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List of Indian / Hindu Festivals - 2017

January

1st (Sun)  -      New Year's Day (Gregorian calendar)
8th (Sun) -      Vaikuntha / Mukkoti Ekadasi
12th (Thurs) - Pausha Poornima
13th (Fri) -      Bhogi, Lohri
14th (Sat)  -    Makara Sankranti / Uttarayana Punyakalam
15th (Sun) -     Kanuma
26th (Thurs) -  Republic Day
28th (Sat)  -     Magha Masam begins

February

1st (Wed) -   Siri / Basant Panchami
3rd (Fri) -     Ratha Saptami
10th (Fri) -   Maha Magh
24th (Fri) -   Mahasiva Ratri
27th (Mon) - Phalguna Masam begins

March

12th (Sun) -   Holi - the festival of colors
20th (Mon) -  Sukra  Moodhami starts
29th (Wed)  - Ugadi (Hevilambi Nama Samvatsaram as per Telugu calender) / Chaitra Masam begins
30th (Thurs) - Sukra Moodhami ends

April

5th (Wed) -      Sri Ramanavami
27th (Thurs) -  Vaisakha Masam begins
29th (Sat) -      Akshaya Tritiya / Akha Teej / Simhachalam Chandanotsavam

May

10th (Wed) -  Vaisakha Pournami / Buddha Pournami
26th (Fri)  -    Jeshtha Masam begins  

June

25th (Sun)  -  Aashaada Masam begins / Puri Jagannadha Ratha Yatra / 1st Sunday of Bonalu festival

July

4th (Tues) -  Tholi Ekadasi  
9th (Sun) -    Guru Pournami
24th (Mon) - Sravana Masam begins
25th (Tues) - 1st Tuesday for performing Sravana Mangala Gowri Nomu

August

4th (Fri)  -       Varalakshmi Vratam
7th (Mon) -     Sravana Pournami / Raksha Bandhan / Janjala Pournami
14th (Mon) -   Krishnashtami / Janmashtami
15th (Mon) -   Indian Independence Day
21st (Mon) -   Polalamavasya
22nd (Tues) -  Bhadrapada Masam begins
25th (Fri) -      Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaviti

September

5th (Tues) -     Teacher's Day
6th (Wed) to 19th (Tues) - Mahalaya Paksha / Pitru Paksha
20th (Wed) -    Mahalaya Amavasya, Bathukamma festival begins
21st (Thurs) -   Ashwayuja Masam begins / Sarad / Devi Navaratri begins
28th (Thurs) -  Durgashtami / Durga Pooja, Saddula Bathukamma
29th (Fri) -       Maharnavami / Ayudha Pooja
30th (Sat) -       Vijaya Dasami / Dussehra Dasami

October

2nd (Mon) -    Gandhi Jayanti
7th (Sat)  -      Atla Taddi
12th (Thurs) - Guru Moodhami begins
17th (Tues) -   Dhana Trayodasi / Dhanteras
18th (Wed) -    Naraka Chaturdasi
19th (Thurs) -  Deepavali Amavasya
20th (Fri) -      Kartika Masam begins
23rd (Mon) -   Nagula Chaviti

November

1st (Wed)  -    Ksheerabdi Dwadasi / Tulasi pooja
4th (Sat)  -      Kartika Pournami 
9th (Thurs) -  Guru Moodhami ends
19th (Sun) -   Margasira Masam begins

December

16th (Sat) -  Dhanur Masam begins
29th (Fri) -  Mukkoti / Vaikuntha Ekadasi

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