi – Chaturmasa beginning, Tapta Mudra Dharana
Purnima – Vyasa Puja

Shravana
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Shukla Paksha
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Chaturthi – Naga Chathurthi
Panchami – Naga Panchami

Krishna Paksha
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Ashtami – Krishna Janmashtami
(Rohini Nakshatra – Krishna Jayanti)

Second Friday – Vara Maha Lakshmi Vrata
Shravana Nakshatra – Rig Upakarma
Purnima – Yajur Upakarma

Bhadrapada
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Shukla Paksha
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Chaturthi – Ganesha Chaturthi
Dvadashi – Vamana Jayanti
Chaturdashi – Anantha Chaturdashi

Krishna Paksha
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Amavasya – Mahalaya Amavasya

Ashvija
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Shukla Paksha
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Pratipat – Navaratri start
Ashtami – Durgashtami
Navami – Maha Navami
Dashami – Vijaya Dashami, Madhva Jayanti

Krishna Paksha
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Chaturdashi – Naraka Chaturdashi
Amavasya – Deepavali, Lakshmi Puja

Karthika
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Shukla Paksha
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Pratipat – Bali Padyami
Dvadashi – Uttana Dvadashi

Margashira
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Shukla Paksha
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Ashtami – Bhima Jayanti

Magha
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Shukla Paksha
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Saptami – Ratha Saptami
Navami – Madhva Navami

Krishna Paksha
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Chaturdashi – Maha Shiva Ratri

Phalguna
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Shukla Paksha
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Purnima – Kama Dahana (Holi)

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