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Hindu /Tamil festivals and their dates for the year 2006



List of Festivals and Holidays In 2006

Jan 1, 2006(Sun) New Year Day
Jan 10, 2006 (Tues) Bakrid (Idu'l Zuha)
Jan 14, 2006 (Sat) Makara Sankaranthi (Pongal)
Jan 26,2006 (Thurs) Indian Republic Day
Jan 31, 2006 (Tues) Muharram
Feb 2, 2006 (thurs) Vasant Panchami
Feb 26, 2006 (Sun) Maha Sivarathri
March 14, 2006 (Tues) Holi
March 30, 2006 (Thurs) Telugu New Year Day (Ugadi)
April 6, 2006 (Thurs) Sri Rama Navami
April 11, 2006 (Tues) Mahavir Jayanthi
April 14, 2006 (Fri) Tamil New Year Day / Baisakhi
April 17, 2006 (Mon) Easter Monday
May 13, 2006 (Sat) Buddha Purnima
July 11, 2006 (Tues) Guru Purnima
July 20, 2006 ( Sun) Nag Panchami
Aug 9, 2006 (Wed) Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)
Aug 15, 2006 (Tues) Sri Krishna Jayanthi
Aug 15, 2006 (Tues) Indian Independence Day
Aug 27, 2006 (Sun) Ganesha Chaturthi
Sept 4, 2006 (Mon ) Onam
Sept 22, 2006 (Fri ) Mahalaya
Sept 23, 2006 (Sat ) Navarathri begins
Oct 2, 2006 (Mon) Vijaya Dasami /Dussera
Oct 2, 2006 (Mon) Gandhi Jayanthi
Oct 10, 2006 (Tues) Karwa Chauth
Oct 21, 2006 (Sat) Diwali /Deepavali
Oct 24, 2006 (Tues) Idu'l Fitr
Nov 1 5, 2006 (Tues) Guru Nanak's Birthday
Dec 25, 2006 (Mon) Christmas Day



List of Hindu Festivals for the year 2007
    Jan 14 Makar Sankranti
    Jan 23 Vasant Panchami
    Feb 16 Maha Shivaratri Vrat (fast)
    March 3 Holi (last day)
    March 19 Bikarami Samvat (2064 begins)
    March 19 Chetra Navratras begin
    March 27 Rama Navmi
    April 14 Vaisakhi (solar new year)
    Aug 28 Raksha Bandhan
    Sept 3 Sri Krishna Jayanti
    Sept 15 Ganesh Chaturathi
    Sept 27 Saradhas begin
    Oct 12 Asuj Navratras begin
    Oct 21 Dassehra
    Oct 29 Karva Chauth Vrat (fast)
    Nov 9 Diwali (Festival of Lights)
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Auspicious and inauspicious Time periods of the Day

Day Raghu Kuligai Emagandam
Sunday 4.30 - 6.00 3.00 - 4.30 12.00 - 1.30
Monday 7.30 - 9.00 1.30 - 3.00 10.30 - 12.00
Tuesday 3.00 - 4.30 12.00 - 1.30 9.00 - 10.30
Wednesday 12.00 - 1.30 10.30 - 12.00 7.30 - 9.00
Thursday 1.30 - 3.00 9.00 - 10.30 6.00 - 7.30
Friday 10.30 - 12.00 7.30 - 9.00 3.00 - 4.30
Saturday 9.00 - 10.30 6.00 - 7.30 1.30 - 3.00



List of Public Holidays and some Birthday/Jayanthi

Festival Date
Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi 12 January
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti 23 January
Indian Republic Day 26 January
Ramakrishna Paramahansa Jayanti 8 March
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti20 March
Ambedkar Jayanthi14 April
Mahavir Jayanthi16 April
Bharathidasan day21 April
Tagore Birthday6 May
Nehru Memorial Day27 May
Karunanidhi Birthday3 June
Kannadhasan Birthday13 June
Kamaraj Birthday15 July
Subramania Siva Day23 July
Indian Independence Day15 August
Netaji Memorial Day18 August
Rajiv Gandhi Birth Day20 August
Bharathiyar Day11 September
Anna Birthday 15 September
Periyar Birthday 17 September
Adittanar Day 27 September
Vallalar birthday 5 october
Sardar Vallabai Patel Birthday 22 October
Indira Gandhi M'day 31 october
Guru Nanak Jayanthi 11 November
Nehru Birthday 14 November
V.O.C. M'day 18 November
Indira Gandhi Birthday19 November
Rajaji Birthday 9 December
MGR, Periyar M'day 24 December

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